Australian Junior Squash Open 2015

Event Date

3/04/2015 - 6/04/2015

Draws

Results available, click here!

Draws are Final - (as at 12 noon 02042015) Changes were made in BU13, BU19 & GU17.

All players should check to confirm their entry into the AJO 2015 Click here

Competitor Letter, click here!

Please Note: ALL PLAYERS MUST HAVE A
WSF SPIN NUMBER AT TIME OF ENTRY
Click here to first obtain your SPIN number
(Cost 10 pounds)

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Location

Willoughby Squash Club
Cnr Willoughby Rd & Small St
Willoughby NSW 2068

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AJO Accommodation 2015
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Tournament Information - Regulations

Boys + Girls under 19 / 17 / 15 / 13 & 11 Championships (Players may only enter one event).  

All categories will be run on a MONRAD DRAW basis with each player being guaranteed at least 3 matches - we will be playing out all monrad draws fully wherever possible.  ALL players are required to play ALL scheduled matches.  If you are unable / unwilling to comply with this regulation you should NOT enter the tournament.  All matches will be played as best of 5 games. 

All matches will be played PAR (point a rally) to 11. Should the score reach 10 all a player needs to win by 2 clear points.

ELIGIBILITY
Any player shall be entitled to enter providing:
A).   That he / she is under the appropriate age on 6th April 2015 (last day of tournament).                                                         
B).   Australian Competitors are current player members of State & Territory Squash Associations for 2014/2015.
C).   Their entry is endorsed and forwarded by their National Governing Body.

ENTRY
All players will be guaranteed at least three matches.  The size of the draw may be restricted. Any player not selected will be placed on a reserve list, unless otherwise stated on the entry form.   In the event of a seeded player withdrawing from the event prior to 12noon on the day immediately before the first match of the event is scheduled for play, the Tournament Administrators in consultation with National Selectors, will fill the vacancy by moving the players in accordance with the method originally used to establish the draw - i.e. redraw.  The right is reserved to reschedule matches at any time.

TOURNAMENT ORGANISING GROUP
Trevor Smith – Chair, National Development Manager, Squash Australia;
Dawn Moggach – Host State Executive Representative, NSW Squash;
Kaye Reeves – Tournament Director, Squash Australia;
John Small
– Tournament Referee, Squash Australia.

TOURNAMENT VOLUNTEERS 
Melissa Prentice - Tournament Desk Coordinator

TOURNAMENT REFEREES
Russell Weatherburn
Neil Butler
Mark Treloar
Luke Jamieson
Mark Mason
Dawn Moggach

ENTRIES

 

All players MUST enter through Squash Australia: Completed entry forms should be emailed to development@squash.org.au

Sports Development Division, Squash Australia, Office 9 Sports House, 150 Caxton Street, Milton, Queensland. 4210.

Entries and payments must be received by 17:00 hrs. on Friday 27 February 2015.

Telephone entries will NOT be accepted.  Squash Australia cannot be held responsible for entries lost in the post or sent by fax.  If you require an acknowledgement of entry please contact Squash Australia.  We will attempt to email confirmation to those with email addresses.  The entry fee / package MUST be paid at the time of entry via transfer into the following Squash Australia account:

Bank:                                      Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Cnr McCullough & Main roads, Sunnybank QLD, 4109
BSB number:                        064-162
Account Number:                1012 9098
Account Name:                    Squash Australia Ltd
Description:                          AJO Entry (please ensure this is in the description box along with name of player)

Please note that the payee must pay all bank charges.

Payment can also be made via cheques which should be made payable to “Squash Australia” and must be drawn on an Australian clearing bank and should be in Australian (AUD) currency.

All players MUST enter through their National Governing Body

PLAYER PACKAGE

Entry fee without package is $65 (The Fee does not include international bank fees).

The entry/package fee must be paid by bank transfer (net of bank charges) by 27 February 2015.

Important:            Transport is not provided.

In line with Squash Australia policy fee reimbursement will be on the following basis:

  • Withdrawal up to 28 days prior to the start of the event – full refund (less bank charges).
  • Withdrawal 7- 28 days prior to the start of the event – 50% refund (less bank charges).
  • Withdrawal 6 or less days prior to the start of the event – no refund.

All player package payments must be paid to the Squash Australia in one transaction

SEEDING
Squash Australia will complete seedings with the assistance of Squash Australia National Selectors.

SCHEDULE OF PLAY
Seedings and playing time of the first matches will be provided after the closing date. The draw will be displayed on www.squash.org.au in accordance with Squash Australia’s Tournament & National Junior Squash Policy Regulations.

CODE OF CONDUCT
All competitors denote their agreement to abide by the Squash Australia Code of Conduct and Regulations/Guidelines by entering the tournament.  Parents must refrain from interference in matches.  Any complaints should be addressed formally to the tournament desk.

ANTI DOPING
By entering the Tournament you agree to abide by the Rules and Regulations governing the Championship and declare that you are aware of the Anti-Doping regulations and procedures as set out by Squash Australia and in Section E and Appendix G of the WSF World Championship Regulations.  You accept that you may be dope tested under these regulations at any stage of the Championship and will be subject to the penalties set out in the World Championship Regulations if the test(s) prove positive.  This declaration also covers participation in Plate events as applicable to this Championship.

CLOTHING          
Players must wear clothing suitable for squash.  All players must wear approved eyewear. 

TOURNAMENT BALL
The official Squash Australia ball, the Dunlop Pro will be used for this tournament.

PLAYER WITHDRAWAL
Withdrawal from the tournament must be notified to Squash Australia as soon as possible by telephone or fax with a valid reason. The reason for withdrawal should then be confirmed in writing to Squash Australia within 7 days and in the event of illness or injury, should be accompanied by a letter of explanation from a parent or coach or a medical certificate.

Non-arrivals who do not notify Squash Australia will NOT be allowed to enter the 2016 Australian Junior Open.

REFEREES
All players must be prepared to assist with the marking and / or refereeing of matches if required.

TROPHIES
The (Under 19) trophy for boys/girls is held permanently in the Squash Australia Office.

Finalist, Runner-Up and Third placing will receive a trophy.

EYE PROTECTION
It is a mandatory requirement of the Tournament that all players wear eye protectors that have met one of the National Safety Standards for Squash, available from the following Countries:

GB - BS7930:1                                                                                     USA - ASTM F803                                                                        
Canada - CSA P400                                                                           Aust/NZ - A/NZ 4066

These eye protectors must be worn properly over the eyes at all times when on court. It is the responsibility of the player to ensure that their eye protector complies with the Regulation. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

The eye protectors that have met one or more of the above National Safety Standards are listed on the WSF website www.worldsquash.org

GENERAL
Results will be updated regularly on www.squash.org.au 

FINALLY
The event complies with the WSF Junior Circuit Guidelines, a copy of which is available on www.worldsquash.org - all relevant people should make sure (including coaches, managers and players) are aware of the guidelines and their requirements.

The decision of the Tournament Organizing Group will be final in all matters.

Squash Australia reserves the right to alter the above regulations at any time.

CONTACT
Trevor Smith
National Development Manager
Squash Australia
Tel 07 3367 3200
Fax 07 3367 3320

Email: development@squash.org.au  

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