Australian Schools Tennis Challenge
The Australian Schools Tennis Challenge has been the premier secondary school team tennis event in the country since 1996. This event provides an opportunity for the best secondary school teams to come together to play each other and celebrate their achievements on a national stage.
2020 Australian Schools Tennis Challenge
At this stage the event is still planned to go ahead but is under constant review given the current situation and potential ongoing restrictions due to COVID-19. More information will be provided in due course.
Dates: Sunday 29 November – Thursday 3 December 2020
Venue: Albury Tennis Association, Townsend Street, Albury, NSW
- All secondary schools (due to the cancellation of many school sport competitions and state qualifying events in 2020).
- Successful entries will be based on team results and player rankings/ratings in each state/territory.
- All players must be born in 2003 or later. This is to comply with the International School Sports Federation (ISF) rule for entry into their events (held bi-yearly).
- Players must be enrolled as students at their school.
Entries: Complete and return this entry form before Friday 25 September 2020.
Local Sporting Champions Grant
Sport Australia’s Local Sporting Champions program provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships. We encourage all players and team managers/coaches to apply before attending the ASTC to be eligible. Visit the following link for more information about the grants eligibility criteria.
The John Newcombe Sportsmanship Award
The ‘Newk’ Award is a scholarship to attend the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch in Texas and is awarded to one boys and one girls team during the competition.
ISF World Schools Tennis Championships
The International School Sport Federation event is held every odd year and School Sport Australia invites the winning teams from the Australian School Tennis Challenge to represent Australia at the event.
2019 Australian Schools Tennis Challenge – Boys’ results
2019 Australian Schools Tennis Challenge – Girls’ results
2018 Australian Schools Tennis Challenge – Boys’ results
2018 Australian Schools Tennis Challenge – Girls’ results
|Year||Girls’ champion team||Boys’ champion team|
|1996||Stuartholme School (QLD)||Marryatville High School (SA)|
|1997||Wesley College (Vic)||Marryatville High School (SA)|
|1998||Marryatville High School (SA)||St Joseph’s Gregory Terrace (Qld)|
|1999||Kingcoppal-Rose Bay School (NSW)||Essendon Keilor College (Vic)|
|2000||Kingcoppal-Rose Bay School (NSW)||Marryatville High School (SA)|
|2001||Clayfield College (Qld)||Marryatville High School (SA)|
|2002||Clayfield College (Qld)||Applecross Senior High School (WA)|
|2003||Clayfield College (Qld)||Essendon Keilor College (Vic)|
|2004||Marryatville High School (SA)||Essendon Keilor College (Vic)|
|2005||St Margarets Anglican Girls School (Qld)||Coombabah State High School (Qld)|
|2006||St Margarets Anglican Girls School (Qld)||Marryatville High School (SA)|
|2008||Pymble Ladies College (NSW)||Haileybury (Vic)|
|2009||Sunshine Coast Grammar (Qld)||Prince Alfred College (SA)|
|2010||Meriden (NSW)||Prince Alfred College (SA)|
|2011||Meriden (NSW)||Leumeah High School (NSW)|
|2012||Meriden (NSW)||Prince Alfred College (SA)|
|2013||Maribyrnong College (Vic)||Maribyrnong College (Vic)|
|2014||Meriden (NSW)||Brisbane Boys College (Qld)|
|2015||Meriden (NSW)||Maribyrnong College (Vic)|
|2016||Meriden (NSW)||Maribyrnong College (Vic)|
|2017||Meriden (NSW)||Brisbane Boys College (Qld)|
|2018||Kelvin Grove State College (Qld)||The McDonald College (NSW)|
|2019||Kelvin Grove State College (Qld)||Applecross Senior High School (WA)|
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