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Season 2, 2021 Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now open for Season 2, 2021 for GBJT Tennis Fixtures for new and returning players.

GBJT Finals Presentation and Raffle

Congratulations to our Season 1, 2021 Sportsmanship and Most Improved Player awards which were presented to our players as set out in the table below - a credit to each of you for your efforts throughout the season. 

Following the presentation of team trophies and awards, we conducted the raffle and our winners on the day were:

1st Prize - Adendorff Family.

2nd Prize - Pearl Family.

3rd Prize - Tinthu Lee.

We wish everyone an enjoyable break and look forward to welcoming many of you back for Seson 2, 2021!

Sportsmanship and Most Improved Awards
  Sportsmanship Most Improved Player
Pennant Division 1 Kaleb Kuan Leon Wright
Pennant Division 2 Alice Greenan Lara Fauster
Pennant Division 3 Angus Ryall Alhan Ali
Level 1 Gold Becky Telfer William Robertson
Level 1 Green Tin-Mar Kyaw Mitchell McCarthy
Level 2/3 Mixed Addisyn Martin Benjamin Liu
Level 4 Mixed Dana Blanksby Kaden Boxall

GBJT Finals Day - Season 1 2021

Saturday 12 June was a beautiful day to welcome our GBJT Players and Supporters to the GBJT Finals Day for Season 1, 2021 at the Queensland Tennis Centre (QTC) at Tennyson!  The sportsmanship, enjoyment and some very close matches on the day were a credit to all our players and what each of you have achieved throughout the season.  The results for the season are set out in the table below - well done to all.

A big thank you to our sponsors including Head Sporting Products, Tennis Queensland, Queensland Tennis Centre, Australian Caterering Services and Saint Lucy Cafe for our familyt BBQ, awards, and raffle prizes. 

GBJT Season 1, 2021
  Winner Runner-Up Best of the Rest
Pennant Division 1 Galaxies Planets Supernovas
Pennant Division 2 Kites Hawks Falcons
Pennant Division 3 Rubies Topaz Diamonds
Level 1 Gold Typhons Hurricanes Cyclones
Level 1 Green Jaguars Panthers Lions
Level 2/3 Mixed Wombats Emus Kangaroos
Level 4 Mixed Labradors Kelpies Terriers

 

Finals Day Family BBQ, Presentation of Trophies and Awards, and Raffle

On finals day, GBJT provides all players and family members a free BBQ and drinks during the course of the afternoon.  The event is catered by the in-house Australian Catering Services (ACS) who help make this a special event for our people.  Our presentation of trophies and awards will be made between 4 and 430pm (depending on how all the matches are completing on the day) and this will be followed by the drawing of the raffle prizes.

Season 1 2021 Finals Day

The GBJT Season 1 2021 Finals Day will be held at the Queensland Tennis Centre (no matches at UQ) on Saturday 12 June with the early starting time of 1pm.  A list of all matches and times will be emailed out during the week before.  We wish all our players all the best on finals day.

GBJT Semi Finals

We wish all our players an enjoyable semi finals day today, good luck to all the team!

Doubles Tournament

The annual members GBJT doubles tournament was held on Sunday 16 May at the Queensland Tennis Centre (QTC) at Tennyson.  It was a great mornings play with many close matches on the day and we congratulate everyone for their efforts and great sportsmanship.  Our winners and runner-up's on the day were as follows:

2021 GBJT ANNUAL DOUBLES TOURNAMENT
Level Winners Runner-Up
Pennant Red Sean Ryoo and Tao Sparke Isaac Chus and Christian Ma
Pennant Blue Hamish Davidson and Oscar White Tiya Krishna Kumar and Xavier Smith
Level 1 Zachary Dimmick and Thomas Mcleish Kayson Lack and Mitchell McCarthy
Level 2/3 Lachlan Butler and Camille Smith Benjamin Dimmick anf Lillie Eadie
Level 4 Ethan Chen and Gordon Pearce Matias Jarami and Zander Smidt

 

GBJT Annual Doubles Tournament (members)

The Annual GBJT Doubles Tournament (members only) will be held on Sunday 16 May at the Queensland Tennis Centre.  Starting time is 8am and normally finished by 12 noon.  Entrie close 12 May.  

Finals Day Family BBQ, Awards and Raffle

Our family BBQ and the presentation of the trophies, awards and drawing of the raffle was held on finals day and enjoyed by everyone!  A special thank you to our sponsors and supporters who help us through out the season:

  1. Australian Catering Services - delivered our COVIDSafe Famility BBQ on finals day - exceptional and enjoyed by all.
  2. Head Sporting Products - raffle and awards prizes.
  3. QTC and Tennis Queensland - raffle and awards prizes.
  4. Saint Lucy Cafe - raffle prizes.

Our raffle winners on the day were as follows:

1st Prize - The Pearl Family (framed GBJT shirt signed by Ash Barty and John Millman, head sporting products).

2nd Prize - The Ma Family (head tennis racquet, sporting products and Saint Lucy gift voucher).

3rd Prize - The Reynolds Family (head sporting products and Saint Luch gift voucher).

