Rankings

JOINING THE ONLINE LADDER SYSTEM (UoN Squash Club Rankings):

www.squash-ladder.com

– We have two ladders – UoN Men’s and UoN Women’s.
– Anyone can sign up to join the ladders.
– Create a profile and then search for the ladder – just type in UoN.
– Join the ladder – use the password (squash110).

Email Hayley (ladies) or Owain (mens) to let them know you have joined and they will adjust your position on the ladder.
Once they have done this you are free to challenge your way up the ladder!

RULES FOR CHALLENGING – see below!

BUCS RANKINGS:

*this will be altered for 2017 when we know the exact dates – please email Libby,Hayley or Owain if you have any immediate questions. 

Rankings will be entered for the BUCS teams, based on the University Ladder Rankings. These will be entered by October 14th, 2016.

There will be 2 windows to re-rank players, should the ladder seedings change.
– October 30th – November 4th, 2016
– January 19th – January 27th, 2017.

Once the rankings have been entered in October, players must play in this order for BUCS matches until after the first re-ranking window in November (even if their position in the Uni Ladder Rankings changes). Same applies for playing in position until 2nd re-ranking window in January.

RULES FOR CHALLENGING :

Challenging between September 26th – October 9th (for initial BUCS entry):

  • You can only challenge 1 or 2 spots higher than their current position on the ladder.
  • If you lose a match, then you must challenge or accept a challenge from a player 1-2 spots below you on the ladder before you can play/challenge up again.
  • All matches will be best of 5 games, PAR scoring to 11.
  • If you are challenged to a match you must play the match within 48 hours, otherwise you lose the match.
  • You can only send a challenge from the online ladder system; all other challenges will not count.
  • It is essential that scores are updated IMMEDIATELY on the online ladder system to ensure no confusion of the rankings.
  • Any games not entered by the cut-off date cannot be considered for the first BUCS ranking entry.

***ALL CHALLENGE MATCHES MUST BE entered into the ONLINE LADDER SYSTEM by 12noon on MONDAY 10th. Any challenges not entered will not be considered for the first round of BUCS rankings.

**Any problems, please email Lauren (ladies) or Owain (mens).

Challenging after October 15th:

  • You can continue to challenge players during this time
    • This encourages people to keep training and trying to improve throughout the season
    • And if you don’t make the team first time round, you have a chance to improve during the season and play during the second part of the season.

***PLEASE NOTE: Even if you beat someone during this time, you cannot play above them in BUCS matches until after the re-ranking window in January. You will be notified of this.

  • You can only challenge 1 or 2 spots higher than their current position on the ladder.
  • If you lose a match, then you must challenge or accept a challenge from a player 1-2 spots below you on the ladder before you can play/challenge up again.
  • All matches will be best of 5 games, PAR scoring to 11.
  • If you are challenged to a match you must play the match within 1 week, otherwise you lose the match.
  • You can only send a challenge from the online ladder system; all other challenges will not count.
  • It is essential that scores are updated IMMEDIATELY on the online ladder system to ensure no confusion of the rankings.
  • Any games not entered by the re-ranking deadlines for BUCS rankings cannot be considered for the BUCS season.