2017 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships U.S. Championship


Tournament Dates: 12/16/2017, 2001-01-01, 2001-01-01 - 12/19/2017

US Squash members can track the action during the event with the Live Scoreboard.
Live Scoreboard
Yale University (Directions)
70 Tower Parkway
New Haven, CT
Facility Phone: 646 507 5224
Contact (click name to email): US Squash: tournaments@ussquash.com
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Divisions: Check Starting Times




Notes:

Tournament Hotline - 646 389-0452

For international players please make sure to use the international prefix!

All photos of trophy winners can be found from the link below.
 
 
 
 
12.12.17 - Final Seeding Groups Now Available!
 
US Squash thanks all players, parents, and coaches for participating in the seeding process over the past two weeks. The seeding committee received roughly 150 petitions in each round of preliminary seeding and has closely evaluated all evidence provided.  Please click on the below link to view the final seeding groups:
 
2017 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships Final Seeding Groups
 
 
12.12.17 PRACTICE COURTS
Limited practice courts will be available on Friday December 15 2017, as follows. All will be on a first come first served basis. Please do not take a court for too long and be aware of other players that are waiting.
 
 
Yale University - Friday all day
 
Wesleyan University - Friday 4:30pm-6:30pm
 
Loomis Chaffee School - no courts available
 
Trinity College - Friday all day

 

12.8.17 Division Start Times

Division start times are given below.

Please note that these times represent the earliest time matches will be played in the first round of each division. Matches in the first round will span several match times.

 

Division Start Times
 Division Time Day Venue
BU11 8:00am Saturday Dec 16 Loomis
BU13 8:00am Saturday Dec 16 Loomis
BU15 8:00am Saturday Dec 16 Wesleyan
BU17 8:00am Saturday Dec 16 Yale
BU19 8:00am Saturday Dec 16 Trinity
       
GU11 12:40pm Saturday Dec 16 Wesleyan
GU13 8:35am Saturday Dec 16 Loomis
GU15 8:00am Saturday Dec 16 Yale
GU17 9:45am Saturday Dec 16 Yale
GU19 12:00pm Saturday Dec 16 Trinity

 

 

 

12.6.17 - Preliminary Seeding 3 Released & Seeding Petition Information

Please click below to view the preliminary seeding for the 2017 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships. As a reminder, preliminary seeding rounds are not final. There will be three rounds of preliminary seeding released before US Squash announces the final seeding groups and player start times on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by 9:00pm EST.

The third petition period is now open and will close promptly at 9:00pm EST on Friday, December 8, 2017. Feedback will only be accepted through the online Seeding Petition Form 3 - emails or phone calls will not be accepted. Players may use the petition form to both challenge the seeding of a player or to affirm the seeding group a player has been assigned. In both cases, specific evidence must be provided. Please note that all players from the United States are seeded based on the November 15, 2017 rankings calculation. US Squash has final discretion on seeding for the U.S. Junior Open.    

2017 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships Preliminary Seeding 3

Preliminary Seeding 3 Petition Form - link removed

 

12.2.17 - Preliminary Seeding 2 Released & Seeding Petition Information

Please click below to view the preliminary seeding for the 2017 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships. As a reminder, preliminary seeding rounds are not final. There will be three rounds of preliminary seeding released before US Squash announces the final seeding groups and player start times on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by 9:00pm EST.

The second petition period is now open and will close promptly at 9:00pm EST on Monday, December 4, 2017. Feedback will only be accepted through the online Seeding Petition Form 2 - emails or phone calls will not be accepted. Players may use the petition form to both challenge the seeding of a player or to affirm the seeding group a player has been assigned. In both cases, specific evidence must be provided. Please note that all players from the United States are seeded based on the November 15, 2017 rankings calculation. US Squash has final discretion on seeding for the U.S. Junior Open.    

