Tucson, AZ, Press, 9/12/17- Exciting time for Handball, as three major events kick off in the coming weeks. We are here to help, if you are interested in learning more, participating, advertising or donating/volunteering – firstname.lastname@example.org. Please read the info below and share!
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3WALLBALL OUTDOOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – VEGAS
September 21-24 in Las Vegas, NV @ the Stratosphere Hotel Casino Tower, the 3WallBall Outdoor World Championships for Racquetball, Handball and Paddleball will take place at the Stratosphere parking lot right on the famous Vegas Strip. Anyone can enter this event with age division; skilled; pros; amateurs; women; juniors; 3 wall big and small ball; 1 wall big and small. JR WPH Clinic w/the Pros will take place too. Trophies are given to all divisions that DO NOT receive cash. All who enter as a player or non-player will receive an exciting gift bag packed full of goodies. Not playing, but will be watching? Enter as a non-player and get everything that the player gets (gift bag, amenities). Use the entry page for all the info needed for this event (below); just use your tabs.
Important Reminder: Hotel Room Block Available until September 15th! Last day to get the special room rates using 1-800-99-TOWER room code of C-3WB17 is September 15th; those rates will double or triple on the 16th. #FairWarning
You can gather hotel info on any of the three event pages (below) by using the tabs across the r2sports.com page or at www.3wallball.com.
Entry deadline for all three sports: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 w/out any penalty – Drop Dead Date September 16th. (Update: Fee waived for all three sports due to Hurricane(s) Irma and Harvey)
How to enter (All event info is located here):
Schedule (Handball): Small Ball 3 Wall begins Thursday afternoon; Big Ball 3 Wall begins Friday morning; 1 Wall Small/Big begins Friday afternoon ~ Small Ball 3 Wall Ends Saturday; Big Ball 3 Wall Concludes on Sunday; 1 Wall (all forms) ends on Sunday ~ Military Salute Saturday late Afternoon
What is X-Fest? Any player who enters three pro divisions will be automatically entered into the Ultimate Xrossover; as the WPH Outdoor Group Crowns the Best All Around Player in the Game between 1 wall big/small & 3 wall big/small. WPH will take your best results from three pro singles divisions to formulate the Xfest Champ! See the WPH for Ranking Info. Top players that have thrown their names into the hat? Sean Lenning, David Chapman, Timbo Gonzalez, Samzon Hernandez, Luis Cordova, Mando Ortiz, Daniel Cordova, Tracy Davis, Danielle Daskalakis, Sandy Ng, Jenny Qu, Martina McMahon, Shorty Ruiz, Chava Cordova, Billy O’Donnell, Mike Schneider, Joe Kaplan, Ashley Moler & More!!! email@example.com
Prize Money & Trophy: WPH Outdoor will pay money divisions to the semis (quarters in rare cases), plus provide additional dollars toward the Xfest Champions (Men and Women). A trophy will be handed to the Xfest Champ(s); Player’s Cup Champ(s) and all non-money divisions.
WPH/3WB Collab on Filming: WPH will provide links for viewing Racquetball and Handball, plus bonus Paddleball coverage LIVE from Vegas. Viewing links will be posted at www.race4eight.com. Filming begins Friday, September 22nd.
October 6th-8th, 2017 in Lilburn, GA @ Recreation Atlanta, the WPH kicks off the Race4Eight Professional Handball Tour of 2017/18 w/the Peach Tree Open, paying tribute to Ron Cook. This event features age division, skilled play; amateurs, pros & qualifiers. JR WPH Clinic w/the Pros will take place too. This is WPHR48Pro Stop #1
Qualifiers begin play Friday morning at 9am; WPH will qualify up to eight players; meanwhile, Top Pros Killian Carroll, David Fink, Mando Ortiz, Sean Lenning, Emmett Peixoto, Daniel Cordova, Luis Cordova and Vic Perez have already confirmed and will be placed into the top 16 awaiting the eight qualifiers.
Lodging: Fairfield Inn, 3570 Breckinridge Blvd. Duluth, GA, is the tournament hotel. 1-678-924-1023 $91.00/ night. Reference: Peach Tree Open. Room block is released on Sept 24th, so book your hotel now!
WPH will film the action from Georgia beginning Saturday Morning. Go to race4eight.com to view if you are a member: firstname.lastname@example.org. This event will not air on ESPN.
Schedule: Friday morning qualifier (up to 8 qualifying) – Pros rd of 16 begins after 1pm – All other divisions start after 4pm Friday. Sunday finals
Juniors: WPH to provide a pro experience when Junior WPH clinics kick off Saturday
Paper Entry: HERE (PDF)
Online Entry is available here: https://goo.gl/Mhzx4v
November 10th-12th, 2017 in Tucson, Arizona @ the TRC, as the World Players of Handball Foundation kicks off the Historic Memorial Tournament over Veteran’s Day Weekend w/Stop#2 on the WPHRace4Eight Professional Handball Tour of 2017/18, Powered by ESPN3, featuring a No-Entry Fee Event & Nearly $60,000 in prize money. Women’s Top Pros, Qualifiers, and Men’s Elite, plus big ball 4 wall stars; age division, skilled classes, junior divisions and more, as the WPH will take donations, as all proceeds will go toward Junior WPH. Junior Clinics will take place each day of the event. A person can play 3 divisions as long as the third division is with a different ball (ie. 2 small ball divisions/1 big ball division or 2 big ball divisions/1 small ball division).
On Line Entry: https://goo.gl/jdZxLg
Hotels: We have found that using Travel Sites can find lower rates than a group code could offer. In your best interest, we recommend that you take the club address and Google nearby hotels. A friend of the Handball community, Homewood Suites, happens to also be the closest hotel to the athletic club. Hotels.com, shows prices for this hotel, HERE.
Junior Benefit: Each year Junior WPH performs hundreds of junior clinics around the globe; helps fund junior and collegiate programs; while, training coaches w/the WPH Coaching Manual. WPH has a full time development director and coaches scattered throughout the country; plus provides junior/pro clinics at every stop along the professional tour. Please enter this event FREE w/no entry charge, but also please consider making a donation. JR WPH is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Tax Exempt Foundation. email@example.com
Entry Fee: It’s free! Really! Continuous food and drink will be offered; tournament souvenir and exciting handball matches. Donors, advertisers and volunteers are welcomed. Contact us!
Seat Viewing: First Come First Serve Paid Seats contact Jeff Healam at firstname.lastname@example.org
Prize money: 5 divisions bring more than $50,000 in cash!!!
ESPN3 & WatchESPN App will provide the live coverage beginning Saturday, November 11th, as WPHLiveTV will air women, men and big ball matches LIVE on the network.
More details, please contact us or visit WPHLiveTV. Info@wphlive.tv
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