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We are pleased to announce this years Inter Firms Tennis Competition. This competition will be held in the club grounds from Monday 6th May to Saturday 18th May 2024. We would like to see your firm/club/organisation playing in this Competition. We look forward to seeing you all in action and if you are not playing, please come along and support your friends. All are welcome to our state of the art clubhouse. Bar and full kitchen onsite for the duration of the event.

Schedule

 

The schedule is now posted in the clubhouse and is also available online in Tennis Ireland Tournament Software – here

Playing Format and Subbing Rules

The 2024 Inter-firms format, scoring and subbing rules are posted in the clubhouse and also available – here 

All substitutes must be approved by the Tournament Referee, please contact the office if you have any queries.

RULES………Please Read Carefully

  1. Each Team will consist of two ladies and two men and play in a doubles format in Week 1 and mixed doubles format in Week 2.
  2. The competition will be played in 6 categories – Premier (Grade 1&2), A (Grade 3), B (Grade 4), C (Grade 5), D (Grade 6), E (Beginners), Categories – Premier, A, B and C are primarily for Club players, while D is for the players of elementary standard and E for the absolute beginners (players in the grade E will be strictly monitored and excluded if too strong)
CategoryTI GradeTeam

 

Premier

 

Grade P

 

Grade 1.1

Grade 1

Grade 2

 

Team Variations

One Grade P Man & Three Grade 3’s (or lower) (1 Man + 2 Ladies)

Or

One Grade 1.1/1 Man & One Grade 2 Man (or lower) & Two Grade 2 Ladies (or lower)

Or

Two Grade 1 Ladies (or lower) & Two Grade 2 Men (or lower)

Or

Two Grade 2 Men (or lower) & Two Grade 2 Ladies (or lower)

AGrade 3Two Grade 3 Men & Two Grade 3 Ladies (or lower)
BGrade 4Two Grade 4 Men & Two Grade 4 Ladies (or lower)
CGrade 5Two Grade 5 Men & Two Grade 5 Ladies (or lower)
DGrade 6Two Grade 6 Men & Two Grade 6 Ladies (or lower)
EBeginnersTwo Beginner Men & Two Beginner Ladies
  1. Substitutes must be approved 24 hours in advance by the tournament referee. Full details of subbing rules are available in club/website and noticeboard.
  2. In the event of any dispute, resolution of which will rest with the competition committee and their decision is final and irrevocable.
  3. Entries will be restricted, and the format will depend on the entry. Entry forms must be completed in full.
  4. Proper tennis attire (i.e., track suits, shorts etc.) and footwear must be worn by all players on court. Failure to do so increases the risk of injury.
  5. Players should be aware of the physical demands of the game. They should be in good physical condition. Proper warm up and cool down is essential to avoid the risk of injury. Participation in the event is entirely at the players own risk.
  6. A firm may enter as many teams as they wish but must play under the name of the firm. The names of the players and the name of the team captain must be completed in full on the entry form. A contact number and email address must be included.
  7. Matches must be played at the specified times and changes cannot be entertained. The timetable will be on display in the clubhouse and on our website: stannestennis.com. Play will commence on Monday 6th May at 5.00pm (or earlier depending on entries)
  8. The entry fee is €80 per team – 4 players x €20 each, fee includes complementary €20 team bar voucher. (Note: Each team will play a minimum of 3 games during the competition). Each subsequent team entered is €60. Entry fee must be submitted together with the entry form on or before Sunday 21st April 2024.
  9. No late entries will be accepted.

Entry Form

*ENTRY HAS NOW CLOSED*

NOTE: Only fully completed entry forms plus payment will be accepted.
 
Online Entry Form
Online entry and payment is available – 
Paper Entry Form
A copy of the rules and paper entry form can be downloaded
Please drop paper forms into the club or send to: Michelle Kirby, St Anne’s TC, Johns Hill, Waterford

Queries

If you have any questions, please email Michelle in the office – michelle@stannestennis.com