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ISLTA Junior Branch is proud to represent the Illawarra area in the Challenge Cup and Interdistrict competitions.


In the Challenge Cup, ISLTA players are able to compete against the teams from SDTA (Southern Districts Tennis Association) in an annual one-day competition competing for the trophy.


ISLTA has proudly been a part of Interdistrict since 1947 with junior, senior and veteran events in the eight week competition.

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The Challenge Cup is an annual one-day junior event which is played on a Sunday each year between junior teams from our association (ISLTA) and Southern Districts Tennis Association (SDTA - Campbelltown area association.)
This year's Challenge Cup will be held on Sunday TBA.


Girls and boys teams are formed through the division of age groups

(10 and under, 12 and under, 14 and under & 16 and under)

Contact Grahame Ross: 

0423 487 584


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ISLTA Junior Branch is proud to be a part of an annual inter-district competition where teams of different age groups and genders compete against each other. We are particularly pleased that this tournament is going ahead after an absence of two years due to COVID-19.

Players from the Illawarra district (St George and Sutherland Shire) must trial for a position in their age group's team. The team goes on to represent Illawarra by playing against teams from more than 17 Sydney metropolitan associations.

  • Age groups: 10s, 12s, 14s and 16s in both boys’ and girls' teams

  • Ages are as at 30 September 2022

Trial dates for 2022: Sunday 15 and Sunday 22 May
Time: 1pm 
– 3pm

Illawarra Tennis Centre at Rockdale
Registration forms must be submitted to Tracy Charas by Sunday 1 May.
More information

2022 tournament dates:

24 and 31 July and 7, 14, 21 and 28 August
No play on 4 September due to it being Father's Day

Semi-Finals: 11 September    |    Finals: 18 September

Players must be available to play on all dates
Tournament time: 12pm until finish

  • Registration for Interdistrict is free to all players already registered and playing in an ISLTA competition; 

  • Uniforms (T-shirts) will be provided free of charge to all successful players placed into teams;

  • Courts at Rockdale Tennis Club will be available free of charge each week for players to practise on before the tournament begins. Details of the number of hours available will be confirmed nearer the time.

Contact Tracy Charas for more information: 
E: interdistrict@islta.com.au    |    M: 0418 248 396

Interdistrict Overview

Interdistrict Fact Sheet

Illawarra is proud that the name Illawarra Tennis has been engraved on the George McKerihan Shield as the champion association 33 times since 1947.