Tauranga - Mount Maunganui - Te Puke is hosting a world sporting event!
Tauranga is hosting the World Junior Squash Championships offering an abundance of top class squash to watch! This is the largest international sporting event to be held in Tauranga and we can’t wait.
Top level squash is guaranteed with the Boys and Girls Individual event and also the Girls Teams event, all vying for the world title.
The sport is very global with Squash played in 185 nations, by 20+ million people and world champions from every continent. In 2017, we expect 200+ elite athletes.
The event will take place in July 2017:
- July 19- 23 Individual Championships (Girls and Boys)
- July 24-29 Team Championships (Girls).
The event will generate significant international and national media opportunities. Live Streaming will ensure that the action is seen on every continent of the world.
We can’t wait for our local communities to become involved and support the players and teams! This event will be an opportunity for our multi-cultural communities to get involved and fly their flags for their countries. It is going to be a fantastic spectacle that will not only showcase our city but showcase youth in sport.
Three Western Bay of Plenty squash clubs will partner to deliver the event; the Devoy Squash & Fitness Club (Tauranga), Te Puke Squash Club, Mt Maunganui Squash Club. The Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre (Tauranga) will be used for the all-glass court, providing an eye-catching staging for the main games.
So what are you waiting for? Put this in your diary now!