National Championships

2019 Culford Girls National Championships

The aim of this competition is to provide players with the opportunity to compete for their school and become the best team in the country. The winners of the National Championships win the Aberdare Cup (Girls) and Glanville Cup (Boys). On a bi-annual basis the winners of the National Championships are invited to compete in the ISF World Schools Championships where schools from England and Scotland have recently placed among the very best school tennis teams in the world. 

Entries for the 2021 competition will open 1 December 2020 and close on 13 January 2021.

For all enquiries, please contact 020 8487 7000 or email

Fixtures are played from March through to July. Teams compete in a knockout stage, which leads to a four day national final.

2021 Eligibility, Format and Scoring

  • Players must be in Years 7-13 and born between 1st September 2001 and 31st August 2009 inclusive
  • There are two events to enter; boys and girls. Both events require 4 players with the format being 4 singles and 2 doubles rubbers
  • Each rubber is 2 sets, with a match tiebreak in place of any 3rd set
  • Matches are Grade 6 at the knockout stage and Grade 3 at the Finals
  • All rubber results from the knockout stage will be included for the purposes of LTA Ratings / World Tennis Number

2021 Resources

  • 2021 National Championships Competition Flyer - coming soon...
  • 2021 National Championships Dates & Entry Information - coming soon...
  • 2021 National Championships Rules - coming soon...
  • 2021 Match Scorecard - coming soon...

2021 Draws & Results

  • 2021 National Championships League Stage - will be published in March 2021