Roll with the best next year and become a ballkid.

Applications for the AusOpen 2019 are open now and close on 1 March 2018. Are you up for the challenge?

What does a ballkid do?
Ballkids play an integral role in ensuring that tennis tournaments run smoothly. Throughout the Australian Open series, each ballkid is a focal part of every game, be it at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne or at the Brisbane International, Hobart International or the Sydney International.

Who can be a ballkid?
Ballkids are aged between 12 and 15 years depending on the tournament age restrictions.

How do I apply?
You can register by completing the form on the link below. By registering for the Ballkid Program you are indicating that you would like to be considered to participate in the Australian Open, Australian Open Series and Pro Tour Events across Australia.

Please note that trials and training sessions for the Australian Open are held in Victoria; applicants will be required to attend events in Victoria if they wish to be considered for the Australian Open. Applications for Australian Open 2019 will be open from 31 July 2017 until 1 March 2018. Applicants must be aged between 12 to 15 years on the 1st of January 2019 in order to be considered eligible for this event.



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