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Boston Squash and Racketball Club

Events

The club holds many events throughout its season.  Here is a list of the 2016/17 season's events, which will be updated for the forthcoming season soon.


The Dick Carrington Memorial Handicap (Racketball) - 22nd July 2016

This is a fun handicap racketball competition to commemorate former club member Dick Carrington, who sadly passed away in 2011. Matches are played for twenty minutes.

One player starts with a pre-determined handicap, and PAR scoring is then played. The person with the highest total at the end of each match wins and goes through to the next round.


The Kevin Lenton Memorial Handicap (Squash) - 9th September 2016

This is a handicap squash tournament, with an unseeded draw. The higher ranked player must play all their shots above the service line. Matches are played as one game to 21 points (PAR scoring).


Beetle Drive - October 2016

A social event held in the club's bar and lounge. Lots of games of Beetle are played, with a break for food halfway through. This is extremely popular and usually attracts more than 40 people. Come and join in the fun!


The BSPA Boston Open - 2nd-4th December 2016

This is an event that puts the club on the squash map - nationally ranked players compete at the club for their share of a £4000+ prize pot.  

Last year, world #53 Charles Sharpes won the men's open, while world #45 Millie Tomlinson took the women's title.

This year, to celebrate the 20th edition of the competition, the club is putting on a free buffet and entertainment on Saturday 3rd December from 7:30pm - starting straight after the semi-finals.


Christmas Quiz - 9th December 2016

Exercise your brain with our Christmas-themed quiz. A maximum of four adults per team (plus kids). Entry is £12 for a team of four, and includes a Christmas dinner bun.


The Boston Junior Open - 1st April 2017

This attracts nationallly ranked and local juniors alike.  For more, see the 'Boston Junior Open' page.


The 2017 Club Championships Finals - April 2017

The club holds tournaments every season which are open to all members. These include an open event and age categories for both squash and racketball. There is also a most improved player of the year award presented upon the conclusion of the championships. After this, the internal season at the club is declared over.  For more information about the Club Championships, see the 'Club Championships' page.