Stage set for SSC Open Squash
The SSC (Singhalese Sports Club) Open Squash Championships will be
held from November 24 to December 1 at the SSC squash quarts.
Organized by the Sri Lanka Squash Federation in collaboration with
SSC, the event will be the last ranking tournament of the year prior to
the Squash Nationals.
Nearly 200 players of all age groups are expected to take part in the
event including the country's top ranked. Asina Asset Finance PLC will
sponsor the event this year.
There will be 19 events including men's and women's opens. Winners
will receive trophies and certificates and cash prizes.
This was revealed at a press conference at the SSC auditorium on
The events to be worked off include men's and women's open with Plate
Championship, men's over 35, 45 and 50, boys' and girls' under 9,
11,13,15,17 and 19.
Entry forms are available at the SLSF Office and at SSC. Entries
close on November 21 at 2pm. A referees seminar will be held on November
23 at 5pm at the SSC.
Protective eye guards have been made compulsory for juniors this
year, on par with the World Squash Federation regulations.
All matches will be played best of five games of 11 points (PAR)
system. Matches will commence at 9am on weekends and at 3pm on weekdays.