These are the divisional alignments for the Open divisions for next season. Club professionals are asked to confirm with their captains and players and let the league coordinator know of any requested changes, or new team requests, as soon as possible.

UPDATED DRAFT #4 – Sept 2

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UPDATED DRAFT #3 – August 7

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DRAFT # 2 – July 4

UPDATE: There were some issues with the ranking of teams due to SportyHQ including playoff results into the season totals. The new alignments below show end of season totals (which dictate whether teams are promoted or relegated) as well as playoff totals.

As of July 14, 2015, the following requests have been submitted to the VSL Board – in this order:

  1. HOL requests a NEW Div 4 Open team
  2. HOL requests a NEW Div 6 Open team
  3. BON C4 Open requests to stay in Div 4
  4. BEN requests a NEW Div 2 Open team
  5. BEN C3 Div 3 Open team – DROPPED
  6. VRC B2 In the Nick Open requests to move up and fill the BYE in Div 1 Open
  7. SCF 1 TC Open requests to stay in Div 1 Open
  8. BAY E7 Barracudas Open – Now playing out of The River Club
  9. EVE B1 Open – DROPPED
  10. ARB requests a NEW Div 4 OR Div 5 Open team
  11. BON 2 WB Open requests to stay in Div 2
  12. EVE B6 Open requests to move up to Div 5
  13. VRC requests one of it’s 3 DIV 3 OPEN teams move to DIV 4
  14. HOL A2 DIV 2 Open requests to move up to Div 1
  15. BON B3 Open requests to stay in Div 3

NOTE: Only the DROPPED teams are reflected in the alignments below.

OPEN

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2015/2016 Board Members

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Please welcome these Members of the Board for the 2015/2016 season:

Chairman
Mark Ingram (JER)
markingram[at]getitcrystalclear[dot]com
Mark has been the Chair of the Vancouver Squash League since 2000.
He plays Div 2 and is a Level B1 Referee.

Code of Conduct Director
Linda Dumont (BON)
lindadumont[at]shaw[dot]ca
Linda is the third signing officer of the VSL.

Junior Representative
Colin Edstrom (BEN)
CEdstrom[at]harrisco[dot]com
Colin joined the board in the 2015/2016 season.

League Coordinator
Robert Pacey
(VRC)
info[at]vancouversquashleague[dot]com
Robert has been a director of the VSL since 2000. He has been the League Coordinator since 2008/2009.

Rules
Amer Khakwany (BEN)
khakwanyaa[at]hotmail[dot]com
Amer joined the board in the 2015/2016 season.

Scheduling
Rory Johnston (BEN)
rorycjohnston[at]gmail[dot]com
Rory joined the board in the 2015/2016 season.

Secretary
Lauren Price (VRC)
laurenm.price[at]gmail[dot]com
Lauren’s first year on the board was 2014/2015.

Social Director
Alison Oxton (JER)
alison.oxton[at]gmail[dot]com
The 2010/2011 season marked Alison’s first on the board.

Treasurer
Jennifer Louie
jlouie500[at]gmail[dot]com
Jennifer joined the board in the 2015/2016 season.

Women’s Representative
Anna Kirbyson
anna.kirbyson[at]shaw[dot]ca
Anna joined the board in the 2015/2016 season.

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Directors

Debbi Hlady (BAY)
dhlady[at]portal[dot]ca
The 2013/2014 season marked Debbi’s first on the board.

Caitlin Mischki (BEN)
cmischki[at]gmail[dot]com
Caitlin joined the board in the 2015/2016 season.

Nathan Ozog (BEN)
nathan.ozog[at]gmail[dot]com
Nathan joined the board in the 2015/2016 season.

2015 Women’s Squash Week Events

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WHERE CAN YOU PARTICIPATE IN WOMEN’S SQUASH WEEK?

The following clubs will be opening their doors to women interested in trying the sport of squash. Meet other players, play casual round robin games, sign up for league teams, enjoy some snacks and refreshments and learn about upcoming women’s squash events. These events are for women NEW to the game of squash. We’re looking for players of all ages and skill levels.

You DO NOT need to be a member to participate, these FREE events are open to all women members and non-members. Goggles and racquets will be provided.

Please contact the club nearest you to register before September 15 to get your souvenir Women’s Squash Week t-shirt!

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• BURNABY •
Wednesday, Sept 23rd

6:00 to 9:00pm
and
Sunday, Sept 27th
12 noon to 4:00pm

Bonsor Recreation Complex
6550 Bonsor Avenue, Burnaby, BC
Register online: www.Burnaby.ca/webreg for event called “Skills and Drills I”.
For Wednesday’s event please use barcode “386213”.
For Sunday’s event please use barcode “386209”.
You can also register by phone by calling 604-297-4597 or in person at any city of Burnaby facility.
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• VANCOUVER •
Saturday, Sept 26th
Noon – 4pm
Vancouver Racquets Club
4867 Ontario Street, Vancouver BC
Contact: Bev Lawton – bevlawton@hotmail.com
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• RICHMOND •
Saturday, Sept 26th
11:30am – 3:30pm
The River Club
11111 Horseshoe Way, Richmond, BC
Contact: John Fleury
(604) 272-4400
john@river-club.com
or
Karyn Trombley
ktsquash@telus.net
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2015/2016 Divisional Alignments > Women

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These are the divisional alignments for the Women’s divisions for next season. Club professionals are asked to confirm with their captains and players and let the league coordinator know of any requested changes, or new team requests, as soon as possible.

WOMEN

UPDATED DRAFT #3 – August 7

We are currently keeping byes spread out throughout the divisions while we wait on confirmation of the format of Division 1 and any possible repercussions that might occur as a result of a “draft” of players.

