“Hit for Haiti” Squash-Racketball Tournament – Saturday, April 10, 2010

The Smith College Squash Team and the Smith College Student Athletic Advisory Committee are joining forces to sponsor a Hit for Haiti” Squash & Racketball Tournament this Saturday, April 12, 2010.

Donations to the SAAC coin jar are encouraged for those participating in “free” events – these donations and 100% of tournament entry fees will be donated to the Red Cross through SAAC.

Activities include:

  • Free play on court #1 all day – just drop by and play and make a donation to our coin jar!
  • Free squash, racketball & racketball doubles clinics for new players.
  • Exhibition racketball match between Smith Coach Tim Bacon and MHC Coach Allen Fitzsimmons
  • Kids “intro to racket sports” clinic
  • Tournament draws for beginning and experienced players.

Free Clinics (coin donations encouraged):

  • 9:00 – 9:30 – kids intro to racket sports with Tim Bacon & Smith Squash Team
  • 10:30 – 11:00 – British Racketball Clinic for those who have never played…
  • 3:00 – 3:30 British Racketball Doubles clinic – perfect for squash players who also want a more “social” fitness event…

Tournament Information


  • Women’s Squash A/B, C/D, Novice
  • Men’s Squash A/B, C/D, 50+, 60+
  • Women’s Racketball Open, Novice
  • Racketball Men’s Open, Men’s Novice (Rental racquets available for $2/racquet)
  • Women’s Racketball Doubles, Men’s Racketball Doubles, Men’s 50+ Racketball Doubles (Rental racquets available for $2/racquet)

**Contact Tim Bacon if you are unsure of your classification or have any questions about the events**


  • Squash tournament events start at 9:00 a.m. – Finals start 1:30 to 2:30 pm.
  • Racketball events to be played 3:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Minimum of two matches – maximum of three per event (categories may be combined if entries warrant it)

Entry Fee:

  • Full-time students – donation to coin jar
  • Others: $20 for first event, $5/each for additional events (e.g., racketball singles, racketball doubles)

Entry Deadline:

Friday, April 9th – 9:00 a.m. E-mail preferred to tbacon@smith.edu or phone Tim at 413-330-8222.  Draws to be posted on this website at noon.  No-shows will be charged the full entry fee.


WSF rules of squash and British Racketball Rules apply.  Non-marking shoes and approved eyeguards mandatory.  Tournament Director:  Tim Bacon.

One Response to “Hit for Haiti” Squash-Racketball Tournament – Saturday, April 10, 2010

  1. Mercedes says:

    Play squash, have fun, and raise funds to help those in Haiti!! How perfect is that?!

    This is a great cause and I wish I could join you!

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