Windy City Classic Junior Summer Silver Junior Silver


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

US Squash members can track the action during the event with the Live Scoreboard.
Live Scoreboard
University Club of Chicago
Facility Phone: 312-726-2840
Contact (click name to email): Eddie Charlton: Charlton@ucco.com
Contact Phone: 312-696-2250

Divisions: Check Starting Times




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

FIRST ROUND MATCHES: Please note that all first round matches on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be self-refereed.  We will do our best to find volunteer refs, but we cannot guarentee this.

University Club of Chicago information


1. SITE CONTACT: Please contact Athletics 312-696-2265 or Tournament Director at 312-696-2250 with any questions.

2. ENTRANCE AND PARKING INFORMATION: The University Club of Chicago has it's entrance on Monroe St and parking is available at a discounted rate ($16) by purchasing a pass at the front desk. The parking garage is Grant Park North Parking Garage - 25 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60602 - (312) 616-0600

You will receive a green ticket when entering the parking garage. In the club you can purchase a white ticket that will validate your parking. When exiting the parking garage insert the green ticket first followed by the white ticket. Whatever the parking charge is the white ticket will validate and let you exit the garage.

3. FOOD & BEVERAGE: There will be food and beverage provided throughout the weekend following the USsquash guidelines. Besides that being in down town Chicago there are endless options nearby.

4. LOCKER ROOMS & SHOWERS: Both the Men's and Women's locker rooms will be avaialble for changing and showering to all players but lockers are reserved for members only

 

Start Date: Friday, June 8, 2018 4:00pm
Pre-Tournament
Friday, June 08 2018, all players need to be available starting at 4:00pm EST. 
Sunday, June 10 2018, all players need to be available until 4:00pm EST. 
   
Tournament Timeline    
Regular Registration Deadline Wednesday, May 30, 2018 12:00pm
Cutlist Created Wednesday, May 30, 2018 5:00pm
Late Withdrawal Penalties Monday, June 4, 2018 12:00pm
Registration Taken Down & Draw Sizes Lock * Tuesday, June 5, 2018 12:00pm
Player Start Times Wednesday, June 6, 2018 5:00pm
Waitlist Management - until Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:00pm
Online Draws available Thursday, June 7, 2018 5:00pm

* The tournament director has discretion to take down registration and lock draw sizes at any time between the regular registration deadline and the Tuesday at noon before the tournament starts. This may include locking divisions with less than 32 players. In making this decision, the tournament director will balance maximizing participation against court capacity for the host venue(s). Once registration is taken down it will not be re-opened and no further entries will be allowed.

Entry Deadline and Fees 
 
Regular Tournament Entry is until 5/30/18 at 12:00pm, NOON CST at $110 
Late Tournament Entry is after 5/30/18 at 12:00pm, NOON CST at $125 
 
*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. 
  • Please read through the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines for all policies governing Junior Accredited Tournaments. 
  • All players who withdraw after 12:00pm, NOON CST on the Monday prior to the start of the tournament will receive a ranking penalty as described in the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines

 

Note 

  • 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.

University Club of Chicago
76 E. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60706
312-696-2265 - Athletics
312-696-2250 - Tournament Director

 

The University Club of Chicago -  has a limited amount of hotel rooms available.
Address: 76 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 726-2840
http://www.ucco.com/Default.aspx?p=DynamicModule&pageid=375600&ssid=290951&vnf=1

Other hotels that are closest to the club are the

Hampton Inn Majestic Chicago Theatre District
Address: 22 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 332-5052
http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/illinois/hampton-inn-majestic-chicago-theatre-district-CHITDHX/index.html

 Hilton Palmer House
Address: 17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 726-7500
http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/illinois/palmer-house-a-hilton-hotel-CHIPHHH/index.html