2014 U.S. Junior Silver Squash Championships U.S. Championship


Tournament Dates: 04/11/2014 - 04/13/2014

US Squash members can track the action during the event with the Live Scoreboard.
Live Scoreboard
Berwyn Squash & Fitness Club (Directions)
625 Cassatt Road
Berwyn, PA
Facility Phone:
Contact (click name to email): Tournament Director: tournaments@ussquash.com
Contact Phone: N/A

Divisions: Check Starting Times




Notes:

 

Tournament Hotlines:

Germantown/Episcopal Academy: 646-389-0461

Berwyn: 610-647-6375


4.9.14 - ONLINE DRAWS NOW AVAILABLE!

Online draws are now available for the 2014 U.S. Junior Silver Squash Championships.  Please click on any division to view the online draws for this tournament.

WILLIAM T. KETCHAM JUNIOR AWARD - MOST IMPROVED PLAYER AWARD HONORABLE MENTION RECIPIENTS


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 Silver Squash Championships will receive the William T. Ketcham Jr. Most Improved Player Honorable Mention Award.  This years recipients are listed below.  Congratulations to these players and we look forward to honoring you at Episcopal Academy on Saturday evening at 7:00pm! 

 

BU11 - Peter Lim (improved 101 ranking positions)

BU13 - Maxwell Orr (improved 125 ranking positions)

BU15 - Zach Bradlow (improved 97 ranking positions) 

BU17 - Wiatt Hinton (improved 131 ranking positions)  

BU19 -  Peter Yuen (improved 94 ranking positions)

GU11 -  Lindsey Burnham (improved 30 ranking positions)

GU13 -  Serena Daniel (improved 87 ranking positions)

GU15 -  Tyla McKenzie (improved 73 ranking positions)

GU17 -  Clare Kearns (improved 112 ranking positions)

GU19 -  Hannah Nice (improved 16 ranking positions)


 

GERMANTOWN COUNTRY CLUB - ALL WHITES REQUIRED!

On Friday at Germantown Country Club, players must adhere to the club's all whites rules for their facility.  This means players must wear white shirts, shorts, and socks during their matches at Germantown.  BU17, GU17, BU19, and GU19 players should plan accordingly - players without all whites will not be permitted to play their matches! 


4.4.14 - Division Start Times and Locations Now Available!

Please click the "Recent News" tab to see Division Start Times and Locations throughout the weekend.

3.27.14 - Cut List Now Available!

Please blick below to see the order of the Waitlist.

2014 U.S. Junior Silver Squash Championships Waitlist Order


As a reminder, the Cut List for the Silver Championships is based off of the 2/26/14 rankings calculation as described in the eligibilty criteria in the Junior Guidelines.

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 Monday, March 31, 2014.  This is to allow a grace period for any potential registration errors. 

 

DATES AND LOCATION ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

4.9.14 - ONLINE DRAWS NOW AVAILABLE!

Online draws are now available for the 2014 U.S. Junior Silver Squash Championships.  Please click on any division to view the online draws for this tournament.


WILLIAM T. KETCHAM JUNIOR AWARD - MOST IMPROVED PLAYER AWARD HONORABLE MENTION RECIPIENTS


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 Silver Squash Championships will receive the William T. Ketcham Jr. Most Improved Player Honorable Mention Award.  This years recipients are listed below.  Congratulations to these players and we look forward to honoring you at Episcopal Academy on Saturday evening at 7:00pm! 

 

BU11 - Peter Lim (improved 101 ranking positions)

BU13 - Maxwell Orr (improved 125 ranking positions)

BU15 - Zach Bradlow (improved 97 ranking positions) 

BU17 - Wiatt Hinton (improved 131 ranking positions)  

BU19 -  Peter Yuen (improved 94 ranking positions)

GU11 -  Lindsey Burnham (improved 30 ranking positions)

GU13 -  Serena Daniel (improved 87 ranking positions)

GU15 -  Tyla McKenzie (improved 73 ranking positions)

GU17 -  Clare Kearns (improved 112 ranking positions)

GU19 -  Hannah Nice (improved 16 ranking positions)


 

GERMANTOWN COUNTRY CLUB - ALL WHITES REQUIRED!

On Friday at Germantown Country Club, players must adhere to the club's all whites rules for their facility.  This means players must wear white shirts, shorts, and socks during their matches at Germantown.  BU17, GU17, BU19, and GU19 players should plan accordingly - players without all whites will not be permitted to play their matches! 


4.4.14 - Division Start Times and Locations Now Available!

Please see below for your division start time and potential playing locations throughout the weekend.


DIVISION START TIMES AND STARTING LOCATIONS


BU11 - 1:00pm FRI - Berwyn
BU13 - 9:00am FRI - Berwyn
BU15 - 12:00pm FRI - Berwyn
BU17 - 8:00am FRI - Germantown & Berwyn
BU19 - 12:35pm FRI - Germantown

GU11 - 9:00am SAT - Berwyn (Note this is a SATURDAY start)
GU13 - 8:00am FRI - Berwyn
GU15 - 10:30am FRI - Berwyn
GU17 - 9:40am FRI - Germantown
GU19 - 11:25am FRI - Germantown


DIVISION LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND

FRIDAY
BU11, BU13, BU15, GU13, GU15 - Berwyn only
BU19, GU17, GU19 - Germantown only
BU17 - Berwyn and Germantown

SATURDAY
GU11, BU11 - Berwyn Only
GU13, BU13, GU15 - Berwyn and Episcopal Academy
BU15, BU17, BU19, GU17, GU19 - Episcopal Academy Only

SUNDAY
All divisions - Episcopal Academy Only


3.27.14 - Cut List Now Available!


Please blick below to see the order of the Waitlist.

2014 U.S. Junior Silver Squash Championships Waitlist Order


As a reminder, the Cut List for the Silver Championships is based off of the 2/26/14 rankings calculation as described in the eligibilty criteria in the Junior Guidelines.


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 Monday, March 31, 2014.  This is to allow a grace period for any potential registration errors. 


Matches will be played at:

Friday: Germantown Cricket Club and Berwyn Squash & Fitness Club

Saturday: Episcopal Academy and Berwyn Squash & Fitness Club

Sunday: Episcopal Academy (and Berwyn Squash & Fitness Club if needed)


3.7.14 - ACT Exam Update

Due to the size of the draws, US Squash will not be able to accomodate any scheduling requests for the ACT Exam at the U.S. Junior Silver Squash Championships.

Tournament Schedule:


Friday, April 11, 2013.  All players need to be available starting at 8:00am EST.
Sunday, April 13, 2013.  All players need to be available until 4:00pm EST.

 

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 3/26/14 (12:00pm, NOON EST) at $165* per player.
Late Tournament Entry is after 3/26/14 (12:00pm, NOON EST) at $195* 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 or U.S. Residents, 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.

Episcopal Academy (Matches will not be played at Episcopal on Friday)
1785 Bishop White Drive
Newtown Square,PA 19073

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Berwyn Squash & Fitness Club
625 Cassatt Road
Berwyn,PA 19312
(610)-647-6375


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Germantown Cricket Club (Matches will only be played at Germantown on Friday)
411 W. Manheim Street
Philadelphia,PA 19144


Matches will be played at:

Friday: Germantown Cricket Club and Berwyn Squash & Fitness Club

Saturday: Episcopal Academy and Berwyn Squash & Fitness Club

Sunday: Episcopal Academy Only

Courtyard Philadelphia- Valley Forge
1100 Drummers Lane
Wayne, PA 19087

Tel: 800-321-2211: Please ask for US Junior Silvers Room Block

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