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Join Canada's top University & College squash players as they compete for the coveted Canadian title.  Hosted exclusively by Mayfair Lakeshore Club in Toronto. Our beautiful facility features 13 singles squash courts, stadium seating and a full courtside bistro.  Don't miss your chance to be part of this amazing Canadian Squash experience. 

 


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Details will be provided closer to the event on how to access the following:

SEEDINGS (PRELIMINARY):

WELCOME LETTER:

ENTRANTS LIST / START TIMES: 

DRAWS / SCHEDULES: Tentative 

  • Friday 9AM to 9PM
  • Saturday 9AM to 9PM
  • Friday 9AM to 5Pm

LIVE STREAMING: 

LIVE SCORING VIA CLUB LOCKER:

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HOSTED BY

SQUASH CANADA PARTNERS
       

 

EVENT SPONSORS

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact:

Tournament Chair: Manu Dutt
** To book practice court time please email Manu

Tournament Referee: Darrin Manley

Squash Canada contact: Geoffrey Johnson
 

Host Club: Mayfair Lakeshore (801 Lakeshore Blvd East, Toronto, ON M4M 1A9)

Categories: Men's Open, A, B & Women's Open, A, B

Event Dates: March 6-8, 2020

Registration Fee - Options: 

  • OPTION #1: FULL PACKAGE: $55.00 + $7.15 HST = $62.15
    • Includes entry fee plus a meal
       
  • OPTION #2: BASIC PACKAGE: $40.00 + $5.20 HST = $45.20
    • Includes entry fee only
       

Key Dates / Deadlines:

  • Preliminary Seeding by: Tuesday February 25th
  • Final Seedings by: Monday March 2nd
  • Welcome Letter & General Information by: Tuesday March 3rd
  • Start Times by: Tuesday March 3rd
  • Draws/Schedules by: Wednesday March 4th

Registration via Club Locker: Click Here and click Sign Up

Entrants List: Click Here

Registration Deadline: Thursday February 20, 2020 at 1:00PM EST

Categories: Men's Open, A, B & Women's Open, A, B

Event Dates: March 6-8, 2020

Registration Fee - Options: 

  • OPTION #1: FULL PACKAGE: $55.00 + $7.15 HST = $62.15
    • Includes entry fee plus a meal
       
  • OPTION #2: BASIC PACKAGE: $40.00 + $5.20 HST = $45.20
    • Includes entry fee only

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

An Athlete must be a member in good standing of a provincial/territorial squash association, and be enrolled in an accredited Canadian college or university in accordance with the following course load and academic success requirements.**

A. Course Load Requirements

A student-athlete must be registered in a minimum of three (3) courses (nine (9) credit hours of recognized course credit or the equivalent), in the semester in which they participate, or the full time equivalent as defined by the registrar at the institution they are representing in the term in which they are competing.

B. Academic Success Requirements

A student-athlete must successfully complete a minimum number of courses and meet academic success requirements for eligibility:

  • A university student-athlete must successfully complete a minimum of three (3) full courses or six (6) half course (eighteen (18) credit hours of recognized course credit at the institution they are representing) or full-time equivalent as defined by the institution's registrar during the academic year in which they are competing in order to be eligible in a subsequent academic year. An academic year is defined as the 365-day period following the first day of fall classes as established by the institution's academic calendar
  • A college student-athlete must successfully complete a minimum nine (9) credit hours in the semester in which they are competing in order to be eligible in a subsequent academic semester.
  • In the event a university student-athlete does not meet the above academic success requirements, to reestablish academic eligibility, the student must successfully complete a minimum of three (3) full courses or six (6) half course (eighteen (18) credit hours of recognized course credit at the institution they are representing) or full-time equivalent at the institution they wish to represent within an academic year in order to be eligible for a subsequent academic year.
  • In the event a college student-athlete does not meet the above academic success requirements, to reestablish academic eligibility, the student must complete one (1) academic semester at an accredited postsecondary institution with a minimum of nine (9) credits passed in a single semester to be eligible to participate in the subsequent semester.

C. Other Information

It is the student athletes responsibility to determine if participation in Squash Canada's Canadian University & College Squash Championship contributes to the determination of whether such participation will result in a year of eligibility from the U Sports, the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association or other collegiate sport entity.

