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WPH Salt Lake City Aces Players Championship (Highlighting the WPH Pro Women, Senior 40+ Legends of the Game, Elite Men & Qualifiers)
May 4th-6th, 2018, Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Sports Mall
ONLINE ENTRY: (HERE)
All Non-pro divisions use the NEW WPH ball; WPH women use the Red 21 ball; WPH Qualifiers, Senior 40+ Legends & Elite Men use the R48Pro Ball
Hotel: The Crystal Inn (1.5 miles away) in Midvalley, has a special discount code just for you! Get the $84.00 per night Thursday-Monday special with code ACES18. We recommend that you call to make your reservation: 1-801-293-2051 (Rate subject to availability. Taxes and fees may apply). The Crystal Inn has a shuttle to and from the airport -AND- to and from the sports venue (Sports Mall). You cannot beat that!
Student/Novice – Your first division fee has been reduced to a flat $50.00. Please use the Code: STUDENT/NOVICE in the coupon section at check out to gain discount. Discounts will not be made at the tournament desk. Additionally, there is an early entry discount of $15 when entering before April 19th, 2018. A late fee of $50 will be added when entering AFTER the posted deadline; with fee increases at the tournament desk. All entry fee money is remitted to Ace Disp., LLC; meanwhile, WPH Pro Prize Money paid out by WPH.
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Witness History as the World Players of Handball team up with the Ace Clean-Up Crew @ the Sports Mall in Salt Lake City, Utah, for the conclusion of the Race4Eight Professional Handball Tour of 2017/18 on ESPN3 & WatchESPN App.
Come watch or participate alongside the best 40+ Senior Touring Legends of the game, Elite Professional Women & Today’s Hottest, Most-Talented Men’s Superstars when the WPH returns to Zion for the Player’s Championship! “#ThePlayers marks the conclusion of the 2017-18 seven-tour-stop excursion around the country, where players gain points at each location for a rare invite into the big show,” barked WPH Executive Director, David Vincent. WPH starts the ranking system clean at the beginning of the year and only the best players rise to the top for a chance to gather the title Player’s Champion. “Best of all, at all our locations, to include Salt Lake, anyone can enter.” Vincent explains that there could be some player caps holding some players from entering, but overall, if you can get your name into the on-line system before the deadline or cap, you can participate.
- WPH Qualifiers will begin play at 9am on Friday Morning; Qualifiers play one game matches to 25; win by two; with up to eight qualifier winners; this bracket could cap at 44, 32 or lower pending court availability
- WPH Main Draw Elite Men’s “Sweet-16” bracket will begin after 11am on Friday; Main draw men consists of players ranked in the top eight that have met player responsibilities (Code of Conduct); Matches played w/ 15-15-15 format; win by two; the elite eight players will be planted in the Rd of 16 awaiting on the qualifier winners
- WPH Women and Senior 40+ will start after 4pm on Friday; WPH women may see creative bracketing & formats—pending total number of participants; Senior Legends will play one game matches to 25; win by two
- Some Aces divisions will begin as early as 10am on Friday; an overall player cap will be set at 100-130; so first come first serve.
Special WPH/Aces Junior Clinic and Pro/Am Doubles w/tutorials and competitions kick-off the extravaganza Thursday PM. Contact Ruben Garza/David Fink for details (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For tournament info contact director, Ruben Garza: email@example.com 801 913-0210 or WPH Director, David Vincent – firstname.lastname@example.org
Spectators are encouraged to come and support the tournament (to be held at the Sports Mall @ 5445 S 900 St East, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84117)
PLEASE TELL YOUR FRIENDS AND CONTACTS TO FOLLOW RESULTS AND TO WATCH ON ESPN!!! (WWW.WPHLIVE.TV FOR MORE INFO)