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WELCOME TO THE BERKSHIRE LTA NEWSLETTER
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If you have held an event at your club - let us know - we will  do our best to feature you in our next edition. 

 

NEXT LTA CLUB FORUM     

You’re invited to the 2016 LTA Spring Venue Forum, delivered by Berkshire LTA in partnership with the LTA East Region Team. 

 Thursday 17 March 2016  6:30 for 7pm start
Cantley House Hotel Wokingham  Click Here for directions

Book your place now  Click HERE for more information on the forum content and to book your place.
 



BERKSHIRE JUNIOR COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday 20 August to Saturday 27 August inclusive at
Virgin Active Berkshire Health and Racquet Club
Nine Mile Ride  Bracknell

Please encourage your junior members to enter this event.

Click Here for eligibility rules

All information plus online entry details now available via the LTA website using tournament code:  BER16S3867

In order that this event runs smoothly we need volunteers to help each day.  If you can spare some time and would like to be involved - please contact Berkshire LTA.


 


The two nationally supported weekends for 2016 are:   

May 14th & 15th & July 16th & 17th

You can register your club NOW via Clubspark
 



 

THE DAVIS CUP IS COMING TO BERKSHIRE!

The LTA want to celebrate Team GB’s phenomenal success winning the Davis Cup.

The Davis Cup Trophy will be coming to Berkshire on

Friday 27 May

This is a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity to be involved in. 

The Trophy will be at Reading University in the morning and Bradfield College in the afternoon.
Both these venues are pulling out all the stops to make the event not only a celebration of Team GB's historic win but also to showcase tennis to clubs, coaches and members, and the general public. 

More details to follow on this exciting event.
 


 

MEET THE BERKSHIRE LTA TEAM


Chair, Berkshire LTA Council       Lesley Cundy

LTA County Rep and                   
Club Development Lead                Lesley Cundy

Honorary Secretary                       Denise Walker

Treasurer                                       Robert Carter-Shaw

Head of Performance                    Heather Bates

Berkshire Leagues Organiser       John Dixon

Office Administrator                      Mem Aldridge
 
BERKSHIRE COUNTY CAMPS LAUNCHED 2016

The first weekend in February saw the welcome reintroduction of County Camps in Berkshire.

The new County Camps Programme will provide up to four training sessions for boys and girls from 8&U through to 18&U.
The coaches and venues are;
 
Age Group Age Group Captain Venue
8&U Simon Baker Wellington College
9&U Simon Baker Wellington College
10&U and 12&U Boys James Wescott RBC, Virgin Active Bracknell
14&U and 18&U Boys Andy Barclay RBC, Virgin Active Bracknell
10&U and 12&U Girls Luke Digweed Bradfield College
14&U and 18&U Girls Damian Fuller Bradfield College
Over 80 players have been invited to attend, based on set selection criteria.

If successful it is hoped that the camps can be expanded to include more sessions in 2017.
 

AEGON COUNTY CUP INFORMATION

The AEGON County Cup is a national event organized by the Lawn Tennis Association whereby all counties field teams across 5 junior age groups as well as the summer and winter open events. This year the competition began in February with the 18&U age group.
Last year Berkshire finished ranked 14th out of the 44 counties in the County Cup Race, which recognizes a county’s performance across all of the County Cup Events.
See the Berkshire LTA website for more information on County Camps and the 2016 AEGON County Cup including selection criteria, dates and venues


 

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