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Be a part of the BNP Paribas Open as one of our amazing Ball Kids! Share the same court with top players and defending champions like Juan Martin Del Potro, Naomi Osaka, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova. Additional benefits include:
Welcome back to all of our returning Ball Kids! We are so glad you are signing up to be part of the 2019 BNP Paribas Open. You already know what to expect and have the skills necessary to be successful. Our goal is to help you improve those skills even more so we can receive high marks from both the ATP and WTA Tours for our ball kid program.
The following are requirements for all returning Ball Kids:
BNP Paribas Open Ball Kids
78-200 Miles Ave.
Indian Wells, CA 92210
All Returning Ball Kids must receive ‘Tournament Ready’ status by participating in one of the following:
Complete Multiple Training Sessions at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden:
* The number of training sessions listed are the minimum necessary. You may need to attend more in order to receive “Tournament Ready” status by a Ball Kid Chairperson.
We strongly recommend choosing early dates to ensure you get all of the training you need. This allows you to sign up for later dates should you need to cancel a session or add additional training. Please watch all Training Videos prior to attending your first training session.
Indian Wells Tennis Garden Training Dates (all times are 2:00pm – 4:30pm):
** Attending Boot Camp does not guarantee ‘Tournament Ready’ status. Ball Kid Chairs will help you schedule additional training sessions should they be required.
Out-of-town Ball Kid Applicants:
*** The number of training sessions listed are the minimum necessary. You may need to attend more in order to receive “Tournament Ready” status by a Ball Kid Chairperson.
Approved Off-Site Training Locations
Off-site training dates are different than Indian Wells. Training dates will be listed on Shiftboard once confirmed.