2014 U.S. Junior Squash Championships (Closed) U.S. Championship


Tournament Dates: 03/14/2014 - 03/16/2014

US Squash members can track the action during the event with the Live Scoreboard.
Live Scoreboard
Princeton University - Jadwin
Box 71
Princeton, NJ
Facility Phone:
Contact (click name to email): Tournament Director: tournaments@ussquash.com
Contact Phone: N/A

Divisions: Check Starting Times




Notes:

Tournament Hotlines

Princeton: 646-389-0452

Lawrenceville: 646-389-0459

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WILLIAM T. KETCHAM JR. AWARD - MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
The William T. Ketcham, Jr. Award for Most Improved Player of the year is to recognize that player who has demonstrated complete dedication to the sport by significantly raising the level of their game.  The Boy and Girl in each division that displayed the largest jump in rankings from the beginning of April 2013 (4/2/13) to the end of February 2014 (2/26/14) and also qualified and competed in the 2014 U.S. Junior Squash Championships (Closed) will receive the William T. Ketcham Jr. Award for the most improved player.  This years recipients are listed below. 

Congratulations to these players and we look forward to honoring you on court on Saturday evening at 7:00pm on court 1 at the Jadwin courts at Princeton!  

Boys' Under 11 - Varun Kandula (improved 102 positions)
Boys' Under 13 - Thomas Fournaris (improved 58 positions)
Boys' Under 15 - Pavan Nagaraj (improved 93 positions)
Boys' Under 17 - Jack Bell (improved 90 positions)
Boys' Under 19 - Sam Epley (improved  84 positions)


Girls' Under 11 - Christa Kay (improved 37 positions)
Girls' Under 13 - Caroline Pellegrino (improved 66 positions)
Girls' Under 15 - Emma Mactaggart (improved  42 positions)
Girls' Under 17 - Angela Luo (improved 51 positions)
Girls' Under 19 - Isabel Hirshberg (improved  27 positions)

 

Past award recipients can be viewed by clicking here. 

 

AWARD CEREMONY AND DEROY SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD SATURDAY  
The DeRoy Junior Sportsmanship Award is awarded to one female and one male high school senior who display exemplary on and off court behavior while competing at a high level of squash.

This year, the award ceremony for the Deroy Sportsmanship Award and the ten William T. Ketcham Jr. Most Improved Award Winners will be presented Saturday evening at 7:00pm EST at the Princeton Courts.  More information will be available about this ceremony shortly and we encourage all participants to attend.

 

Past award recipients can be viewed by clicking here


PRACTICE COURTS
Princeton

Practice Courts are available at Princeton on a first-come-first-serve basis on Thursday afternoon.  All courts will be available for use from 4:00pm - 6:45pm.  Only courts 7 - 10 will be available for use from 6:45pm to close. 

Lawrenceville

Practice Courts are also available at Lawrenceville on a first-come-first-serve basis on Thursday afternoon.  Courts 1, 2, 3, 4 will be available for practice from 3:00pm - 8:00pm.  (Court availability is subject to change due to Membership usage).


SQUASHGEAR.COM AT PRINCETON 
SquashGear.com staff will be on site at Princeton University Jadwin Gym Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Squash racquet stringing will be on available at the SquashGear.com booth.

SquashGear.com representatives will also have full line of Harrow, Head, Prince, Wilson, Dunlop, Black Knight, and Tecnifibre squash racquets available for sale at special tournament discounted prices.  Goggles, grips, headbands, other accessories, and selection of squash shoes will also be on hand.  Special selection of shoes will also be available.

 

Division Start Times and Locations Now Available!

BU11  -  10:05am  -  FRI - LAWR

BU13  -  11:15am  -  FRI - LAWR

BU15  -  9:00am  -  FRI - PRN

BU17  -  9:35am  -  FRI - PRN

BU19  -  12:55pm  -  FRI - PRN

GU11  -  9:00am  -  FRI - LAWR

GU13  -  9:30am  -  FRI - LAWR

GU15  -  12:25pm  -  FRI - LAWR

GU17  -  10:55am  -  FRI - PRN

GU19  -  11:35am  -  FRI – PRN

 

Venue Assignments:

Players may have the opportunity to play at both facilities throughout the tournament.  Please see below for the division assignments:

 

FRIDAY

Princeton: BU15, BU17, BU19, GU17, GU19

Lawrenceville: BU11, BU13, GU11, GU13, GU15

SATURDAY

All divisions may play at both venues on Saturday.

SUNDAY

All matches on Sunday will be played at Princeton University.



Cut List Now Available!

Please blick below to see the order of the Waitlist.

2014 U.S. Junior Squash Championships (Closed) Waitlist Order

NOTE: In divisions that have players waitlisted, the 30 highest ranked players have gained entry into the event.  The remaining 2 players to gain entry into the event will be notified by 6:00pm EST on Friday, February 28, 2014.  This is to allow a grace period for any potential registration errors. 

 

Tournament Schedule:


Friday, March 14, 2014.  All players need to be available starting at 8:00am EST.
Sunday, March 16, 2014.  All players need to be available until 4:00pm EST.


