Monday, December 28, 2015

Roger Federer To Headline Suncorp Kids Tennis Day With At Sunset And Nickelodeon Favourites

Original Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand Press Release, via the Nickelodeon Australia Press Office:


Suncorp Kids Tennis Day returns to Brisbane International at the Queensland Tennis Centre on Sunday, 3 January 2016 with appearances by ROGER FEDERER and some of the world's best tennis players, performances by Aussie pop sensation AT SUNSET and live shows from Nickelodeon character favourites.

From 9am – 1pm, kids can meet their favourite Nickelodeon stars including SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and in a world-first – experience the PAW Patrol live show and meet the characters. From 11am, the Pat Rafter Arena Spectacular will bring together players and Nickelodeon characters for some tennis fun, with an epic live performance by AT SUNSET, who will debut their brand new single, Kiss Me.

"We love the summer of tennis and are super excited to perform our brand new single for the first time ever to Brisbane families! We're huge tennis and Nickelodeon fans, so can't wait to share the stage with some of our favourite stars – bring on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," said Harrison Kantarias from At Sunset.

Suncorp Kids Tennis Day is an event that brings kids and families together to celebrate and share in the excitement of the Brisbane International tournament, taking place 3 – 10 January 2016. Throughout the day, kids will have the chance to play ANZ Tennis Hot Shots with qualified coaches and watch players practice ahead of the Brisbane International.

Tickets are selling fast via Ticketek. Kids under the age of 16 are FREE with a full paying adult. Suncorp Kids Tennis Day runs from 9am to 1pm on Sunday, 3 January at the Queensland Tennis Centre.

Nickelodeon will also launch an All Stars Tennis App to coincide with the Australian Open events. Kids will be able to test their tennis skills against characters such as SpongeBob SquarePants and climb the All Stars Tennis ranks from Rookie to World Champion. The app will be available to download on iOS and Android.

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For the complete list of Kids Tennis Days in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne and to purchase tickets, visit:


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About ANZ Tennis Hot Shots: ANZ Tennis Hot Shots is Tennis Australia's official development program for primary school aged students. It gives children the opportunity to learn to play the sport using low compression red, orange and green tennis balls, smaller racquets and courts to help promote an immediate sense of fun and achievement.

About Nickelodeon Networks: Nickelodeon, now in its 36th year globally and 20th year in Australia, is a globally recognised and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brand for kids and family. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes both locally produced and global television programming plus consumer products, digital applications, theme parks, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. channels air 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are seen in over 2.3 million households via Foxtel (Channel 701) and Fetch TV (Channel 146). Outside of the United States, Nickelodeon is a part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

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