DRAW FORMAT

A. General
All categories of play will use a single elimination main draw with feed-in consolation except if there are 4 to 6 entries, in which case the format will be round-robin. Events with less than four entrants may be combined with other events. See Appendix J for Squash Canada Tie Breaking Policy.

B. Open & A Events The format of play in the Men's and Women's Open & A events will consist of a single elimination main draw featuring a feed-in consolation.

Final placement matches will be held to determine positions 1 through 8.

All seeds and draws will be determined and constructed by a Seeding Committee, which may be constructed by coaches, past players, Squash Canada personnel and other stakeholders.

SCHEDULING OF MATCHES

The Host Committee will use the following guidelines when scheduling matches in the Canadian University and College Squash Championships:

A. Practice Courts - of proper dimensions, must be available at each host venue during a period of 48 hours prior to the commencement of play (including qualifying);

B. Allocated Time Per Match
• Prior to quarter-finals - 35 minutes for all events with the exception of the Open Event (40 minutes)
• Quarter-finals and classic plate - 40 minutes for all events with the exception of the Open Event (45 minutes)
• Semi-finals and finals – 45 minutes for all events with the exception of the Open Event (60 minutes)

C. Rest Time
A minimum of 8 hours must be allowed between the start time of a competitor's last match of one day and their first match the next day. Competitors should not have more than two matches per day. When playing more than one match on the same day, the following timelines should be observed:
• No less than 4 hours between the start time of one match and the commencement of the next in any draw, prior to the quarter-finals;
• No less than 6 hours between the start time of a quarter-final match and a semi-final match in the main draw or Classic Plate;
• No less than 12 hours (Open only) all other events 6 hours between the start time of a semi-final match and a final match in the main draw or Classic Plate;
• No less than 8 hours (Open only) all other events 4 hours between the start time of a quarter-final match and a semi-final match in the consolation draws.

CHALLENGE CUP
Squash Canada will present a Challenge Cup to the designated team accumulating points according to the following criteria:
A team is comprised of three (3) athletes from the same college/university competing in the open event with both genders represented. Each designated competitor will receive points based on their final placement in the open draws as follows:

  • 1st place - 1 point
  • 2nd place - 2 points
  • 3rd place - 3 points
  • 4th place - 4 points
  • 5th - 8th place - 5 points 
  • 9th - 16th place - 6 points 
  • 17th - 32nd place - 7 points 

The team accumulating the least number of points will be awarded the Challenge Cup.

For full championship rules and regulations please read Squash Canada's Championship Hosting Standards

Tie-Breaking Procedures for Canadian Championships - Click Here


REFUND POLICY

Requests for refunds of entry fees will be handled by Squash Canada upon receipt of written notice. Refund requests will be treated in accordance with the following regulations:
  • Withdrawals prior and up to the entry deadline date will receive a full refund less a $10 processing fee.
  • Withdrawals from singles Championships after the entry deadline date until seedings are first published will receive a 50% refund.
  • No refund will be given after the final seedings or draws are posted, except for medical reasons or bereavement. In these cases, medical notes or other documentation (e.g. doctor’s note, death notice, etc.) must be provided within 48 hours of the withdrawal for a refund to be considered. In these cases, when approved, a full refund less a $20 processing fee, will be issued. 
CODE OF CONDUCT
 
Squash Canada's Code of Conduct shall be in full force and effect.
** Players are expected to play all scheduled matches.  It is a violation of the Code of Conduct to default a match without acceptable explanation.
 
DRESS CODE

All participants must adhere to Squash Canada's Clothing Regulation - Click Here
Participants are encouraged to have identification of university or college they are representing on game wear clothing

EYEGUARD POLICY

Eyeguards are mandatory for all participants. Please review Squash Canada Eyeguard Policy and WSF Approved Eyeguards.

OFFICIATING / PLAYER REFEREES

Squash Canada makes every effort to provide Certified Officials for matches but when required both players (winner and loser) may be required to referee and must adhere to this request.
If you are unsure as to whether you must referee the next match please confirm with Court Control and/or the Tournament Referee.

 

 

Hotel: Hotel Novotel Toronto Centre (45 The Esplanade, Toronto, ON)
 

Reservation information:  


Ground Transportation

From Airport: None Available

From Hotel: Shuttle Bus to/from the club

"Kill the Keg Night" at the Mayfair Lakeshore Bistro

  • Time: Saturday March 7th
  • Date: 6pm to 8pm
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