Country Carnival 2021

Inclement weather updates will be provided on this page 90 minutes prior to scheduled start time, as follows:

Sunday 10th Jan – 8.00 am: Will go ahead as scheduled.

Sunday 10th Jan – 10.00 am: Will go ahead as scheduled.

Sunday 10th Jan – 12.00 pm: CANCELLED Due to Heat

Sunday 10th Jan – 2.00 pm: CANCELLED Due to Heat

Sunday 10th Jan – 4.00 pm: CANCELLED Due to Heat

Monday Individual Event Update

Due to the predicted heat on Monday, only Singles matches will go ahead. All doubles events have been cancelled and refunds will be processed as soon as possible.

Matches will start at 8am at both Kensington Gardens and Tranmere. The Format for all matches will be 1 set to 6 with a tie-break at 6 all, no ad scoring. Used balls will be used for all matches up until the semi-finals, and then new balls will be used for Semi-Finals and Finals.

All Open Men’s Singles, 16/u Boys & 16/u Girls Singles Main Draw and Consolation matches will be played at Tranmere. Those players can report directly to Tranmere in the morning and do not need to come to Kensington first. All other age groups Main Draw & Consolation matches will be played at Kensington.

We will be prioritising all main draw matches before consolation matches. However, will aim to get everyone at least 2 matches throughout the day. We will continue to monitor the weather throughout the day tomorrow and matches will be called off if it reaches 36 degrees for Juniors and 37 degrees for Seniors. If matches are called off, this will be published on the Country Carnival website, Tournament page and an e-mail will also be sent.

All entry fees will need to be paid at the Tournament desk prior to you first match. Only cash payments will be accepted tomorrow at both venues. Singles entry fee is $20.00

To view the draws and schedule, please click here

The Country Carnival is a grassroots team tennis participation event that has a long and very proud history in South Australia. It is an opportunity for players to represent their Association and participate in a competitive yet fun and enjoyable environment.

The Country Carnival is South Australia’s showcase event for regional affiliates and their members.

In 2021, will be returning to Kensington Gardens Lawn Tennis Club and Tranmere Bowling and Tennis Club.

Dates: Thursday 7 to 11 January 2021
Contact: Luke Taylor [email protected]
Phone: 0468 563 255
Venue: Kensington Gardens Lawn Tennis Club and Tranmere Bowling and Tennis Club
Teams Event: 7 to 10 January
Individual Event: 11 January

Team Nominations
Please see attached team nomination form.
– This form will need to be completed by Sunday 20 December.
– No team nominations will be accepted after Sunday 20 December.
– Once teams and divisions are finalised, steps on how to enter players on League Manager will be distributed.

Individual Event
– To view draws and match times please click here

– Draws will be published Saturday night, match times will not be released until after 4:30 pm Sunday once a decision has been made regarding the weather.

– Please note The Open Women’s Singles and Doubles event has been cancelled due to low numbers

Other Information

Please note the Association or club must be affiliated with Tennis SA to enter the Country Carnival.