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Junior Teams Selection Policy Nationals and Quadrangular 2018

The selectors will give due consideration to the objectives of the Squash Canterbury High Performance Programme. Selections will be made on a combination of the following criteria:

  • Results in International, National, District, Interclub and other major tournaments
  • Ability to support each other in the team environment on and off court
  • Potential to represent Canterbury at future National events
  • Appropriate level of fitness for the event
  • Commitment, Effort, Conduct and Attitude towards the sport
  • Confirmed availability for selection

Selectors will give attention to results from the following events:

  • NZ Junior Open 20 – 22 April, Invercargill
  • Canterbury Junior Age Groups 18 – 20 May, Hoon Hay SC
  • Canterbury Under 23 Championships 22-24 June, Burnside SC
  • South Island Age Group 20 - 22 July, Dunedin

Except in exceptional circumstances, at the decision of the selectors.

Residential qualifications – players must meet the residential requirement of Squash Canterbury. A player that permanently resides outside of the Canterbury region can only be considered for selection if that player is a professional player, or one of the following:

  • Previously played for Canterbury and has specific Board approval
  • Attending University, tertiary education or New Zealand training squads outside the Canterbury region
  • Has exceptional circumstances and has been approved by the Board by 11th June 2018.

2018 Junior Selector's:

  • Convener      – Charlie Barker
  • Girl’s Selector – Emma Sim
  • Boy’s Selector - Lucas Rosa

Major Representative Events available for selection

 1.    South Island Quadrangular

Where:                        Timaru

When:                          27-29 July 2018

Format:                        Mixed team, 3 Senior Men and Women, 3 Boy's and Girl's, 2 Masters Men and Women, 1 Manager

Selection Date:           9th July 2018

Selected players are required to:

  • Foster team spirit
  • Wear uniform as supplied
  • Stay in accommodation as supplied (no partners)
  • Pay for own food for the weekend
  • Contribute $50 towards costs

Squash Canterbury will provide:

  • Clothing in the form of uniform jacket (to be returned after the event) and playing shirt
  • All entry fees
  • Accommodation

 2.    NZ Junior Championships

Where:                        North Shore SRC, Auckland

When:                          4 – 10 October 2018

Format:                        5 Boy's and 5 Girl's with 2 Managers & Team Coach

                                   1 Non-Traveling Reserve per team may also be selected

Selection Date:              Monday 13th August 2018

Selected players are required to:

  • For those in Christchurch, attend six weekly training sessions, prior to the Nationals
  • Support fellow team members to the best of your ability
  • Wear uniform as supplied
  • Compete in the National individual event
  • Pay for own food for the weekend
  • Contribute $200 towards costs

Squash Canterbury will provide:

  • Clothing in the form of uniform jacket (to be returned after the event) and playing gear
  • Entry fees, accommodation and transport for the Teams Event
  • Weekly training sessions six weeks out from event. Training starts Wednesday 22nd August 2018. A training schedule will be provided for those not based in Christchurch.

How to apply:

Download a copy of the nomination form below and send it to: info@squashcanterbury.co.nzClosing date for returning: Monday 11th June 2018

  Junior Teams Selection Policy for National and Quadrangular 2018 (101K)

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Charlie Barker, Convenor.

You can contact Charlie either at 0226583003 or charlie.barker198@gmail.com


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