2017 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships Preliminary Seeding 2

Preliminary Seeding 2 Petition Form - link removed

 

11.28.17 - Preliminary Seeding 1 Released & Seeding Petition Information

Please click below to view the preliminary seeding for the 2017 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships. As a reminder, preliminary seeding rounds are not final. There will be three rounds of preliminary seeding released before US Squash announces the final seeding groups and player start times on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by 9:00pm EST.

The first petition period is now open and will close promptly at 9:00pm EST on Thursday, November 30, 2017. Feedback will only be accepted through the online Seeding Petition Form 1 - emails or phone calls will not be accepted. Players may use the petition form to both challenge the seeding of a player or to affirm the seeding group a player has been assigned. In both cases, specific evidence must be provided. Please note that all players from the United States are seeded based on the November 15, 2017 rankings calculation. US Squash has final discretion on seeding for the U.S. Junior Open.    

2017 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships Preliminary Seeding 1

Preliminary Seeding 1 Petition Form - link removed

 

11.16.17 - Cut List Now Available
The 2017 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships Cut List is now available on the US Squash website.  To view the waitlist order, please click below:

2017 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships Waitlist Order
 
NOTE: In divisions with over 128 players, only 120 players have gained entry into the tournament.  The remaining 8 players to gain entry into the event will be notified by 9:00pm EST on Monday, November 20, 2017.

 
11.16.17 - Division Size Limits
Based on the number of players that signed up for the 2017 U.S. Junior Open, divisions have been limited to the following number of players. Based on the number of late entries or withdraws, US Squash reserves the right to adjust division sizes at any time. Division sizes will lock on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 12:00pm NOON, EST regardless of whether or not the division is full. Therefore, once the division sizes lock, they will not increase in size even if the division is below the designated limit.
 
BU11 - 96
BU13 - 96
BU15 - 128
BU17 - 128
BU19 - 128
 
GU11 - 48
GU13 - 96
GU15 - 96
GU17 - 128
GU19 - 64
 
 
Preliminary Venue Assignments
 

Preliminary venue assignments disclose which facility each division will be playing at over the course of the tournament. Preliminary venue assignments are subject to change based on the final number of players signed up for each division as of the entry deadline.

 
Division Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Notes
BU11 Loomis Loomis Yale Yale  
BU13 Loomis Loomis Trinity/Yale Yale Main draw qtrs at Yale on Monday
BU15 Wesleyan Wesleyan Yale Yale  
BU17 Yale Yale Yale Yale  
BU19 Trinity Trinity Trinity/Yale Yale Main draw qtrs at Yale on Monday
GU11 Wesleyan Wesleyan Yale Yale  
GU13 Loomis Loomis Trinity/Yale Yale Main draw qtrs at Yale on Monday
GU15 Yale Yale Yale Yale  
GU17 Yale Yale Yale Yale  
GU19 Trinity Trinity Trinity/Yale Yale Main draw qtrs at Yale on Monday
 
 
 
Tournament Shuttle Busses:
US Squash will provide shuttle busses to the squash venues throughout the tournament.  Shuttles will originate from the front of the Yale Squash Center (Payne Whitney Gymnasium, 70 Tower Parkway, New Haven, CT) and will run directly to each venue. 

Approximate shuttle distance from the Yale Squash Center:
  • Trinity College 75 Minutes
  • Loomis Chaffee School: 75 Minutes
  • Wesleyan University: 60 minutes
 
Transportation Options:
Nearby Airports:
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (roughly 79 miles from Yale)
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (roughly 94 miles from Yale)
  • LaGuardia Airport (roughly 73 miles from Yale)
  • Bradley International Airport (roughly 54 miles from Yale)
  • Westchester County Airport (roughly 49 miles from Yale)
  • Tweed New Haven Airport (roughly 5 miles from Yale)
Trains:
  • Metro-North: trains are available from Grand Central Terminal in New York City to New Haven, Connecticut. Metro-North schedules can be found by clicking here.
  • Amtrak: trains are available from New York - Penn Station (NYP) to New Haven, CT (NHV). Amtrak schedules can be found by clicking here.

