Provincial Team Selection and Funding


 

JUNIOR FUNDING

Provincial Team The Provincial Team will be named in April of each year according to rankings after the Alberta Junior Closed. The Provincial Team will consist of the top two ranked in boy's and girl's in the following age categories; U19, U17, U15,U13 and U11. 


+ To be eligible for Squash Alberta funding athletes must be members of Squash Alberta in good standing.

+ To attain funding all athletes must compete in the Alberta Jester Junior Open and the Alberta Junior Closed. All athletes are required to compete in their own age division at the Alberta Junior Closed.

+ Squash Alberta will support Provincial Team members participating in the Canadian Junior Championships (closed).  Each team member will receive $100 in funding and their entry fee paid if they participate in the event.

Junior Athlete Annual Funding Levels:

Canadian Junior Team                                                 $750

CWG Team Member (as of May 30)                              $300 

CWG Squad Member (as of May 30)                             $200


Top 10 in Canadian Junior Rankings (as of May 30)       $200


Provincial Team Member                                             $200

 

Additional Junior Funding:


Squash Alberta will support the top two juniors (boys and girls) in their age group (U19, U17, U15,U13 and U11) if they chose to participate in one of the following tournaments: Canadian Junior Open British Junior Open or the US Junior Open. ** (Other international junior tournaments will be considered upon application to the Squash Alberta Board of Directors.) 

Squash Alberta will use the Squash Alberta Rankings, following the conclusion of the Alberta Jester Junior Open, to determine the athletes that are eligible for funding  for one of these tournaments.

The eligible juniors who chose to participate in one or more of these events, will receive $100.00 in funding and reimbursement for the specific tournament entry fee paid, for one event only.


 

SENIOR FUNDING

Canadian Squash Championships The top five ranked Squash Alberta members in the men and women's Alberta rankings who attend the Canadian Squash Championships will receive $125 in funding. The highest ranked Squash Alberta member in the men's and women's division in each of the age categories that attend the Canadian Squash Championships with receive $125.

Canadian Teams Championships Three Squash Alberta players in the Men's and Women's Divisions will be selected to the Alberta Team for the Canadian Teams Championships. 

Squash Alberta will pay airfare or fuel costs, hotel accommodation, entry fee and supply a team uniform.

Eligibility Criteria:

+ Must be a Squash Alberta member in good standing

+ Must be in Provincial Top 20 Ranking (Men's/Women's)

+Must play a  minimum of one Squash Alberta Fixture event between Jan 1 up to and including the Alberta Open (November) within the calendar year. ( There are 2 Fixture Events to choose from during this time frame - Alberta Open, Alberta Closed)

+ The Top 20 Ranked Men and Women players following the Alberta Open will be invited to try out for the team.  A maximum of the top 8 ranked respondents ( Men and Women) will be included in the trials.  Trial format will depend on the number of participants and the number of open spots on each team.

 

Final team selection will be made following  the Trial Event in Nov/Dec (Specific location and dates will be included in the Squash Alberta Tournament Schedule).

Trial and Eligibility Criteria Exemptions:

1. Members of the Canadian National High Performance Squad (must be Squash Alberta member in good standing)

2. Members of the PSA in Top 150 (Men), Top 100 (Women) (must be Squash Alberta member in good standing)

 


Canadian Masters Team Championships Squash Alberta will partially fund a seven person team at a set dollar amount per person (based on event location) to attend the Canadian Masters Team Championships. Squash Alberta will pay the entry fee for the team, supply a team uniform and provide partial funding for travel expenses. If the event is in Alberta, Squash Alberta has the option to enter two teams.  If so, Squash Alberta would  pay both team's entry fee, supply team uniforms and provide partial funding for travel expenses.  Selections will be made prior to the third week in November and will based on Alberta Rankings and the Age Criteria at that time.  

Eligibility Criteria:

+ Must be members of Squash Alberta in good standing.
+ Strongly encouraged to play in at least one Squash Alberta sanctioned tournament in the current season prior to team selection.

+ Must meet age criteria as of the beginning day of the event.

+ Interested players are required to submit an email of interest to Squash Alberta prior to the end of the third week in September of the current season.

+ The team will be selected from the top ranked (as of the first week of November) respondents  that meet the age criteria.

The team will consist of seven players in the following categories:
        Women's 40+ 45+ 50+
        Men's 40+ 45+ 50+ 55+ 

Canadian University Team Funding Squash Alberta may provide funding to the top two men's and women's in the open category of the Alberta University/College Championships to attend the Canadian University Championship each year.

Eligibility
1. Must be a member of Squash Alberta in good standing.
2. Be a student who is officially registered for and pursuing a full-time course of study at a post-secondary institution.
3. Be at least 17 and less than 28 years of age as of January

OFFICIALS FUNDING

Squash Alberta will reimburse Squash Alberta referees who are members in good standing once a year as follows:

A Tournament Referee will be named for each of the following events and receive $100.00 per event.

= Calgary Open
= Edmonton Open
= Alberta Open
= Alberta Closed
= Alberta Junior Closed
= Alberta Jesters Junior Open
= Alberta University/College Championships
= Alberta Mixed Doubles Championships
= Alberta Men's & Women's Doubles Championships

An assessment fee of $5.00 per assessment will be paid by Squash Alberta, this only applies to assessments done on Squash Alberta referees and the assessment does not have to be done in Alberta.

Mileage to sanctioned Alberta events will be reimbursed at $0.40/km rate based on a fix mileage chart used by Squash Alberta. Referees are encouraged to car pool where feasible. To receive a mileage allowance to a Squash Alberta event you must be a full time referee at that event.

Squash Alberta will pay $50.00 per Rules Clinic delivered (must be an approved official)

Squash Alberta will pay $150.00 per Officiating Certification Course delivered (must be an NE/NA).

A Match Honorarium of $2.00 per match refereed will be paid at the following tournaments:

= Calgary Open
= Edmonton Open
= Alberta Open
= Alberta Closed
= Alberta Junior Closed
= Alberta Jesters Junior Open
= Alberta University/College Championships
= Alberta Mixed Doubles
= Alberta Men's & Women's Doubles Championships



 

Upcoming Events


Dec. 15, 2018 to Dec. 18, 2018

US Junior Open
TBD

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Jan. 09, 2019 to Jan. 11, 2019

McFarlane Amerlee A/B/C/D/E Teams Tourney
Bow Valley Club, Calgary

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Jan. 10, 2019 to Jan. 13, 2019

Banff SaSQUASH Open
Banff Rocky Mountain Resort, Banff

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