Squash Ontario Junior Tournament Pathway

Squash Ontario recommends an athlete play 50 competitive matches and 12 tournaments per year in order to progress throughout the stages. 

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LOCAL JUNIOR PROGRAM

  • Find a local squash club and learn about their junior programs

  • Available to all ages and levels

  • Learn the fundamentals of the game
    and learn to train properly

bronze events

  • Between 5-10 Bronze events run each season - check out our calendar for dates
  • Fun, half day event with modified rules for novice players aged 6-16
  • No effect on rankings.

Grand prix events

  • 12 Grand Prix Events run each season - check out our calendar for dates
  • 1 day event for players with basic fundamentals
  • Best 2 out of 3 matches
  • 1 star ranking points
  • Boys and Girls U9, U11, U13, U15
 

SILVER EVENTS

  • 6 Silver events run each season - check out our calendar for dates
  • 2 day tournament with best 3 out of 5 matches
  • 2 star ranking points
  • Boys & girls U11, U13, U15, U17

gold EVENTS

  • 4 Gold events run each season - check out our calendar for dates
  • 2.5 day tournament for competitive players
  • 3 star ranking points
  • Boys and girls U11, U13, U15, U17, U19

PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • 3 Junior Provincial Championship events run each season, check out our calendar for dates
  • 2.5 day tournament for competitive players
  • 3 star ranking points
  • Boys & girls U11, U13, U15, U17, U19
  • Compete in National Championships
 

provincial team

  • Top ranked players compete in Ontario and Canada Winter Games as a team and individually

national team

  • Compete at World Junior Championships
  • High Performance Training Camps

beyond junior squash

  • Join University team to compete in our OUA events
  • Continue to play in sanctioned and masters events
  • Join league at local club
  • Compete professionally with the Professional Squash Association
 

The 7 stages of long term player development

 

Click on the link above to learn more about the LTPD stages, support and training programs, resources for clubs and coaches, player evaluations, and more!