Groton Junior Gold Junior Gold


Tournament Dates: 11/24/2017 - 11/26/2017

US Squash members can track the action during the event with the Live Scoreboard.
Live Scoreboard
Groton School
Farmers Row
Groton, MA 01450
Facility Phone: 978-448-3362
Contact (click name to email): Thomas Poor: tpoor43@aol.com
Contact Phone: N/A

Divisions:
  • BU11 Singles (17 Entrants)
  • BU13 Singles (27 Entrants)
  • BU15 Singles (32 Entrants)
  • BU17 Singles (32 Entrants)
  • BU19 Singles (27 Entrants)
  • GU11 Singles (9 Entrants)
  • GU13 Singles (15 Entrants)
  • GU15 Singles (13 Entrants)
  • GU17 Singles (28 Entrants)
  • GU19 Singles (6 Entrants)




Notes:

 

11.17.2017

Division start times released (earliest possible start time)

BU11 Friday Nov 24, 4:00pm
BU13 Friday Nov 24, 4:30pm
BU15 Friday Nov 24, 5:30pm 
BU17 Friday Nov 24, 6:30pm
BU19 Friday Nov 24, 7:25pm
GU11 Friday Nov 24, 4:00pm
GU13 Saturday Nov 25, 8:30am
GU15 Saturday Nov 25, 9:00am
GU17 Saturday Nov 25, 10:10am
GU19 Saturday Nov 25, 12:05pm 

Friday November 24 2017, all players need to be available starting at 1:00pm EST. 
Sunday November 26 2017, all players need to be available until 4:00pm EST.

Unfortunately, due to the size and logistical constraints of running this tournament, US Squash cannot accommodate any scheduling requests.

Tournament Timeline

Registration Deadline Wednesday, November 8, 2017 12:00pm
Cutlist created Wednesday, November 8, 2017 5:00pm
Late Withdrawal penalties apply from: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:00pm
Registration Taken Down & Draw Sizes Lock Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:00pm
Division Start Times Friday, November 17, 2017 5:00pm
Online Draws available Wednesday, November 22, 2017 5:00pm
Waitlist Management and/or Reseeding until Thursday, November 23, 2017 12:00pm

Entry Deadline and Fees 
 
Regular Tournament Entry is until 11/8/17 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $100* 
Late Tournament Entry is after 11/8/17 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $125* 
 
*Includes a non-refundable $10 processing charge per entrant. 
 
Policies 

  • NO REFUNDS will be issued to players who withdraw from the main draw after the regular entry deadline. 
  • Players who remain on the waitlist and do not gain entry into their division will automatically receive a refund for their entry fee less the $10 processing fee within 1-2 weeks after the completion of the tournament. 
  • All players MUST be current US Squash members. 
  • Players may only enter one division. 
  • Please read through the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines for all policies governing Junior Accredited Tournaments. 
  • All players who withdraw after 12:00pm, NOON EST on the Wednesday 1.5 weeks before the start of the tournament will receive a ranking penalty as described in the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines

 

Timeline and Qualification 

  • The cut list will be created within 48 hours of the regular entry deadline. 
  • Division sizes will lock on the Wednesday 1.5 weeks before the start of the tournament. Once division sizes lock, division sizes will not increase in size even if the division is not at capacity. 
  • All players who sign up after the regular entry deadline are considered late entries. These players should assume that they are on the waitlist unless they have been told otherwise by the Tournament Director.

Accreditation 

  • This tournament is accredited by US Squash. 
  • All US Squash Accredited Tournaments must abide by the policies outlined here

 

Code of Conduct 

  • All Players, Parents, Coaches, and Spectators must abide by the US Squash Code of Conduct
  • All Players, Parents, Coaches, and Spectators should review the Rules of the Road for tips and tricks on how to manage common scenarios that may occur at tournaments. 

 

Protective Eyewear 

  • All players and attendees must comply with the US Squash Eyewear Policy, which requires that eyewear meet ASTM-F803 standards at all times during accredited play. 

 

Cut List 

  • All age divisions are open to the highest ranked 32 eligible players who enter per division. If less than 32 players enter per division, any eligible player will be accepted. If there are more than 32 players in any division, players will be placed on a waitlist based on their ranking and will only be granted entry if a playing position becomes available. 
  • NOTE: In divisions with waitlisted players, the 30 highest ranked eligible players will gain entry into the tournament. The remaining two players to be admitted into the event will be notified within 48 hours of the release of the Cut List. This is to allow a grace period for any potential registration errors. 

 

Seeding 

  • Tournament seeding is based off of the rankings calculation that occurs on the Wednesday 1.5 weeks before the start of the tournament. Players will be seeded in accordance with the Seeding Guidelines

 

Division and Player Start Times 

  • Division Start Times indicate the earliest possible match time a player can expect to play within their division.  
  • Player Start Times indicate the first match time for each player. 
  • Both Division and Player Start Times will be released in accordance with the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines

 

How to Withdraw or Change Divisions in a Junior Bronze, Silver, Gold, JCT, or National Championship Tournament  

  

If a player wants to either withdraw from a tournament or request to change divisions, follow the directions outlined below:  

  1. Log in to your account.  
  2. Go to the “tournaments” tab on your player profile.  
  3. Click on “Withdraw/Change Division” next to the tournament you would like either withdraw from or request a division change.  
  4. Select “Request Change Division” or “Request Withdraw/Refund”  
  5. If selecting “Request Change Division,” select the division you would like to change to and click “Submit.”  
  6. If selecting “Request Withdraw/Refund” read all US Squash policies and check the “Yes, I wish to withdraw” box and click “Submit.”  
  7. Once you submit your request, you will receive an email that states that your request has been sent to the Tournament Director.  If you have not received an email indicating that your request has been processed within 48 hours, please follow up with the tournament director.  

  

All of the Withdraw and Change Division Policies can be found by clicking here.

Groton School
282 Farmers Row
Grotn, MA 01450

Springhill Suites (Marriott) - 31 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA   01434  

   Distance from Groton: 5 miles

 

Rate $139 plus taxes: 15 King Bed with pullout sofa   

Rate $139 plus taxes: 15 Double Queen beds 

 

   Amenities: free breakfast & internet, fitness center

 

   Block code: Groton Gold Squash

 

   Phone: 978-772-3030

 

   Book your group rate for Groton Gold Squash

 

 

 

   Cut-Off date: November 3; thereafter on space available basis

 

 

 

 

Hilton Garden Inn - 59 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA   01434  

   Distance from Groton: 5 miles

 

   Rate: $139 plus taxes (20 double queen beds)

 

  Amenities: free internet, indoor pool, fitness center, restaurant

   Block code: Groton Gold

 

   Phone: 978-772-0600

 

   Book your room:http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/O/ORHDCGI-GGS-20171124/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

 

   Cut-Off date: November 3; thereafter on space available basis