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DAY 1 - SUN 15 APRIL
Players will arrive in Christchurch, settle into their selected Festival accommodation and enjoy their first afternoon in Christchurch. Late afternoon players will meet in the city centre for the Parade of Nations that will walk to Hagley Park and to the Welcome Party where visiting and local players, officials and supporters will meet, mix and mingle. A fantastic start to the week featuring substantial finger food, entertainment and an open bar for beer, wine and juices.

DAY 2 - MON 16 APRIL
Players will meet at local Squash facilities for the first round of games. Food, beverages and hospitality will be available throughout the day at the clubrooms. The evening free to enjoy the restaurants and bars in Christchurch.

DAY 3 - TUE 17 APRIL
Players will meet at local Squash facilities for the second round of games. Food, beverages and hospitality will be available throughout the day at the clubrooms. Another evening free to enjoy the restaurants and bars in Christchurch and maybe a visit to the Christchurch Casino for great food, good bars and possibly a little flutter.

DAY 4 - WED 18 APRIL
The popular Picnic Day will see players transferred to Hanmer Springs, a stunning alpine village, for an enjoyable day of superb Canterbury food and beverages. players will enjoy local entertainment and some interesting, fun and memorable activities. At the conclusion of a great day out in wonderful Hanmer Springs, teams will be transferred back to their accommodation and the chance to enjoy an evening at one of Christchurch's many excellent restaurants or bars including the Festival Entertainment HQ at the Christchurch Casino.

DAY 5 - THU 19 APRIL
Players will meet at local Squash facilities for the third round of games. Food, beverages and hospitality will be available throughout the day at the clubrooms. This evening try a different restaurants or bar in Christchurch.

DAY 6 - FRI 20 APRIL
Players will meet at local Squash facilities for the fourth and final round of games. Food, beverages and hospitality will be available throughout the day at the clubrooms. Enjoy the restaurants and bars in Christchurch tonight as there are no more games!

DAY 7 - SAT 7 APRIL
A day at leisure to relax and enjoy Christchurch, do a bit of last minute shopping, enjoy one of the many local attractions and prepare for the Finale Dinner and Awards Evening. A wonderful end to the week featuring a three course served meal, an open bar for beer, wine and juices, presentation of Festival Awards and some very special entertainment. Four to five hours of fun, friendship and camaraderie at the end of a great week in a fabulous city.

DAY 8 - SUN 22 APRIL
All players to depart from Festival home or to continue onto post Festival tours.

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