The North Coast Open Professional Squash Associated Challenger Tour 10 Event is a higher classification Tournament on the World Squash Tour conducted by the Professional Squash Association (PSA). The tournament is open to all international players.
The events higher classification and World Ranking Points places significant importance on the competition.
This is the twentieth North Coast Open to be conducted at the Centre. The tournament will be conducted over 5 days.
In addition there will be a Support Program of Graded events which attract players from all states of Australia ensuring a high standard of competition throughout the week of activities.
The North Coast Open is conducted annually.
The event is one of the most popular events on the Squash Australia Tour Calendar and is renowned for the organisation and program delivery.
Coffs Harbour is promoted as a popular tourist destination accessible from capital cities for many international and interstate participants and visitors to take part in the sport program and see the abundant attractions the Coffs Coast Region has to offer during their stay.
With the 2022 event now concluded the feedback indicates that this tournament program is what people are delighted with and want more of.
They are very keen to visit the Coffs Coast Region which is also economically rewarding for the accommodation, retail and hospitality venues throughout the city.
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