Ballarat Scrap Metal and Recyclers Twilight Corporate Cup

History

In 2003, a sub committee of the Mt Prospect District Tennis Association, was formed to organise and run a Twilight Corporate Challenge, involving businesses around Ballarat, who compete in both mens and mixed competitions. Each team comprises 4 players, with matches comprising 4 sets, with each team member playing two sets each match. The 2017.18 draw is available here, with the competition rules available here

 

Competition

The competition is played on a Wednesday night, commencing at 6.00pm and usually concluding at 8.00pm, with bar facilities available and a light tea provided for the players and their families. The competition usually commences late October, breaks for Christmas and January school holidays and concludes late March, with a grand final tea and presentations.

Sponsors

The 17/18 major sponsor is Ballarat Scrap Metal and Recyclers. This is the second of a three year agreement that will see Ballarat Scrap Metal and Recyclers as major sponsor of the Twilight Corporate Cup, know as the Ballarat Scrap Metal and Recyclers Twilight Corporate Cup. We would like to thank Ballarat Scrap Metal and Recyclers for their corporate support and encourage any members who play at the Association to promote Ballarat Scrap Metal and Recyclers for any recycling of scrap metals from industrial, commerical and domestic customers where possible.  

 

Other current sponsors include : Harold St Milk Bar, Murray Water Boring, Fiona Elsey Cancer Research, CeRDI, Tim White Drafting, CBA, Dilmac Media, Eureka Concrete, Trident Group, Powercor, Crowe Horwath, Prowse Perrin & Twomey, Newington Physio, and Next Concept Painting and Design.

Major sponsors have been involved, with Roadcon, for the initial three seasons - 04/05, 05/06 and 06/07, Porter Industries, for the next three seasons - 07/08, 08/09 and 09/10, Eureka Concrete for the following three seasons - 10/11, 11/12 and 12/13, and Trident Group for 13/14, 14/15 and 15/16. We thank these major sponsors who have helped initiate and develop this competition and also all other teams, who have supported this competition, through the sponsorship package.

Results

Porter Plant have won the mixed competition a record 7 times, with Trident Group being successful 6 times in the mens competition. 
 
In the mens competition, the following businesses have been premiers :-

  • 04/05 - Gull and Co Real Estate
  • 05/06 - Gull and Co Real Estate
  • 06/07 - Ballarat Agricultural
  • 07/08 - Rokk 66
  • 08/09 - Trident Group
  • 09/10 - Trident Group
  • 10/11 - Trident Group
  • 11/12 - Trident Group
  • 12/13 - Trident Group
  • 13/14 - Trident Group
  • 14/15 - Eureka Concrete
  • 15/16 - Next Concept Painting and Design
  • 16/17 - Commonwealth Bank

In the mixed competition, the following businesses have been premiers :-

  • 04/05 - Porter Plant
  • 05/06 - Porter Plant
  • 06/07 - Porter Plant
  • 07/08 - Porter Plant
  • 08/09 - Porter Plant
  • 09/10 - Porter Plant
  • 10/11 - Roche Bricklaying
  • 11/12 - WHK
  • 12/13 - Porter Plant
  • 13/14 - Newington Physiotherapy 
  • 14/15 - Tim White Drafting & Design
  • 15/16 - Haras des Trotteurs
  • 16/17 - Ray White Real Estate

The teams involved in the competition for this season are :-

  • Mixed - Crowe Horwath, Harold St Milk Bar, Murray Water Boring, Fiona Elsey Cancer Research, CeRDI, Ray White Real Estate, RACV Goldfields Resort and PPT Accounting. 
  • Mens - Ballarat Scrap Metal and Recyclers, Commonwealth Bank, Next Concept Painting, PBSA, Driscoll Joinery, Tim White Drafting, Creswick and District Community Bank, and Westlab.