The Mixed teams consist of 6 players per team – 4 Men and 2 Woman. A reserve per team could be added if required. The order of play will include, 4 Men’s singles matches and 2 Ladies singles matches.
The Men’s teams consist of 5 players per team – a reserve per team could be added if required.
If you are unable to fill a team, please send us the names of the players you have and we will make up teams.
Only a limited number of teams will be accepted. Preference will be given to teams that have participated in 2016 but if you haven’t entered by 10 September, your place may be given to other teams who are keen to play.
2. ENTRY FEES
The entry fee will be R275 per person.
The captain/organiser is responsible to collect the fees from all the players and pay it into our bank account by the due date. Please use your team name as reference and send us your confirmation either via email or fax.
Due to previous experience with players or teams withdrawing at a late stage and in doing so, upsetting the whole draw, we will insist on upfront payment of all teams. If money is not paid by 10 September 2017, your place may be given to other teams who are keen to play!!!
Please adhere to the following deadlines to secure your entry: Close of Entries: Friday, 10 September 2017 Names of players and Payment: 10 September 2017
Entry fees must be paid into the following account: North West Squash Union Absa Potchefstroom Cheque account: 1044160249 Please fax the deposit slip to 086 505 0321.
3. CAPTAIN’S MEETING & PLAY
Captains’ meeting will take place on Friday 29 September 2017 at 08h30 at the Potchefstroom Country Club. Please ensure that if the captain can’t attend, a team representative is present.
Play starts at 09h00 on the Friday and 8h30 on the Saturday and Sunday.
Please ensure that you have full teams for the first match on Friday morning!
Friday night – Pizza and Party at Mystic Boer (Optional and for your own expense)
Saturday night – Bourbon’s Street (Burgers can be ordered at Bourbons for your own expense)
Please make your reservations early to get the best deals.
It will soon be updated with information of the functions and other issues.
The club addresses are also available under affiliated clubs.
We are looking forward to seeing the old and some new faces at this year’s event!
Rules 20151. TEAMSThe teams order will be as the order of the first match.
1. TEAMSThe teams order will be as the order of the first match.
The teams order will be as the order of the first match.
2. SCORING AND PLAYING ORDER
The playing order of every match for the men shall be 3,4,5,2,1, and for the ladies 3,4,2,1 except where arranged by two captains to facilitate the individual event.
Men: Each match counts 25 points. The winning team is awarded 25 points less games dropped in the match. The losing side is awarded the number of games won in the match.Ladies: Each match counts 20 points. The winning team is awarded 20 points
Ladies: Each match counts 20 points. The winning team is awarded 20 points less games dropped in the match. The losing side is awarded the number of games won in the match. If both teams have the same number of matches and games, points will be counted to determine the winner.Reserves may be used to fill in for another team provided permission is obtained from the tournament referee.Scoring system will be PAR 11 for the Mens A and Mens B section, and all other sections will be PAR 15.
Reserves may be used to fill in for another team provided permission is obtained from the tournament referee.
Scoring system will be PAR 11 for the Mens A and Mens B section, and all other sections will be PAR 15.
Ladies will play PAR 11.
3. SCORE CARDS
Score cards - only 1 score card must be completed, but both captains must sign. The captain of the winning team must drop it in the result boxes. Please sms/whatsapp the result immediately after the fixture to Pieter - 082 694 3731.
A tournament levy of R430 per player, including reserves and/or manager shall be paid to the North West Squash Racket Association. A levy of R100 for non-players is payable to partake in the first night's function and R100 for Saturday night's function.
5. THE DECISION OF THE TOURNAMENT REFEREE IN ALL MATTERS SHALL BE FINAL.
6. GENERAL RULESNormal S.A. Squash rules apply.Order of strength cannot be changed.Marker and referee from each team.Fixtures to start on time.Best of five games.Allocated high altitude (green dot) ball.
Normal S.A. Squash rules apply.Order of strength cannot be changed.Marker and referee from each team.Fixtures to start on time.Best of five games.Allocated high altitude (green dot) ball.
Friday 17 April
Coffee and rusks at Defence courts.
Captains meeting at Defence courts.
Function @ Oppiwater Potch Dam Hall (Theme - King Neptune)
Saturday 18 April
Function at Oppiwater Potch Dam Hall (Semi-formal)
018 297 4796
072 405 6026
Wrights Guesthouse (4 star)
Down To Earth Guesthouse
+27 18 297 4120
082 518 1147
082 891 2508
Physical addresses of the clubs and function venues:
Defence (Military base): Corner of Meyer and Boundary Streets
Potch Country Club (PCC): Corner of Govan Mbeki and Smits Streets
PUK (University): Hoffman street
Boys High: Entrance in (Dr) James Moroka ave - old Mooigate (not front entrance).
Christa Galli: Thabo Mbeki street - road to Carletonville.
