Masters squash is one of the strongest age groups within Squash New Zealand: masters make up the majority of our playing numbers, and regularly represent New Zealand with distinction at World Championships. The masters age group is catered to with a range of tournaments (for players over the age of 35), and district organised interclub (generally for players over the age of 40). In addition to this Squash New Zealand also organises and runs a series of Masters National Events, which clubs around the country take turns at hosting. For information on hosting these events, click here.
The Squash New Zealand masters programme is organised by Wayne Seebeck (director). Wayne is also the convenor of the national masters selection panel, which also includes Stephen O'Toole and Kaye Jackson. The masters selecton panel selects the New Zealand team for the biennial Trans-Tasman Test series versus Australia.
Director: Wayne Seebeck: email@example.com
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Selector: Stephen O'Toole: email@example.com
The 2014 World Masters Championships will be held in Hong Kong. To be held from 4-12 July 2014, the Championships will include men's and women's events in some 18 age groups for players aged from 35 to over 80.
The 2014 Championships will be staged at the Hong Kong Squash Centre and the prestigious Hong Kong Football Club, both located in heart of the city.
David Mui, MH JP, Chairman of Hong Kong Squash, stated: "We are delighted to have the opportunity to bring this fabulous World event to Hong Kong and are confident that players and spectators will appreciate the first-class venues and vibrancy of our great city."
World Masters Squash Championships Hong Kong Event Director Malcolm Kerr added: "Masters Squash has fantastic worldwide participation and support. We expect to welcome around 1,000 athletes from more than 50 countries in 2014 for what will be a true festival of the sport. In addition to the excitement of competition we will be offering fun social events throughout the event, making this a week not to be missed."
Andrew Shelley, CEO of WSF, concluded: "We believe that Hong Kong is the perfect venue for the WSF World Masters Squash Championships. Each year we have seen squash in Hong Kong going from strength to strength. With excellent facilities and one of the most active local squash communities in the world, we are sure the event will prove a wonderful experience for competitors and a showcase for squash."
For more information visit the event website www.worldmasterssquash.com.hk