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What are the standards for tennis lighting?

0 Author 2020-09-18 16:42:30

What are the standards for tennis lighting?

Like football, tennis is also one of the most popular sports, thus tennis court is one of the sports fields. Providing uniform tennis court lights for tennis equipment is very important, and athletes and audiences can enjoy a well-lit venue. The tennis court lighting standards required to illuminate the tennis court vary from entertainment standards to professional levels.

 

The Standard of Competition

The lighting layout of a good tennis court is like air. Its existence is almost hard to forget. On the contrary, when the lighting of the venue is not so professional, it will become like haze, which makes people very disgusting and dizzy. Therefore, the comfort and professionalism of tennis court lighting is self-evident for a tennis court.

The tennis court lighting standards are determined by different organizations according to the level of the game played on the court. These levels are divided into 4 classes: Class 1, Class 2, Class 3 and Class 4.

Class 1

Class 2

Class 3

Class 4

Professional

College

College

High School

International

Tennis Clubs

High School

Tennis Clubs

Training

Residential

Tennis Clubs

Parks & Recreation

Challenge

Parks & Recreation

Residential

College

College

 

Parks & Recreation

 

Class 1: National & Professional Competition

-High-level international / national / professional level - 500 lux

-Top competitive competition with many audiences

-Equipment usually include broadcast tennis matches, such as the US Open, Wimbledon and so on.

 

Class 2: Amateur Competition & Professional Training

-Mid-level tennis court standard - 300 Lux

-Intermediate competition, advanced training, the average viewing distance

-Maybe it include university equipment primarily used for inter-university recreational activities.

 

Class 3: Training & Recreational

-Lower level activities or entertainment – 200 Lux

-Low-level competition, local training, general training, school team activities or recreational activities.

 

Class 4: Recreational Activities

-The lowest level of competition

-The equipment used for entertainment places, such as parks.

 

The Tennis Court Lighting requirement for Professionals

The Tennis Court Lighting requirement for Professionals 

The lighting standards for professional games are required by the Tennis Professional Association (ATP) and are divided into two categories: World Tour and Challenger Tour.

 

1.ATP World Tour Championship: For the tennis court that used for the World Tour Championship, its lighting must be evenly distributed on the pitch, and its minimum light intensity is 100-foot candles (about 1076 lux). For the tennis court used for a TV game, its lowest level lighting candles on average should be around 186 feet (about 2,002 lux).

2.ATP Challenger Tour Championship: For the tennis court used for the Challenger Tour, its lighting must be evenly distributed on the court, and its light intensity should be at least 70-foot candles (about 750 lux).

 

The installation of Light pole: According to ATP regulations, all light poles should be installed so that the light is evenly distributed around the stadium. The installation height should be no less than 40 feet or no less than other stadium lights in the equipment not shown. For example, if other non-performance venues are 60 feet, then all upgraded lamps should also be 60 feet tall.

 

Conclusion

The above is the lighting standard for tennis courts. you can know what illumination will you need directly. And you can contact the Hishine to get the perfect solution of tennis court lights. Can you get a large-scale lighting project? Let us help you find the perfect lighting design for your tennis court!(Learn about tennis court lighting)

 

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