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Vida Swan Hill Tournament Camp


The Vida Tennis Swan Hill Tournament camp will travel to Swan Hill for the 2017 Restaurants of Swan Hill AMT & JT.

All players involved will learn what it’s like to travel to a tournament with a team; working together and supporting each other while, training, and playing matches. This will be a great learning experience, helping to foster an environment for boys & girls to get the best themselves. There will be several of the Vida coaches take the players who will have the opportunity to play lots of matches on the grass courts.

Here are all the details

  • Tournament Name: 2017 Restaurants of Swan Hill AMT & JT
  • Tournament Dates: Tuesday 11th April – Thursday 13th April
  • Travel Dates: Monday 10th April – Thursday 13th April
  • Online Entry: Click Here
  • Entry Deadline: 28th March
  • Events: AMT and JT Events
    • AMT Singles & Doubles & Mixed
    • 12&U Singles & Doubles
    • 14&U Singles & Doubles
    • 13&U Mixed Doubles
    • 16&U Singles & Doubles & Mixed
    • Consolation Singles & Doubles all events
    • Hot Shots events for Orange and Green ball players

The club is very fortunate to have 52 grass courts and 4 hard courts available for the event. This will mean all matches will run on time and enable players to play in multiple events. Players in this tournament are able to enter one JT singles (12&U, 14&U or 16&U) and one JT doubles event in the same age group. Any player in the 16&U event is also able to enter the AMT event. Age groups will also have a consolation event for any player who may lose in the first two rounds of main draw singles. All junior events will be compulsory consolation while the AMT events will be sign in only for consolation. There will also be a doubles consolation for first round losers.

Players will be able to enter into one Mixed doubles event. Matches will be Fast 4 and played in the late afternoons while the club run a BBQ for players.

What’s Included In the Trip

Travel

The group will travel from Melbourne to Swan Hill on Monday the 10th, departing early morning on the 7.41am train from Melbourne to Swan Hill. Some members of the group may travel up with a coach in a car/mini van. Once all matches are finished on Thursday the group will travel back to Melbourne. The plan is for players who are not involved in matches to catch the 12.43 train from Swan Hill back to Melbourne. If any player still has a match they will return to Melbourne by car with one of the coaches.

More information about the specifics will be available in the week before departure.

Accommodation

The group will stay at the Hilltop Resort (see further information below) in their motel rooms in groups of 3 or 4.

Breakfast

The players will be provided breakfast each day as part of their payment for the camp

On-Court Training & Match Supervision

All players will practice on the Monday afternoon once arriving with the Vida coaches. There will also be daily warm up, training throughout the three days of the tournament.

Early Bird Sign Up and Online Entry into the tournament

Receive a free Vida Training Shirt if you sign up for the camp and enter the tournament online by 28th Feb.

More Tournament Details

Click Here

What you need to provide and do

  • Register for the camp via the below form
  • Enter the tournament Online – Click Here
  • Provide spending money for lunch & dinner at the club and also any snacks

Pricing

$440 – Limited 20 spots available

Extra – Vida Hoodie RRP $50 – Camp price $40

The Vida team will post all the specific camp details as we get closer to the event. For more information contact Ashleigh, Kane, Mark, Sean or Ryan from your Vida venue.

Accomodation

Welcome to Hilltop Resort. Set on 35 acres of lush green grass and lofty trees, this affordable motel and caravan park complex is a refreshing oasis, a great spot to stop over on your way to or from Melbourne, or the perfect base from which to explore and enjoy all that Swan Hill has to offer. From lazy days fishing on the River Murray, to birdwatching or boating on nearby Lake Boga, discovering Swan Hill’s rich cultural and historical heritage, or sipping a few of the local wines at local wineries and enjoying some of the region’s fresh produce, a stay at Hilltop Resort can be as busy or as relaxing as you want.

  • Guest access – Our facilities include:
    Zoo – currently Kangaroos, Deer, Ducks, Chickens, Goats, Horse and a Donkey
    Swimming Pool – Beached Saltwater Resort Style Swimming Pool with Toddler Splash Play Pool Area
    Games Room – Pool Table, Library, Table Tennis, Board and Card Games
    Train – YES we have a train! Join us for a train ride nightly at sunset and chug around the zoo!
    Tennis Courts
    Beach Volley Ball Court

If parents are wanting to travel we can also arrange rooms at the Hilltop, please speak with Kane from Vida Tennis.

To join the camp please fill in the below registration form;

Vida Swan Hill Tournament / Camp 2018

Child's Name


 

Parent's Name

 

 

Address

Terms & Conditions By signing (and or ticking) I am accepting these terms and conditions, I hereby authorise the staff of Vida to act for me according to their best judgment in any emergency requiring medical attention. I release Vida from any and all liability for injury or illness and costs, incurred while undertaking a program or event with Vida.

I agree to give Vida Tennis duty of care for the duration of the camp and agree that the Vida coach will act in the best interests of my child at all times.