12.8.17 Division Start Times

Division start times are given below.

Please note that these times represent the earliest time matches will be played in the first round of each division. Matches in the first round will span several match times.

 

Division Start Times
 Division Time Day Venue
BU11 8:00am Saturday Dec 16 Loomis
BU13 8:00am Saturday Dec 16 Loomis
BU15 8:00am Saturday Dec 16 Wesleyan
BU17 8:00am Saturday Dec 16 Yale
BU19 8:00am Saturday Dec 16 Trinity
       
GU11 12:40pm Saturday Dec 16 Wesleyan
GU13 8:35am Saturday Dec 16 Loomis
GU15 8:00am Saturday Dec 16 Yale
GU17 9:45am Saturday Dec 16 Yale
GU19 12:00pm Saturday Dec 16 Trinity

 

 

 

Tournament Start/End:

Saturday, December 16, 2017: All players need to be available starting at 8:00am EST.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017: All players need to be available until 4:00pm EST.
 
Regular Entry Deadline:
The regular entry deadline for the 2017 U.S. Junior Open is at 12:00pm NOON, EST on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.
 
Cut List:
The cut list for this tournament will be made available by 9:00pm EST on Friday, November 17, 2017. The cut list uses the rankings calculation from 11/15/17. Divisions may be restricted in size due to court constraints and tournament logistics. US Squash maintains final discretion on all tournament matters.
 
Division Size Limits:
US Squash will set the maximum number of players in each division after the regular entry deadline based on the number of signups received.
 
Division Size Lock and Entry Close
Division sizes will lock on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 12:00pm NOON, EST regardless of whether or not the division is full. Therefore, once the division sizes lock, they will not increase in size even if the division is below the designated limit. Registrtaion will also close at this time.
 
Late Withdraw Penalties
If a player withdraws after 12:00pm Noon EST Wednesday December 6th they will incur a late withdraw penalty per the Us Squash Junior Policies and Guidelines.
 
Division Start Times:
Division Start Times indicate the earliest possible match time a player can expect to play within their division and will be available by 9:00pm EST on Friday, December 8, 2017.
 
Player Start Times:
Player Start Times indicate the first match time for each player and will be available by 9:00pm EST on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
 
Waitlist Closed:
The waitlist for the U.S. Junior Open will close at 10:00am on Thursday, December 14, 2017. Therefore, after this deadline, no players will be moved from the waitlist to the main draw and any withdraws after the deadline will be processed as defaults.
 
Draw Availability:
Main Draws will be available online by 9:00pm EST on Thursday, December 14, 2017.
 
Seeding Process & Timeline:
U.S. Player Seeding will be taken from the 11/15/17 Rankings Calculation.
 
Preliminary Seeding #1: The Preliminary Seeding #1 will be released on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by 9:00pm EST. There will be a petition period following this to allow players, parents, and coaches to provide evidence as to why seeding should change.
 
Preliminary Seeding #2: Will be available on Saturday, December 2, 2017 by 9:00pm EST. There will be a petition period following this to allow players, parents, and coaches to provide evidence as to why seeding should change.
 
Preliminary Seeding #3: Will be available on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by 9:00pm EST. There will be a petition period following this to allow players, parents, and coaches to provide evidence as to why seeding should change.
 
Final Seeding Groups and Player Start Times: Final Seeding Groups & Player Start Times will be released on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by 9:00pm EST.
 
SUMMARY:
Preliminary Seeding #1, followed by petition - available by 11/28/17 - 9:00pm EST
Preliminary Seeding #2, followed by petition - available by 12/2/17 - 9:00pm EST
Preliminary Seeding #3, followed by petition - available by 12/6/17 - 9:00pm EST
Final Seeding Groups and Player Start Times - available by 12/12/17 - 9:00pm EST

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entry Information:
Regular Tournament Entry is until 11/15/17 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $185*
Late Tournament Entry is after 11/15/17 at 12:00pm, NOON EST at $225*
 
*Includes a $10 non-refundable online processing charge per entrant.
 
