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


Tournament Dates: 10/08/16 - 10/10/16
Ranking Season: 2015-2016

US Squash members can track the action during the event with the Live Scoreboard.
Live Scoreboard
Drexel University (Directions)
3333 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA
Facility Phone: 212-268-4090
Contact (click name to email): US Squash: tournaments@ussquash.com
Contact Phone: 212-268-4090

Divisions: Check Starting Times




Notes:
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10.7.16 - Tournament Update:
 
Parking Instructions for Drexel:
All participants at the Drexel courts are advised to park in Lot G, a parking garage located on the corner of 34th and Market Streets, which is located directly across the street from the entrance to the squash faciliyt. Fehicle entrance to the Lot G parking garage is at 34th and Ludlow Streets.
 
Street parking is free on Sundays.
 
Parking and player drop off at University of Pennsylvania Ringe Squash Courts:
The squash courts are located adjacent to the Hutchinson Gymnasium and accross the courtyard from Franklin Field (football stadium). US Squash recommends dropping players off at 235 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA.
 
All participants at the UPENN courts are advised to park in Penn Park, which is located at 31st Street and Lower Walnut Street.
 
Please click here for driving directions from 3333 Market Street (Drexel Squash Courts) to Penn Park.

Please click here to view a map with walking directions from Penn Park to the Ringe Squash Courts in the Hutchinson Gymnasium.
 
 
9.30.2016 - Division start times now available
 
Division Venue Earliest Start Time
BU11 Upenn 10:00am
BU13 Drexel 8:00am
BU15 * Drexel 12:05pm
BU17 UPenn 11:10am
BU19 UPenn 9:20am
     
GU11 Upenn 8:00am
GU13 Drexel 8:00am
GU15 Drexel 11:30am
GU17 UPenn 8:40am
GU19 UPenn 12:20pm

 

* Note venue change for second round matches  - all take place at Upenn

 
 
9.21.16 - Cut List Now Available!

Please click below to see the order of the Waitlist

Arlen Specter Pennsylvania Junior Championships (JCT) 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, September 23, 2016.  This is to allow a grace period for any potential errors.
 
 
PRELIMINARY DIVISION START TIMES
 
NOTE: Division start times are preliminary and are subject to change based on the final number of players signed up at the entry deadline.
 

Division

Start Time

Venue

GU11

8:00am

UPenn

GU13

8:00am

Drexel

GU15

11:00am

Drexel

GU17

8:00am

UPenn

GU19

10:20am

UPenn

BU11

12:00pm

UPenn

BU13

8:00am

Drexel

BU15

11:30am

Drexel

BU17

10:35am

UPenn

BU19

8:00am

UPenn

 

U.S. OPEN TICKET PROMO

All players will receive one General Admission ticket to the U.S. Open for each day during the JCT. Click here to purchase additional tickets to the U.S. Open. Use the promo code "JCT16" to receive 20% off all General Admission or Club Level tickets purchased online for matches on Saturday, October 8 through Monday, October 10.

Tournament Schedule:
Saturday, October 8, 2016. All players need to be available starting at 8:00am EST.
Monday, October 10, 2016. All players need to be available until 4:00pm EST.

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

Overview of Important Deadline

  • Regular Tournament Entry is Wednesday 9/21/2016 at 12:00pm, NOON EST
  • Cut list will be released before Friday 9/23/2016 at 12:00pm, NOON EST
  • Late withdraw deadline is Wednesday 9/28/2016 at 12:00pm, NOON EST
  • Division sizes lock on Wednesday, 9/28/2016 at 12:00pm, NOON EST
  • Online Sign up will be taken down on Wednesday 9/28/2016 at 12:00pm, NOON EST
  • Division Start Times will be available Friday 9/30/2016 at 5:00pm EST
  • Online Draws will be available Wednesday 10/5/2016 at 5:00pm EST

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.

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

Note: once division sizes lock, they will not increase in size even if the division is not at capacity

Note: Once the online sign up has been taken down, no additional players will be added to the tournament. 

Note: Players who withdraw from the main draw of a 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 9/21/16 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $145*
Late Tournament Entry is after 9/21/16 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $160*

*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 be entered in one division.
  • All accredited tournaments will be governed by the policies outlined in the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.
  • 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.

Cancelling Entry or Changing Division

If a player wants to either withdraw from a tournament or request to change divisions:

1) Log in to your account. 

2) Go to the “tournaments” tab on your profile. 

3) Click on the “Withdraw/Change Division” button next to the tournament you would like either withdraw from or change divisions in. 

4) Select “Request: Withdraw/Refund” or “Request: Change Division” and click submit 

  • If selecting “Request Change Division,” choose the division you would like to change to and click submit.
  • 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 confirming 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 directly. 

 

 

 

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 coaches must wear protective eyewear during all activities involving racquets and balls that take place on a court at US Squash accredited events
  • All eyewear must meet ASTM-F803 standards at all times during accredited play. For a full list of approved eyewear, click here.

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. 

 

Drexel University
Daskalakis Athletic Center
3333 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104

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University of Pennsylvania - Ringe Squash Courts
219 South 32rd Street
Philadelphia,PA 19104

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