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2018-Venues

These are the venues for the tournament and functions for the 2018 Hobart Australian Masters Squash Championships

Squash Venues

Eastside Squash Centre

69 Cambridge Road, Bellerive, TAS, 7018

Tournament control, registration, massage and merchandise

Bobby Parsons Sports Centre

4 – 6 Elmsleigh Rd, Moonah TAS 7009


Welcome Function

Sunday 2nd September 2018
6.00 p.m.

Hobart Town Hall

50 Macquarie Street, Hobart TAS 7000

Dress code: Smart Casual

No cost, please register for catering purposes: finger food and first drink followed by cash bar


Team coordinators’ meeting

(by invitation only)
Monday, 3rd September 2018
6:00pm – 8:30pm

Hotel Soho

West wing function room
124 Davey St, Hobart

Dress code: Smart Casual


VIP Event

(by invitation only)
Tuesday, 4th September 2018
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Bellerive Yacht Club

64 Cambridge Road, Bellerive, TAS 7018

Dress code: Smart Casual


Individuals Dinner Dance

Friday 7th September 2018
7:30pm

Blundstone Arena

15 Derwent Street, Bellerive TAS 7018

Dress code: Cocktail (no denim)

Cost $80.00 per person


AMSA AGM

Monday, 10th September, 2018
6:00pm – 8:30pm

Hotel Soho

West wing function room
124 Davey St, Hobart


The Convict Experience & Craft Beer

Thursday, 13th September 2017
7:00 p.m.

Convict Penitentiary & Shambles Brewery

‘Pandemonium – The Convict Film Experience’ followed by beer tasting (first beer included)

6 Brisbane St / Corner Brisbane & Campbell, Hobart & 222 Elizabeth St, Hobart

Dress code: Smart Casual

Cost $20.00 per person




Teams Dinner Dance

Friday 14th September 2018
7:30pm

Elwick Racecourse Functions

UBET Park, 6 Goodwood Rd, Glenorchy TAS 7010

Dress code: Cocktail (no denim)

Cost $80.00 per person


Other entertainment and informal gatherings

Dress code: Neat casual. Details will be added to the championships website and promoted in the daily newsletter.

MACq 01 Hotel

Tuesday, 4th September 2018
7:00 p.m.

Food and drinks at own expense.

New Sydney Hotel

Wednesday, 5th September 2018
7:00 p.m.

Food and drinks at own expense.

QMSA Annual Pool Tournament

Wednesday, 5th September 2018
6:00pm for 6:30pm start

Marquis Hotel

209 Brisbane Street, West Hobart


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Tassie wine tasting, Gasworks Cellar Door

