Southwell Squash Club – Internal League Rules


  1. All league games to be played on a box league basis with each player playing all others in the same league once.
  2. There will normally be 5 players in any one league, the club reserve the right to allow more players to play in a League, depending upon overall number of players.
  3. All games must be played by the completion date.
  4. Matches will be played; best-of-five games, or to however many games are completed at the end of the session.
  5. The League is available on-line – Online box leagues


1. Scoring Regulations

  1. Matches to be played using the point a rally (PAR) scoring. This is still sometimes known as American scoring.
  2. Each game is played to 15 points. A game tied at 14-14 must be won by 2 clear points eg. 16-14, 17-15, 18-16 etc.
  3. All matches are to be the best of 5 games.
  4. For incomplete matches only full games count. Unfinished games are discarded.
  5. Match results must be entered via the on-line league system.

2. Results entry

Unless agreed otherwise at the end of a match it will be the responsibility of the match arranger to log on and enter the score in the appropriate field against the match fixture;


At the end of the League session the League is finalised by the League administrator and the next session is started.  All results are available for review.  Any questions should be emailed to the Administrator via the email link at the top of the online box league screen for agreement and if required arbitration.

4. Promotion & Relegation

  1. The player in each league with the highest score will be promoted to the next league up.
  2. The player with the lowest score will be demoted to the league below.
  3. Remaining players will be left in current League.
  4. The league admistrator may promote/demote more players depending on the demands of the league.

5. New or Withdrawn Players

  1. Players wishing to join the leagues will need to email the league secretary via the email link at the top of the online box league screen. You will be placed in a league as close as possible to your known ability range.
  2. Players who are not actively participating over a period of time may be removed by the league adminitrator.