Name : Ligue Francophone de Squash
Date, Event category
This European Masters Grand Prix event will be held from 19th to the 21st of July 2019 in Mons (Aramis Club Mons). The tournament will start on 19th of July (at 09:00 AM depending on the inscriptions).
Closing date for entries
5th of July 2019
Late entries are only acceptable before the seeding is published at the discretion of the Tournament Director and Masters Sub-Committee in the interest of the tournament.
Men: 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+
Women: 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+
The TD reserves the right to amalgamate age groups if there are insufficient entries to make a workable draw. Players are only allowed to enter one category.
This event is open to all players who are over 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 on the first day of the event. As specified by the ESF, to compete in all ESF Registered events players must hold an active ESID (European Squash ID), which is approved and validated by his MNA. Objections after the closing date will not be accepted. Players without a ESID can register through the ESF website.
The seeding will be carried out by the Masters Committee Seeding Panel using the latest available results and ESF Masters Rankings valid at the closing date and in accordance with the ESF Masters Circuit Guidelines.
All matches played will consist of the best of five games, under the rules of the WSF. All players are guaranteed a minimum of three matches. The Tournament Organisers will organize plate matches consisting of the best of five games. PAR 11 scoring (to 2 clear points) will be used.
Maximum draw size: 64 (3 day event).
Both players will be expected to mark and referee matches, usually the next match on the court, where they played.
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Medals will be given to the three first places of each categories
Players enter and play in the tournament at their own risk. Neither the organisers nor the ESF will accept responsibility for any claims including for injury or accident. Suitable insurance must be organised by the player or the participating federation.
Here‘s the list of hotels available in the area : http://www.visitmons.co.uk/accommodation
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The European Masters Circuit is open to all Masters of any nationality provided the player is not banned by his MNA. All entries must be made on line on: www.belgianmastersopen.be.
The fees and packages, as detailed below, along with the ranking levy of €4 per player must be paid to the host by the closing date.
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Please mark payments clearly ‘Belgian Masters Open Masters 2019’ and name of player.
The entry fee must be paid by bank transfer (net of bank charges, latest by closing date!) to:
Bank: BELFIUS BANK
Account holder: Ligue Francophone de Squash
Bank address : Avenue de Mai, 260 – 1200 Bruxelles – Belgium
IBAN : BE51 0682 2224 0262
The seeding lists and time of the first matches for specific age groups will be published 7 days prior to the start date on the ESF Website.
Finalised draws for the event will be published on the ESF Website at about 17:00 on the day before the tournament.
Up-to-Date information about this and all other ESF Masters Tournaments will be published regularly in the Facebook group “European Squash Masters”. Please join up today!
ESF regulations & penalties
This event complies with the ESF Masters Circuit Guidelines, a copy of which is available on the ESF website.
A late withdrawal is a withdrawal made 2 days or less before the start date of a tournament. Ranking penalties may be applied to the records of players who fail to turn up or who make a late withdrawal not supported by a medical certificate.
Following a withdrawal, fees and packages should be reimbursed as follows:
- Withdrawal up to 30 days before the start date of a tournament: fees reimbursed in full (less bank charges).
- Withdrawal 7-30 days before the start date of a tournament: 50% of fees reimbursed (less bank charges).
- Withdrawal 6 days or less before the start date of a tournament: reimbursement at the discretion of the tournament organiser
If a player:
a) Has entered a tournament and fails to turn up, he/she may receive zero ranking points for the tournament
b) Fails to play out all scheduled matches for any reason other than illness or injury, he/she may receive zero ranking points for the tournament
- Commits either of these offence for a second time within a 12 month period, he/she may be banned from the ESF Masters Circuit for a period of 12 months