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As of July 14, 2015, the following requests have been submitted to the VSL Board – in this order:

  1. VRC requests a NEW Div 6 Women’s team

Updated July 14 to show end of 2014/2015 season point totals before and after playoffs. Note: The playoffs do not count toward the league’s divisional alignments.

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2015/2016 Season Schedule

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OPEN Div 1-6
Monday schedule
Total matches = 18 + playoffs

PLEASE NOTE: League will start the last week of September to avoid Spring Break (March 14-28).
Open Div 7 will continue to play on Tuesday nights.

1ST CYCLE – 11 Matches

Monday, Sept 28 – Start Date

Oct 5 – 2nd week
Oct 12 – THANKSGIVING – No league play
Oct 19 – 3rd week
Oct 26 – 4th week

Nov 2– 5th week
Nov 9 – 6th week
Nov 16 – 7th week
Nov 23 – 8th week
Nov 30 – 9th week

Dec 7 – 10th week
Dec 14 – 11th week
Dec 21 – Holiday Break for all divisions
Dec 28 – Holiday Break for all divisions

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2ND CYCLE – 7 Matches

Jan 4 – 12th week
Jan 11 – 13th week
Jan 18 – 14th week
Jan 25 – 15th week

Feb 1 – 16th week
Feb 8 – FAMILY DAY (BC) – No league play
Feb 15 – 17th week
Feb 22 – 18th week

OPEN PLAYOFFS

Feb 29 – Semifinals – All divisions
Mar 7 – Finals – Divs 2 – 7 only. Div 1 finals on March 12.

Mar 12 – Wrap party and FINALS for DIV 1 Open and DIV 1 Women only (Venue TBD)

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WOMEN and DIV 7 Open
Tuesday schedule
Total matches = 20 + playoffs

PLEASE NOTE: League will start the last week of September to avoid Spring Break (March 14-28).

1ST CYCLE – 12 Matches

Tuesday, September 29 – Start Date

Oct 6 – 2nd week
Oct 13 – 3rd week
Oct 20 – 4th week
Oct 27 – 5th week

Nov 3 – 6th week
Nov 10 – 7th week
Nov 17 – 8th week
Nov 24 – 9th week

Dec 1 – 10th week
Dec 8 – 11th week
Dec 15 – 12th week

Dec 22 – Holiday Break for all divisions
Dec 29 – Holiday Break for all divisions

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2nd CYCLE – 8 Matches

Jan 5 – 13th week
Jan 12 – 14th week
Jan 19 – 15th week
Jan 26 – 16th week

Feb 2 – 17th week
Feb 9 – 18th week
Feb 16 – 19th week
Feb 23 – 20th week

WOMEN’S PLAYOFFS
Mar 1 – Semifinals
Mar 8 – Finals – Divs 2 – 6 only. Div 1 finals on March 12.

Mar 12 – Wrap party and FINALS for DIV 1 Open and DIV 1 Women only (Venue TBD)

2015 AGM Minutes and Income Statement

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The minutes from the 2015 AGM are now available for download as a Word document: VSL_2015_AGM_Minutes

The 2014/2015 league Income Statement and 2015/2016 Budget is also available for download as a PDF: VSL_2015_Income_Statement_FINAL
Note: This Income Statement is not the one presented at the AGM. Final totals for league prizes and the AGM and Wrap Party expenses have now been included. Additionally, the Assets held by the VSL are now separated from Revenue.

Jericho Tennis Club Membership Offer

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Jericho Tennis Club is pleased to offer 20 Provisional Squash Memberships

20 one-year provisional squash memberships are available to competitive and recreational squash players for an initial entry fee of $1000 (renewal for one further year). At any time participants may apply to become permanent squash or full play members with credit for the entry fees already paid. A financing plan is available for part of the balance of the permanent entry fees.

This is a unique opportunity to join Vancouver’s premier squash and tennis club on a trial basis for a modest initial outlay with an affordable path to permanent squash or full play (tennis) membership.

For further information, contact Tracy Turner, Membership Manager:
Via email: membership@jericho.ca
Telephone: (604) 221-2825

Note: Tennis playing privileges for this membership category are limited to twice per month as a guest. The pool, pool deck and hot tub are planned to be upgraded from autumn 2015 until late spring of 2016.

2014 / 2015 VSL League Statistics

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The Vancouver Squash League switched to Sporty HQ for the 2014 / 2015 season and is actively tracking statistics with their help. Below are some statistics from this year’s league.

Women’s League 2014/2015

Number of Divisions: 5
Total Players: 309
Division 1: 38
Division Super 2/3: 102
Division 4: 52
Division 5: 58
Division 6: 59


Open League 2014/2015

Number of Divisions: 7
Total Players: 862
Division 1: 117
Division 2: 118
Division 3: 134
Division 4: 129
Division 5: 116
Division 6: 121
Division 7: 127


All Events Combined

All Events Combined

Number of Divisions – 12
Total Number of Players – 1258
Total Number of Women Players – 309 (+ 7 from last year)
Total Number of Male Players – 862 (+101 from last year)


Gender

Female 33%
Male 67%

VSL Gender Breakdown 14-15


Age Breakdowns

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VSL Women Age 14-15

VSL Open Age 14-15  VSL All Age 14-15

 

 

 

Squash Republic presents SquashFEST in Summerland

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Registration is now open for the fifth annual SquashFEST at the Lakeshore Racquets Club July 24-26th! Categories: Women’s and Men’s A – D.

Bring your kids and your dog and camp with us on the shore of Okanagan Lake! This is an amazing family event and truly the best squash tournament of the summer:)

Free pizza on Friday night and potluck BBQ on Saturday! Sponsored by Manta World Sport and Tree Brewing! See you there!

Jericho’s Sun & Surf Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

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