National Indigenous Tennis Carnival 201929 AUG–1 SEPT 2019
The pinnacle event of the Indigenous tennis pathway - to celebrate indigenous cultures through tennis both on and off the court
NITC Showdown (tournament)
The tournament showcase’s the best Indigenous tennis talent in the country. Both the boys and the girls tournaments are split in 14&U and 18&U age groups with the winners being crowned the National Indigenous Tennis Champions with a chance to represent Australia.
NITC FAST4 (green ball)
This 18&U teams event provides a platform for up and coming Indigenous tennis players to transition from participation to the tournament stream.
NITC Big Serve (red ball)
This 12&U teams event focusses on driving participation at the grass roots level with players forming community-based teams during the event.
Flights to Darwin will be booked and shuttle buses will be provided
Local accommodation options will be provided
Other funding options
Sport Australia ‘Local Sporting Champions’ grant applies to children aged between 12-18 years. There are also a variety of state/ territory based funding sources that could be applicable. More information to be provided in due course.
|Western Rivers Cup||08/06/2019||Roma|
|Western Rivers Cup||15/06/2019||Toowoomba|
|EGF Come and Try Day||21/06/2019||Ipswich|
|Naidoc Week Camp - Indigenous Big Serve||TBC||Cairns|
- For "Come and Try" day enquiries, please contact Caitlin Lyons.
|Come and Try Day||8/9th July||Launceston Tennis World|
|Come and Try Day||11/12th July||Burnie Tennis Club|
|Come and Try Day||15/16th July||Hobart Domain Tennis Centre|
|Come and Try Day||18/19th July||Cygnet Tennis Club|
NITC 2018 Results
|Event / Award||Winner||Runner Up|
|18/u Boys||Trent Marlin (NSW)||Toby Radford (VIC)|
|18/u Girls||Mikayla Zahirovic (QLD)||Kaecia Beattie (NSW)|
|14/u Boys||Quincy Khan (NSW)||Samuel Fisher-Bullen (WA)|
|14/u Girls||Sophie Foster (NSW)||Asia Khan (NSW)|
|Goolagong Medal||Mikayla Zahirovic (QLD)|
|NITC Young Leaders Award||Denisha Chillman (QLD)|