28 Feb 2004

Sports Tours NZ in conjunction with TSB Holiday Shoppe have organised a Junior Tennis Tour of New South Wales for the second week of the holidays, 25 September - 5 October 2004.  During the 10 nights in Australia, players will participate in two tournaments - the Newcastle Junior Age Champs and the Werris Creek Champs.  Leading up to the first tournament there will also be an opportunity to go to Wonderland Sydney theme park, sightseeing and also practice sessions.

The tour is open to all players of all playing abilities in the 10's, 12's, 14's, 16's and 18's Girls and Boys age groups.  This tour is set up to not only provide international competition for young players but also enable players to travel to another country at a young age, meet new people and have an experience of a lifetime.  Players will be accommodated in self-contained apartment complexes for the first 6 nights in Sydney/Newcastle and then hosted by Tennis NSW for 4 nights in Werris Creek.

The tour is fully escorted by Chris Patten who has had vast experience in organising sports tours to Australia for junior sports teams.  John Gardiner will also accompany the players on the tour and has been appointed Head Coach for this tour.  Parents are welcome to accompany their kids on this tour and this is a great opportunity to see their kids play internationally.

If you have any questions regarding this tour, please contact:

Chris Patten
Mobile 021 170 5803
Email: c_patten@yahoo.com