Urban Individual Nationals 2018

Williams College and Amherst College
Williamstown and Amherst, MA
June 15-17, 2018

SEA Contact: Jazmin Matos, jazmin.matos@squashandeducation.org
Tournament Director: Sakora Miller, sakora38m@gmail.com

4/20 – Programs submit entry requests by age group and gender to Jazmin Matos
4/26 – Programs who would like to update player US Squash accounts must submit a US Squash Account Update Form to Jazmin Matos by this date. For more information on creating new accounts, please read SEA’s US Squash Accounts document.
4/27 – Programs notified of the number of allocated entries in each category
5/4 – Submissions due for Academic Writing Contest Finalists, Urban Squash Award Nominees, and Scholar-Athlete student names to alana.lerner@squashandeducation.org
5/7 – Programs confirm how many allotted entries they’re accepting
5/15 – Programs must notify SEA if they want to request an early arrival (before Fri, 6/16). Additional fees will apply.
5/16 – **Final entries, attending staff information, and online payment submitted to Jazmin Matos. All submitted entrants must have passed the US Squash Referee Exam by this date.
5/24 – ***SEA shares initial seedings
5/25 – SEA sends initial housing assignments
5/29 – Programs submit seeding petitions to Jazmin Matos and Sakora Miller. Programs submit all waivers to Jazmin Matos (SEA student and staff waivers, and Williams College student and staff waivers).
5/29 – Programs submit requests for rooming assignment changes to Jazmin Matos
5/31 – SEA sends revised seedings to programs
6/1 – Ticket receipts are due for flight reimbursements. Tickets must be bought by 6/1 in order to receive reimbursement.
6/4 – Programs send 2nd round of seeding petitions to Jazmin Matos and Sakora Miller
6/6 – Informational Call with programs, 1:00PM EST
6/12 – Final tournament seedings and 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 Jazmin Matos at the same time they submit the entrant form. Exceptions will be granted rarely.
***Seedings will be based on US Squash ratings and rankings but consideration will be given to past performances within their age group.

Event Summary
Urban Individual Nationals will include U13, U15, U17 and U19 divisions for both genders. U13 and U15 will compete and stay at Williams College. U17 and U19 will compete and stay at Amherst College. Larger draws will include A and B divisions. Matches will begin on Friday at 5PM and end on Sunday at 2PM. Each participating player must have an up-to-date US Squash membership. Players must also have passed the US Squash club referee exam (found in the Affiliations/Certifications section of each players’ US Squash account “Home” page).

Program Fees
$65 room & board fee for every staff and student
$30 early arrival fee for every staff and student
$25 fee for entry changes submitted after 5/18
$10 fee for changing rooming assignments after 5/30 (charged by college)
$75 fee for losing a room key (charged by college)
Online Payment

Housing and Food
SEA will provide housing and food for all participants at Amherst and Williams College. Housing will be in the college dormitories and meals will be served at the college dining halls. Meals will be provided from Friday dinner through Sunday lunch.

SEA will will reimburse $100 for student flights, up to 10 students per program. Flight tickets must be purchased and sent to Jazmin Matos by 6/1. Tickets purchased and sent past this date will not be reimbursed.

SEA Student Waiver
SEA Staff Waiver
Williams Student Waiver (U13/15 players)
Williams Staff Waiver

General Overnight-Tournament Packing List
PDF Download

Event Venues
Amherst Campus Map
Williams Campus Map

Amherst College
Amherst, MA

Williams College
Williamstown, MA