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Jamie Brown & Stan Sykes before the Grade A Mens Final 2023.

Essex Closed 2024

Lexden Rackets & Fitness Club is delighted to host the Essex Senior County Championship once again. We can’t wait to showcase the best of squash in our region. This would not be possible without our sponsors, Millane Contract Services Ltd, and Karakal

– Entry is open to Essex residents or those who were born in Essex.
– Draw categories available are Mens A, B, C, and Improvers plus Ladies A and B.
– Mens and Ladies A events carry a prize pot of £500 each
– Winner will receive £250, R Up £150, 3/4 £75 and £25
– Essex Squash have confirmed County Team selection will be based on results of the Closed.
– Recommended levels for the Open draws are A – Premier & above, B – Div 1 & below, C – Div 2 & below, Improvers – New to Competition
– Masters Draws available are Mens and Ladies O35, O40, O45 and every 5 year category upward to O70.
– Depending on draw sizes some categories may be rolled together, or an extra category may be created.
– Depending on draw sizes some matches may need to be played on Thursday 18th January. Where an earlier start is required, players will be given the option to agree to play at a venue and on an earlier day of their choosing if they cannot play on the Thursday.
– For every draw there will be a main draw and a plate, so every player is guaranteed at least 2 matches.
– Entry is £20 for one draw or £30 for 2. A T shirt is included.
– Players can enter up to 2 draw categories.
– Entry deadline is Mon 31st December 2023. Draws will be published ASAP afterward


19 - 21 Jan 2024


All Day


Lexden Rackets & Fitness
Chitts Hill, Lexden, Colchester, CO3 9ST


Mike Hegarty