UVA Summer Gold Junior Gold


Tournament Dates: 07/22/2016 - 07/24/2016

US Squash members can track the action during the event with the Live Scoreboard.
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McArthur Squash Center At Boar's Head Sports Club (Directions)
200 Wellington Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Facility Phone: 434-972-6009
Contact (click name to email): Mark Allen: markallensquash@gmail.com
Contact Phone: 434-972-7424

Divisions: Check Starting Times




Notes:

If the court number is preceded by ST then the match is to be played at St. Anne's Belfield facility. Please note that in some divisions, matches move venues from round to round, so please check the venue of your next match in advance.

Our UVa Summer Gold falls between two of our (four) residential squash camps.

 

Camp Week #3

Saturday July 16 to Wednesday July 20

 

Camp week #4

Sunday July 24 to Friday July 29

 

Last year, all three of our camp weeks were over-subscribed. For more information on the camps click here.

 

7.07.16 - Cut List Now Available!

Please click below to see the order of the Waitlist

UVA Summer Gold 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 5:00pm PST on Friday, July 10th, 2016.  This is to allow a grace period for any potential registration errors.

DIVISION START TIMES ARE AS FOLLOWS (CONFIRMED AS AT 3.30PM ON FRIDAY JULY 15)

BU19, Rounds 1 and 2 on Friday, the first round with a start time between 3.00pm and 4.45pm, and the second round with a start time between 7.00pm and 8.45pm. All these matches will be at MSC.

BU17, as per BU19

BU15, one round on Friday with a start time anywhere between 4.00pm and 8.00pm. Half of the first round matches will be at MSC and half will be at STAB.

BU13, starts Saturday, 8.30am at MSC.

BU11, starts Saturday, 8.00am at MSC.

 

GU19, one round Friday, with a start time between 5.15pm and 6.30pm, these matches will be at MSC.

GU17, one round Friday, with a start time between 5.15pm and 8.45pm, these matches will be at MSC. 

GU15, one round Friday, with a start time between 6.00pm and 7.30pm. These matches will be at STAB. The top few seeds will have a bye to Saturday.

GU13, starts Saturday at 8.00am.

GU11, starts Saturday at 9.00am.

GIVEN THE LARGE SIZE OF TMENT ENTRY I BELIEVE IT WILL BE NECESSARY FOR SOME FINAL ROUND MATCHES TO START AS LATE AS 2.00PM SUNDAY, SO PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY.

 

Courts 5 through 8 will be available for tournament participants to practice on from 9.00am on Thursday July 21 onwards - and right up until the start of the event. However there is no advanced booking of practice court time. And there are no practice courts available at the STAB facility. The STAB courts will only open 15 minutes before play is scheduled to begin. 

 

 

Entry Deadline and Fees 
 
Regular Tournament Entry is until 7/6/16 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $115* 
Late Tournament Entry is after 7/6/16 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $135* 
 
*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 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.

The majority of the matches will be played at:


McArthur Squash Center
at Boar's Head Sports Center
200 Wellington Drive
Charlottesville
Virginia. 22903


For travel details please click here. McArthur Squash Center has 9 singles courts, including one all glass white ball doubles. The all glass court will be used for tournament matches. The Squash Desk at McArthur Squash Center can be reached at 434-972-6009. The direct line for Tournament Director Mark Allen is 434-972,7424.


The secondary venue is St Anne's Belfield School, which has 5 ASB squash courts. These are located on the Greenway Rise Campus (Upper School) at 2132 Ivy Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903. The courts are behind the Student Activities Center at the rear of the campus. Directions to the Greenway Rise Campus can be found here. If your match is at St. Anne's then the court # on the draw will be preceeded by the abreviation STB. Please note that the STAB courts will only open 15 minutes before play is scheduled to begin, so those wanting to practice should do so at MSC.

Please make certain you make your way to the right campus - we have used the courts several times for other events and a lot or participants make the mistake of going to the Belfield Campus.

The two venues are 1.9 miles apart.

The Boar's Head Inn is adjacent to McArthur Squash Center. Unfortunately we do not have a preferential rates in place for the weekend, but you can contact hotel reservations directly on 434-962-6039 to see if any rooms might be available for booking.


Other quality hotels in the Charlottesville area are the Omni and the Courtyard Marriott (At UVA Medical Center and Charlottesville North).

The Cavalier Inn is a cheap and convenient option - it's just 3 miles from the club, and rooms are around $100 per night. And another competitively priced hotel locally is the Graduate on the corner and is one I personally recommend; we use it to host our referee's whenever we have a pro event, and they all really enjoy staying there.


BOAR'S HEAD INN: 434-296-2181

OMNI: 434-971-5500

COURTYARD MARIOTT: 434-977-1700 (UVA MEDICAL) 434-973-7100 (NORTH)

CAVALIER INN: 434-296-8111

GRADUATE: 434-295-4333

 

Lastly,  http://www.visitcharlottesville.org/ is a good resource for local hotel information.

 

Charlottesville has an Amtrak station with direct connection from union station in D.C. It also has a small and very convenient airport (CHO) that's 15 minutes from the club. Flying into Richmond is also easy - being a 75 minute drive away - but public transport from Richmond to Charlottesville is limited so I would advise hiring a car. Dulles Airport is a 2 hour 15 minute journey - but allow as much as 4 hours for Friday afternoon traffic.