Sunshine Coast JDS Series – Your stepping stone (or path) from matchups to tournaments.
WELCOME TO PLAYERS FOR 2022-
Please find below all the information you need for upcoming tournaments in the Sunshine Coast region for 2022. you need to know tournaments for 2022.
IMPORTANT TO NOTE: The 2022 series will feature a mix of age group only events and UTR only events. No point scoring will be used for the 2022 series other than for administration to track the number of events played and the penalty system.
CARNIVAL JUNIOR TEAMS 2022
The dates for the 2022 Junior Team Carnival are still to be confirmed.
To be eligible for selection, players MUST have participated in a minimum of 4 events in the region. This could include a combination of JDS, JS and league tournaments throughout the year.
2022 Rockhampton JDS State Finals
The 2022 National Finals have been confirmed for October 15-16.
To be eligible for team selection, all players must participate in the qualifying event on September 3. To be eligible to participate in this event, you must have played at least 4 JDS in the series, one of which must be a series-only UTR event, and reside in the region. For age group events, players can play all 3 events in any designated age group
No point scoring will be used for the 2022 series other than for administrative purposes to track the number of events played and the penalty system.
For more information on the JDS 2022 circuit, including rules, please click on the document below:
JDS Sunshine Coast 2022 Player Info
BOLT TO BRISBANE COLORED BALL EVENTS:
As part of the JDS 2022 Series, Orange and Green Ball events will take place within the series as part of the Bolt To Brisbane Team event at the end of the year.
A team will be selected to represent the Sunshine Coast and the team will play against other areas of Brisbane for the Orange and Green Ball events. Selection will be made by our regional panel from players who have played in the series events below.
More information will be updated here shortly on the team selections. For a list of all events considered part of the Bolt to Brisbane series, see below.
What’s in it for our players to play the JDS in 2022?
• The Sunshine Coast Regional Assembly has made the decision to make the Junior Development Series equal, open and inviting by adopting the UTR scoring system as part of this year.
• Tennis Australia has partnered with Universal Tennis, the company behind the Universal Tennis Rating (UTR), to bring you a global tennis rating system at events across Australia.
• This would allow our players to better understand their level and performance.
• The UTR system is a capability-based system
I highly recommend all parents and gamers to click on the link https://www.myutr.com/education to learn more about UTR. The link offers a range of resources, from free live webinars, videos and how-to guides, find out how UTR can help you up your game.
*ALL PLAYERS MUST HAVE A TENNIS AUSTRALIA TOURNAMENT ID NUMBER TO PLAY AT THESE EVENTS.
Player’s Guide and Pathway Link – Important Information
All players must “activate your profile” – Please note that if you have an Australian ranking or have entered your details into the League Manager software (a software used by clubs to manage fixtures) you will already have a UTR
• Step by step guide to activating your profile https://support.myutr.com/en/support/solutions/articles/9000151889-claiming-a-player-profile-when-signing-up-for-utr
Follow the Tennis Sunshine Coast Facebook page for updates and more information
PLAYER ETIQUETTE AND BEHAVIOR 2022
A reminder that the Sunshine Coast region does not tolerate inappropriate behavior on or off the pitch.
The Sunshine Coast JDS Series is governed by the Tennis Australia National Code of Conduct and sanctions apply. This includes withdrawals after time limits, during tournaments as well as behavior on and off the field by all parties involved. For more information visit the link here: 3.-Code-of-Behaviour-Competitive-Play-FINAL-MARCH-2022.pdf (tennis.com.au)
The JDS series currently has a demerit system in place if behavior falls below required standards. The link below contains an additional explanation and explains how violation points are awarded.
|Caloundra||February 12 and 13||COMPLETED|
|Mooloolaba||March 5 and 6 age groups
Colorful Ball March 13
|Kingaroy (UTR only)||March 27||COMPLETED|
|Kawana||April 9 and 10||COMPLETED|
|Nambour||April 23 and 24
May 1st Colorful Ball
|Gympie (UTR only)||May 28||COMPLETED|
|Noosa||POSTPONED||REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN|
|Tewantin||July 23 and 24||REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN|
|Noosa NEW DATES||August 20 and 21||REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN|
|Regional qualifications||September 3||REGISTRATIONS OPEN SOON|
BOLT TO BRISBANE COLORED BALL DATES:
Caloundra February 12 and 13 (SOLD OUT)
Mooloolaba March 13 (SOLD OUT)
Kingaroy March 27 (SOLD OUT)
Nambour May 1st (SOLD OUT)
Coolum TC June 5 FULL
SC Grammar July 17 REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN
Tewantin July 31 REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN
Noosa August 21 REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN
Cost for JDS 2022 events:
Events for all age groups: $43.00
Colorful Ball Events $25.00
All registrations must be completed online via the links above