From October 26th to 29th, professional squash will take to the courts at the Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club, for the 2022 Vancouver Lawn PSA Open. The event features a PSA professional draw, amateur singles and doubles events (Register Now), and grassroots community programming. Read on for more about this exciting event!
PSA professional players will hit the courts to compete for a $12,000 USD prize pool. Competing pros include:
- Arturo Salazar, MEX (World #61, former World #36)
- Timothy Brownell, USA (World #68, USA Champion)
- Spencer Lovejoy, USA (World #82)
- Yannik Omlor, GER (World #106, German Champion)
- Shawn DeLierre, CAN (World #114, 2022 Canadian Finalist)
- Connor Turk, CAN (World #146)
- More, including BC’s Ryan Picken!
PSA matches are scheduled in the following sessions:
- Wednesday, Oct 26 – 4pm-9pm
- Thursday, Oct 27 – 5pm-9pm
- Friday, Oct 28 – 6pm-9pm
- Finals: Saturday, Oct 29 at 6pm
Amateur Draws – Register Now!
The event will also feature amateur singles and doubles draws in the following divisions: Open Singles, Open Doubles, Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles. Entry to the event is $89+GST and includes general viewing for all PSA matches, prizes, tournament souvenir, courtside beer from Steamworks, and more.
Interested players should register now through Club Locker: Vancouver Lawn PSA Open – Register Now. The Club Locker page also includes more details about the event. Registration deadline: October 19!
Community Outreach Programming
The event is partnering with Squash BC to put forth junior and adult community outreach sessions on October 27. These sessions are meant for new or first-time squash players. Participants will also have the opportunity to stick around and watch the Thursday PSA matches afterwards.
More details about these sessions will be shared here soon, but interested new squash players should reach out to Squash BC at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot.
Event Sponsors Include: Richardson Wealth, Promosapien, Traslo West Contracting Inc., Arbutus Furniture & Closets, Steamworks, Rogue, Unsquashable