2022 Individual Nationals

Arlen Specter US Squash Center
Philadelphia, PA
June 3-5, 2022

SEA Contact: Edgardo Gonzalez, edgardo.gonzalez@squashandeducation.org

Tournament Director: Joetta Francis, joetta.francis@ussquash.org

Tournament Page A Division – https://clublocker.com/tournaments/13700/info

Tournament Page B Division – https://clublocker.com/tournaments/13746/info

Deadlines
4/15 – Programs submit entry requests by age group and gender using the entry request form
4/20 – SEA notifies programs of the number of allocated entries in each division.
4/27 – Programs confirm how many allotted spots they are accepting.
4/29 – Programs who would like to update player US Squash accounts must submit a US Squash Account Update Form to SEA by this date. For more information on creating new accounts, please read SEA’s US Squash Accounts Document.
5/4 – *Final entries and attending staff information submitted to Edgardo Gonzalez. All submitted entrants must have passed the US Squash Referee Exam by this date. After this date, there is a $15 fee per player for substitutions, and programs are responsible for half of the entry fee for any player who drops out.
5/11 – SEA shares initial seedings.
5/13 – Programs submit the waivers (SEA student, staff, Specter Center, COVID-19 Vaccination status) online payment. *Programs are responsible for half the entry fee for any player dropouts after 5/13
5/16 – Seeding petitions due
5/18 – SEA sends revised seedings to programs.
5/25 – Informational Call with programs, 1PM EST
5/31 – Final tournament draws sent to programs and posted to US Squash.

*If players need to request later start times, programs must send these requests in a separate email to SEA at the same time they submit the entrant form. Exceptions will be granted rarely.
**Seedings will be based on US Squash ratings and SEA rankings

Event Summary
Individual Nationals will include U13, U15, U17, and U19 divisions for both genders. Larger draws will include A and B divisions.

Matches will begin on Friday at 2PM and end on Sunday at 2 PM.

Each participating player must have an up-to-date US Squash membership. Players must also have passed the US Squash Referee Exam (found in the Affiliations/Certifications section of each players’ US Squash account “Home” page).

Program Fees
$30 per entry
$15 fee for entry substitutions submitted after 5/11.
*Programs are responsible for half the entry fee for any player dropouts after 5/13
Online Payment

Travel
Programs are strongly encouraged to book refundable tickets in the case the tournament has to be postponed or canceled due to COVID-19
SEA will reimburse $200 for student flights, up to 10 students per program.

Hotel Information
Holiday Inn Express Midtown
1305 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
30 rooms reserved in the block (2 queen beds per room)
Rate: $169 per night, plus taxes (includes Free Deluxe Breakfast)
Booking link (fully booked)
NOTE: After clicking the link you still have to put in the dates and then you will be redirected to the discounted group rate page.
Last day to book: Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Check-in: 3:00 PM; Check-out: 11:00 AM

Distance to Specter Center: 2.2 miles
15-minute drive
20-minute on public transportation

Parking: $35 per day, Large passenger vans will have to park on the ground floor as they will not make clearance on upper floors. Spots are limited!

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square Hotel
1800 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
60 rooms reserved in the block (2 queen beds per room)
Rate: $149 per night, plus taxes
Booking Link
Last day to book: Friday, May 13 by 5 pm
Check-in: 4:00 PM; Check-out: 12:00 PM

Distance to Specter Center: 1.5 miles
15-minute drive
20-minutes on public transportation
25-minute walk

Parking: $47 per day

Program Event Expectations 
Program Events Expectations.pdf

COVID-19 Policies
US Squash’s COVID-19 regulation
SEA COVID-19 Recommendations and Policies
COVID Protocols – Individual Nationals 2022

Waivers
SEA Student Waiver
SEA Student Waiver – Spanish
SEA Staff Waiver
COVID-19 Vaccination status
Specter Center Waiver
COVID-19 Pre-Travel Test

General Overnight-Tournament Packing List
PDF Download

Event Venues

Arlen Specter US Squash Center

Penn Squash Center