Former world number one Rachael Grinham will headline a homegrown stable of squash talent at the Australian Open in Bega which started Thursday night.
The Open will run through to Sunday with knock out draws for both women and men's competitors and officials from Squash Australia said Bega fans can expect to see some top quality contests.
Notable entries include Commonwealth Games rep Tamika Hunt and her Australian team-mate Sarah Caldwell, Commonwealth Games rep Tom Calvert and reigning national men's champion Nick Calvert.
The competition will also see rising young stars looking to forge their place among the big names with Alexandra Haydon and Kate Winters also on deck to shake up play.
Matches will continue Friday night from 6.30pm, Saturday from 2pm and play will head to the finals from noon on Sunday.
Spectators are welcome with the Open held at the Bega Squash Courts at the Bega Country Club in Tarraganda.