 

We wish everyone all the best for Christmas and New Year and looking forward to welcoming many of you back in Season 1, 2021!!

GBJT Season 2, 2020 Finals Day

GBJT Finals Day was held on Saturday November 14 on a warm day at the QTC Tennyson and we are so pleased to have been able to complete a full season of GBJT tennis and thank our players and parents for helping us achieve this in challenging times.  We all enjoyed a great finals day with many close matches to determine the results for the season and we congratulate all our players for how much they have all improved during the season, their sportsmanship and just the enjoyment of playing tennis.

We wish everyone an enjoyable Christmas and New Year and look forward to welcoming many of you back for Season 1, 2021!!

The final results are set out in the table below.

GBJT Season 2, 2020 Finals Results
  Winner Runner-Up Best of the Rest Sportsmanship Most Improved
Pennant Division 1 Planets Comets Galaxies Sakun Wakwella Peter Ullman
Pennant Division 2 Condors Kestrels Kites Vivian Toh Hunter Reynolds
Pennant Division 3 Sapphires Emeralds Rubies Henry Lambley Bede House
Level 1 Mixed Tigers Panthers Leopards Jamie-Lee Beazley Thomas Mcleish
Level 2/3 Mixed Blue Lexus Porsches Saabs Rachael Telfer Risinu Rajapaksa
Level 2/3 Mixed Red Wallabies Emus Koalas Jack Shanahan Kayson Lack
Level 4 Mixed Blue Terriers Labradors Beagles Augustus Sepulcri Lillie Eadie
Level 4 Mixed Red Topspins Volleys Aces Marinos Vasilopoulos Braydon Stewart

 

 

GBJT Finals Day

The GBJT Finals will be played this Saturday, 14th November with all GBJT teams playing at the Queensland Tennis Centre at Tennyson.  Play will start at the earlier time of 1:00 pm.  The matches to be played are detailed in the emails sent through. GBJT have booked the courts from 12:30 pm so players can come early to warm up.  Players starting at 1:00 pm are asked to arrive by 12:50 pm so that play can start on time.
 
The Presentation of Awards and Trophies will start about 4:30 pm.  Players on bye from the teams in the Finals are invited to attend the presentation to collect their trophies.
 
Remaining COVID-Safe: For Finals’ Day, GBJT will operate under the QTC and our own COVID-Safe Outdoor Sport Plan.  We remind all our players and parents – do not attend if feeling unwell or displaying COVID symptoms, please ensure social distancing is maintained and use hand sanitiser on a regular basis.  All spectators must record their attendance in the GBJT Attendance book. Please remember to bring your own chairs.
 
 
GBJT will hold a free BBQ for players and their families, starting about 2:00 pm.  This year, a COVID-safe BBQ will be provided by the QTC café.
 
The GBJT Finals’ Day Raffle will be drawn after the Presentation.  The prizes include a framed shirt signed by Ash Barty and John Millman, a Head Tennis Racquet, Head products, and vouchers for St Lucy Cafe at the UQ Tennis Centre.  Tickets can be bought on Saturday afternoon or via email this week.
 
We wish all teams the very best of luck for the Finals!

GBJT Club Raffle

Each season, GBJT holds a raffle which is drawn on Finals’ Day.  GBJT will be selling tickets today and next Saturday for the Finals’ Day Raffle, with prizes including a framed shirt, signed by Ash Barty and John Millman, a Head tennis racquet,  racquet bags, vouchers for St Lucy Cafe at UQ and a variety of Head products. The raffle will be drawn after the Presentation of Trophies at the QTC, on the 14th November.

GBJT Semi-Finals and Finals

We trust that all teams are organised for the Semi-finals matches today at QTC and UQ. A reminder that all teams will be playing on Semi-finals day at the usual time and the usual venue.  A parent from each team is required for the supervision of the matches. 

A reminder that most of the matches on Finals Day, 14th  November will start at the earlier time of 1:00pm.  A list of those matches and times will be sent out early next week.
 
We wish all teams the very best of luck for the matches today!

GBJT Annual Club Singles Tournament

A warm spring day greeted our GBJT players and parents for the Annual Singles Tournament with over 50 players competing. 

The quality of tennis on show was on display across all levels as was the sportsmanship - a credit to all our players. Congratulations to everyone who played and for our parents and helpers on the day. 

The results for the day are set out below. 

GBJT Annual Club Singles Tournament
  Winner Runner-Up
Pennant Red Oliver Humphrey Richard Toh
Pennant Blue Cashy Luo Onri O’Malley-Kremer
Level 1 Boys Xavier Smith Oliver Hoogervorst
Level 1 Girls Tiya Krishna Kumar Jessica Cronin
Level 2/3 Boys Virat Krishna Kumar Zachary Dimmick
Level 2/3 Girls Alexandra Tockova Grace McGuire
Level 4 Boys Augustus Sepulcri Benjamin Dimmick
Level 4 Girls Camille Smith Aimee Wigan

 

GBJT Annual Singles Tournament

The Annual GBJT Singles Tournament will be held on Sunday morning, 18th October at the UQ Tennis Centre, St Lucia and will run from 8:00 am - 12 noon.  This tournament is only open to 2020 GBJT team members and the players will play sets of singles against other players in their level, in a round robin competition, with trophies for the Winners and Runners-up for each level. 

