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Tennis Gold Coast coordinates Inter-Club Competitions (Leagues), Tournaments, Shield Days, Inter-School Challenges and an Annual Awards Night for Tennis on the Gold Coast. Tennis Gold Coast holds the lease of the Queens Park Tennis Centre, 19 Queen St, Southport. Managers are appointed to run the Tennis Program / Court Hire at Queens Park Tennis Centre.
The Gold Coast Tennis Community is very proud of our present “Gold Coast Bred” Tennis Champions in Samantha Stosur and Bernard Tomic. Both Sam & Bernard have cut their teeth and have played in many Tennis Gold Coast tournaments throughout their junior years.
As a member of Tennis Gold Coast you will automatically be registered with Tennis Queensland. You become part of the Tennis Australia, Tennis Queensland and Tennis Gold Coast Community.
1. TGC Associated (Affiliated) Membership – you pay this fee if you are a current member with a tennis club. Adult (18+) $50.00, Junior (17/U) $40.00
2. TGC Ordinary (Non-Affiliated) Membership – you pay this fee if you are not a current member with a tennis club or play your tennis at Queens Park Tennis Centre. Adult (18+) $80.00, Junior (17/U) $70.00
3. TGC Social Membership – For Social Queens Park Tennis Centre Players only. Adult (18+) $30.00, Junior (17/U) $20.00
Family Membership is available for 3 or more players per family – 10% off the entire cost of membership.
Discounted Court Hire at Queens Park Tennis Centre
$14 Members; $20 Non-Members DAY
$18 Members; $25 Non-Members NIGHT
10% Discount on Clothing, Shoes, Racquets at the Queens Park Proshop “Tennis Plus”
Brisbane International & the Australian Open Tickets pre-sale.
Beat the queues and purchase your Tickets before they go on sale to the general public.
A Chance to WIN 1 of 2 Brisbane International Finals Weekends
Grandslam Ticket Ballot
Provided with an opportunity to enter the ballot to receive tickets – Tennis Australia receives an allocation of tickets for the French Open, Wimbledon and US Open.
Monthly Member Prize Draw
Personal Accident Insurance
Rest easy knowing you’re covered for injuries sustained whilst performing tennis related activities. For more information please call Marsh Pty Ltd on 1300 308 702.
Down the Line E-Newsletter
Keep up-to-date with timely offers and relevant tennis information exclusive to members through Down the Line, Tennis Queensland’s monthly member e-newsletter
Discount offer on the Australian Tennis Magazine
Special Subscription process for all Tennis Registered Players.
Your Social Membership Fees helps maintain the facilities at
Queens Park Tennis Centre for your enjoyment.
Volkl GC Open Junior Championships AR
An Australia Ranking Tournament, Silver Series. Age Groups 10/U; 12/U; 14/U & 16/U.
Bruce Lynton Jaguar Land Rover Rosebowl AMT
An Australian Money Tournament, Silver Series with an 18/U Event Australian Ranking Tournament Bronze Series. Additional events on offer: Over 35’s & 50’s; Special Singles & Doubles; and Wheelchair Tennis.
Rod Laver, Geoff Masters, Pat Cash, Wendy Turnbull, the Draper Brothers and most recently Bernard Tomic have all won this historical “Rosebowl Tournament”. Bruce Lynton Jaguar Land Rover have been sponsoring the Rosebowl since 1991.
Gold Coast District Closed Championships
An Honour Board Event for Gold Coast Residents only (must be financial member of TGC) dating back to 1946. Played in 1 day – Round Robin Singles AM & Round Robin Doubles PM.
Events: Open; 16/U; 14/U; 12/U; and 10/U.
Junior Development Series (JDS) Tournaments(CLICK HERE to view the Poster for 2016 JDS)
An introductory tournament aimed for beginner to intermediate players aged between 6 yrs to 17 yrs. JDS’s are offered in each Region of Queensland, and in every State. 8 Tournaments are held throughout the year. For the following age groups: 11/U; 13/U; 15/U; and 17/U – play for JDS Points where the top 2 Series Winners make the Gold Coast JDS Team for the JDS State Final held in Rockhampton, in October each year. Age eligibility for the JDS’s – age as at 31 December of the year.
Tom Ferguson Shield
Shield Day held between, TGC, Beenleigh, Redlands and Beaudesert. Event consists of Mens Doubles, Ladies Doubles and Mixed Doubles. Each region selects their team. Venue for each year is rotated between the regions. 4 Grades: Open; A Grade; A Reserve; and Seniors. Held in August each year.
Tennis Brisbane & Tennis Gold Coast Shield
Shield Day held between Tennis Brisbane & Tennis Gold Coast League Players aged between 12 yrs and 17 yrs. Singles and Doubles in a Timed Format, 30mins per match. Top 40 players selected for the TGC Team. Top 10 players spread across the 10 teams, followed by the next top 10 etc. Team travel to Brisbane in a Chartered Bus. Held in October each year.
Annual event for all State and Private Schools/Colleges located on the Gold Coast. There are 2 events schools can enter into: 1. Boys 2. Girls. Two players per team. Two boys and two girls – player round robin doubles, there are no mixed teams. Schools can nominate as many teams as they like to represent their school. Players are encouraged to wear their school uniform.
Secondary School Challenge (Yr’s 10, 11, 12) – Friday Twilight Event in February from 5pm
Middle School Challenge (Yr’s 7, 8, 9) – Sunday AM in February from 8am
Primary School Challenge (Yr’s 4, 5, 6) – Sunday PM in February from 1pm
Tennis Gold Coast’s Junior Player Pathway(Click Here to the view Junior Player Pathway Brochure) has been designed to help educate parents and players into the game of tennis. We hope you can gain a lifelong love of the game.
Tennis Gold Coast hosts an Annual Awards Night in October to recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of players and clubs on the Gold Coast. Anyone can nominate for the following categories: Male Player Recognition; Female Player Recognition; Sam Stosur Medal (Junior Player Recognition – boy & girl); Coach Recognition; Volunteer Recognition; Club/Centre Recognition; and Club Fixture Player of the Year (Club Nomination Only). Nominees must be a current resident of the Gold Coast. Refer to the Recognition Criteria each year. Nominations Open September each year. Closer to the time I’d like to add our Nomination Form – can you make an allowance.