Refund Policy:
Players eligible for a refund:
Players who withdraw before the regular entry deadline or who withdraw from the waitlist will be eligible for a full refund less the $10 processing fee.
 
Players not eligible for a refund:
No refunds will be provided to players who withdraw from the main draw after the regular entry deadline has passed.
 
Note: Players may only enter one division.
 
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 US Squash. If there is a waitlist in a given division, late entries will be placed at the bottom of the waitlist behind all players who signed up before the regular entry deadline.
 
 
Age Verification Required:
All players in the 2017 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships are required to provide proof of age. Please click here to confirm if your age has been verified (the spreadsheet will be updated every Friday before 12:00pm, NOON EST).
For U.S. Citizens:
  • Original or Copy of the player’s Birth Certificate
  • Original or Copy of the player’s Passport
For U.S. Residents and International Players:
  • Original or Copy of the player’s Passport
 
Players MUST provide age verification documentation to US Squash IN ADVANCE OF competing and may deliver it in one of the following ways:
  1. Take a picture and email the image to tournaments@ussquash.com. Note: pictures from Camera Phones are acceptable as long as the image is readable.
  2. Scan and email information to tournaments@ussquash.com.
  3. Bring copy or actual documents to registration at the U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships (this option is NOT recommended in order to help avoid problems and the possibility of not being permitted to compete).
  4. Note: FAXED DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!
Players that do not have their age verified before their first match may not be permitted to participate in this year’s event.
 
Note: US Squash has a record of all age verifications for players that participated in the 2017 U.S. Junior Open. It is still a good idea for players to have a photo copy or digital copy of their passports in the event that US Squash does not have age verification records for certain participants.
 
 
International Players: Player Information, Seeding and Letters:
In order to be seeded correctly and to receive a letter of invitation to the tournament for visa purposes, players must:
  1. Register for the tournament online through the tournament information page.
  2. Complete the Online Player Information Form for seeding purposes.
  3. Verify age by sending an image of your passport to tournaments@ussquash.com.
  4. Optional: If you need an invitation to the event for travel purposes, send an email request to tournaments@ussquash.com.
Once you’ve completed these four steps, you will receive your invitation letter shortly thereafter. Participants may also be asked to provide proof of receipt of travel visas in advance of the tournament. US Squash will work with international players to provide invitation letters in a timely manner.
 
 
International Players: Group Entries:
For International Groups that would like to register 4 or more players, please scan and email one of the following forms to tournaments@ussquash.com.  Please note that all the same Tournament Deadlines and Fees apply. NO FAXED ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
 
 
 
 
Withdraw Information:
If you need to withdraw from the tournament, you must do so by sending an email to tournaments@ussquash.com with the subject “Withdraw – USJRO.” It is the responsibility of each player that has signed up for the tournament to check the ‘Cut List’ to ensure they have been withdrawn property.
 
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 policies outlined in the Junior Rules, Guidelines, and Timelines.
 
 
How to Withdraw or Change Divisions
 
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”
    1. If selecting “Request Change Division,” select the division you would like to change to and click “Submit.”
    2. If selecting “Request Withdraw/Refund” read all US Squash policies and check the “Yes, I wish to withdraw” box and click “Submit.”
    3. 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.

Policies 

  • NO REFUNDS will be issued to players who withdraw from the main draw after the regular entry deadline. 
  • All U.S. 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 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.

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.

 

Eligibility

  • Draw sizes will be limited to 128 players per division prior to the regular entry deadline. Once the regular entry deadline passes, US Squash reserves the right to mandate draw size restrictions on a division by division basis. A cut list will be created for divisions that receive more than 128 entries prior to the regular entry deadline. In the case of oversubscribed draws, international players will automatically gain entry and U.S. players will be selected based on descending order of seeding points/ranking.