I agree to Vida’s make up, cancelation, parental involvement and privacy policy. Photographs and Video make be taken and used in promotions by Vida.

Privacy Policy Your privacy is important to us. The data collected from you will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent. The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

Medical & Liability I hereby authorise the staff of Vida to act for me according to their best judgment in any emergency requiring medical attention. I release Vida from any and all liability for injury or illness and costs, incurred while undertaking a program or event with Vida.

Photography & Video Images I acknowledge that Vida Tennis may film, use video analysis and photography during programs, lessons and events. I acknowledge and agree that this usage, including for marketing & promotion purposes, is without compensation or notice to myself. Images may be used on our website, social media and other promotional material.

Make Up & Cancelation Policy If you are unable to attend a session due to illness or school camp etc. you must notify your coach prior to your lesson in order to arrange a make-up lesson. Lessons will only be made up if your Vida coach is notified with sufficient time prior to the start of your lesson (preferred 24 hours prior). Notification of absence or arrangement of a make-up can be made directly with your coach. Please be considerate that the late cancellation of sessions leads to inefficient time use for our team & therefore lost opportunities for others. This policy is to deter people from preventing those clients who are seeking a coaching session, missing an opportunity to see one of the coaches. All missed sessions will be made up during the term or in the school holiday period. If this cannot be done a credit can be discussed with your coach for the following term.

Wet Weather & Heat Policy Communications Where possible your coach will contact you via phone message or email to let you know if your lesson/s will be cancelled due to wet weather or heat policy. If you do not get a call, text or email, please presume the lesson is going ahead as normal. Vida have a policy for all coaches to avoid the use of Mobile Phones while one court coaching where possible to make sure our attention is directed to the current lesson at all times. If you coach does not answer their phone, they are more than likely on court coaching. When the temperature reaches 37 degrees and over at your tennis venue, all coaching sessions will be suspended until the temperature drops. Please be aware the temperature will be taken at the individual venue and your safety is our primary concern.

Registration & Fees In order to secure your place for weekly programs, camps or other events, Vida require that you complete a registration form (online or hard copy) in the weeks before the start date and return to us with payment. All Holiday, Tournament, Camp or Event program fees are due before the start of the program/s. All term fees are due within the first 3 weeks of coaching term. Places will not be guaranteed if forms and payment are not received prior to commencement of the term / program. Please indicate on your registration form your preferred times and days (for weekly programs) and we will do our best to meet with your request. If you are following on from a previous term please indicated if you require any changes to your current time. Late Fees Any late payments, more than 30 days past the invoice date, shall attract a late payment penalty fee as set down by the Penalty Interest Act 1983. Parental Involvement Vida supports Tennis Australia’s stance and efforts in helping educate parents on their important role within the child’s sporting journey. The following are some ideas and education that we would like you, the parent, to be aware off. Vida encourage all parents during tennis sessions not to enter the court while your child is having their lesson. This enables both the coach and student/s to concentrate entirely on the lesson, create independence for the child, promote a child’s decision making skills and build the coach – student relationship. As a parent / guardian of a participant in any activity held / run by Vida you agree to try and meet the following requirements in regard to your conduct during any such activity, program or event to the best of your abilities:

  • Treat your child the same irrespective of them winning or losing
  • Remember that your child plays for their enjoyment not yours
  • Try to have fun when you are around your children at competitions and training. Well-directed humour can be a great de-stressor
  • Look relaxed, calm and positive on the sidelines
  • Make friends with other parents at competitions
  • Get involved in appropriate ways if your child or the coach behaves in unacceptable ways during competitions
  • Let the coach do the coaching
  • Understand that children will benefit from a break sometimes and that involvement in other sports is okay
  • Be there when the child performs poorly. Be an understanding listener rather than a critic, judge and/or fixer
  • Be prepared to give your child some space so that he/she can grow and develop as an independent person
  • Let your child know that your love for them is not associated with their sporting performances
  • Communicate with your child and ask them how they are really feeling about their sport and about competing in particular
  • Occasionally let your child compete without you being there and hovering over them
  • Emphasise the good things your child did in preparing for and during the match/tournament
  • Try to avoid:
    • saying “we’re playing today”. Instead say “you’re playing today”
    • Give your child credit for accepting the responsibility of performing
    • Getting too pushy or believe that you are indispensable. Let the coach do the coaching
    • Living through your child’s performances
    • Turning away when your child’s behavior is unsportsmanlike.
    • Telling your child what he/she did wrong after a tough match
    • Making enemies with your child’s opponents or family during a match/tournament
    • Making your child feel guilty by reminding them about all the time, money and sacrifices you are making for his or her sport
    • Thinking of your child’s sporting performances as an investment for which you expect a return
    • Badgering, harassing or using sarcasm to motivate your child
    • Comparing your child’s performances with those of other children
    • Forcing your child to go to training. If they are sick of training find out why and discuss it with them

