June 10, 2024 - June 14, 2024
The Women's Western Junior is open to girls who are 18 years of age or younger and will not reach 19 years of age by June 14th, 2024, have an up to date 18-hole Word Handicap System Index not to exceed 9.4 or state or international equivalent handicap system, and are not college or university students. All applicants must conform to the USGA Rules of Amateur Status and meet the requirements of the USGA Gender Policy. The WWGA Committee limits the field to a maximum of 78 contestants.
The championship begins with 36 holes of stroke-play qualifying, after which the field is cut to the low 16 players for match play. In the event of a tie for the 16th position, a sudden-elimination playoff will determine the final match-play qualifiers. Four rounds of 18-hole matches will decide the Women's Western Junior champion.
The Women's Western Junior champion and runner up receive exemptions into the 2024 Women's Western Amateur. Additionally, the champion will receive an exemption into the 2025 Dye Junior Championship.
The championship has also been approved under the AJGA's Performance-Based Entry recognition system, with the champion earning 12 AJGA stars, eight (8) for the runner-up and semi-finalists, and four (4) for the quarterfinalists.
The Women’s Western Junior Championship is recognized by AJGA, Junior Golf Scoreboard, GolfWeek, and World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR).