OTC Adult Club Championships 2016 has commenced!

Dear Championship Player, Thank you for participating in the 2016 OTC Club Championships. Please read below and see attachments outlining details you need to play your matches. Where can we find information needed to play our matches?  All the adult draws have been posted on the ‘Adult Noticeboard’ inside the club house and on the […]

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OTC Club Championships 2016 – Sign up now!

It’s that time of year when Wimbledon is approaching and we all want to play like Andy Murray or maybe Serena Williams. Well here’s your chance!

The OTC Championships will begin on Friday May 7th with the draw publication and finish with a Finals Day on Sunday 17th of July. The deadline for entry to the championship draw is the 2nd of May.

How do I enter?
Adults – (15+yrs)
Return this email noting the event/s you want to enter along with your full name and/or your doubles partner’s full name.

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OTC 2016 Wimbledon Ballot & Bank Holiday Tournament – May 2nd from 11:45am – 5pm

Dear OTC Members,

Thank you to all our members who ‘OPTED IN’ to the Wimbledon Ticket Ballot this year. We have been allocated an unprecedented 14 pairs of tickets.

As we are required to hold our ballot as close to the end of April as we can the committee has decided to hold the Wimbledon Ballot along with our annual May Day Bank Holiday Tournament on Monday the 2nd of May. Running the event on the Bank Holiday weekend has meant we can introduce a ‘Junior tournament’ allowing some of our juniors to also take part.

What’s planned?

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OTC District League Team Trials begin with the Mens trials this Monday 4th April – 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Team trials commence this week with the Mens trial on Monday 4th April. The teams will take all three courts for these sessions with short set play to allow the captains to observe level of play and look at possible player pairings.

The team trials are being run early in April just after membership renewals and before our 2016 Summer Season starts to allow players time to prepare for the coming season. Each session will be 2 hours long.

Session dates are –
Mens – Monday 4th April – 7.30pm-9.30pm

Mixed – Wednesday 6th April – 7.30pm-9.30pm

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Membership Renewal for 2016/2017 – due by 1st April

Dear OTC Members,
As many of you will be aware it is time to renew your OTC membership. All renewals are effective from 1st April 2016 until 31st March 2017.

It was agreed at the last AGM that Membership Fees would be increased and below is a list of the new fee structure. We have tried to keep the increase as low as possible considering we have a court resurfacing due in the next few years.

New Annual Fees are:
£64.00 Individual Membership (Adult)
£107.00 Joint Membership (Two Adults)
£137.00 Family Membership (Two Adults & Children under 18 or in FTE**)

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BTM Wimbledon Ballot 2016 ‘OPT IN’ Closing February 19th!

Dear OTC Members,

This is a gentle reminder that the LTA Wimbledon BTM Ballot 2016 applications are still open until February 19th.

If you aren’t a registered LTA British Tennis Member (BTM), affiliated with the OTC on your LTA BTM account and haven’t ‘OPTED IN’ you will not be eligible to be included in the OTC Wimbledon Ballot Draw for 2016.

Below are the full details of the LTA rules and what to do to register for this year’s club draw:

How does the BTM Ballot work?

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OTC 2016 Spring Floodlit Tennis League is starting February 19th – join up now!

Dear OTC Member

This is an invitation to play in the OTC’s 2016 Spring Floodlit Tennis League.

This year’s Spring Floodlit League will be played on Friday (7pm) and Sunday (5.30pm) evenings starting on February 19th for 3-4 weeks. There will be 3 or 4 teams, each with 4 players with two teams playing on each of the evenings.

A fee of £2 per person will be charged for each match to cover the cost of balls and the floodlights.

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Applications open for Tuesday Drill Sessions & Saturday Group Coaching!

New series running from January to February 2016

Dear OTC member,

Please see the Courts & Coaching Section for details and application forms of the next series of Saturday Group Coaching and Tuesday Night Adult Drills; this series will run from the week of 4th January to February 13th.

Can we please asked that you ensure you supply a contact phone number (mobile preferably) so we can contact you via text should a session be cancelled.

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