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Australian Tennis

Date:

Nov 15, 2017 - Mar 1, 2018

Location:

Tour Events across Australia, Australian Open, Australian Open Series and Pro , Australia

Event description:

By registering for the National Ballkid Program you are indicating that you would like to be considered to participate in the Australian Open, Australian Open Series and Pro Tour Events across Australia. Ballkids play an integral role in ensuring that tennis tournaments run smoothly. Throughout the Australian Open series, each ballkid is a focal part of every game, be it at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne or at the Brisbane International, Hobart International or the Apia International Sydney. Ballkids are aged between 11 and 17 years depending on the tournament age restrictions. Please see below exact ages for each tournament: • Australian Open, Melbourne (age: 12–15 years) • Brisbane International presented by Suncorp (age: 12–16 years) • Hopman Cup (age: 12–15 years) • Hobart International (age: 10–17 years) • Apia International Sydney (age: 12–15 years) • World Tennis Challenge, Adelaide (age: 12–17 years) • Australian Pro Tour (age: up to 18 years) (Events are held at: Alice Springs, Burnie, Bendigo, Cairns, Launceston, Toowoomba, Wollongong, Margaret River, Port Pirie, Mildura and Traralgon. To apply, submit an expression of interest, see below.)

Volunteering opportunities:

How do I apply? You can register by completing the form below. By registering for the Ballkid Program you are indicating that you would like to be considered to participate in the Australian Open, Australian Open Series and Pro Tour Events across Australia. Please note that trials and training sessions for the Australian Open are held in Victoria; applicants will be required to attend events in Victoria if they wish to be considered for the Australian Open. Ballkids play an integral role in ensuring that tennis tournaments run smoothly. Throughout the Australian Open series, each ballkid is a focal part of every game, be it at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne or at the Brisbane International, Hobart International or the Sydney International. Ballkids are aged between 12 and 15 years depending on the tournament age restrictions. Applications for Australian Open 2019 will be open from 31 July 2017 until 1 March 2018. Applicants must be aged between 12 to 15 years on the 1st of January 2019 in order to be considered eligble for this event. National Ballkid Program Office: ballkidsprogram@tennis.com.au