2015 U.S. Junior Squash Championships (Closed) U.S. Championship


Tournament Dates: 03/06/2015 - 03/08/2015

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: 646-389-0467
Contact (click name to email): US Squash: Tournaments@ussquash.com
Contact Phone: 646-389-0467

Divisions: Check Starting Times




Notes:

Due to the winter storm, Friday match start times will be delayed. Please see the "Recent News" Tab above for full information.

Please refer to the above tabs for important information regarding the tournament.

 

Tournament Hotlines:

Princeton: 646-389-0467

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weather Update

Due to the treacherous travel conditions and large amount of flight delays and cancellations, all Friday matches will be postponed and shifted to a later time. Please see below for new player start times. Note that while first matches will be delayed 3 hours to a 12:00pm start, the schedule will then be compressed later in the day, so please check your new start time carefully. All players will remain at the facility at which they were originally scheduled.

Online draws will be updated with the new times no later than 6pm this evening so that players can view their potential second-round match times. All Saturday matches will continue as scheduled.

New Friday Start Times (please note facility carefully):

Princeton (Original Start Time - New Start Time)

9:00am - 12:00pm
9:35am - 12:35pm
10:15am - 1:10pm
10:55am - 1:45pm
11:35am - 2:20pm
12:15pm - 3:00pm
12:55pm - 3:40pm
1:35pm - 4:20pm
2:15pm - 4:55pm

Lawrenceville (Original Start Time - New Start Time)

9:00am - 12:00pm
9:30am - 12:30pm
10:05pm - 1:05pm
10:40pm - 1:35pm
11:15pm - 2:05pm
11:50pm - 2:35pm
12:25pm - 3:10pm
1:00pm - 3:45pm
1:35pm - 4:25pm

Players who are still unable to make their first match time will receive a default in the first round, but will be able to continue play in the consolation rounds. Any players believing they will not be able to make their match times should contact tournaments@ussquash.com as soon as possible.

Princeton's Jadwin Gym and the Lawrenceville Squash Courts will open for players to enter at 10:30am. As a reminder, no practice courts are available at either Princeton or Lawrenceville today (Thursday).

2.27.15 - First/Second Round Match Times Now Available!

 

Division 1st Round Day Venue
BU11 9:00am FRI LAW
BU13 11:15am FRI LAW
BU15 12:25pm FRI LAW
BU17 10:55am FRI PRN
BU19 12:15pm FRI PRN
GU11 10:05am FRI LAW
GU13 10:40am FRI LAW
GU15 9:00am FRI PRN
GU17 10:15am FRI PRN
GU19 12:55pm FRI PRN

 

Division 2nd Round Day Venue
BU11 1:35pm FRI LAW
BU13 4:00pm FRI LAW
BU15 5:20pm FRI LAW
BU17 4:15pm FRI PRN
BU19 4:55pm FRI PRN
GU11 2:10pm FRI LAW
GU13 3:20pm FRI LAW
GU15 2:15pm FRI PRN
GU17 2:55pm FRI PRN
GU19 6:15pm FRI PRN

 

Venue Specific Information
Please click here for important information specific to each facility

Driving Directions
Please click here to view driving directions between the Princeton Courts and Lawrenceville Courts.

Practice Courts
Practice courts will be available at the Princeton Squash courts on Thursday, March 5, 2015 between the hours of 12:00pm and 8:30pm.  Courts are available on a first come, first served basis.  Players cannot reserve court ahead of time.  There are no practice courts available at Lawrenceville School on Thursday.

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 March 19, 2014 to February 18, 2015 and also qualified and competed in the 2015 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.

Boys' Under 11 - Nick Agger (improved 81 positions)
Boys' Under 13 - Shivin Kumar (improved 113 positions)
Boys' Under 15 - Udai Pal (improved 98 positions)
Boys' Under 17 - Jonathan Lentz (improved 76 positions)
Boys' Under 19 - Colin O'Dowd (improved 65 positions)

Girls' Under 11 - Devon Glaser (improved 37 positions)
Girls' Under 13 - Kristen Weil (improved 109 positions)
Girls' Under 15 - Binney Huffman (improved 47 positions)
Girls' Under 17 - Maeve Obrien (improved 41 positions)
Girls' Under 19 - Julia Potter and Veronica Culhane (improved 26 positions)

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 USOC Player of the Year, the Deroy Sportsmanship Award, and the William T. Ketcham Jr. Most Improved Award Winners will be presented Saturday evening at 7:20pm EST on Court 1 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.  

 

2.27.15 - Division Start Times Now Available!

BU11  -  FRI  -  9:00am  - LAW
BU13  -  FRI  -  11:50am  - LAW
BU15  -  FRI -  12:25pm  - LAW
BU17  -  FRI -  10:55am  - PRN
BU19  -  FRI -  12:15pm  - PRN
GU11  -  FRI -  10:05am  - LAW
GU13  -  FRI -  10:40am  - LAW
GU15  -  FRI -  9:00am  - PRN
GU17  -  FRI -  10:15am  - PRN
GU19  -  FRI -  1:35pm  - PRN

 

2.19.15 - Cut List Now Available!

Please click below to see the order of the Waitlist

2015 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 20, 2015.  This is to allow a grace period for any potential registration errors.

Tournament Schedule:

Friday, March 6, 2015. All players need to be available starting at 8:00am EST.
Sunday, March 8, 2015. 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.


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

This information will be released on the tournament information page in accordance with the timelines outlined in the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.   All participants will receive an email from the US 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 policy outlined in the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.

Entry Deadline and Fees

Regular Tournament Entry is until 2/18/15 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $225*
Late Tournament Entry is after 2/18/15 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $225*

*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.
-          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 the 5:00pm on the Friday one full week 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.

Princeton University - Jadwin

Jadwin Gym, Princeton University
Princeton,NJ 08544

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Lawrenceville Squash Club

2500 Main St
Lawrenceville NJ 08648

Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village: 609-452-7900.  Ask for the 2015 US Squash Junior Championship rate.