BounceBack Sanctioned Competitions

The BounceBack sanctioned competitions have been introduced as a new level of sanctioning to support the return of competitions as we continue to progress through the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Who For: Juniors only, adults only, juniors/adults combined. (The delivery of this level of competition will depend upon the Scottish Government covid protection level in place)

  • Aimed at all players of all standards as a way to encourage players back to competitive squash and competition environments.
  • Competitions have no set criteria in terms of the structure they are delivered in and offer competition organisers full flexibility.
  • Competitions will be required to follow guidance for competitions included in the ‘COVID-19 Guidance for Squash Clubs, Players, Coaches & Competitions in Scotland‘.

Bronze Sanctioned Competitions (One day competitions)

These competitions are an entry-level competition aimed at locally based juniors and adults who are new to the sanctioned competitions. This is the first step into sanctioned competitions. Clubs can run either an Adult Bronze or Junior Bronze competition.

Who For: Juniors or Adults

  • Aimed at grass roots/beginner level and ideal for players starting on their competitive journey.
  • Typically 1 day competitions where the aim is to have players playing as many games as possible in a relatively relaxed atmosphere and flexible structure.

Silver Sanctioned Competitions

These competitions attract higher ranked players. These are open competitions that are run in a graded format for all levels. Silver sanctioned competitions can be run as junior only competitions, adult only competitions or combined junior/senior competitions.

Who For: Juniors or Adults or Junior/Adult combined

  • Run in a graded format where players play within their ability and male and female players are mixed.
  • Competitions organisers may decide to run silver sanctioned competitions as open competitions where all levels and ages can enter or restrict to juniors only, adults only or a combined junior and adult competition.
  • Could run over 1 / 2 days and can be decided by the local competition organiser.

BounceBack, Bronze & Silver Competitions (please tick one)

Covid-19 Support & Guidance

COVID-19 Guidance for Squash Clubs, Players, Coaches & Competitions in Scotland.

Further support and resources when delivering a competition under current Covid-19 restrictions/guidelines is available from our Covid-19 section on our website.

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