PERTH LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 – REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

PERTH LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP-WINNER 2017 BEST SMALL TOURNAMENT!!

Welcome to PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA!

We are super excited to be hosting our 3rd Perth Lawn Tennis Championship.

Our aim is to ensure every player and their partners or travelling friends enjoy their time down under and the experience of playing on our beautiful natural grass courts.

COMPETITION DATES

The competition is 3 full days, starting on Friday 4th January until Sunday 6th January 2019.

SOCIAL EVENTS

In Perth, we love competition as much as our Social calendar. The following has been planned for you to enjoy your time while in this beautiful city;

1. Wednesday 2nd January 2019
• Loton Park Tennis Club courts have been booked for any early arrival players who would like a free practise on the courts.
• Social Tennis Evening with our Club members from 4:00pm

2. Thursday 3rd January 2019
• Loton Park Tennis Club courts have been booked for any early arrival players who would like a free practise on the courts.
• Hopman Cup – Tickets are available for purchase through the tournament for only $35 ea. Please select the number of tickets you wish to book when registering.

3. Friday 4th January 2019
• Let the matches begin – Day 1 of the PLTC
• Friday evening – We invite you all to relax after the first day of play and enjoy our beautifully restored 1920’s Clubhouse and catch up with old and new friends. 6pm Players Welcome Party and Dinner at Loton Park Tennis Club.
• Friday night – VIP access to Connections night club has been organised for all players (you will be provided with a PLTC ID lanyard, please take this with you for ease of entry into the club).

4. Saturday 5th January 2019
• Day 2 of the PLTC
• Saturday night – is our Huge LGBTIQ Community Event. Our theme for the night will be the ever popular White Party, which was hugely popular this year. We will have DJs, entertainment and the local LGBTIQ community will be attending. This is a huge night so we will give you plenty of time to make sure you have your special outfit ready to dazzle everyone. Be sure to be creative and loud!!!

5. Sunday 6th January 2019
• Day 3 – FINALS Day
• Formal Presentation at Loton Park Tennis Club
• Completion of the PLTC event

PLAYER BENEFITS

We look forward to providing you all an arrangement of benefits while in Perth to help you enjoy your visit to our amazing state and make your tennis experience as enjoyable as ever.

1. Free Hosting Opportunities available to all players to help reduce your costs
2. Local Aussie Mate – Should you need a local to help you work out your travel plans and familiarise yourself with this city, we will partner you with a local member of the Club
3. Tennis Only Store – you will receive discounts at the Tennis Only store – just in case you need a new outfit, tennis equipment or an excuse to shop.
4. Rottnest Island Tour – Discounted offer to all Players – great tourist location for those who want to enjoy the day in the sun on Perth’s amazing island.
5. VIP access to local Gay Bars and Clubs
6. Professional Massages available at the Club during the 3 days of tennis
7. Free Wi-Fi for all players at Loton Park Tennis Club, especially for our international visitors
8. There will be many raffles and Prizes during the event
9. Free Endura Hydration station will be set up for all competitors to keep everyone fully hydrated during our warm Aussie Summer weather

Other benefits are being confirmed and will be communicated to all players prior to the event.

VENUE

Loton Park Tennis Club is the main tennis venue.

Corner of Lord and Bulwer Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Australia

http://www.lotonpark.com.au

ENTRY FEES

The maximum entries are two events, one entry for singles and one entry for doubles. Your entry fees will include attendance to all parties and the players dinner.

First event is $60
Second event $50

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

Paypal and credit card payment facilities are now available. Acceptance of your application will be upon successful transfer of funds as part of the registration process.

All registration and payments are to be made online via the GLTA web page. Your entry will not be entered into the DRAW without a payment and VALID GLTA membership number. All participants are required to be registered with GLTA prior to the DRAW to meet the GLTA Tour requirements of all participants. Should you have any questions about registration or payment, please contact the Tournament Director by email. It is imperative that you register at least your email address for tournament messaging updates AND a phone number for last minute tournament updates and contact as well.

You may enter a maximum of two events, one singles event and one doubles event. The only exception is, Female entries are able to enter two doubles events (in the Woman’s only event and the men’s if they partner up with a male player).

A non-grade Women’s Only event has once again been included in this year’s competition following on from the huge success of the 2018 event. Subject to the number of competitors, determination of play will be made following the registration deadline. If insufficient registrations are received all entrants will be placed in their appropriate GLTA ranking event and notified by email.

Women and Men are able to play in the same grade.

For doubles entries, there is a location during the registration process to note your doubles partner information. Otherwise, you will be randomly paired with a similarly unattached player. Doubles partner requests will be honoured if both partners are registered and their payments received by the deadline.

If anyone has anyone questions please feel free in contacting the Tournament Directors

Tony Boutoubia (0415586587) or Doug Kirkwood (0412 903 401).