Massachusetts Junior Gold at Deerfield Junior Gold

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Tournament Dates: 12/27/2017 - 12/29/2017

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Deerfield Academy (Directions)
7 Boyden Lane
Deerfield, MA 01342
Facility Phone: 413-772-0241
Contact (click name to email): Thomas Poor: tpoor43@aol.com
Contact Phone: N/A

Divisions:
  • BU11 Singles (9 Entrants)
  • BU13 Singles (3 Entrants)
  • BU15 Singles (13 Entrants)
  • BU17 Singles (8 Entrants)
  • BU19 Singles (5 Entrants)
  • GU11 Singles (2 Entrants)
  • GU13 Singles (3 Entrants)
  • GU15 Singles (4 Entrants)
  • GU17 Singles (10 Entrants)
  • GU19 Singles (1 Entrants)




Notes:

 

Wednesday December 27 2017, all players need to be available starting at 1:00pm EST. 
Friday December 29 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, December 13, 2017 12:00pm
Cutlist created Wednesday, December 13, 2017 5:00pm
Late Withdrawal penalties apply from: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 12:00pm
Registration Taken Down & Draw Sizes Lock Wednesday, December 20, 2017 12:00pm
Division Start Times Friday, December 22, 2017 5:00pm
Online Draws available Monday, December 25, 2017 5:00pm
Waitlist Management and/or Reseeding until Monday, December 25, 2017 12:00pm

Entry Deadline and Fees 
 
Regular Tournament Entry is until 12/13/17 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $100* 
Late Tournament Entry is after 12/13/17 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $125* 

Registration ends 12/20 at 12:00 PM, NOON EST.
 
*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.

Deerfield Academy
7 Boyden Lane
Deerfield, MA 01342

Deerfield Inn -81 Old Main Street, Deerfield, MA   01342

Distance from squash courts: ~300 yards

Rate: $195 plus taxes - double queen rooms

   Amenities: Breakfast

Phone: 413-774-5587   On-line: www.deerfiledinn.com

Cut-off date: None, but space limited

 

Hampton Inn - 184 Shelburne Road, Greenfield, MA   01301 

Distance from Deerfield: ~15 minutes

Rate: $119 - Double Queen or Single King

   Amenities: Breakfast, Internet, Business office, Indoor pool, Fitness center

Reservations:by phone (413-773-0057) Block Code: Deerfield Gold Squash

                    on-line: http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/G/GFIMAHX-DGS-20171227/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG  Block Code: DGS

Cut-off date: November 27; thereafter on space available basis

 

Red Roof Inn - 9 Greenfield Road, South Deerfield, MA   01373

Distance from Deerfield: ~15 minutes

Rate: $68 plus taxes, double queen rooms

   Amenities: Pet friendly

Block code: B289GOLD17

Phone: 800-733-7663 (preferred) or 413-665-7161

Cut-off date: November 27, thereafter on space available basis

 

Courtyard Marriott - 423 Russell Street. Hadley, MA   01035

Distance from Deerfield: ~25 minutes

Rate: $123 plus taxes, double queen rooms

   Amenities: Internet, no breakfast but Bistro on site

Block code: Derfield Gold Squash

Phone: 413-256-5454

Cut-off date: November 27, thereafter on space available basis

 

Holiday Inn Express - 400 Russell Street, Hadley, MA   01035

Distance from Deerfield: ~25 minutes

Rate: $106 plus taxes, double queen rooms

   Amenities: Internet, breakfast

Block code: Deerfield Gold Squash

Phone: 413-582-0002

Cut-off date: December 27 or until hotel sells out

 

Howard Johnson - 401 Russell Street, Hadley, MA   01035

Distance from Deerfield: ~25 minutes

Rate: $71 plus taxes, 2 double bed rooms

   Amenities: Internet, continental breakfast

Block code: Deerfield Gold Squash

Phone: 413-586-0114

Cut-off date: December 27 or until hotel sells out

 

Econo Lodge - 329 Russell Street, Hadley, MA   01035

Distance from Deerfield: ~25 minutes

Rate: $72 plus taxes, 2 double bed rooms

   Amenities: Internet, continental breakfast, indoor pool

Block code: Deerfield Gold Squash

Phone: 413-582-7077

Cut-off date: December 27 or until hotel sells out