INTERSTATE TENNIS 12s (BRUCE CUP)​

SELECTION POLICY

*As from 2019, selection to the Bruce Cup designated trial date will be by invitation only.
Players with outstanding results as deemed by the selection committee may be granted automatic inclusion*

 Eligibility

  • Must turn 11* or 12 years of age in calendar year of the event.
  • 10 year old players may be considered for selection based on outstanding National Ranking and results.

* Students who turn 10 & 11 in the year of competition who are selected in the final team must be accompanied to the event by a parent or nominated guardian even if the student stays in the team accommodation.

 Specific Requirements
The Western Australian Bruce Cup team will be made up of seven girls and seven boys.

 Selection Committee

  • 3 School Sport Officials
  • 1 Tennis West Nominee

Team Selection Criteria
Invitations to the trial day will be based on:

  • Consultation with the TW State Coach
  • Results from National AR events over the last 8 months
  • Results from WA AR events over the last 8 months
  • Consideration of AR Ranking (taken from Tennis Australia’s latest list available at time of selection)
  • Singles head to head results.  Only over the last 8 months in sanctioned TW or National events, pennants or school events conducted by the school only.
  • Where selection is very close between two players, the older player will be given preference.
  • Doubles results from the last 8 months only, in a National or TWAR event.

 Final team selection will be based on all criteria stated above combined with performance on the WA Bruce Cup invitation trial day

 The selection committee reserves the right to include players in extenuating circumstances who do not meet established selection criteria. Eg. Injury, new arrival to state.
The decision of the selection committee will be final

 Nomination
Players are to nominate for the Interstate team selection trial day completing the online nomination form. As it is an invitation only trial day (based on the above criteria), all nominees will be notified of inclusion / exclusion at the completion of the selection process – approximately one week before the designated trial day.

Selectors may replace team members at their discretion should they be ruled out prior to the championship event.

The  Final team selected will be announced on the SSWA website