Conditions & Rules for Juniors Attending Competitions

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Applying For Entry

Entry via tournament software, must be submitted to the organising body by the closing date specified. By entering the competition, players are declaring that they have read, understand and agree to be bound by the Conditions and Rules for Juniors Attending Competitions.


Make sure you have packed everything: racquet, gear, eye-guards, etc. at the departure point on timetravelling by car / bus do not distract the driver and always wear a seatbelt.

At The Venue

Upon arrival check in and find out when and where your first match is on courteous at all times and carry out the instructions of the organisers without delay. Throughout the course of the tournament make sure you always know when your next match is on and that you are ready to play when required. Do NOT leave the tournament venue without permission.

  • Do your fair share of refereeing
  • Dispose of your litter properly and keep changing rooms tidy
  • Do not distract the players while play is in progress
  • Do not distract or attempt to influence the referee

On Court

  • Play fairly following the rules
  • Arrive early for your matches
  • Behave in the proper manner (do not argue with referee) and shake hands after your match
  • Where eye-guards at all times (including ‘knock-ups’ and ‘three/quarters’)
  • On court wear your squash shoes
  • Do NOT use abusive / bad language at any time

Drug Testing

By entering the competition, players / guardians hereby provide their formal consent to accept, if requested at the tournament, drug testing for any prohibited substance.


Good behaviour is expected at all times. Consumption of alcohol or other banned substances is not permitted. When staying in hotel / B&B accommodation ensure you do not disturb the other guests.

We depend on the goodwill of clubs, voluntary organisers for the successful operation of Junior Squash. Keeping the above guidelines helps you and your tournaments.

Breach of these guidelines is harmful to the future of our junior tournaments and will not be tolerated. Breaking the rules may result in the application of disciplinary procedure of the host province or Irish Squash.

Players who make late withdrawals and/or who fail to complete competitions:

‘In the event that a player scratches from a tournament after the draw is made then a two tournament ban (in the player’s age category) is imposed on the offending player (relevant to Seniors, Masters and Juniors).

A one tournament ban and 0 points penalty will be imposed should a player pull out during the tournament. Either of the above will not be enforced in the event of a medical cert being submitted promptly’.


A player who enters a competition must play ALL their matches, including those on the last day – otherwise don’t enter the competition!