3rd – 14th September 2018
Sun-Wed 12pm – 4pm
Thurs-Sat 11am – 5pm

2018-Conditions of Entry

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    1. The 2018 Australian Masters Squash Association Incorporated (AMSA) Individual Championships, are open to all competitors 35 years and over, who are current financial members of a registered Masters Squash Association in a State/Territory/Country.
    2. The Interstate Teams Series event is open to all Australian and overseas players provided they are aged 35 years and over, and are a current financial member of an Australian State/Territory Masters Squash Association.
    3. Competitors must have attained a minimum age of 35 years by Monday 03/09/2018 for the Individual Championships and by Monday 10/09/2018 for the Interstate Teams Series.
    4. Entries for the Individual Championships must be made on the official entry form and must be accompanied by the $70 entry fee to arrive at TMSA tournament control no later than Sunday 22/07/2018.
    5. Interstate Teams Series entry forms must be completed by State/Territory Associations and forwarded to the AMSA Secretary by Sunday 05/08/2018 and be accompanied by the $210 entry fee per team.
    6. All matches will be best of 5 games played using Point a Rally (PAR) scoring under the International Rules of the World Squash Federation as follows:
      Event Scoring System
      Open Championships for 35/40/45/50/55/60/65 age groups PAR11
      Open Championships for 70/75/80/85/90 age groups PAR15
      Graded Championships for all age groups PAR15
    7. Pro Balls XX [double yellow dot] will be used for all Divisions.
    8. All players will be required to report to the Tournament Control Desk at least 30 minutes before their match times.
    9. All players will be expected to be warmed up and ready for hit-up as soon as the previous match is completed.
    10. All players will be required to mark and referee the match following theirs or as directed by the Tournament Control or Tournament Referee.
    11. Individual Championships entrants are required to nominate to enter either the Open or Graded Divisions. The Tournament Committee reserves the right to determine the number of Divisions in each age group and, in the interests of even competition, grade entries considering past results.
    12. All entries received will be processed and players will be notified of their receipt and grading. Players have until 13/08/2018 to request a change to their grading. Such a request will only be accepted in writing and evidence must be provided to support the request. The final Draw will be posted on the TOURNAMENT website no later than 29/08/2018.(www.ausmasterssquash-hobart2018.com) Any notice of withdrawal and request for a refund must be made in writing received by the Tournament Director by 10/08/2018. No refunds will be made after this date.
    13. The Tournament Referee will be supported by Duty Referees from each State/Territory. Any disputes during the Individual Championships must be referred to the Tournament Referee or Duty Referee for the day.
    14. The Individual Championships will be conducted on a Triple Plate or Round Robin basis depending upon the number of entries per event. Every effort will be made to ensure that each entrant gets at least three matches.
    15. Forfeits will count as matches.
    16. Players may enter in only ONE INDIVIDUAL EVENT in their age group and enter in only 1 team.
    17. The Tournament Committee reserves the right to accept, decline or re-grade any entries or combine any events where insufficient entries are received.
    18. All entries received must be accompanied with full payment and a completed on-line Entry Form.
    19. No claims whatsoever will be recognised should any player receive an injury during the period of the Championships.
    20. A “NO SMOKING” policy will be strictly enforced within the Squash Centres.

    PRIVACY STATEMENT:
    The Tasmanian Masters Squash Association abides by the relevant National Privacy Principles of the Privacy Act 2001. We are committed to protecting your privacy. Much of the information on this form is sensitive information. Sensitive information will not be used for direct marketing purposes. The information on this form is used for providing us with the background as to your past and present medical details. The types of organisations to whom we usually disclose this information will be health care providers including our sport trainers and sports first aiders but may also be viewed by coaches, directors and officials. We may also have to disclose it to our professional advisers and insurer. If you do not provide us with the personal information that we request, then you may not be able participate in our tournament. You can get more information about the way we manage your personal information by writing to the Secretary of the Tasmanian Masters Squash Association.

    DISCLAIMER:
    “The information contained in this resource is in the nature of general comment only, and neither purports nor is intended, to be advice on a particular matter. No reader should act on the basis of anything contained in this resource without seeking independent professional advice from appropriate persons. No responsibly or liability whatsoever can be accepted by the host Masters Squash Inc. or the authors for any loss, damages or injury that may arise from any person acting on any statement or information contained in this resource and all such liabilities are expressly disclaimed.”