PRACTICE COURTS
Princeton

Practice Courts are available at Princeton on a first-come-first-serve basis on Thursday afternoon.  All courts will be available for use from 4:00pm - 6:45pm.  Only courts 7 - 10 will be available for use from 6:45pm to close. 

Lawrenceville

Practice Courts are also available at Lawrenceville on a first-come-first-serve basis on Thursday afternoon.  Courts 1, 2, 3, 4 will be available for practice from 3:00pm - 8:00pm.  (Court availability is subject to change due to Membership usage).


Saturday Night Award Ceremony: US Squash will present the Deroy Sportsmanship Award and the ten William T. Ketcham Jr. Most Improved Award Winners at the Award Ceremony on Saturday evening at 7:00pm EST at the Princeton Courts.  More information will be available about this ceremony shortly and we encourage all participants to attend.

 

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

 

 

Cut List, Division Start Times, Player Start Times, and Draws

 

This information will be released on the tournament information page in accordance with the timeline outlined in the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.   All participants will receive an email from the U.S. Squash Tournaments Team as soon as any of this information is available.

 

Late Withdrawal Deadline

 

Players in the main draw who withdraw from the tournament after the late withdraw deadline will be penalized in accordance with the default and withdraw policies outlined in the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.

 

Entry Information:

 
Regular Tournament Entry is until 2/26/14 (12:00pm, NOON EST) at $225* per player.
Late Tournament Entry is after 2/26/14 (12:00pm, NOON EST) at $225* per player.

 

 

*Includes a $10 non-refundable online processing charge per entrant.

 

·         No refunds will be available for players who withdraw from the main draw after the Regular Tournament Entry deadline.

 

·         If a player does not make it into a division based on his or her ranking, he or she may participate in an older age division if space still remains after the release of the cut list in accordance with the Locked Division and Draw Policies in the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.   

 

·         U.S. Squash reserves two discretionary positions per division for entry into this Tournament.

 

·         All players must be current U.S. Citizens as well as current U.S. Squash members.

 

·         Players may only enter one division.

 

All entries after the Regular Tournament Entry Deadline are late entries and will be handled according to the Late Entry and Waitlist Guidelines outlined below.

 

Late Entry and Waitlist Guidelines:

 

Players that sign up after the regular entry deadline will only be moved to the main draw in accordance with the policies laid out in the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.

  

After seeding and player start times are released, players will only be moved from the waitlist to the main draw in accordance with the policies laid out in the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.

 

Participation in Multiple Junior Championships

Players may compete in only 1 of the 3 U.S. Junior Individual Championships.

Boys’ and Girls’ Under 11 Division Only: Players may participate in multiple U.S. Junior Championships in the Under 11 Division if they are qualified based on their ranking. In the event that a player chooses to play in multiple U.S. Championships in the Under 11 Division, that player will only receive points for the highest level tournament in which they compete. For example, a player competing in both the U.S. Junior Championships (Closed) and the U.S. Junior Silver Championships will only receive points in the U.S. Junior Championships (Closed).


How to Withdraw or Change Divisions in a 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”
    - If selecting “Request Change Division,” select the division you would like to change to and click “Submit.”
    - If selecting “Request Withdraw/Refund” read all US Squash policies and check the “Yes, I wish to withdraw” box and click “Submit.”
    - 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.

You can read all of the Withdraw and Change Division Policies by clicking here.

 


 

TOURNAMENT RULES

 

All U.S. Squash Accredited tournaments will abide by the policies outlined here.


Seeding:
Tournament Seeding will be based off of the ranking run that occurred on the Tuesday 1.5 weeks before the start of the tournament.   Players will be seeded in accordance with the Seeding Guidelines outlined in the
Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.

 

Accreditation:
This tournament is accredited by U.S. Squash.

 

Miscellaneous Explanations:

 

Cut List:
All age divisions are to be open to the highest ranked 32 players who enter per division.  If less than 32 players enter per division, any level player will be accepted.   If there are more than 32 players in any division, players will be placed on a wait list based on their ranking and will only be granted entry if a playing spot opens up.

NOTE: In divisions that have players’ waitlisted, the 30 highest ranked players have gained entry into the tournament.  The remaining 2 players to gain entry into the event will be notified by within 48 hours of the release of the Cut List.  This is to allow a grace period for any potential registration errors.

 

Division Start Times:
This will indicate the earliest possible match a player can expect to play within their Division.   These will be released in accordance with the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.

 

Player Start Times: 
This is the assigned match time for a player’s first match.   Player Start Times will be released in accordance with the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.

 

Draw Size Locking Deadline:

This is that date after which draws will no longer increase in size.   Draw Sizes will lock in accordance with the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.

Princeton University - Jadwin

Jadwin Gym, Princeton University
Princeton,NJ 08544
(609)-258-3886

Lawrenceville Squash Club
2500 Main St
Lawrenceville NJ 08648

Westin Princeton

201 Village Blvd

Princeton, NJ 08540

(609)-520-6256