About the JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open

The 2023 JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open will take place in Edinburgh from 28th – 30th December 2023.

Scottish Squash looks forward to welcoming the best young players from around the world to our premier youth event.

Event Information Booklet

A copy of the event information booklet can be downloaded here.

Online Entry

Entries for the tournament are now closed. Please contact info@scottishsquash.org to enquire about a late entry.

Entry Fee: £55.00 per player

ESF event page: JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open 2023 (European Squash Federation)

Tournament Package Entries (includes tournament entry fee)

Update November 2023

Please note tournament packages are now sold out after high demand. Apologies to those who will miss out on packages, however individual entries can still be made online from the link above. Please contact info@scottishsquash.org if you like to be placed on a waiting list, however please note Scottish Squash cannot guarantee further availability.


Edinburgh Sports Club and Oriam (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh) are the hosts of the 2023 JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open. The decision of which age categories will be hosted by which venue will take place upon review of entries after the closing date (November 16th, 2023) by the tournament organisers.

All age group finals and 3rd/4th play-off matches as well as the medal presentation will take place at Edinburgh Sports Club on Saturday 30th December. All remaining play-off matches will likely remain at the venue which they started at but further information will be available throughout the competition.

Edinburgh Sports Club
Girls Under 19
Boys Under 19
Boys Under 15
Girls Under 15
Oriam (at Heriot-Watt University)
Girls Under 17
Boys Under 17
Girls Under 13
Boys Under 13
Girls Under 11
Both Venues
Boys Under 11

Edinburgh Sports Club

Find out more about Edinburgh Sports Club

Edinburgh Sports Club Christmas Opening Hours

Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve): 09:00 – 18:00

Monday 25th December (Christmas Day): CLOSED

Tuesday 26th December (Boxing Day): CLOSED

Wednesday 27th December: 09:00 – 18:00

Thursday 28th – Saturday 30th December: Competition days

Oriam; Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre (at Heriot-Watt University)

Find out more about Oriam

Oriam Christmas Opening Hours

Saturday 23rd December: 08:00 – 18:00

Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve): 08:00 – 16:00

Monday 25th December (Christmas Day): CLOSED

Tuesday 26th December (Boxing Day): CLOSED

Wednesday 27th December: 08:00 – 20:30

Thursday 28th – Saturday 30th December: Competition days

Competition Shuttle Bus Schedule

A free shuttle bus service will be operating between Oriam and Edinburgh Sports Club between the 28th and 30th December.

The schedule below shows the times which the shuttle bus will leave each location. Please note the pick-up/drop-off locations at each venue.

Oriam/Hotel: Courtyard By Marriot Hotel carpark (located outside the glass automated doors beside the hotel reception)

Edinburgh Sports Club: Club carpark, outside the main entrance.

Practice Courts

Scottish Squash are offering practice courts free of charge to competitors on Wednesday 27th December, at Edinburgh Sports Club & Oriam. To book practice courts please email info@scottishsquash.org (Subject: SJO 2023 Practice Court Booking). These will be offered on a first come, first served basis. A maximum of one hour per player will be offered.

A copy of the practice court booking schedule can be found here.

Please note that any practice court time not booked through Scottish Squash needs to be arranged directly with the venues. Any associated court/guest fees are the responsibility of the individual.

Casual Referees

To ensure the successful delivery of the tournament, Scottish Squash are recruiting casual referees to assist qualified referees on site. Please see Referee at SJO 2023 for more information, sign up here or email info@scottishsquash.org if you would like to know more.

Event Merchandise

Official tournament merchandise is now available from iPROSPORTS.

Players without a UK address or wishing to collect items at the tournament can deliver their order to:

*Your Name*

Scottish Squash, Oriam

Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

EH14 4AS

Event Contacts

Tournament Director: Allan McKay

Pathway Systems Coordinator: Philip Lyons | philip.lyons@scottishsquash.org | +44 (0)131 374 2020

Hotel Information

Courtyard by Marriot Edinburgh West. 2 Research Avenue, Edinburgh, EH14 4AB

+44 (0)131 526 3210


Please note: the competition hotel is onsite at Heriot-Watt University and only a two minute walk from Oriam.

Got a question?

For more information contact info@scottishsquash.org