Junior Competitive Membership

Junior Competitive membership is suitable for children who have attended coaching or have played competitive tennis previously. You must be able to execute the basic tennis strokes (serve, forehand, backhand), know the rules of tennis, and be able to score your own match. Note: New Club members are subject to evaluation.

Junior Training Night (with FREE Coaching) will be weekly from 5:30 – 7:00pm. All juniors are expected to train to improve their tennis skills and tennis fitness. For the 2019/20 season each session will include a group coaching component with Patrick Nolan. Patrick has been employed by Taieri Club and the cost will be totally subsidized for the 2019/20 season.

The following Inter-Club Grades are available for Junior Competitive Members for the 2019-20 season (all grades Saturday 9am):

Boys Division 1 / Boys Division 2 / Mixed Grade / Girls Division 1 / Girls Division 2

Matches are played on Saturdays at 9 am at either Logan park, Edgar Centre or Clubs  (please report and warm-up 8:45am). Captains are to bring two good balls each week. Please contact the Club Junior Co-ordinator if you need more

Dates: Saturday 19 October 2019 – 28 March 2020.

Format:  Teams of 2-3 play three rubbers (matches) – two singles and one doubles

Singles format:  best of two tie breaker sets (long duece) with third set super tie break to 10 if required.

Doubles format :  best of two tie breaker sets (short duece) with third set super tie break to 10 if required.

Results Sheets: All score sheets must be electronically loaded in to ConfigureRanking by the winnig team captain no later than 5pm on the Monday following the match. Failure to comply will result in no team points or ConfigureRanking points, Junior Scoresheet can be printed from Club Forms page

Hot Shots Green

An ideal first grade for graduates of the Taieri Hot Shots Green Coaching program. Matches are played on Saturdays at 9 am at either Logan park, Edgar Centre or Clubs  (please report and warm-up 8:45am). Captains are to bring two good balls each week. Please contact the Club Junior Co-ordinator if you need more

Dates: Saturday 19 October 2019 – 28 March 2020.

Format:  Teams of 2-3 play three rubbers (matches) – two singles and one doubles

Singles format:  best of two tie breaker sets to 4 games (short duece) with third set standard tie break to 7 if required.

Doubles format :  best of two tie breaker sets to 4 games (short duece) with third set standard tie break to 7 if required

Results Sheets: All score sheets must be electronically loaded in to ConfigureRanking by the winnig team captain no later than 5pm on the Monday following the match. Failure to comply will result in no team points or ConfigureRanking points, Junior Scoresheet can be printed from Club Forms page

Hotshots Red

This grade is open to members of the Taieri Hot Shots Red Coaching program.. You must be able to hit 2 consecutive shots over the net. Individuals, not team. Timed matches.

Matches are played on Saturdays at 9:30-10:30am at Edgar Centre (please report and warm-up 9:15am, entry fee required). Please contact the Club Hot Shots Co-ordinator if you need more details.

Dates: Saturday 2 November 2019 – 7 December 2019.

Format:  3 timed singles matches, each 8 minutes long.

Useful Documents

Taieri Membership Form 2019-20 (new window)

Tennis Otago Junior Interclub Rules & Policies 2018 (new window)