NJSA High Schools League

NJSA HIGH SCHOOLS LEAGUE INFORMATION & RULES 2020 

  1. COMPOSITION OF LEAGUES
  • Leagues will be played according to team strength similar to the 2019 tournament.
  • A school may enter as many teams as they want in order of strength. Teams must be clearly designated, for example Boys High 1, Boys High 2, Boys High 3, etc.
  • The number of leagues will be determined once the entries have been received.
  • There will be 6 teams per league and a maximum of 2 teams from the same school.
  • Combined gender teams must play in the boy’s section.
  • Each team shall consist of four (4) players.
  • Playing order will be 4, 3, 2, 1
  • Players must play in order of strength according to the school ladder, at all times.
  • NJSA will seed the entries and determine the league allocations utilising the NJSA information available and at their own discretion.
  1. THE FOLLOWING DATES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED FOR LEAGUE MATCHES
  • February: Monday’s 10, 17, 24
  • March: Monday’s 9, 16
  • Players must be at the venue and ready to start play at 14h30.
  • If a team does not arrive within 30 minutes of the scheduled time the team forfeits the entire fixture.
  1. RESCHEDULES
  • Fixtures may be rescheduled, at the agreement of both teams.
  • In the interest of the game schools are requested to not reschedule fixtures for trivial reasons but also to be accommodating to teams with requests to reschedule.
  • Rescheduled fixtures must be played within 1 week before the scheduled date or within 2 weeks after the scheduled date.
  • A team that wishes to reschedule a fixture must give written notice to the opposing team at least 2 weeks before the scheduled date and indicate the preferred alternative date. The NJSA High schools league organiser must be copied on all correspondence in this regard.
  • Venues must be agreed and the team rescheduling will be responsible for any costs, if applicable.
  • The rescheduled time and venue are to be confirmed with the organiser prior to the rescheduled fixture date.
  • If agreement can’t be reached the team wanting to change the date will have to play on the original scheduled date or forfeit the fixture.
  1. ENTRIES
  • The closing date for entries is 27 January 2020.
  • Only online entries will be accepted.
  • A summary of the entries will be displayed on the website below the entry form. Check for your entry submitting the online entry. If your entry is not displayed, please re-enter.
  • The entry fee is R325 per team, payable by 10 February 2020.
  • If the fee is not paid by the due date the team will not be entered into a league.
  • Payments to be made to: NJSA, Absa Bank, Brooklyn (Code 632005), Acc. No 9070327031
  1. VENUES
  • Venues will be confirmed once all the teams have been entered.
  • School courts and club courts will be used.
  • Schools are asked to make their courts available and we will endeavour to ensure they play as many fixtures as possible at their courts.
  • Schools are to ensure they have the relevant representation to oversee and manage the fixtures, player behaviour and venue safety.
  • School representatives and players must remain at the courts to mark and ref.
  1. BALLS
  • The Dunlop High Altitude (green dot) ball must be used for all league matches.
  • Teams are to provide their own balls.
  1. SCORING
  • Scoring for all matches will be Best of 5 Games, PAR11.
  • Points are allocated per game won.
  • The team winning the most matches wins the fixture. If both teams win 2 matches the winning team is the team with the most games. If the games are a tie the winning team is the team with the most points. If the points are a tie the fixture is a tie.
  • The winning team receives one (1) bonus point for each match won. If the fixture is a tie the bonus points are shares i.e. both teams get 1 bonus point each.
  • In the case of a tie for 1st place in the league the result of the match between the teams will be the decider. If that fixture was a tie then the team with the highest points difference will be declared the winner. If the difference is the same the trophy is shared.
  1. RESULTS
  • The team manager is responsible to submit the results within 24-hours of the fixture on the League WhatsApp Group.
  • All results will be captured on the Northerns Admin System by the Northerns Administrator.
  • Fixture results can be viewed on the Northerns Admin System.
  • The team has 7 days from the scheduled fixture date to dispute the results, which must be by email directed at the High Schools league organiser. After that date, the captured results will be deemed to be the correct final results. No further changes will be allowed.
  • If no result is received within 5 weekdays after the scheduled fixture date, both teams will receive zero points for the fixture.
  1. DRESS CODE
  • Schools are requested to ensure that their teams play in their school’s sports clothes so as to represent proper team unity.
  • Protective eyewear is compulsory and must be of the recognised standard.
  • Only recognised squash footwear will be allowed – gum rubber or non-marking soled shoes.

ENTRY FORM:

Please complete this field even if it's the same as for the school
E.g. Midstream 1, Midstream 2, Midstream 3, etc.
Please select the estimated strength of the team - in which league they want to play. Boys - A to H, Girls - A to D
Just type the number without the prefix.
Just type the number without the prefix.
Just type the number without the prefix.
Just type the number without the prefix.

Name of account: NJSA
Bank: ABSA Bank
Branch code: 632 005
Account number: 907 032 7031
Please use your school’s name and number of teams as reference. Send proof of payment to HLvaneck@gmail.com.

Please direct any queries at Hennie van Eck, NJSA High Schools league co-ordinator – 082 898 1249

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