2019 Membership, Summer & 1st Season Fixtures Application Form

THE MEMBERSHIP AND FIXTURES APPLICATION FORM CAN BE DOWNOLADED  HERE.  

Fixtures applicants should check the Team Selection Policy here.

APPLY AND PAY ON-LINE.

Your details
Phone numbers
Semester postal address
Vacation postal address
Only complete if different to semester address
Are you currently or recently registered with Tennis Australia in Queensland or any other State?
Club membership class criteria
Membership is open to everyone. This question helps us work out your class of membership ("Ordinary Member", "Associate Member" or "Junior Member" if you are under 18).
UQ Student
full-time or part-time, internal or external, undergraduate or postgraduate
e.g. BA, BEcon, BEd, BSc, BE(Hons), MSc, PhD, DipSc, GCBus, GDipMolBiol
Graduate of UQ
e.g. Bachelor of Science, 2003
Study Abroad Student or Exchange Student or Short-Term Study Student
Study Abroad and Exchange Students are enrolled at another institution and receive credit at that institution for studies completed at UQ.
Non-Award courses offered by UQ-affiliated organisations
UQ Staff
Club Membership Fee

Membership gives you cheaper rates for our programs. Membership also includes automatic free registration with Tennis Queensland. Players are covered by Tennis Queensland's Sports Injury Insurance.

If you are enrolling for Fixtures
e.g. you may have already paid with an earlier application.
Fixtures is teams-based competition where you play for the UQ Tennis Club.
Tennis standard
International Tennis Number
The ITF’s International Tennis Number (ITN) provides a common terminology for all players to compare standards across all competitions and throughout the World. Ratings range from ITN 1 (National/International ranking) to ITN 10.3 (learning basic skills). The majority of Fixture players fall in the range ITN 4 to ITN 8. Find out more about the International Tennis Number (ITN) (opens in new window).
2019 Summer & First Season Fixtures
You must be a member of the UQ Tennis Club for 2019.
Fee covers all registration, court hire and ball costs for the season. This is a fixed fee per person irrespective of the number of players in the team and the number of matches played during the season.
'UQTC' - UQ Tennis Club - all matches at the UQ Sport Tennis Centre
'BNTA' - Brisbane Night Tennis Association - matches played throughout Brisbane (for grades with many UQ teams, many 'away' matches will be at the UQ Sport Tennis Centre).

Quotas apply for all competitions. Some competitions may fill up before the designated closing date for entries.
† Number of people who play in a match. There will be more people than this in the team. A roster will apply.
# Number of people usually allocated to a team. See ‘Team Selection Policies’ (opens in new window).

Don't know which division to choose?

All new members must come to a Grading Session. At the Grading Session we will work out which division to put you in. Details on when the Grading Sessions are held will be displayed on the the next page. 

% of matches
Please list the other members of your team. Note that requests cannot always be granted and are only considered if the other player has lodged an entry & fees and also asked to play with you. If you don't have a team we will place you in a team.
UQ
If you can't be placed in your first choice competition, your instructions here will be followed without contacting you again to re-check. If the season fee for your alternative competition is higher than the for your first preference, you will be required to pay the balance (if lower, a refund will apply).
List alternate competition(s) in order of preference.

Declaration

If this application is accepted, I agree to be bound by the rules & regulations of The University of Queensland Tennis Club Inc. (Club), UQ Sport Ltd (including the UQ Sport Affiliated Club Participant Waiver), Tennis Queensland (TQ) & Tennis Australia (TA) and, if applicable, the Brisbane Night Tennis Association Inc. (BNTA). In particular, I understand the Team Selection Policies and agree to be bound by the decisions of the relevant grading committees with respect to grades, team composition and home court allocations and to act as team captain if appointed. I accept the conditions that the Season Fixture Fee is a fixed fee per person irrespective of the number of players in the team and the number of matchers played during the season and that I am not entitled to any refund of fees from this Club once I have been registered in a team. I understand that the information about how the Club uses and stores my personal details is available in the Club's Privacy Policy which can be viewed at https://www.uqtc.org.au/privacy-policy and that, in accordance with this policy, my personal details may be supplied to UQ Sport Ltd, BNTA, TQ & TA and my e-mail or postal address may be used by the Club, UQ Sport Ltd, BNTA, TQ & TA to provide me with information about Tennis and sport related matters and the Club's sponsors. I also agree that my phone contact details may be listed in Draws published on the Internet and posted on Club notice boards if I am appointed team captain and that, unless I provide written instructions to the contrary this season, my name and contact phone numbers may be provided on the Teams Lists supplied to other Club members. I also agree to allow the Club to have photographs, motion pictures and videotapes taken of me during social and tennis activities at the Club and assign to the Club the right in perpetuity to use such material an any way without any remuneration (including, but not limited to, publishing in newsletters and on websites and social media). If applying to play Fixtures, I understand that I am making a commitment for an entire season.

