• European Individual Closed Champs 2013 • 04 - 07 Sep • Herentals •  

Tournament SCHEDULE                               All about the Venue
Tue 3rd arrival day

Wed 4th First Round
Thu 5th Round Two and Quarters
Fri 6th Semi-Finals
Sat 7th Finals 15.00 & 17.00
plus "Night of Squash" awards
Sun 8th departure day

Tournament Director: Ronny Vlassaks
Head of Organising Committee: Kim Hannes
ESF Technical Director: Michael Khan

Tournament Desk:
Ronny Vlassaks, Kim Hannes, Tine Hannes

Tournament Press & Communication: Tine Hannes
Tournament Referee: Linda Davie

Tournament Transport: Director Kristien Van Hooydonck
Tournament Treasurer: Tine Hannes

Tournament Hotel Director: Kristien Van Hooydonck


ESF Technical Director: Michael Khan

Championship Director: Ronny Vlassaks

Head of Organising Committee: Kim Hannes

Championship Referee: Linda Davie

VENUE: Flemish Squash Centre
Flemish Squash Federation
BLOSO centrum ‘Netepark’ – Vorselaarsebaan 62 – 2200 Herentals – +32(0)14/85.96.00 – –

Tournament Desk – +32 (0) 14/85.96.05

Aldhem Hotel – Jagersdreef 1 – 2280 Grobbendonk – +32(0)14/50.10.01

Herentals station
Stationsstraat – 2200 Herentals – +32(0)14/21.66.59

Post Office
De Post – Belgiëlaan 51 – 2200 Herentals – +32(0)14/28.67.20

Taxi Marcel – +32(0)14/21.77.37

Yellow & Blue – Fraikinstraat 61 – 2200 Herentals - +32(0)14/23.31.05

Medical Practice
Doctor Jan Hendrickx – +32(0)14/22.10.04
Doctor Peter Vervoort - +32(0)478/80.07.00
Pharmacy – Apotheker De Vooght – Fraikinstraat 4-6, 2200 Herentals - +32(0)14/21.23.08

Pharmacy on duty – check the tournament office

General Information

Any costs due to extra services or accommodation must be paid fully by individual player to the Tournament Organising Committee prior to departure.

All players and officials must cover their own personal insurance. Competitors enter and play in the Championship at their own risk. Neither the ESF, VSF or host venues accept any responsibility for injury arising from participation in the Championship.

The ESF and Host Nation reserve the right to implement compulsory dope testing for any players participating in the Championship.

There shall be no doping before or during play in any competition under ESF rules.

Any player refusing to undergo doping control and any person found guilty of doping will be dealt with by the ESF, which will take disciplinary action in accordance with its constitutions/regulations.

All matches will be played ‘best of five’ according to the WSF rules of squash, with the PAR 11 scoring system.

The official Championship ball is Dunlop Pro XX.

Players are obliged to take part in all functions, medal and closing ceremonies.
We expect that each one of you will behave as perfect ambassadors for your country. The Organizing Committee will not tolerate any misconduct. All cases of misconduct will be immediately handled by the Adjudicating Committee and action will be taken such as being removed from the Tournament.

Hotel instructions: Caused damage must be dealt directly with the hotel management.

By entering the Tournament you agree with the above regulations.


Linda Davie is the Tournament Referee and we expect that you will support her team of officials throughout the tournament. There will be official referees, but it is possible that both players will be expected to referee the following match on the same court. The loser will always be the marker and the winner will always be the referee.


The Tournament Office is in the Venue.

Responsible: Ronny Vlassaks & Kim Hannes

Opening hours: 1 hour before 1st match till 30 minutes after the last match

Telephone: 014/85.96.05

General information and messages will be placed on the information board in the venue


Breakfast will be served in your hotel.

Lunch and dinner will be served in the "aula" of the Flemish Squash Centre. The "aula" is situated in the main entrance of the BLOSO centre on your left hand side. Lunch is available from 12.00 till 15.00 and dinner from 18.00 till 22.00. Please respect following:

Bring your meal voucher

Please respect the opening hours of the restaurant to have your meal.
Clear your table after your meal.

It is not allowed to take food (e.g. dessert) or drinks outside the restaurant.


Drinks are available in the club. All drinks ordered at the bar are to be paid for immediately.


Changing room 14 will be used throughout the championship.


The Bloso centre is a large complex and is also used by other sportsmen & sportswomen and therefore we would appreciate it if you would not disturb them in their activities. Please stay out of the areas that are not assigned to the squash event.


Players and officials will be picked up and dropped off at Zaventem – Brussel Airport or Herentals Train Station upon request. There will be a regular shuttle service between hotel and venue (at the roundabout in front of the building). See bus schedule. The times on the schedule are departing times.


Please check the availability at the Tournament Office.


There is a special players’ bag area on court 5. Bags will not be tolerated in the club. Bags that are lying around will be moved to the allocated area by the organization.


There will be a daily stringing service. Stefan will be at your disposal every day from 10.00 till 17.00. Your racket is ready in 1 hour. The prices are:

Prices will be published as soon as possible.


Assistance will be on call throughout. Players who require medical attention should contact the Tournament Office.

Arrangements for physiotherapy treatment can be made at the Tournament Office. The physio will be in the venue throughout the tournament. Price is € 15.00 for 30 min. :

First Aid Medical Assistance will be on site.


Players / coaches / managers may be required in the pressroom for interviews after the completion of their matches. The Press Officer will contact you, and your co-operation would be appreciated.


There will be some functions throughout the event. Attendance is mandatory at all these functions.

There will be a reception on Wednesday September 4 at the Squash Centre, beginning at 18.00

There will be a reception on Saturday September 7 at the Squash Centre immediately after the prize giving after the men’s final and before the Final Dinner.

The official dinner and players’ party will start at 20.00 in the Aula of the Flemish Squash Center. Dress is team uniform (no tracksuit) or smart casual.

The Flemish Champions (teams and individuals) will join us for the Final Dinner.


The press office will be located in the Squash Centre and will be open for coaches, managers and players. There will be internet access in the squash centre. It is not allowed to use the telephone. The Press Office is open till 30 minutes after the last match.


All players should be aware that a random dope testing could occur during the tournament carried out by the Flemish Government.


You can check results on website  and
but mainly on


Players leaving, will be dropped off at Zaventem – Brussel Airport or Herentals Railway Station on request. Those players should confirm the Tournament Office about their flight details as early as possible (but not later than 72 hours before they leave). If not confirmed there will be no transportation arrangement!

Players / coaches / managers should ensure that all outstanding charges are cleared at the hotel and the organising committee prior to their departure.

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