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2017 Indoor Rogers National Championships

2017 – National Selection Process
Multiple Age Categories

All players are eligible to play their primary age category plus up to 2 age categories up. Players will receive direct entry in the main draw event if ranked in the top 12 of the age category based off of the Tennis Canada Rogers Ranking. The final 4 spots will be determined through the qualifying events, which will play only through to the semi finals.

2017 Selection series events qualifying draws will be limited to the following:
Boys U12/U14: 24
Girls U12/U14/U16/U18: 16
Boys U16/U18: 16

Players will be eligible to qualify for more than one National Championship provided they meet the eligibility requirements for each event.

The Indoor Selection series events will grant players an opportunity to qualify for the Canadian Indoor Jr. National Championships providing that each player compete in the Silex Canada Indoor Junior Provincial championships

Tennis BC will request to use any additional unallocated spots for U12 and U14 Nationals.

  • Tennis Canada will offer a National Qualifying event for the U16 and U18 categories.
    Events take place at the host tournament site 2 days prior to the start date of the event.Players wishing to compete in the qualifying event must make their own arrangements. They will be included as part of Team BC if they qualifying through the qualifying event.

The following circumstances can influence the total number of spots allocated through the points race:

  • Tennis Canada may award direct entries to BC players deemed to have met the stated performance criteria as outlined in the Tennis Canada Player Handbook.
  • Merit Spot (WC) may be granted at the discretion of the BC High Performance Committee and provincial coaching staff. Only players with proven national or international profiles will be considered

Remaining allocation spots go to players who qualify through the Tennis BC Selection Series Tournaments.

Players will be selected based on the performance they achieve during the indoor selection series events (best 2 out of 3 events), plus Provincial Championships. Doubles points will be used to break a tie, followed by Tennis Canada Rogers Rankings. 

Tennis BC MERIT SPOTS

Players who are unable to meet the provincial qualifying process for Provincials or Nationals, may apply for a BC Merit Spot (Wild Card) 30 days prior to the start of the Silex Junior Indoor Provincial Championships. Merit Spots (WC) will be awarded based on a players’ national and international profile. Players must provide an alternative competition program, only ITF and TE (Tennis Europe) events will be considered. This application (form available on Tennis BC website) must be endorsed by the players’ personal coach, and will be considered by the Tennis BC High Performance Staff (National and Provincial Coaches / Tennis BC staff) based on the following criteria:

  • U18 Players: Top 5 at last National Championship and/or Top 300 (girls) or 500 (boys) ITF junior ranking as of 1/1/ 2017
  • U16 Players: Top 5 at last National Championship and/or Top 500 (girls) or 800 (boys) ITF junior ranking as of 1/1/2017
  • U12/U14 Players:  Top 8 at 2017 Outdoor National Championships

2017 Merit Spot Application Form click here
2017 Outdoor National Selection Document click here

U16 Nationals
Qualifying Date: March 22 – 23, 2017
Date: March 24 – 29, 2017
Location: Montreal, QC

U12 Nationals
Date: March 25 – 31, 2017
Location: Calgary, AB

U14 Nationals
Date: April 2 – 8, 2017
Location: Vancouver, BC

U18 Nationals
Qualifying Date: March 31 – April 1, 2017
Date:  April 2 – 7, 2017
Location: Markam, ON