Arlen Specter Philadelphia Junior Championships (JCT) Junior Championship (JCT)

Tournament Dates: 10/06/2018 - 10/08/2018

US Squash members can track the action during the event with the Live Scoreboard.
Live Scoreboard
Philadelphia Cricket Club (Directions)
415 W. Willow Grove Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
Facility Phone: 212-268-4090
Contact (click name to email): US Squash:
Contact Phone: 212-268-4090

Divisions: Check Starting Times


Please note that due to an air conditioning issues on courts 1-4 at the Willow Grove Campus, all matches scheduled on courts 1-4 have moved to the Cherokee Campus.

These courts are a 2 minute walk away. Please refer to the campus map here. The highlighted areas show the location of the squash courts. 

9.28.18 Division Start Times

Division Start times are now available. Please note that these are the earliest matches in a division will start. Matches in a round will span several scheduled start times.


Division Saturday Venue
BU11 2:00pm SCH
BU13 10:55am PCC
BU15 8:00am SCH
BU17 8:00am PCC
BU19 12:00pm PCC
GU11 11:20am SCH
GU13 8:00am PCC
GU15 8:00am SCH
GU17 8:00am PCC
GU19 12:00pm PCC



9.25.18 US Open Tickets

JCT Players will receive one General Admission ticket to the US Open for each day of play. Parents may purchase additional tickets at a 25% discount using code JCT18. 

Tournament Schedule:

Saturday, October 06 2018, all players need to be available starting at 8:00am EST. 
Monday, October 08 2018, all players need to be available until 4:00pm EST. 
Preliminary Start Times and Venue Assignments Friday, August 24, 2018 5:00pm
Registration Deadline and Cut List created Wednesday, September 19, 2018 12:00pm
Registration Taken Down & Draw Sizes Lock: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 12:00pm
Division Start Times Available: Friday, September 28, 2018 5:00pm
Late Withdrawal Penalties Apply From: Monday, October 1, 2018 12:00pm
Online Draws Available: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 5:00pm
Waitlist Management and reseeding in the case of a withdrawal Friday, October 5, 2018 12:00pm

Unfortunately, due to the size and logistical constraints of running this tournament, US Squash cannot accommodate any scheduling requests.


SAT and ACT Exams:

Due to the size of the tournament and scheduling constraints, US Squash is unable accommodate scheduling requests for players taking SAT or ACT exams.

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 9/19/18 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $185*
Late Tournament Entry is after 9/19/18 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $205*

*Includes a non-refundable $10 processing charge per entrant.

-          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 12:00pm, NOON 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.


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.”

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.

- 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.



All age divisions are open to the highest ranked 32 eligible players who enter per division. (16 for U11 divisions). If less than 32 players enter per division (or 16 for the U11), any eligible player will be accepted. If there are more than 32 players in any division (16 for U11), players will be placed on a waitlist based on their cut list points 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.

- 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.

Philadelphia Cricket Club

415 W. Willow Grove Avenue,

Philadelphia, PA 19118


Parking: Street Parking or Parking in the neighboouring church on Saturday. There will be an attendant on site to direct you to the parking areas.

Locker Room Access: Code required for womens. Please respect members who will also be using the locker rooms

Dress Code: All white clothing required



Springside Chestnut Hill - Willow Grove Campus

500 W. Willow Grove Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19118

Campus Map - click here


Parking: Street parking

Locker Romms: No locker rooms available

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