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Super 8’s Competition

The Tennis West Performance Team is pleased to be presenting ‘Super 8s’ to WA in 2016 – a 6-week competition giving selected 7 and 8-year-old orange ball players an opportunity to develop their competitive game.

KEY DATES – SEASON 1, 2016

Super 8’s Challenge Day – Registrations Close Thursday 31 March 2016
Event Date Venue Time
Super 8’s Challenge Saturday April 30 State Tennis Centre 3.00pm start
Round 1 Saturday May 7 State Tennis Centre 3.00-5.30pm
Round 2 Saturday May 28 State Tennis Centre 3.00-5.30pm
Round 3 Saturday June 11 State Tennis Centre 3.00-5.30pm
Semi Finals Saturday June 18 State Tennis Centre 3.00-5.30pm
Grand Final Saturday June 25 State Tennis Centre 3.00-5.30pm

 

KEY DATES – SEASON 2, 2016

Super 8’s Challenge Day – Registrations Close 30 June 2016

To register for the upcoming Challenge Day, please CLICK HERE

Event Date Venue Time
Super 8’s Challenge Saturday July 23 State Tennis Centre 3.00pm start
Round 1 Saturday August 6 State Tennis Centre 3.00-5.30pm
Round 2 Saturday August 13 State Tennis Centre 3.00-5.30pm
Round 3 Saturday August 20 State Tennis Centre 3.00-5.30pm
Semi Finals Saturday Sept 3 State Tennis Centre 3.00-5.30pm
Grand Final Saturday Sept 10 State Tennis Centre 3.00-5.30pm

 

‘Super 8s’ is a unique competition involving singles and doubles match play over a timed period where teams are managed by a professional tennis coach who will be giving each player feedback during the matches.  The Super 8s competition will breed competitors through a well organised and high quality competition.

 

Selections for Super 8s will be done through a Challenge Day. On this day players will be asked to perform a variety of skills and challenges to demonstrate their playing level. If successful, 16 boys and 16 girls maximum will be selected for the Super 8s competition to compete in the 5 week teams event.

 

Selection is based on the following criteria:

  • An athlete must either be or be turning 7 or 8 years old during the 6 week Challenge Day and Competition season
  • Athlete’s CTR rating will be taken into consideration
  • Athlete’s who have previously entered any ANZ THS match play and/or Tennis West orange and green ball tournaments will be considered above those that have not. (For this to be considered, proof of attendance must be provided)
  • Athlete must be able to serve over arm only for both their 1st and 2nd serves
  • Athlete must demonstrate consistency in a rally by hitting cross-court with another athlete of a similar level for a minimum of 15 shots on both the forehand and backhand sides.

 

Please contact [email protected] for more information