Today at the JC Lindsay Scottish Squash Junior Open 2017
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Latest information sent to players
Wednesday 20th December 2017
Scottish Squash are pleased to release further details for the 2017 JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open which takes place from Thursday 28th December – Saturday 30th December 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Players’ first match times and a copy of the seedling list for the competition have been published. This information can also be accessed through the event website which you can find here. We will continue to up-date the website with any important information so I would encourage you to check this over the coming week and throughout the competition. The draws for the competition will be published on ESF Tournament Software on the morning of Thursday 28th December 2017 and continue to be updated throughout the competition. I have also attached a copy of the event information booklet which may have further information to support your stay in Edinburgh.
A reminder to all players that the age groups will be split across the two venues as detailed below. All finals and 3rd/4th play-off matches will take place at Edinburgh Sports Club on Saturday 30th December. Any other matches will remain at the venue they started at.
Edinburgh Sports Club
Boys & Girls Under 15
Boys & Girls Under 19
The Grange Club
Boys & Girls Under 11
Boys & Girls Under 13
Boys & Girls Under 17
Catering will be available at both venues throughout the competition. For those players that took a tournament package your lunch vouchers will be available for collection at the venue from Thursday 28th December 2017. Please note your vouchers are valid for the venue where your draw takes place and can not be used across both venues. A reminder that catering at The Grange Club is only available from 11:30-14:30 on each of the competition days.
In the meantime we wish you a Merry Christmas and the team at Scottish Squash look forward to welcoming you to Edinburgh and to the 2017 JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open.
Monday 11th December 2017
Many thanks for entering the JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open 2017 which is running in Edinburgh from 28th-30th December 2017. You should now have had confirmation of your entry in to the competition.
The competition will be run based on the European Squash tournament guidelines. Taking this in to account first match times and seeds for each category will be released no later than five days before the start of the competition (Saturday 23rd December 2017), however given the time of year we are working to release this information earlier that week to allow more time for players/families to plan trips accordingly. Draws for the competition will only be published on the first day of the competition.
Edinburgh Sports Club – Boys and girls under 19 | boys and girls under 15
The Grange Club – Boys and girls under 17 | boys and girls under 13 | boys and girls under 11
Catering will be available at both venues throughout the competition but please note that catering facilities within The Grange Club will be limited between 11:30 – 14:30 on Thursday 28th & Friday 29th December. Arrangements for Saturday 30th December are still to be confirmed.
A reminder to those of you that are taking a tournament package during the event and require airport/train station pick-up/drop-off, the details of your arrival and departure times should have now been submitted to our office. If this has not been confirmed please let us know as soon as possible.
Practice courts are available on Wednesday 27th December from 13:00-17:00 (last booking 16:30-17:00) at both venues. To book practice courts please e-mail email@example.com. Anyone wishing to book practice courts out with this time should contact the venues direct. Please note that any visitor/court costs will need to be covered by players out with the time stated on Wednesday 27th December. Please also be aware that both venues will close early on the 24th December and will be completely closed on 25th & 26th December.
Should you have any questions on any of the above please do not hesitate to contact the team responsible for the delivery of the event.
Scottish Squash look forward to welcoming you to Edinburgh and to the 2017 JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open.
JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open – Entries Open!
Friday 1st September 2017
Entries are now open for the 2017 JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open in Edinburgh.
This seasons competition will run from Thursday 28th December – Saturday 30th December 2017 at Edinburgh Sports Club and The Grange Club in Edinburgh. To find out further details around the event and to download an entry form click here. This seasons event also sees the introduction of an under 11 category for both male and female players.
Scottish Squash & Racketball are extremely delighted to announce that JC Lindsay have confirmed they will sponsor the event for a second year with Eye Rackets being a key partner in the successful delivery of the 2017 competition.
Scottish Squash & Racketball’s National Coach Paul Bell said: “The Scottish Junior Open is a rare opportunity for all the Scottish Squash players to compete at such a high level on home soil. The event is going from strength to strength and we hope by moving the date to before the British Junior Open will encourage even more of the world’s top juniors to compete. Scotland is on the rise in terms of junior squash and the opportunity for our young players to test themselves against the worlds best will provide a great indicator of just how far they have come.”
The new date on the calendar will allow players to travel to the UK to compete in the JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open prior to the 2018 British Junior Open which takes place in Birmingham from 3rd – 7th January 2018. Scottish Squash & Racketball are proud to announce they are working in partnership with England Squash to support players to be able to play in the Scottish Junior Open and British Junior Open shortly after. England Squash have arranged accommodation packages to allow all players to remain in the United Kingdom over New Year (after the Scottish Junior Open ending and British Junior Open starting). Further details can be found here. Anyone looking for further information about the British Junior Open should visit www.britishjunioropen.com
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