Important Dates for the VSL

Each year the VSL has deadlines that must be met by players, teams and clubs alike. The list below, while not exhaustive, gives a good representation of the deadlines for the upcoming season.

IMPORTANT DATES

The 2015 league schedule can be found at this link.

July 15
• First draft of the upcoming season’s “Divisional Alignment” to be circulated to club representatives and league members

July 15
• VSL to confirm venue for CAPTAIN’S SOCIAL

August 1
• Last day for a club to request a new team. Club Reps are also asked to confirm teams that are returning before this date

August 7
• Second draft of the upcoming season’s “Divisional Alignment” to be circulated to club representatives and league members

August 15
• VSL to confirm venue and date for  CAPTAIN’S SOCIAL

August 15
• Possible third draft of upcoming season’s schedule to be circulated (if necessary)

August 30
• Final “Divisional Alignment” to be published on the VSL website
• Wipe last year’s schedule off SportyHQ

September 1
• VSL to contact venues and instructors for Free Ref Clinics

• VSL league fee invoices to be sent out to clubs / teams
• FINAL draft of the upcoming season’s “Divisional Alignment” to be circulated to club representatives and league members

September 14
• By September 14th clubs should have held a captain’s meeting to select captains and players for all teams

September 15
• “Earlybird” deadline for fees. Clubs postmarking their payments before this date will be reimbursed $30 per team
• Last day to withdraw a team without penalty. (Please note: The VSL charges a $30 administration fee for processing the withdrawal.)
• Locations of FREE REF CLINICS to be announced

September 20
• All captains to receive new password for SportyHQ. Captains should double-check that their team name is relevant to their division and that the info listed for the captain is correct

September 22
• CAPTAIN’S SOCIAL @ Jericho Tennis Club (6-8pm)

September 28
• Season begins for Open

September 29
• Season begins for Women and for Div 7 Open

September 30
• League fees due. Clubs will not be reimbursed for teams withdrawing after this date

October 1
• Rebates sent out to clubs who have paid invoices by September 15

October 7
• Confirm that ALL captain info and team #’s are updated on SportyHQ

October – TBD (Third week)
• FREE REF CLINICS – Wednesday and Thursday

October 31
• Last day to become a member of Squash BC. Players playing without valid memberships after this date will be subject to penalties. (See Rule 4.2.2)

January 3
• VSL to begin search for host club for annual Wrap Party and AGM

January 30
• Official announcement of venue of the Wrap Party

Feb 22 & 23
• Last day of league play

Feb 29
• Open playoffs begin

March 1
• Women and Open Div 7 playoffs begin

March 1
• Official AGM Agenda to be sent out with complete motions if necessary

April – TBD
• AGM and Wrap Party (@ TBD)