Griffith Tennis Club 2017 MIA Open Championships

Griffith Tennis Club is hosting the 97th MIA Open Tennis Championships this June long weekend: 10th, 11th & 12th of June 2017. This event is Griffith’s longest running sporting event, since 1920, so whether playing or spectating, get your best-side net-side and check it out!!

Special thanks to our Gold Sponsor SunRice and Silver Sponsors Wester, Codemo Machinery Services and Straight Lines Design and Marketing.

Many many thanks to our Bronze Sponsors also, listed on the poster and program.

There will also be a sign-up sheet for the Griffith Tennis Club Championships (open to Griffith players only) at the event which will be a great chance to play for your name in ‘lights’ on the Club Championships winners board in the club house.

Click on the poster below to view or print the whole event program and register to play.

Winter Wednesdays

Attention all keen tennis-beans!!

If you’re disappointed that the Griffith summer tennis season is finished, never fear – Winter Wednesdays are here!

The program will kick off next week; Wednesday 24th May 2017 and run for 12 weeks (with a break for school holidays on 5th and 12th July) until 23rd August 2017.

The format is casual pay-as-you-play, so there are no set teams locked each week and anyone can Just come on down to the courts on Wednesdays at 6pm for a social match when available (and the weather is behaving).

Cost is $5 each player (to cover running costs) and anyone is more than welcome to contribute some tasty supper treats to share if they feel inclined (tea and coffee is always available in the club house).

Winter Wednesdays will be ideal to keep up skills and fitness in the off-season for tennis-lovers or a fantastic opportunity for new or interested players to get into the swing of weekday tennis ready for the Spring Comp commencing in late August. So tee up a tennis buddy or a newbie to brave the chill and have a hit.

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AGM Tuesday 14th March 7.30pm

Committee members needed – AGM 14th March 7.30pm

The Griffith Tennis Club will hold its AGM this month and the current committee urge all interested tennis players to attend the AGM and fill one of a number of roles. Your participation is important to ensure the club continues to plan for the future and that we are able to to provide tennis and a suitable facility to the Griffith community and region.

The executive positions of President and Vice Presidents positions are expected to be vacated at the AGM and whilst these positions need to be filled more importantly the committee needs to engage approximately 10 new committee members to fill the following roles.

Junior Tennis Co-ordinator  – Membership officer – Social media officer – sponsorship co-ordinator – MIA Open co-ordinator – Child Protection officer – Maintenance co-ordinator.

looking forward to seeing you at the AGM if you have any questions please call Steve Bourke on 0429926090 or a current committee member.

Working Bee

Lend a hand (and a wheelbarrow) to the Griffith Tennis Club from 7am Saturday 18th February 2017 to re-sand the clay courts. Bring a shovel, if you have one, to make short work of a much needed job which will benefit the Club.

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GTC Coaching Schedule – Term 1

The Griffith Tennis Club Term 1 coaching program, with our new Head Coach, Danny Dossetor will commence shortly! Danny brings experience and talent from his achievements in playing US college tennis and the ATP circuit, offering fitness and skills training through the squad program or private lessons.

Check out the Coaching Schedule for more information and contact details for enquiries.

Spring Competition Registration

Competition registrations are now open for the Spring tennis competitions. Registration fees for competitions now include Tennis club membership covering Insurance and NSW Tennis affiliation fees.

All night competitions start in the last week in August and run for 12 weeks with the usual school holiday break. Griffith Tennis Club website is now back in use keeping you informed of all club events www.griffithtennisclub.com.au

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