Be a part of the 2020 BNP Paribas Open as one of our amazing Ball Kids! Share the same court with top players like Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka, Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and the 2019 defending champions Dominic Thiem and Bianca Andreescu.
As a 2020 BNP Paribas Open Ball Kid you’ll also receive these benefits:
To qualify you must do one of the following:
If you meet one of the above criteria, please see the information under “Requirements to be 2020 BNP Paribas Open Ball Kid” below.
Don’t meet the requirements yet for the BNP Paribas Open and are at least 10 years old? Register to be a Ball Kid at one of the Oracle Challenger Series events. Gain valuable experience on the courts and qualify for the BNP Paribas Open when you’re 13 years old.
Before applying, please read the 2020 BNP Paribas Open requirements listed below. These requirements apply to both returning Ball Kids and those who have participated in another ATP/WTA sanctioned event.
All Ball Kids must receive ‘Tournament Ready’ status by completing the required Training Sessions at an approved BNP Paribas Open location from the following list:
* 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 1:30pm – 4:30pm except where indicated below):
** Attending Boot Camp does not guarantee ‘Tournament Ready’ status. Ball Kid Chairs will help you schedule additional training sessions should they be required.