GCC Junior Gold Junior Gold


Tournament Dates: 01/05/2018 - 01/07/2018

US Squash members can track the action during the event with the Live Scoreboard.
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Germantown Cricket Club (Directions)
411 West Manheim Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Facility Phone: 215-438-9900
Contact (click name to email): Kimbley Lightner: kim.palterman@gmail.com
Contact Phone: N/A
Web Site: germantowncricket.org

Divisions: Check Starting Times




Notes:
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1.4.17

FACILITY UPDATE

All matches that were originally scheduled for PSC on Friday will now be played at Philadelphia Cricket Club. We have had to change the venues due to Springside Chestnuthill School closure tomorrow, which means we cannot use the original facility. PCC is just a minute drive an across the road from PSC. Please note GCC & PCC have an ALL WHITE DRESS CODE. Please make sure to wear appropriate attire when on court.

 
Matches will resume at PSC and GCC as scheduled on Saturday and Sunday. We apologize for the inconvenience.  Below is a list of all 3 facility addresses. 
 
Germantown Cricket Club, 411 West Manheim St, Philadelphia, PA 19144
 
Friday matches Originially scheduled at PSC now at Philadelphia Cricket Club, 415 W Willow Grove Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
 
Saturday matches: Philadelphia Squash Club, 500 West Willow Grove Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
 
WEATHER UPDATE

 

GCC has been monitoring the weather in PA and with the snow storm having passed, we plan to proceed with the tournament as normal. If you are unable to make it to the GCC Gold for your scheduled matches please contact us immediately.

 

DRAW UPDATES 

ALL PLAYERS must Please note: there have been and still could be a number of draw updates due to withdraws. Please make sure that you check your draw and start time again.

 

1.3.17

GCC is aware of the weather forcast and will continue to monitor it in the next 48hrs. 

Please continue to check this page for more updates.

 

12.29.2017

Division Start Times released (the earliest possible match time)

GCC = Germantown Cricket Club

PSC = Philadelphia Squash Club 

Division Day Time Venue
B11 Friday, 5th 4:00 PM PSC
B13 Friday, 5th 4:30 PM PSC
B15 Friday, 5th 4:00 PM GCC
B17 Friday, 5th 5:30 PM GCC
B19 Friday, 5th 4:00 PM GCC
G11 Saturday, 6th 10:30 AM PSC
G13 Friday, 5th 4:00 PM PSC
G15 Friday, 5th 5:30 PM PSC
G17 Friday, 5th 6:30 PM PSC
G19 Friday, 5th 4:00 PM PSC

 

Waitlist 12/26/17

B15 B17
1 Burt, Wills Suratt, Tate
2 Lungstrum, Jack  
     
     
     

 

Dress Code: Players are required to wear ALL WHITE CLOTHING on court. Squash shoes do not have to be all white, as long as they are Standard squash shoes. PSC club does not require all white clothing.

Practice Courts: Will be available before the start of match play throughout the weekend

Local Information: GCC is not in a convinient location to food stores. The closest food stores are on ridge avenue off of Midvale Road or City Line Ave.

Friday January 5 2018, all players need to be available starting at 4:00pm EST. 
Sunday January 7 2018, 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.

Tournament Timeline

Registration Deadline Wednesday, December 20, 2017 12:00pm
Cutlist created Wednesday, December 20, 2017 5:00pm
Late Withdrawal penalties apply from: Monday, January 1, 2018 12:00pm
Registration Taken Down & Draw Sizes Lock Wednesday, December 27, 2017 12:00pm
Division Start Times Friday, December 29, 2017 5:00pm
Online Draws available Wednesday, January 3, 2018 5:00pm
Waitlist Management and/or Reseeding until Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:00pm

Entry Deadline and Fees 
 
Regular Tournament Entry is until 12/20/17 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $125* 
Late Tournament Entry is after 12/20/17 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $140* 
 
*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 Monday prior to 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.

FACILITY UPDATE

All matches that were originally scheduled for PSC on Friday will now be played at Philadelphia Cricket Club. We have had to change the venues due to Springside Chestnuthill School closure tomorrow, which means we cannot use the original facility. PCC is just a minute drive an across the road from PSC. 

 
Matches will resume at PSC and GCC as scheduled on Saturday and Sunday. We apologize for the inconvenience.  Below is a list of all 3 facility addresses. 
 
Germantown Cricket Club, 411 West Manheim St, Philadelphia, PA 19144
 
Friday matches Originially scheduled at PSC now at Philadelphia Cricket Club, 415 W Willow Grove Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118 
 
Saturday matches: Philadelphia Squash Club, 500 West Willow Grove Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118

 

Venue Assignments for Age Groups

Division Friday, 5th Saturday, 6th
B11 PCC PSC
B13 PCC PSC
B15 GCC GCC
B17 GCC GCC
B19 GCC GCC
G11 PCC PSC
G13 PCC PSC
G15 PCC PSC
G17 PCC PSC
G19 PCC PSC (Main Draw Semis at GCC)

Sunday venue locations:

All Finals, and 3/4 play offs at GCC

B15, B17 & B19 ALL matches at GCC

B11, B13, G11, G13, G15, G17 & G19 back draws at PSC.

Some G17 & G19 Back draw finals move to GCC, please check your draws, or confirm with the tournament desk.

 

Germantown Cricket Club
411 West Manheim Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Courts at GCC are listed as LC1, LC2, PRO, BAD, EXH

Ample parking at the club

Attire: Germantown Cricket Club requires ALL WHITE CLOTHING, please wear appropriate clothing on court during warm up and matches. PSC does not have an all white clothing requirement.

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If entries require, additional courts will be used at:

Philadelphia Squash Club
500 West Willow Grove Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Courts at PSC are listed as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

PSC: the main "Willow Grove" courts, near the ice skating rink (6 courts at 500 West Willow Grove Ave)

Parking

WILLOW GROVE CAMPUS: use only the north and south (road side) areas of the Wissahicken Skating Club parking lot (not the west), the MS Parking lot and street parking on Willow Grove Ave.

Suggested Hotel Recommendations:

City Ave Hilton: 

4200 City Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19131

Tel: (215) 879-4000

 

Chestnut Hill Hotel:

8229 Germantown Avenue

Philadelphia, Pa 19118

Tel: (215) 242-5905

Res: (800) 628-9744