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Sound Tennis Sussex is part of the East Sussex Association of Blind and Partially sighted people

Regd Charity no 209535

2019 Brighton Tournament

Participation details

Venue Info

VI regional tournament - Brighton
1-2 June 2019
Particpant's information


The competition will take place on the weekend of 1-2 June at Virgin Active in Falmer. Click here for more details about the venue and how to get there.


This page will allow players and volunteers to find vital information about the competition. If you need to know any other details please contact Paul Gillett at Sound Tennis Sussex or contact Sophie Hall at the LTA


Please note - Entries are now closed


Click here to go to LTA Website for entries

Please check that you have a current BBS sight classification

Website for details about sight classification and to download a form

Please use the LTA link above to enter.  Please remember that you need to log into your British Tennis Membership (BTM) account to enter.  If you have forgotten your username or password donít worry, either use the website to re-set it or contact Sophie Hall at the LTA who will arrange for it to be re-set. 

If you donít have a BTM account please let her know & she can help you sign up. 


Website to sign up for British Tennis Membership


Membership is free but you will need to identify a registered venue where you usually play


Acceptance lists will be published after the entry deadline.  Players need to play in at least one regional tournament to qualify for the National Championships.

Please note - We will endeavour to accommodate all entries, shortening games if necessary but have a recommended cap which may require us to close entries at an earlier date



Please aim to arrive in plenty of time for first matches, a registration room will be set up and you will be directed there on arrival


Meet and greets can be available subject to demand from bus and/or train, details will be provided nearer the date

See Venue page for any specific details for this years tournament


Lunches & other catering

The cost of entry for players will be £25 to include a subsidised packed lunch, details of sandwich and any options were sent on 8th May 2019 if you have not yet received the form please contact us 


There are 2 water coolers on site, there is also a cafe/bar where you can buy drinks and snacks throughout the day, please bring your own water bottles. We will also have a small selection of snacks available in the tennis hub next to registration


Tournament Meal

We are planning once again to go to Donatello's a popular Italian restaurant in Brighton's lanes on Saturday evening at  7.30pm for 8pm, all players, volunteers and officials welcome. It would be very helpful to have an idea of numbers for reserving seats, website and menu



Photography & Video

We will have a photographer for the weekend and filming may also take place at the event, your registration will be taken as consent but please let us know if you would prefer not to be photographed.


Please note Virgin Active is a public venue and we do not therefore have exclusive access over the weekend, please therefore be careful with taking photographs and videos if you intend publishing these on social media,


Clothing and Footwear

Players should wear white tops during matches

Volunteers will be issued with Red T Shirts

The Venue manager has requested that players, volunteers and everyone else on court wear suitable shoes such as trainers for the carpet courts  


Emergency contact

Please can we encourage players and volunteers to carry emergency contact details including detail of essential medication, if you wish for us to hold the details during the event you may do so when booking or at registration.


Data Protection

We will not pass on any information you provide to third parties or use it for marketing or fundraising purposes

We will make best endeavours to ensure that your data is kept secure and only seen by those who need access for the purpose of organising the tournament