This is a great opportunity for GBJT players to play some more tennis and develop their tennis skills in a friendly competition. 

The following 8 events will be played:

Pennant Red (for players from Pennant Division 1 and 2),  
Pennant Blue (for players from Pennant Division 2 and 3), 
Level 1 Boys,  Level 2/3 Boys,  Level 4 Boys
Level 1 Girls,  Level 2/3 Girls,   Level 4 Girls.

The nomination form for the Singles Tournament will be available at tennis on Saturday.  Entries for the tournament will close this Monday, 12th October.  The cost is $20 per player.

GBJT Fixtures - Season 2, 2020

Dear Players and Parents

The GBJT fixtures will resume this Saturday, 10th October at QTC and UQ.  We trust that all teams are organised and that parents have checked the Parent Roster. If anyone needs the team draw sheet sent out again, please let us know.

With our return to GBJT fixtures today, a reminder we are operating under a COVIDSAFE Plan for outdoor sports and Regulations Still Apply:  In the interest of our members and the broader community, it is of great importance that all players and parents/carers continue to follow the COVID-safe instructions (before, during and after) at our tennis fixtures.  These include:
 
1.    Only 1 Parent (carer) allowed to accompany each player (all attendees' details must be recorded for tracing purposes).
2.    Only Players and the appointed Parent-on-Roster are allowed on the court (all others must sit outside – please bring a chair).
3.    Social distancing and good hygiene (sanitiser will be available) must be applied at all times.
 
We wish all players a great match on Saturday.

Kind regards Peter and Peta

GBJT - Week 2 (Important COVID-19 Instructions)

Dear Players and Parents

GBJT fixtures will continue today as planned as we operate under a COVIDSafe Plan at both the QTC and UQ venues.  Given the new restrictions announced by the Government and coming into force today, we remind everyone of the following:

1. Please read and follow the COVIDSafe instructions attached to the emails sent out. 
2. Do not attend the centre / GBJT if a player or parent/carer is unwell.
3. Only 1 Parent (carer) allowed to accompany each player (all attendees' details must be recorded for tracing purposes) – players can be dropped off and collected at start/finish times.
4. Only Players and the appointed Parent-on-Roster are allowed on the court (all others must sit outside – please bring a chair    as the centre will not provide one).
5. Social distancing (1.5m) and good hygiene (sanitiser will be available) must be applied at all times.
6. Players should tap racquets and not shake hands.

The health and safety of our players, parents and the wider community remains our highest priority.  All the best for a great afternoon of tennis.

Kind regards, Peter, Peta and Eira

Season 2

It was great to recommence GBJT tennis fixtures yesterday at QTC and UQ and see so many happy children back playing tennis again!  A big thank you to everyone for playing your part with following the required COVID guidelines and social distancing requirements.  Looking forward to seeing you in two weeks time again and in particular welcoming our players who were on bye yesterday. 

Season 2, 2020

Dear Players and Parents, looking forward to welcoming everyone to GBJT fixtures this afternoon at UQ (145 for 2pm start) and QTC (215 for 230 start).  Please remember to follow the COVIDSafe instructions. Kind regards Peter, Peta, Eira and Anique

Season 2 - IMPORTANT NOTICE – COVID19:

In the interest of our members and the broader community, it is of great importance that all players and parents (carers) follow the instructions (before, during and after) our tennis fixtures as emailed out to each family  

This includes:
1.    Only 1 Parent (carer) allowed to accompany each player (all attendees' details must be recorded for tracing purposes).
2.    Only Players and the appointed Parent-on-Roster are allowed on the court (all others must sit outside – please bring a chair as the centre will not provide one).
3.    Social distancing and good hygiene (sanitiser will be available) must be applied at all times.

We look forward to welcoming everyone to week 1 of GBJT fixtures on Saturday 8 August. 

Calendar

01 Jan
Enrolments Open for Season 1, 2023 - New and Returning Players
12 Feb
Grading Day for Season 1, 2023 - New Players - QTC 3pm-5pm.
12 Feb
Enrolments for New and Returning Players - Now Closed.
25 Feb
Season 1, 2023 - Fixtures Commence at QTC and UQ.
14 May
Annual GBJT Members Doubles Tournament - QTC
03 Jun
Season 1, 2023 - Semi-Finals Day
10 Jun
Season 1, 2023 - Finals Day, Family BBQ, Presentation of Trophies and Awards, Raffle.
01 Jul
Enrolments Open for Season 2, 2023 New and Returning Players
23 Jul
Grading Day for Season 2, 2023 - New Players - QTC 3pm-5pm.
23 Jul
Enrolments for New and Returning Players - Closed.
05 Aug
Season 2, 2023 - Fixtures Commence at QTC and UQ.
15 Oct
Annual GBJT Members Singles Tournament - UQ
04 Nov
Season 2, 2023 - Semi-Finals Day
11 Nov
Season 2, 2023 - Finals Day, Family BBQ, Presentation of Trophies and Awards, Raffle.