Central Region Team Relay

04/10/2021 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Online Entry

Final Decision Date: 17:00 Monday, 27 September

We want to provide as much certainty as possible to players and parents, and we are committed to deliver this event wherever possible. Here are a few important things to note:

  • The event will only proceed if NZ/WLG remains in Alert Level 2 or below by the final decision date
  • The event will NOT proceed if current gathering restrictions (up to 50) are still in place by the final decision date
  • A tournament café will NOT be operating in Alert Level 2
  • Lunch will not be provided for this event, players are advised to bring their own lunch


A relay is a team event, where teams compete in ties, made up of matches in which a match begins at the preceding matches score. Players are assigned to teams to ensure each team is of similar ability.



The event will be open entry to all junior players aged 13 and above, with players entering as individuals not teams. Players will be assigned into division/team based on their ability.

Tie Format and Team Size

The tie format and team size will be composed of the following events: 2x BS, 2x GS, 1x BD, 1x GD, 2x XD. Teams will be made up of 3 boys and 3 girls (wherever possible), which allows for 2 games per player, per tie.

Team Allocation

Following the close of entry, selectors from each association will rank all players in order of ability. Organisers/selectors will then assign players to a team, ensuring each team is of similar ability.

Team Captains

Each team will be nominate 2 captains (1x boy, 1x girl) who will be responsible for submitting their team lists, completing the tie sheet, ensuring players understand what is taking place and equal game opportunities.

Draws & Schedule

Teams will not be seeded as each will be of similar ability. Organisers will create a round robin draw based on the number of teams entered.

Team Nomination

Team Captains will be required to submit their team nomination list at a time advised by organisers. Team Captains must ensure that each player is nominated to play at least one match, unless injured or ill.

Tournament Hotel

Thanks to our accommodation partner, Willis Wellington Hotel is the official tournament hotel offering great rate for your stay for the duration of the North Island U17 Championships 2021. Room including breakfast are only $115/night. Book today using promo code WNBA2021.

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