Northerns Closed Ranking Tournament 2022

NJSA Players Only

21 – 23 January 2022

Boys & Girls u11 – u19

1 SPECTATOR / GUARDIAN / COACH PER PLAYER PER DAY ALLOWED

 OPEN TO ALL JUNIOR PLAYERS RESIDING WITHIN THE NJSA TERRITORY

This is a qualifier for the NJSA IPTs 2022

This is a 2022 Age Group event

No SPECIAL REQUESTS can be accommodated

  1.  COVID-19 REGULATIONS
  • All COVID-19 Regulations must be adhered to
  • Masks to always be worn except if playing, marking or refereeing
  • Due to restricted space, 1 Spectator / Guardian / Coach per day per child allowed
  • All entrants must screen themselves before entering any playing venue
  • All NJSA rules to be adhered to
  1. IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
  • Only entries via SPORTYHQ will be accepted.
  • If you DO NOT RECEIVE a confirmation e-mail, check your email spam; then check the SportyHQ website for your entry. If you cannot find your entry contact njsa@northerns.co.za
  • Family discount applies.
  • Playing venues: Pretoria East and Centurion
  • Playing times (Covid-19 dependent):
    • Friday 21st 17h00 – 21h00
    • Saturday 22nd 12h00 – 21h00
    • Sunday 23rd 08h00 – 14h00
  • Players must be available for the duration of the tournament
  • Players must be ready to play 30 minutes before their scheduled time
  • Both players must MARK and REFEREEmatches (winner referees; loser marks) following their match or risk disqualification and/or disciplinary steps
  • No intimidation of players, markers or referee’s during and after play will be tolerated 
  1. TOURNAMENT LOGISTICS:
  • Closing Date: 18:00, MONDAY 17 January 2022. No late entries accepted.
  • Squash SA Registration: Not compulsory
  • NJSA Registration: Not compulsory
  • Format: 2022 Age Group, Round Robin
  • Communication: eMail only: njsa@northerns.co.za..
  • Tournament Referee: Reinhardt Falk
  1. Entry fees:
  • R 200 per player – The full fee per player is payable on Sporty HQ
  • If more than 1 family member enters (living in the same household) the following entry fee applies:
    • 2 players: R350
    • 3 players: R500
  • No Prize Money will be awarded for this tournament
  • Entry fees are non-refundable / includes the R15.00 SA Schools Squash levy
  1. TOURNAMENT AVAILABILITY:
  • Arriving later than 10 minutes after the scheduled time will result in the player forfeiting the match
  • Players start immediately after the match prior to their scheduled match – SO BE WARMED UP
  • If a player forfeits a match, it will count as a result and may be withdrawn from the tournament
  • A tournament is considered incomplete if withdrawal is not for a medical reason (accompanied by a medical certificate within 48 hours)
  • Incomplete tournaments will not count towards the qualification criteria.
  • Reschedules will not be allowed
  1. DRAW:
  • First-round times will be posted on www.sportyhq.com and www.northerns.co.za by Thursday evening before Day 1
  • Continuously check the draw for venues and times at the tournament.
  • Players must be available to start matches from 17h00 on Friday.
  • There will be no prize-giving, for safety purposes. Players can collect their prize after the section final. Only the winning prize winner may collect their prize
  1. CONDUCT AND BEHAVIOUR:
  • The 4-minute warm-up and 90-second game break rule will be strictly monitored.
  • Players must adhere to and abide by the SA Squash Rules and NJSA Code of Conduct.
  • Instances of misconduct and bad behaviour will be severely sanctioned by NJSA.
  • The decision of the tournament referee is final.
  • No shows, late withdrawals or not marking may result in the banning of players.
  • Use of WSF approved protective eyewear in every match is compulsory – including during warm-up or social games. (No exceptions can be made).
  • The players, as indicated by SA Squash and WSF standards, must wear the correct clothing.
  1. PHOTOGRAPHY:
  • Photos taken by NJSA, SA Squash or their nominated official may be posted onto our social pages.
  • By entering this tournament, you consent to the use of any photos of you and your family on the NJSA and affiliate websites and social pages.

Videoing of matches is only permissible with the consent of both players/parents

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