2017 Captain’s Social

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On MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th, from 6-8pm, the Vancouver Squash League (VSL) is hosting a “Captain’s Social” for all VSL captains and co-captains at the JERICHO TENNIS CLUB. This brief information session will include an overview of a captain’s job requirements, league rules overview and a SportyHQ demo. There will also be a question and answer period and FREE BEER AND APPETIZERS.

This is a great event for captains to get up to speed on the league before it starts and it’s our way of saying “THANKS”. First-time captains are strongly recommended to attend.

If you are a league team captain and can’t attend please feel free to send your co-captain.

RSVP

Please RSVP by September 20th to be entered in a prize draw: info@vancouversquashleague.com

Thank you!

2017 / 2018 Season Update

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Quick note to all VSL participants.

The VSL Committee is still attempting to confirm divisional alignments for the upcoming season. We have a couple of issues of concern that we’re trying to sorted but our hope is to have all the club reps and pros on board and in agreement by Friday, September 15th. This will allow us to get the teams sorted on SportyHQ with two weeks to spare before league starts.

League Start Date

As usual league is scheduled to start the first week of October.

  • Open Divisions 1-6 will start on Monday, October 2nd
  • Women’s Divisions and Open Div 7 will start on Tuesday, October 3rd

Captain’s Social

The Captain’s Social will be happening early in the week of September 23 – 27th. We’ll announce that as soon as we can via a league-wide email. All first time captains are STRONGLY encouraged to attend. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions.

Hope you’re all back on court getting ready for another amazing season! Please check back here for more updates as we get closer to the season.

Squash BC Presents Women’s Squash Week 2017

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Women’s Squash Week is coming back to Vancouver and British Columbia!

DATES: September 23 – October 1

Women’s Squash Week is an initiative spearheaded by “NY: Squash” and originally supported in Vancouver by Squash Republic and the Vancouver Squash League with a goal of introducing women to the sport of squash and increasing their involvement in the sport. The event has been running in Vancouver since 2013 which was the first year that Canadian cities and clubs were first encouraged to participate. The event now takes place in Ireland, Hong Kong, Bermuda and England.

More information available here and on Squash BC’s website.

Women's Squash Week 2017 - Presented by Squash BC

2017 VRC Earlybird

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Early Bird Squash Tournament

The Early Bird at Vancouver Racquet Club is the 1st sanctioned tournament of the season and offers both Singles & Doubles events.

Dates
Doubles: September 23 – October 1, 2017

Entry Deadline: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 7:00pm

Singles: September 27 – October 1, 2017

Entry Deadline: Friday, September 22, 2017 @ 7:00pm

Entry Fees
Early Bird Registration 
(Deadline: Sep 14, 2017)

Category 1 Event 2 Event(S)
Adult $50 (Save $5) $60 (Save $5)
Junior $45 (Save $5) $55 (Save $5)

Regular Registration

(Doubles Deadline: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 7:00pm)

(Singles Deadline: Friday, September 22, 2017 @ 7:00pm)

Category 1 Event 2 Event(S)
Adult $55 $65
Junior $50 $60


Tournament Information

  • Prize money for all events
  • You may enter 1 Singles & 1 Doubles or 2 Doubles events
  • If you are playing 2 events no restrictions will be allowed. Do not put in restrictions if it is not in tournament dates or times
    Putting in you can’t play for the full day Sat or Sun can not be accommodated
  • Double Knock Out with no byes in the consolation events
  • Singles Events – Men Par 11 – Women Par 15 (Although either scoring may be used if both players agree beforehand.)

2017 VRC Earlybird Squash Tournament Poster

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VSL Prize Delivery

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Just a reminder to captains that prizes will be delivered this week.

ARB, JER and VLT captains: Your shirts are waiting at your club for you. Please pick them up and distribute to your team as soon as possible. VRC will be delivered today, BON tomorrow and EVE can expect theirs later this week.

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2017 Sun & Surf at Jericho Tennis Club

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Sun and Surf Registration Extended until Sunday

This is your last call to sign up for the Sun & Surf Squash Tournament from August 16th-20th.  The deadline has been extended until Sunday August 13th to encourage more players to register.

Your entry fee of $80 includes a commemorative beer stein, multiple event socials including beer/drink tastings as well as an invitation to our ‘Pirates of the Pacific’ Saturday evening dinner and dance party.  Prizes for best costumes and other great games.

Sun and Surf is a non-ranking event to encourage a relaxed, fun and social atmosphere.  This is one of the best squash events of the year and you won’t want to miss it!

To register please click the following link: https://www.sportyhq.com/tournament/view/Sun-Surf-2017

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SquashFEST 2017

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SquashFEST, the annual squash tournament run by the good folks at Squash Republic and sanctioned by Squash BC, is just around the corner. This year’s dates are July 21-23, 2017 and registration IS NOW AVAILABLE HERE. They’ve sold out the last couple of years so make sure to register early. Camping at Lakeshore Racquets Club is available (register when signing up) and, yes, of course, there will be Dingles.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS TUESDAY, JULY 18TH at 5pm PST

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2017 AGM Minutes and Income Statement

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The minutes from the 2017 AGM, which was held at the Jericho Tennis Club on April 1, 2017, are now available for download as a Word document: VSL_2017_AGM_Minutes

The 2016/2017 league Income Statement and 2016/2017 Budget is also available for download as a PDF: 2017.04.01 – 2017 VSL Financial Statements (DRAFT)

This document, regarding women’s Div 1, was presented at the AGM by Sandra White and Bernadette Bradbury: Proposal to Combine VSL Ladies Division 1

VSL Prizes for 2016/2017 Season

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Captains will have received an email with an Excel spreadsheet that is due to be returned to the League Coordinator no later than May 31.
If you did not get your spreadsheet click here to download: VSL-Prize-Order-Form.

