Club Rules, Fees, Bookings, etc
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Entry to the club is by
membership keycard (see right) only and a member introducing a guest to the club to play
squash must ensure a visitors fee is paid.
A court booking can be made by purchasing a stamp from:
The booking stamp (see right) must be placed on the booking sheets in the club. The stamp will be endorsed with the members name and membership number.
- Members are respectfully asked to put their full names and membership numbers (see keycard right) on booking stamps.
- A written entry without stamp does not constitute a valid booking.
- Members are perfectly entitled to place a stamp over such invalid bookings.
Junior Booking Stamp
- A "Junior stamp" (see above right) is available for Junior members to book a court for his/her own use with another member or adult member.
- To cancel a court booking, members are to ensure that the stamp is endorsed "court free". Please try to give as much notice as possible, as other members may wish to use the free court.
- No member has the right to reserve, or play on the courts, unless a booking stamp to the correct value has been
affixed to the booking sheet in the club. Stamps must be placed on the booking sheet
before the start of play. Any entry on the booking sheets without a stamp is invalid.
Fees and Memberships
- The cost of a 40 minute session will be £1 for the court booking stamp (Juniors = 50p) and £1 for the court lights.
- Any non member using the courts must be accompanied by a club member. Two booking stamps of the correct value must be placed in the visitors book, and endorsed with the members name and number. THIS IS IN ADDITION TO NORMAL COURT FEES.
always due by the end of September.
Memberships can be obtained from :-
- SINCLAIR SHOE REPAIR SHOP, OLRIG STREET, THURSO.
- * - Juniors - up to age 15 at 1 September.
- ** - Juveniles - aged 16 and up to 17 years at 1 September.
- If your fee is NOT paid by 30 September your cardkey will
be removed from the system.
- Any queries, please contact Membership Secretary - Kirsty Irons.
- NO OUTDOOR SHOES TO BE WORN ON THE COURT
The following additional Rules Apply to Juniors
- Juniors under the age of 10 must be supervised by an adult.
- Juniors may not introduce guests to the club unless supervised by an Adult Club Member.
With effect on the leagues beginning 1st July 1996, the points scoring system for league matches will be changed.
Points scored under the revised system are as follows:-
|3 - 0
|3 - 1
|3 - 2
In the event of a walkover victory - i.e. opponent scratches from match or does not turn up, the 'WINNER' will be awarded 5 points and the 'LOSER' 0 points.
If a match cannot be completed in a single session, the players have 2 choices:-
- accepting points for the games which they have won, or;
- arranging a further session to complete the match.
If the players choose option (a) i.e. accept points for the games which they have won, the following points will be awarded.
|2 - 2
||3 - 3
|2 - 1
||3 - 2
|2 - 0
||3 - 1
|1 - 1
||2 - 2
|1 - 0
||2 - 1
Traditional Scoring System
- Matches are best of five games.
- Games are to 9 with points only scored on the serve.
- If the score is 9 all, the receiver can either set 1 or 2 -
i.e. play to 9 or 10.
- Please note that court sessions run according to the gallery clock regardless of any time remaining on the lights meter.
- The flying challenge is for new entrants to the leagues or players who have had to withdraw from the leagues for a lengthy period.
- Any league member may be challenged.
- If the challenge is successful, the result should be noted on the league sheet and the challenger will be placed one place above the challenged - when the next league is drawn up.
- If the challenge is unsuccessful, one further challenge may be made.
If this second second challenge is unsuccessful, the challenger will be entered in the lowest league.