AIMS Games Tauranga NZ Squash
Date: Monday 7th September to Thursday 10th September 2020
Venue: Mount Squash Club, Blake Park, Mt Maunganui
Managers Meeting: Monday 7th September 8.30am at the Mount Squash Club, Blake Park, Mt Maunganui
Cost: $75.00 per player (NZ$)
Entries Close: Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.59pm – Online registrations close


Contact Details

Code Co-ordinator:

Ross McCurran
Phone: 0274 794 255

A tournament committee will be in place to administer and facilitate the running of this tournament.


Tournament Planning


  1. Students competing must be enrolled full-time in the school they are representing.
  2. New Zealand students competing must be a Year 7 or Year 8 student.
  3. New Zealand schools must be an affiliated member of NZAIMS - New Zealand Association of Intermediate and Middle Schooling
  4. Students may compete in more than one code however timetable allowances will NOT be made for any competitors.
  5. Competitors must be Over 10 years and 13 years of age or Under as at the 1st January of the tournament year (2020), competitor’s birthdates will be required on school registration documentation (accepted birth years for the 2020 Games are: 2007, 2008 and 2009).
  6. All participants must have online medical and media waiver documentation completed to be eligible to compete.


  • Schools are required to pay the entry fee of $75.00 per individual (NZ$).
  • Non-refundable / Payment MUST be made within seven days of receipt of the invoice.
  • Invoices will be sent to the School Accounts Manager after the entry closing date, 10th June.

Entries Close

Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.59pm

Entries to the 2020 Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships will be made and only accepted online:

  • All registrations are completed online with EnterNOW.
  • A ‘Quick Start Guide’ for EnterNOW will be sent out with the Registration Booklet.
  • Registrations will only be accepted from the designated School Anchor AIMS Games Coordinator.
  • Schools will be allocated a unique Anchor AIMS Games registration log in code to complete their entries.
  • EnterNOW demo video for schools

The 64 highest graded boys and the 32 highest graded girls will be accepted into the final draw. Anyone who enters and is balloted out due to their grading, will have their entry fee refunded in full.

2020 Planning Timeline

  • Wednesday 10th June – Entries close for the 2020 Anchor AIMS Games at 11.59pm. The EnterNOW system will generate a confirmation email three days prior to entries closing so school coordinators can check that they have entered the correct individuals, teams, codes etc.
    The AIMS Games Trust has a strict NO REFUND policy from this date! NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Wednesday 24th June – All schools must have paid their registration invoice to have their entry confirmed.
    Late entries (if accepted) will incur a 50% penalty fee
  • Wednesday 1st July – Confirmation sent to all 2020 participating schools (if registration for a sporting code is oversubscribed then the opportunity to compete will be at the discretion of the executive committee).
  • Monday 27th July – School group opening ceremony ticket bookings go on sale through Ticketek (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).
  • Wednesday 29th July – All Team/individual online name and code information registration forms to be completed . Competitors’ names, date of birth, NZ Squash Club, grade and code and manager’s name and contact details are required..
  • Monday 3rd August – Public opening ceremony tickets go on sale through Ticketek (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).
  • Saturday 5th September – The 17th Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships opens.
Anchor AIMS Games app

Tournament Information


  • Girls Division Swiss Draw
  • Boys Division Swiss Draw


Sunday 6th September

Opening Ceremony (Trustpower Arena at Baypark)
First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm

Monday 7th September

Managers Meeting (Mount Squash Club)

Monday 7th September

Mount Squash Club

Tuesday 8th September

Mount Squash Club

Wednesday 9th September

Mount Squash Club

Thursday 10th September

Mount Squash Club

Thursday 10th September

Prize giving


Mount Squash Club – 51 Miro St, Mount Maunganui


  1. The tournament will run under New Zealand Squash Rules.
  2. All NZ players must have a NZ squash code given to them by the squash club they are affiliated to.
  3. The standard tournament ball will be a single yellow dot ball.
  4. Protective eyewear to be worn at all times on the courts by all players.
  5. Shoe soles to be made of non-marking material.
  6. Court attire standards


The draw will be available on the Anchor AIMS Games Website and App on the Friday afternoon prior to the tournament starting.

Swiss Draw

  • Players are seeded from top to bottom (according to their official Squash NZ / country of origin grading).
  • Players are listed against one another.
  • Whoever wins the match moves to the lower number of the two numbers and takes the lower number to the next round.
  • Whoever loses the match takes the higher number to the next round.
  • The Tournament Organiser reserves the right to include an additional draw should entry numbers exceed the Swiss draw allocation.

Match Procedures


All players must referee or mark the game immediately after theirs.  Additionally, players may be asked to mark or referee daily first rounds.


Each school must have one adult in charge of students. Team managers will be required to supervise their team at all times.

Individual Event
Boys IndividualUnder 13 Years Division
Girls IndividualUnder 13 Years division
Teams Event
Boys TeamsUnder 13 Years Division from singles placings(lowest two combined results)
Girls TeamsUnder 13 Years Division from singles placings (lowest two combined results)

Medal Presentation

Individual place getters and the Teams Event place getters will be presented with their medals immediately following the finals.

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