New and Old street names:
Nelson Mandela Drive was Potgieter streetGovan Mbeki Drive was Mooirivier Drive(Dr) James Moroka ave was Lombard Street(Chief) Albert
Govan Mbeki Drive was Mooirivier Drive
(Dr) James Moroka ave was Lombard Street(Chief) Albert Luthule ave was Von Wielligh StreetThabo Mbeki ave was Van der Hoff StreetSteve Biko ave was Tom StreetPeter Mokaba ave was Hoffman Street(Dr) Beyers Naude ave was Kruger StreetWalter Sisulu ave was Kerk Street
(Chief) Albert Luthule ave was Von Wielligh Street
The North West Closed Championships will be held from the 1-3 March 2019. Entries close 22 February 2019. Entry fee is R250 per player. Please contact Charlie Fourie on 083 296 0468. Go to the Photo's - NW Champs tab to view some photos of previous tournaments.
NORTH WEST CLOSED 2019
1-3 March 2019
1. CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES: MIDNIGHT, 22 FEBRUARY 2019
We will not be accepted late entries.
If you DO NOT RECEIVE a confirmation e-mail (check your email spam); then check the website for your entry confirmation. If you cannot find your entry, please re-enter immediately.
Squash SA registration is required. Register online at https://ssa.sport80.com/register/membership
Tournament Organizer: Charlie Fourie 083 296 0468
2. Qualify for North West Closed
To qualify to participate in the North West Closed Tournament, a player must abide to all 3 points
2.1 A player must be a paid up member of an affiliated North West club.
2.2 A player must:
a. Stay in the province – (meaning you stay in the province for the greater part of the week. Full time students who study elsewhere but stay in North West during weekends
and holidays are also considered as residents of NW),
b. Participate in the league – Saturday league or winter league.
2.3 A player may not have transferred to another province or be available for another province for Jarvis/Kaplan. An exception will however be made for those players - if that player;
A Is available to represent North West at the Mielieland tournament.
B Abide to point 1 and 2 above.
2. ENTRY FEE AND BANK DETAILS
Tournament fee: R250-00 (non refundable) to be paid by 22 Feb 2019 into the following account:
Noordwes Muurbal Unie
Acc no: 1044160249
Enter your reference as: name and surname
NO PAY….NO PLAY!
Players must be available for the DURATION of the tournament.
Players must be ready to play 30 MINUTES before their scheduled time.
Arriving later than 15 minutes after the scheduled time will result in the player forfeiting the match.
The follow-on system applies. Players will start immediately after the match prior to their scheduled match.
If a player forfeits a match, it will count as a result and they will be withdrawn from the tournament.
A tournament is considered incomplete if a 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 allow.
First-round times will be posted on www.nwsquash.co.za by Wednesday evening, 27 February 2019
Continuously check the draw for venues and times at the tournament.
Players must be available to start matches from 17h00 on Friday.
Play will end around 21h00 on Friday, 21h00 on Saturday and 14h00 on Sunday
Players not attending the prize giving will forfeit their prize.
Seeding will be done according to NW ladder, with the committee having final discretion
5. CONDUCT AND BEHAVIOUR:
Players must MARK and REFEREE matches (winner referees; loser marks) following their match or risk disqualification and/or disciplinary steps.
The 4-minute warm up and 90-second game break rule will be strictly monitored.
No parents/spectators are allowed to interfere with any marking or play
No intimidation of players, markers or referee’s during and after play will be tolerated
Players and spectators must adhere and abide to the SA Squash Rules and NWJS Code of Conduct.
Instances of misconduct and bad behavior will be severely sanctioned by SA Squash.
The decision of the tournament referee is final.
No shows, late withdrawals or not marking may result in the banning of players from future tournaments.
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.
All players will be expected to adhere to the Squash SA code of good conduct.
Photos taken by NW Squash, SA Squash or their nominated official at the tournament may be posted onto our social pages.
By entering this tournament, you automatically consent to use of any photos of you and your family on the NW Squash and affiliates website and social pages.
Videoing of matches is only permissible on the consent of both players
Please indicate if you are willing to host an external player (from another province)
Travelling from another province? Please indicate if you require to be hosted by a NW Squash player and we will do our utmost to accommodate you
Friday - Ladies and Men will start at 17:00 at Defence courts. Please check the draw to see what time and where your first game is on Friday.
On Saturday morning play will commence at 08:00 at Defence and continue throughout the day. The braai on Saturday evening will begin after the last game has finished.
On Sunday morning play will commence at 08:00 and a prizegiving will follow the last game
SA Country Districts will be hosted by Dolphin Coast in Stanger from 11 - 14 May 2016.
Previous years results can be seen on the Results page.
Congratulations to the North West Mens A and Mens D team for winning their sections in 2015. Congratulations to all the people chosen for Jarvis / Kaplan for 2015. For the teams, please go to the "SA Country Districts" tab.
Jarvis/Kaplan will be held in Potchefstroom from 6 - 10 July 2015.
Jimmy Schlebusch Christo Potgieter Esjee Robinson Alwyn Venter Ivor Thompson Charlie Fourie Michael Chennels Josh Pretorius Darryl Alexander Andries Kruger Erik Welman