• Executive Director Job Posting - Squash BC 
  • Sign up for BC Juniors, BC Closed and more events
  • Revised Squash Canada Officiating Program  
  • The Pacific Coast Open Doubles - recap
  • Evergreen Squashes Cancer - recap
  • PSA TV
  • Participaction Challenge "150 Activities"

Executive Director Job Posting - Squash BC

Squash BC is looking for a person to help lead and guide Squash BC so the sport of squash can grow and prosper. Interested candidates please check out the Squash BC website for the job posting.


Signup: BC Juniors, BC Closed, other events

Tournament
1.00x multiplier
Feb 17 - Feb 19
Tournament
2.00x multiplier
Feb 22 - Feb 26
Tournament
2.00x multiplier
Mar 3 - Mar 5
BC Doubles Championships
Tournament
Mar 3 - Mar 5
Canadian University Championships
Tournament
Mar 3 - Mar 5
 
Event
Mar 4 10:00am - Mar 4 2:00pm
2017 Nelson Spring Classic
Tournament
Mar 10 - Mar 12
 



 Updated Squash Canada Officiating Program
Invitation to All Referees


After 3 years of review and development, the Squash Canada Officiating Committee (SCOC) is ready to fully implement a revised, competency-based Canadian officiating program. The SCOC (Dave Howard, Barry Faguy, Joe Ellis, Les Homme and John Roche) and 'Expert Panel' (Dave Howard, Barry Faguy, Joe Ellis, Wayne Smith and Graham Waters) developed this program at the request of the Squash Canada Board of Directors and the Provinces and Territories (P/Ts) in Canada.   As of the date of this letter, the revised, updated Squash Canada Officiating Program is in effect and operational.
For the full program, click here
 
  


The Pacific Coast Open Doubles - Recap  


The Pacific Coast Open Doubles was held at Hollyburn Country Club from January 24 to 29.  Around 100 players entered the event, with doubles teams from Denver, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Portland, and Calgary all making the trip to Vancouver to compete.  
  
Highlights included an unplanned fire alarm on Saturday afternoon, an excellent dinner at the Sylvia Hotel, and some nail biting finals matches on Sunday at Hollyburn.
  
A big thank-you to all of the sponsors, including the Capilano Suspension Bridge, Bridge Brewing, The Sylvia Hotel, and Remax Crest Realty Bowen Island.  Bridge Brewing provided complimentary beer for the entire tourney while the Sylvia Hotel put on a great dinner and managed to host over 100 people Saturday night.
  
Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped out over the course of the tourney as it could not have been done without them.  Beryl Johnson, who organized all the volunteers at Evergreen and Hollyburn was especially helpful.  Jeff Boag, Cathy Covernton, Hollyburn Country Club, and all starting referees also helped in putting together a great tournament. For full results click here
 


Evergreen Squash Cancer - Recap


The Evergreen Squash Club had their 5th Annual Evergreen Squashes Canada January 11-15. Top players including World #78 Martin Knight and Canadians Mike McCue World #90 and Nick Sachvie World #101 put on a great show of skilled play at the event.

In Open play, Evergreen's own club pro, Thomas Brinkman, made it to the semi-finals against Martin Knight. Martin Knight took the finals over Nick Sachvie in an epic match. Martin Knight ends his 12-year professional career at the tournament announcing his retirement.

All weekend long, spectators took in exciting matches full of dives and incredible endurance across all divisions including Doubles, an addition to the tournament format this year.

Thank you to the many Volunteers and Tournament Committee for making the event so successful!  Full results can be seen here



PSA TV

SquashBC along with the other Provincial/Territorial Squash Associations and Squash Canada have partnered with SquashTV to bring its members an EXCLUSIVE opportunity to view the world's top squash players as they compete on the PSA World Tour, all at a discounted price.
  
Enjoy a 25% discount on your SquashTV subscription on us!
  
You get access to stream matches from 20 of the season's biggest events including Men's and Womens World Championships, PSA Dubai World Series Finals
Click here to get this benefit NOW. Click Subscribe, choose a plan, enter code:  bcsquash25, fill out your personal details, pay and ENJOY! 










2017 Squash BC Supports
 ParticipACTION 150 Play List / Challenge


Squash has been named to the ParticipACTION 150 Play List.  The 150 Play List is a national program designed to encourage all Canadians to be physically active. Throughout 2017, every Canadian from coast to coast to coast will be challenged to complete as many physical activities on the list as possible. 

Track your progress, earn rewards and be entered for a chance to win weekly and monthly prizes. Click here to get started.

When you check squash off your 150 Play List, let us know! Use hashtag #150PlayList and tag @SquashCanada and @SquashBC on Twitter.

The first confirmed special squash event for the year will be an official 150 Play List Tour Stop at the 2017 Canadian Squash Championships.  The ParticipACTION 150 Play List Crew has 100 tour stops planned across Canada, and squash will be a featured event! 
 
Spread the word and get moving!









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