 

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. 

 

 

 

Trinity College
Ferris Athletic Center
Hartford, CT 06106

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Wesleyan University
Freeman Athletic Cntr
161 Cross Street
Middletown,CT 06459

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Yale University
70 Tower Parkway
New Haven,CT 06511

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Loomis Chaffee School
Batchelder Rd,
Windsor, CT 06095

 

Campus Map click here

 

PRACTICE COURTS

Limited practice courts will be available on Friday December 15 2017, as follows. All will be on a first come first served basis. Please do not take a court for too long and be aware of other players that are waiting.
  • Yale University - Friday all day
  • Wesleyan University - Friday 4:30pm-6:30pm
  • Loomis Chaffee School - no courts available
  • Trinity College - Friday all day

 

Venue Assignments
 

Preliminary venue assignments disclose which facility each division will be playing at over the course of the tournament. Preliminary venue assignments are subject to change based on the final number of players signed up for each division as of the entry deadline.

 
Division Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Notes
BU11 Loomis Loomis Yale Yale  
BU13 Loomis Loomis Trinity/Yale Yale Main draw qtrs at Yale on Monday
BU15 Wesleyan Wesleyan Yale Yale  
BU17 Yale Yale Yale Yale  
BU19 Trinity Trinity Trinity/Yale Yale Main draw qtrs at Yale on Monday
GU11 Wesleyan Wesleyan Yale Yale  
GU13 Loomis Loomis/Trinity Trinity/Yale Yale Main draw qtrs at Yale on Monday, Consolation at Trinity on Sunday
GU15 Yale Yale Yale Yale  
GU17 Yale Yale Yale Yale  
GU19 Trinity Trinity Trinity/Yale Yale Main draw qtrs at Yale on Monday
 
 
 
Tournament Shuttle Busses:
US Squash will provide shuttle busses to the squash venues throughout the tournament.  Shuttles will originate from the front of the Yale Squash Center (Payne Whitney Gymnasium, 70 Tower Parkway, New Haven, CT) and will run directly to each venue. 

Approximate shuttle distance from the Yale Squash Center:
  • Trinity College 75 Minutes
  • Loomis Chaffee School: 75 Minutes
  • Wesleyan University: 60 minutes

The shuttle scheule can be found here

 
Transportation Options:
Nearby Airports:
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (roughly 79 miles from Yale)
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (roughly 94 miles from Yale)
  • LaGuardia Airport (roughly 73 miles from Yale)
  • Bradley International Airport (roughly 54 miles from Yale)
  • Westchester County Airport (roughly 49 miles from Yale)
  • Tweed New Haven Airport (roughly 5 miles from Yale)
Trains:
  • Metro-North: trains are available from Grand Central Terminal in New York City to New Haven, Connecticut. Metro-North schedules can be found by clicking here.
  • Amtrak: trains are available from New York - Penn Station (NYP) to New Haven, CT (NHV). Amtrak schedules can be found by clicking here.

  

 

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
155 Temple St
New Haven, CT 06510
 
Click here to book rooms. Cut off date for group bookings is November 14: Hotel is Sold Out Thursday 12/14 and Friday 12/15 
 
 

 

Courtyard by Marriott New Haven Yale
30 Whalley Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

Book your group rate for US Squash Junior Open 

Guests may also book by calling 1-800-MARRIOTT and referring to the group name or “USS”.

8.31.17 THIS HOTEL IS SOLD OUT OF DOUBLE ROOMS. THERE MAY BE A FEW KING ROOMS AVAILABLE IF YOU CALL AND MENTION YOU ARE PART OF THE USSQUASH GROUP

 

 

New Haven Hotel

Guests can also call in to reserve at 1800-644-6835 and request the US Squash rate. 

 

229 George Street

New Haven, Connecticut 06510

 

http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=2063955&hotelID=17714