se Vida from any and all liability for injury or illness and costs, incurred while undertaking a program or event with Vida. I agree to Vida’s make up, cancelation, parental involvement and privacy policy. Photographs and Video make be taken and used in promotions by Vida. Privacy Policy Your privacy is important to us. The data collected from you will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent. The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. Medical & Liability I hereby authorise the staff of Vida to act for me according to their best judgment in any emergency requiring medical attention. I release Vida from any and all liability for injury or illness and costs, incurred while undertaking a program or event with Vida. Photography & Video Images I acknowledge that Vida Tennis may film, use video analysis and photography during programs, lessons and events. I acknowledge and agree that this usage, including for marketing & promotion purposes, is without compensation or notice to myself. Images may be used on our website, social media and other promotional material. Make Up & Cancelation Policy If you are unable to attend a session due to illness or school camp etc. you must notify your coach prior to your lesson in order to arrange a make-up lesson. Lessons will only be made up if your Vida coach is notified with sufficient time prior to the start of your lesson (preferred 24 hours prior). Notification of absence or arrangement of a make-up can be made directly with your coach. Please be considerate that the late cancellation of sessions leads to inefficient time use for our team & therefore lost opportunities for others. This policy is to deter people from preventing those clients who are seeking a coaching session, missing an opportunity to see one of the coaches. All missed sessions will be made up during the term or in the school holiday period. If this cannot be done a credit can be discussed with your coach for the following term. Wet Weather & Heat Policy Communications Where possible your coach will contact you via phone message or email to let you know if your lesson/s will be cancelled due to wet weather or heat policy. If you do not get a call, text or email, please presume the lesson is going ahead as normal. Vida have a policy for all coaches to avoid the use of Mobile Phones while one court coaching where possible to make sure our attention is directed to the current lesson at all times. If you coach does not answer their phone, they are more than likely on court coaching. When the temperature reaches 37 degrees and over at your tennis venue, all coaching sessions will be suspended until the temperature drops. Please be aware the temperature will be taken at the individual venue and your safety is our primary concern. Registration & Fees In order to secure your place for weekly programs, camps or other events, Vida require that you complete a registration form (online or hard copy) in the weeks before the start date and return to us with payment. All Holiday, Tournament, Camp or Event program fees are due before the start of the program/s. All term fees are due within the first 3 weeks of coaching term. Places will not be guaranteed if forms and payment are not received prior to commencement of the term / program. Please indicate on your registration form your preferred times and days (for weekly programs) and we will do our best to meet with your request. If you are following on from a previous term please indicated if you require any changes to your current time. Late Fees Any late payments, more than 30 days past the invoice date, shall attract a late payment penalty fee as set down by the Penalty Interest Act 1983. Parental Involvement Vida supports Tennis Australia’s stance and efforts in helping educate parents on their important role within the child’s sporting journey. The following are some ideas and education that we would like you, the parent, to be aware off. Vida encourage all parents during tennis sessions not to enter the court while your child is having their lesson. This enables both the coach and student/s to concentrate entirely on the lesson, create independence for the child, promote a child’s decision making skills and build the coach – student relationship. As a parent / guardian of a participant in any activity held / run by Vida you agree to try and meet the following requirements in regard to your conduct during any such activity, program or event to the best of your abilities:

  • Treat your child the same irrespective of them winning or losing
  • Remember that your child plays for their enjoyment not yours
  • Try to have fun when you are around your children at competitions and training. Well-directed humour can be a great de-stressor
  • Look relaxed, calm and positive on the sidelines
  • Make friends with other parents at competitions
  • Get involved in appropriate ways if your child or the coach behaves in unacceptable ways during competitions
  • Let the coach do the coaching
  • Understand that children will benefit from a break sometimes and that involvement in other sports is okay
  • Be there when the child performs poorly. Be an understanding listener rather than a critic, judge and/or fixer
  • Be prepared to give your child some space so that he/she can grow and develop as an independent person
  • Let your child know that your love for them is not associated with their sporting performances
  • Communicate with your child and ask them how they are really feeling about their sport and about competing in particular
  • Occasionally let your child compete without you being there and hovering over them
  • Emphasise the good things your child did in preparing for and during the match/tournament
  • Try to avoid:
    • saying “we’re playing today”. Instead say “you’re playing today”
    • Give your child credit for accepting the responsibility of performing
    • Getting too pushy or believe that you are indispensable. Let the coach do the coaching
    • Living through your child’s performances
    • Turning away when your child’s behavior is unsportsmanlike.
    • Telling your child what he/she did wrong after a tough match
    • Making enemies with your child’s opponents or family during a match/tournament
    • Making your child feel guilty by reminding them about all the time, money and sacrifices you are making for his or her sport
    • Thinking of your child’s sporting performances as an investment for which you expect a return
    • Badgering, harassing or using sarcasm to motivate your child
    • Comparing your child’s performances with those of other children
    • Forcing your child to go to training. If they are sick of training find out why and discuss it with them

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