Contact

A very warm welcome to all players! We are looking forward to hosting you shortly for the Dubai Squash Cup.

Below, you’ll find some practical information that will ensure your stay in Dubai is as enjoyable and stress- free as possible. Should you need to speak with someone for any urgent matters, or concerning information you do not find below, key tournament contact information is listed at the end of this letter.


Visas

(1)Print and keep a copy with you when you travel. You will need to show the print copy at all check points.
(2)When you arrive at the Dubai Airport, go to the visa collection counter to collect your paper visa.
(3)Once you have collected the paper visa, please proceed to immigration.

Note that even if you have already received your visa from tournament staff, you must email a copy of your plane ticket, clearly indicating which terminal you are arriving at, to Tournament Promoter Aroop Mishra (aroop.misra@gmail.com).

Please notify us immediately if you have not yet applied for or received your visa.


Venue

The tournament will be held across two venues: Dubai Police Officers Club (21-24 November) and Nad Al Sheba Club(25-27 November). Access to both venues will only be through accreditation cards. Please carry your accreditation with you at all times.

If you have friends or guests wishing to watch the matches, you must inform the tournament desk (at the tournament hotel, see below) to arrange valid accreditation for them.


Accommodation

The Golden Tulip Hotel Al Barsha is the official tournament hotel. You are encouraged to book as soon as possible (if you have not done so already) as November is a busy month. Please reference ‘Dubai Squash Cup’ during your reservation. (Map from tournament hotel to Police Officers Club: / Map from tournament hotel to Nad Al Sheba Club: http://goo.gl/0oVP5e)


Transport

Players will need to arrange their own transport to the venue. Note that traffic between the hotel and venue can be heavy during peak afternoon and evening hours. Please plan accordingly.


Match Schedule

Qualifying and Main Draw matches will be from 12 – 8 PM. The match schedule will be posted shortly.


Practice Courts

Players can practice on courts at the Police Officers Club, starting Thursday, 20 November, between 12 – 6 PM. From Friday, 21 November, onwards, practice courts are available in 20 minute slots from 9 AM – 12 PM. (For map from tournament hotel to practice courts: http://goo.gl/tnJnzL)


Physio

A physio will be available at the tournament. Contact the Event Promoter (see below) if interested.


Equipment

Racquet restringing will be provided free of charge as long as the player is in the tournament. Contact the Event Promoter for more info (see below). Towels and water bottles will be available to all tournament players.


Tournament Dinner

Attendance is mandatory at the tournament dinner on Saturday, 22 November, 8 PM at the Oberoi Hotel (For map from tournament hotel to Oberoi: http://goo.gl/JmMqRN). Dress code is formal.


Social Media

Please like/follow our social media presence and help spread the word to others!
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Important Contact Information
Point of Contact for Players:

Aroop Mishra, Event Promoter 00971566734472 / aroop.misra@gmail.com

Other Key Contacts:

Mohammed Abdulla Ali, Tournament Director  
Liesl Goecker, Tournament Coordinator liesl.goecker@gmail.com
Ritwik Bhattacharya, PSA Asia Representative ritwik@psaworldtour.com

Best of luck to all!
Sincerely,

Aroop Mishra

Dates & timings

Dubai Squash Cup 2014 - November 21st – 27th, 2014

 

Locations

Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
November 24th – 27th, 2014
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