Masters Events

Masters events are for male and female players over 35 years of age. Squash New Zealand, in partnership with host clubs, organises these events each year and each event has slightly different regulations. Check out the details on the event, upcoming event details, results, rules, past winners and how to host them below. 


Pan Pacific Masters Games 2020

Play it, Live it, Love it! The 12th Pan Pacific Masters Games will be held 6-15th November 2010 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.

More than 13,000 athletes from over 30 countries will converge on one of the most popular holiday destinations to compete in the world’s biggest and best biennial masters games.  For further information go to

World Masters 2018

World Masters Championships 2020

The next World Masters Championships will be held at the Hasta La Vista Club in the historic city of Wroclaw in Poland.  This is held on a biannual basis with the dates confirmed as 25-31 August 2020. This event is open to anyone who wants to test themselves against the best Masters Players in the world. 

TTS Masters

Masters Trans-Tasman Test Series

Test series against Australia have been played regularly between masters teams since 1984. The event is held in odd years and is held between Australia and New Zealand on alternate years. 

Auckland Masters Team

New Zealand Masters National Individual and Inter-District Teams Championships

The New Zealand Masters Championships are contested annually and represent the pinnacle of national competition for New Zealand masters. The individual championships were first played in 1982, and are for male and female players aged from 35 to 70+ years in five-year age groups.

In addition, the Christchurch Cup for the winner of the national inter-district masters competition has been contested since 1985. The national inter-district masters is played by teams of twelve players from each district - six men and six women (a player of each gender in the each of the following age groups: 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+,55+, 60+).

2017 AD Long

AD Long Masters Club Team Championships

The AD Long Cup has been played for by club teams since 1999. Teams are made up of four players (male and/or female) of any grade who are all members of the same club, and part of the masters age group (35+) as at the first day of the event. Clubs play ties against each other in round-robin and / or knockout format to decide the winner.

NZMG 2018

New Zealand Masters Games 2020

The New Zealand Masters Games were originally held in 2006, and have run annually since this time. The New Zealand Masters Games proudly continues to be the largest multi-sport event held in the country annually. 


SI Masters Games

South Island Masters Games

Events such as the South Island Masters Games are a pathway to encourage more people to get involved in codes such as Squash (one of 41 sports on offer) by providing an opportunity for some seriously fun competition in a non-professional environment. Squash is open to men and women ages 35+ years from anywhere in New Zealand and overseas. Singles events are played in 5 year age grades. There’s no need to qualify or belong to a club and anyone can participate as long as they’re old enough.


Asia Pacific Masters Games

Live out your Olympic dream by participating in a 9 day sporting event, filled with action and excitment. APMG Penang 2018 is sancitioned by the International Masters Association. Be part of a fantastic event to compete in your own age group and play in one of Southeast Asia's top island destination and UNESCO World Heritage site.

Ready for a challenge?

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Historical Events


World Masters Games 2017

The World Masters Games is the world's largest sporting event. It comprises 28 sports played over 10 days, and is expected to draw in excess of 25,000 visitors to New Zealand!

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