2018-Calendar

Date Time Event Venue
Sat 1 Sept Booked practice sessions Eastside Squash Centre
Sun 2 Sept   Booked practice sessions Eastside Squash Centre
Sun 2 Sept 9.00am – 4.00pm Individual Registration Eastside Squash Centre
Sun 2 Sept 6.00pm Welcome Function Hobart Town Hall
Mon 3 Sept 2018 Australian Masters Individual Championships Eastside Squash Centre
Mon 3 Sept 6.00pm Interstate Teams Series Grading Meeting tba
Tues 4 Sept 2018 Australian Masters Individual Championships Eastside Squash Centre
Tues 4 Sept 6.30pm VIP Function Bellerive Yacht Club
Tues 4 Sept 7.00pm Informal gathering MACq01 Hotel
Wed 5 Sept 2018 Australian Masters Individual Championships Eastside Squash Centre
Wed 5 Sept 6.00pm QMSA Annual Pool Tournament tba
Wed 5 Sept 7.00pm Informal gathering New Sydney Hotel
Thurs 6 Sept 2018 Australian Masters Individual Championships Eastside Squash Centre
Fri 7 Sept 2018 Australian Masters Individual Championships Eastside Squash Centre
Presentations will be scheduled when entries are finalised.
Fri 7 Sept 7.30pm Individual Dinner Dance Blundstone Arena
Sat 8 Sept Booked practice sessions Eastside Squash Centre
Sun 9 Sept Booked practice sessions Eastside Squash Centre
Sun 9 Sept 9.00am – 4.00pm Interstate Teams Series Player Registrations Eastside Squash Centre
Mon 10 Sept 2018 Australian Masters Interstate Teams Series Championships Eastside Squash Centre
Parsons Squash Centre
Mon 10 Sept 6.00pm AMSA AGM tba
Tues 11 Sept 2018 Australian Masters Interstate Teams Series Championships Eastside Squash Centre
Parsons Squash Centre
Wed 12 Sept 2018 Australian Masters Interstate Teams Series Championships Eastside Squash Centre
Parsons Squash Centre
Thurs 13 Sept 2018 Australian Masters Interstate Teams Series Championships Eastside Squash Centre
Parsons Squash Centre
Thurs 13 Sept 7.00pm The Convict Experience & Craft Beer Convict Penitentiary & Shambles Brewery
Fri 14 Sept 2018 Australian Masters Interstate Teams Series Championships Eastside Squash Centre
Parsons Squash Centre
Presentations will be scheduled when entries are finalised.
Fri 14 Sept 7.30pm 2018 Interstate Teams Series Dinner Dance Elwick Race Track
3-14 Sept Tassie wines tasting (free entry and tasting)
Sun-Wed 12pm – 4pm
Thurs-Sat 11am – 5pm
Gasworks Cellar Door
2 Macquarie Street
Hobart


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2018-Contacts

Position Name Contact Details
President Ross Barnden 0455 553 179
rossbarnden@gmail.com
Event Manager Refer to
Ross Barnden
0455 553 179
rossbarnden@gmail.com
Secretary Gaye Mitchell 0407 435 378
gayelmitchell@gmail.com
Tournament Director Michael Brown 0415 221 885
giga_bytes@bigpond.com
Treasurer Refer to
Michael Brown
0415 221 885
giga_bytes@bigpond.com
Newsletter Editor Anne Baker 0438 452 778
quirkyannie33@gmail.com
Webmaster Garry Hulme 0439 000 391
garry.hulme@gmail.com
Tournament Referee – Individual Championships Peter Wright 0419 528 254
Tournament Referee – Interstate Teams Series Darren O’Neill 0418 362 909
Functions Co-ordinator Wendy Ashley 0438 441 713
wwashley@internode.on.net
Registration Co-ordinator Refer to
Garry Hulme
0439 000 391
garry.hulme@gmail.com
Merchandising Co-ordinator Vicki Fox 0447 143 115
vicki@bewell.org

2018-Tournament Information

Individual Championships (3 – 7 September 2018)

Last Updated: Saturday 08/09/2018, 04:00pm

Draws
Individual Championship Final Results

First Match Times
Individual Championships First  Times

Interstate Teams Series (10 – 14 September 2018)

Last Updated: Friday 14/09/2018, 5.20pm

Please Note: These draws may change slightly with withdrawals and  ranking corrections. Playing order may be adjusted on the first day of competition. Please make sure to check back regularly to ensure you have the latest draw for your division.

Draws

Teams Championships Final Results

2018-Home

All final results now published.

See the Tournament Information page for final results

 

The Tasmanian Masters Squash Association welcomes all participants to Hobart for the 2018 Australian Masters Squash Championships. We look forward to hosting an exciting tournament commencing on the 3rd of September and concluding on the 14th September.
The tournament will be conducted at the Eastside Squash Centre in Alma Street, Bellerive. A second venue will be utilised in week two of the tournament at Bobby Parsons Sports Centre, Elmsleigh Road, Moonah.
During the two weeks of the tournament, assistance with transport will be provided with the operation of a Shuttle Bus service. This will be available for competitors travelling to and from squash venues. The system will operate on a $2.00 donation. Details of the service will be outlined closer to time and at registration.
The TMSA will do its utmost to ensure a friendly, enjoyable and memorable experience to all our guests and look forward to entertaining you with the assistance of our working committee and the Eastside Squash Centre.
Welcome to Hobart, enjoy your stay and good luck in competition.
Ross Barnden – President