Jumbo Tennis 7’s

Jumbo Tennis 7’s – October 13th 2017 – Saxton Stadium (indoors)

Jumbo Tennis is a fun tournament playing Tennis with over-sized racquets, ordinary Tennis balls, to table tennis rules, for 7 minutes a game.
Come in your team uniform as you would to the Rugby 7’s.
And enjoy the event.

Download the Jumbo Tennis Flyer for information about the event.

WHAT IS JUMBO TENNIS?:
Jumbo Tennis is a fundraising event, run by our Rotary Club to provide funding to Community Organisations.  This year we are involving the St John Volunteers as well as our Rotary International Foundation, and club activities.
Entry gives you four paid, fed, and hydrated players who make up two doubles teams.  You can bring other players and spectators who will pay for food and drink.
Games are scheduled to start at 3 p.m., on the five netball courts inside Saxton Stadium.  Each game lasts for 7 minutes, with golden point if necessary.  The Round Robin gives plenty of games.  We will then have a time for any grudge matches before we progress into the Quarter, Semi and Plate and Cup Finals.  The evening should finish up with prizegiving around 7:30 p.m.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?:
The cost is $575 for four players and includes refreshments and food.

HOW TO ENTER:
Email JumboTennis@Rotary9970.org.nz with your interest – you will be contacted to provide billing email, name of team(s), etc.

WHAT IF WE CAN’T GET FOUR PLAYERS?:
No problem, smaller teams will be catered for – $300 for two players, $175 for one player.

SPECTATORS:
Spectators, or indeed reserve players, are very welcome, but for catering, we will need to know how many approximately you will have along to support your team.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:
We are looking for sponsors of all aspects of the event.
If you could supply us with some ‘goodies’ to go into the players bags, or prizes for a team, or a raffle prize, that would be magnificent.
Also, sponsors for advertising, signwriting, food, drink, prizes, etc etc are needed.  The more that we can get supplied the better.
We thank the following sponsors for their support: BOWATER HONDA

CONTACT US:
Please call 027 445 9191 for Murray, or 021 678 410 for Shellz for information.

 

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Grant Kerr, Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive, will be the speaker at Nelson West’s 2017 ‘Black Tie Dinner’, our annual charity dinner and auction, to be held on Wednesday 8 November at Trailways. This year’s event will benefit the Nelson Tasman Hospice and the Rotary Foundation.

Grant will talk about “Corporates – What drives them & Why Nelson?” Grant took up his role at the chamber  in February 2017. He has extensive business experience in a range of Industries including three years as Head of Jetstar NZ and was General Manager of Air Nelson and Eagle Airways with Air New Zealand.

If you’d like to support our local hospice, or help the Rotary Foundation eradicate polio, or just enjoy a fun evening for a good cause, please join us!

Tickets are $50. Contact Christine Tzanetis email: BTD@Rotary9970.org.nz. For further details, check here: Black Tie Invite 2017

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