Declaration

If this application is accepted, I agree to be bound by the rules & regulations of The University of Queensland Tennis Club Inc. (Club), UQ Sport Ltd (including the UQ Sport Affiliated Club Participant Waiver), Tennis Queensland (TQ) & Tennis Australia (TA) and, if applicable, the Brisbane Night Tennis Association Inc. (BNTA). I understand that the information about how the Club uses and stores my personal details is available in the Club's Privacy Policy which can be viewed at https://www.uqtc.org.au/privacy-policy and that, in accordance with this policy, my personal details may be supplied to UQ Sport Ltd, BNTA, TQ & TA and my e-mail or postal address may be used by the Club, UQ Sport Ltd, BNTA, TQ & TA to provide me with information about Tennis and sport related matters and the Club's sponsors. I also agree to allow the Club to have photographs, motion pictures and videotapes taken of me during social and tennis activities at the Club and assign to the Club the right in perpetuity to use such material an any way without any remuneration (including, but not limited to, publishing in newsletters and on websites and social media).

UQ Sport Participant Waiver

This Agreement is between:
UQ Sport Limited ACN 135 537 183 of Building 25, Union Road, St Lucia QLD 4067 ("UQ Sport")
The University of Queensland Tennis Club Inc., of PO Box 6005, St Lucia, Qld 4067 ("Club")
Me ("Participant")

In consideration for UQ Sport and the Club permitting the Participant to take part in activities organised by UQ Sport and/or the Club (the “Activities”), or to use facilities and equipment owned or operated by UQ Sport and/or the Club, the Participant agrees with UQ Sport and the Club as set out below.

  1. The Participant acknowledges that the Activities involve physical exertion and physical risk and could result in the Participant’s (or another party’s) death, physical injury, mental injury or other impairment.
  2. To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Participant voluntarily agrees to take part in the Activities at the Participant’s risk.
  3. The Participant understands that the Participant may at any time refuse to take part in an Activity.
  4. The Participant warrants to UQ Sport and the Club that the Participant has informed UQ Sport and the Club in writing of the
    existence of any medical condition or impairment that may affect the Participant’s ability to safely take part in the Activities. The Participant must inform UQ Sport and the Club in writing if any such medical condition develops during the term of this Agreement.
  5. The Participant acknowledges and agrees that neither UQ Sport, the Club or their employees, agents or contractors will be responsible for (and the Participant forever releases UQ Sport and the Club from, holds them harmless and waives all rights in respect of) any loss or damage caused to the Participant or any other party in connection with the Activities in the nature of:
    1. death or physical or mental injury;
    2. the contraction, aggravation or acceleration of a disease; or
    3. the coming into existence, aggravation, acceleration or recurrence of any other condition, circumstance, occurrence,
      activity, form of behaviour, course of conduct or state of affairs that may be harmful to the Participant or the
      community or may result in harm or disadvantage to the Participant or the community, except where that loss or damage is caused by the reckless conduct of UQ Sport or the Club.
  6. For the avoidance of doubt, UQ Sport, The University of Queensland and/or the Club and their employees, agents and contractors will not be liable for any loss or damage of a kind described in clauses 5(a) to (c) above which is caused by their negligent conduct, unless that conduct is also reckless conduct.
  7. For the purposes of this Agreement, conduct of a party is “reckless conduct” if the party is aware, or should reasonably have been aware, of a significant risk that the conduct could result in personal injury to another person and the party engages in the conduct despite the risk and without adequate justification.
  8. Where UQ Sport or the Club provides equipment for the use of the Participant or others taking part in the Activities, the Participant agrees that neither UQ Sport or the Club will be liable to the Participant for any loss or damage caused by the use or misuse of that equipment, except where UQ Sport or the Club is in breach of a statutory guarantee granted to the Participant under Part 3-2 of the Australian Consumer Law (Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)) or the liability cannot otherwise be excluded or limited by law.
  9. The Participant indemnifies UQ Sport and the Club and agrees to keep them indemnified in respect of any loss or damage suffered or incurred by either or both of them as a result of the Participant taking part in the Activities, except to the extent that UQ Sport or the Club (or both of them) are liable for that loss or damage under this Agreement.
  10. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to exclude or limit the Participant’s rights under any law that cannot be excluded or limited and this Agreement is to be read and construed accordingly.