  • If your team came 1st in your division before the playoffs, you are entitled to 8 shirts. Each additional shirt costs $25.
  • If your team won the playoffs, you are entitled to 8 shirts. Each additional shirt costs $25.
  • If your team came 1st in your division AND won the playoffs you are entitled to 10 shirts. Each additional shirt costs $25.

Unfortunately, this year’s shirts will not have individual team names embroidered on them but there will be a VSL logo and designation of what your team won on the back.

Women’s Teams

Option 1:
Bella Tri-Blend Scoop Neck T

  • Super Soft Jersey – great feminine fit!
  • 50% polyester, 25% combed and ringspun cotton, 25% rayon

 

 

Your choice of 3 colours (ONE COLOUR PER TEAM): Berry, Aqua or Charcoal/Black

Sizing info:

Option 2:
Ladies Sleeveless Performance V-Neck T

  • 100% polyester jersey with wicking technology
  • Mitered v-neck pattern
  • Contoured fit
  • Moisture wicking, Breathable, Tagless

Your choice of 3 colours (ONE COLOUR PER TEAM): Lime Green, Blue or Black

 

 


Option 3:
Ladies OGIO Performance V-Neck T

  • 100% polyester jersey
  • Moisture wicking
  • Breathable
  • Reflective feature
  • Flat lock seams
  • Tagless

Your choice of 3 colours (ONE COLOUR PER TEAM): Blue, Red or Black

Open Teams

Option 1:
Canvas Tri-Blend Crew Neck T

  • Super Soft Jersey. **these all have a “heathered” look which you can see if you enlarge the image
  • 50% polyester, 25% combed and ringspun cotton, 25% rayon

SIZING INFO

Option 2:
Men’s OGIO Performance T

  • 100% polyester jersey
  • Moisture wicking ,Breathable
  • Reflective feature
  • Flat lock seams, Tagless

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2016/2017 VSL Playoff Winners

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PLAYOFFS – WOMEN

Women’s Div 1
No Champion

Women’s Div 2
BEN/BON 2 – Bentall Bon Bons
Bernadette Bradbury – Captain
Odessa Ingarfield
Heather Kastelan
Pamela Lewis
Jennifer Louie
Alisha Rahemtulla
Sandra White

Women’s Div 3
VLT – Returning Team
Larissa Beardmore
Shaun Cathcart
Jenny Chu
Quinn Fotheringham
Kristen Goldsmith – Captain
Julia Horsey
Catherine Jagger
Rebecca Marino
Jennifer West

Women’s Div 4
VRC 4 – Balls Deep
Allison Eddy
Zahra Farhang
Charmaine Fong
Tina Hibbs
Katherine Johnston
Beverly Lawton – Captain
Jennifer Levey
Elizabeth Macey
Sylvia Males
Jenelle Martin
Kinder Mottus
Shira Mulloy
Angel Wong

Women’s Div 5
Bon 5 – Las Chicas
Christine Bradstock
Agi Conn
Raylene Ferguson
Andrea Guerrero
Elsie Krebs
Robin Lamont
Karen Lane
Rocio Lebolo
Vicki Marlatt
Kim Weber – Captain

PLAYOFFS – OPEN

Open Div 1
JER A1
Grant Bergman
Graham Brown
John Dempsey
Michael Kahnert
Matt Reece
Carolyn Russell – Captain
Sam Scivier
Rumi Tejpar
Richard Yendell

Open Div 2
BEN 2C – Benchwarmers
Andy Au-Yeung
Stephen Hui
Greg MacDonald
Robert McDonnell
Adam Melnyk
Nathan Ozog – Captain
Sean Powell
Tim Wetzer

Open Div 3
BON 3 – WB
Paul Aleong – Captain
Robbin Burns
Cynthia Cao
Sarah Cao
Marc Iseli
Lincoln Lee
Jacob Lin
Brent Malli
Neil Philcox
Amer Qureshi
Sherman Quon
Adam Viljoen

Open Div 4
EVE B4 – Over 50
Peter Brow
Cathy Covernton
Kiyan Dhanani
Grant Gardner
Doug MacDougall
Brian Maclean
Stweart Marshall
Chris Staargaard
Chris Wallace
Dave R. Watson
Captain

Open Div 5
VLT E5 – Pottinger
Mark Damm
Graeme Egan
Tim Gudewill
Thomas Haebler
James Horsey
Mike McIsaac
Max Pottinger Captain
Oscar Pottinger
David Rosenberg
Mike Tamaki
Tom Urban
Jonathan West

Open Div 6
JER 6 – Hughes
Fredrik Bjork
John Carsley
John Boyd
Lucas Garnett
Kevin Gass
John Hughes – Captain
Gord Kukec
Fredrick Leith
Charles Lingren
Mike Longhi
Bill Magee
Michael Volker
Brent Woyat

Open Div 7
BON 7
Amardeep Bajwa
Jangi Bajwa
Luke Bjerke
Christopher Hilton – Captain
Vince Kwong
Carlos Quintero
Wayne Uong
Ricardo Velasquez

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