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JT (Junior Tour) Tournaments

What is the Junior Tour?

The JT is an umbrella tour that provides a clear competitive pathway for aspiring tennis players. In 2012, the JT tournament structure will change, click here to read more about it. The JT tournaments offer Australian Ranking points across 5 levels, Platinum (also known as the Optus National Junior Championships), Gold, Silver, Bronze and White.

These tournaments offer points across the 12/u, 14/u and 16/u age groups, with select tournaments also offering points in the 18/u age group. In total, 211 tournaments across Australia will make up the Optus Junior Tour in 2012, giving all juniors the opportunity to obtain an Australian Ranking.

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Types of JTs

The five levels of Junior Tour tournaments is as follows:

JT Platinum Series (National Junior Championships)

Each year Tennis Australia conducts National Junior Championships to assist the development of our high performance athletes. These tournaments are the pinnacle in competition for tennis athletes, and provide maximum Australian Ranking points in each age level. 

JT Gold Series

Across the Australian states in 2017 are a total of 44 tournaments that offer the highest amount of points outside the National Junior Championships. These are grouped as the JT Gold Series and are historically the major junior championships in each state. 

JT Silver Series

Across the Australian states and territories in 2017 are a total of 67 tournaments that offer the third highest amount of points on the Junior Tour. These are grouped as the JT Silver Series. 

JT Bronze Series

Across the Australian states and territories in 2017 are a total of 111 tournaments that offer the fourth highest amount of points on the Junior Tour. These are grouped as the JT Bronze Series. Recommended for athletes beginning the AR tournament circuit.