2013 Minnesota State Singles Squash Championships
Thursday, April 4 – Sunday, April 7
Singles: Skill level – 2.5(novice); 3.0; 3.5; 4.0; 4.5; 5.0*; 5.5(Open)*;
Women’s Open and/or Age group – 40+, 50+, 60+)
Singles: Thursday – Sunday
The University of MN Recreation Center
1900 University AveSE Minneapolis,MN55455
Contact: Matt Johnson at (612) 626- 0696 or email@example.com
Singles: Thursday – Friday
Lifetime Fitness – Lakeville
18425 Dodd Blvd Lakeville,MN55044
Contact: John Wilinski (952) 541-7174 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ENTRY DEADLINES (Sorry, no exceptions.)
Noon on Friday, March 29
First Racquet: $45 ($25 students with ID)
Additional Entries: $20 per division ($20 fee waived if playing Womens Open as an Additional Entry)
Players are guaranteed two matches in each draw they enter, a commemorative tournament T-shirt, and unlimited food and drink at the Saturday night social.
5.5 (Open)*, 5.0*, 4.5, 4.0, 3.5, 3.0, 2.5 (novice)
40+, 50+, 60+, Womens Open
Note: Juniors (15 and under) Squash Championships will be held May 4th at the Commodore. Further announcements will be forthcoming)
Singles Entries: Divisions may be combined at the discretion of the tournament director. You may enter one age group and one skill level if you choose. There is an additional $20 fee for each additional division you enter.
Only the 5.5 and 5.0 State Singles draws will be “sanctioned” by MSA/US Squash. Should you not be a current member of MSA/US Squash, you either will need to join or renew your membership prior to the tournament, or pay the $15 waiver along with your entry fee. Though membership in the MSA/US Squash is not required to participate in the state championships, we highly encourage all participants to join/renew. Your membership helps support your local MSA and US Squash nationally. Renew or join the MSA and US Squash online at: www.ussquash.com.
Please see attached registration form. We would prefer you register at www.mnsquash.org. Just click on “Event Registration” near the top of the home page (Look in the blue part). The link is http://0353386.netsolhost.com/mnsquashsite/event-registration-2013-mn-state-squash-championships/
Note: Be sure to include the division(s) entered, your birth date, the best phone number to contact you, T-shirt size, your preferred venue to play your Thursday/Friday singles matches in Minneapolis or Lakeville, whether you (and any guests) plan on attending the Saturday Social (for food ordering purposes) and any scheduling conflicts you may have.
All non-website registrations need to be sent to tournament director (Paul Bischel) at Bischel38@earthlink.net.
Please pay your entry fee via PayPal via our website at: http://0353386.netsolhost.com/paypal.htm
The link is on the top of the MSA home page at www.mnsquash.org under “PayPal.” (Look in the blue part near the top for the link)
Generally, the loser of the prior match will need to referee the next match. However, all participants should be prepared to referee the match following theirs. Players are expected to respect all referee decisions. Tournament directors reserve the right to disqualify any player who does not adhere to this basic code of conduct.
EYE AND FOOT WEAR
Lensed protective eye wear and non-marking footwear are required.
FOOD, DRINK, SOCIAL
All days: Gatorade and water will be available.
Friday: At 6:30 p.m. we will have pizza and other beverages available to the tournament participants at the U of MN only.
Saturday and Sunday morning: Coffee, juice, fruit and bagels will be available.
Saturday at 4:00 p.m.: Watch the two semifinal Singles 5.5 (Open) matches and the two Women’s Open semifinal matches at the U of MN. During these matches, enjoy a fully catered food (hors d’oeuvres) and beverage social! Please plan on joining in for a little fun and merriment with friends and fellow squash fans while watching some ofMinnesota’s best squash!
Paul Bischel (612) 207-5325 or Bischel38@earthlink.net
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