The U.S. Junior Open, the world’s largest individual squash tournament, is set for record participation as 940 players from around the wold travel to central Connecticut, December 16-19.

The four-day tournament will be hosted by Yale University, Wesleyan University, Trinity College and Loomis Chaffee School.

Players from forty-one countries—an increase from thirty-four last year—will compete across five age divisions. The largest draws are the BU19 and BU17, which are full with 128 players, while the GU17 (121) and Bu15 (123) both exceed 100. 2,162 matches will be scheduled over the course of the four days.

Last year, the ten champions represented Team USA, Egypt, Japan, Mexico, England and India.

Two rounds of preliminary seeding have taken place with final seeding set to be released Tuesday, December 12. Main draws will be available online by 9pm EST on Thursday, December 14.

For more updates and information visit the 2017 U.S. Junior Open tournament page.