Cincinnati Midwest Summer Gold Junior Gold


Tournament Dates: 07/14/17 - 07/16/17
Ranking Season: 2015-2016

US Squash members can track the action during the event with the Live Scoreboard.
Live Scoreboard
Cincinnati Country Club (Directions)
2348 Grandin Road
Cincinnati, OH 45208
Facility Phone: 513-533-5235
Contact (click name to email): Nathan Dugan: ndugan@cincinnaticountryclub.com
Contact Phone: 5135335235
Web Site: 2348 Grandin Road

Divisions: Check Starting Times




Notes:
Please refer to the above tabs for all information about this tournament

For driving instructions put in 2349 Grandin Road. This is a house but the driveway to the lower car park of the club is opposite the house.

The Squash courts are to the right in the carpark

 

 

The following divisions will be at the Cincinnati Country Club On Friday and Saturday:
Boys U17 

Boys U19 

Girls U13 

Girls U17 

Girls U19

The following divisions will be a the T squash Academy on Friday and Saturday

Boys U11 

Boys U13 

Boys U15 

Girls U11 

Girls U15 

All finals will be at the CCC on Sunday except for the U11 divisions, so venue for all Sunday matches will vary depending on your position in the draw.

7.5.17 Locked Draw Sizes

Locked draw sizes for each division are given below. Division sizes will not increase in size and points will be awarded based on these numbers.

Division Locked Draw Size
BU11 14
BU13 32
BU15 32
BU17 32
BU19 32
GU11 8
GU13 14
GU15 23
GU17 24
GU19 6

 

CVG - Cincinnati/Kentucky airport is under 25 mins from the Cincinnati Country Club. There is also a small airport closer to the club, Lunkin. They fly ultimate shuttle and private planes.

 

Matches will start at 1:30pm on Friday. All matches we plan to be finished on Sunday by 3:00pm. All players are guarenteed 3 matches. Due to the large entry we will not be playing off to final positions this year.

Tournament Timelines

All times are local and represent the timezone of the tournament

 

Registration Deadline Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:00pm
Cutlist created Wednesday, June 28, 2017 5:00pm
Late Withdrawal penalties from Wednesday, July 5, 2017 12:00pm
Registration Taken Down & Draw Sizes Lock Wednesday, July 5, 2017 12:00pm
Division Start Times Friday, July 7, 2017 5:00pm
Seeding Monday, July 10, 2017 5:00pm
Online Draws available Wednesday, July 12, 2017 5:00pm
Waitlist Management - until Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:00pm
Reseeding Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:00pm

Entry Deadline and Fees 
 
Regular Tournament Entry is until 6/28/17 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $125* 
Late Tournament Entry is after 6/28/17 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $150* 
 
*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.

Summer Gold Tournaments

Players may use the points from a maximum of two gold tournaments in any given age division held from June 1, 2017 through Labor Day.

If a player participates in more than two gold tournaments in any given age group, his or her top two point-earning events will automatically be used.

Summer gold tournaments not counting towards a player’s ranking average will not affect that player’s overall tournament count.

NOTE: If a player incurs a 0-point ranking penalty due to a second late withdrawal or mid-tournament default, that tournament will count on the player’s record even if they have played in more than 2 summer gold tournaments.

 

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.

Divisions will be notified of location when the draws close based on draw size. All finals will be at the CCC on Sunday.

Cincinnati Country Club
2348 Grandin Road
Cincinnati, OH 45208

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The T Squash Academy
3917 Virginia Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45227

The two venues are a 12 minute drive apart. 

Courtyard Cincinnati Midtown/Rookwood

3813 Edwards Road  Cincinnati  Ohio  45209  USA 
 
513-672-7100
 
Please use this link for the discounted rate or ask for the USSQUASH Tournament discount rate.
 
 USSQUASH GOLD HOTEL BOOKING
 
 
There are plenty of hotel options downtown if you want to be 10 mins from the club and in the middle of the action or there are hotels located in Rookwood that are inbetween the two venues. They are still only 10 mins to downtown.