New Orleans, LA, WPH Press, 2/10/20-
The 2020 R48LTE + WR48 New Orleans Mardi Gras marks the 62nd event in the history of the Race 4 Eight tour, the fifth R48LTE event, and the 22nd WR48 in Race 4 Eight history, with the tour spanning 16 states in the R48’s first eight+ seasons.
The 2020 R48LTE Mardi Gras will feature defending R48LTE Mardi Gras champion and three-time R48 champion Lucho Cordova, while the first WR48 Mardi Gras will feature 19-time WR48 champion Catriona Casey seeking her eighth consecutive WR48 title.
The R48 and WR48 stars will be competing for critical R48 and WR48 ranking points at the 2019/20 season’s midway point.
Check out all of the important 2020 R48LTE + WR48 New Orleans Mardi Gras tournament information below.
- Date: February 14-16, 2020
- Site: Ochsner Fitness Center, 1200 S. Clearview Pkwy. Harahan, LA 70123
- Tournament director: WPH
- Tournament sponsor: JR WPH
- Pro Events: R48LTE + WR48
- List of R48 New Orleans R48 Men’s pro champions: Brady (2016), Carroll (2017), L. Cordova (2019)
- Defending Mardi Gras R48 champion: L. Cordova
- Number of ranked R48 pros entered: 8
- Current or former R48 #1’s entered: 1 (Fink)
- List of WR48 New Orleans WR48 pro champions: n/a
- Number of WR48 pros entered: 8
- Current or former WR48 #1’s entered: 1 (Casey)
For more info on the 2020 Mardi Gras R48LTE/WR48, including starting times and to follow the brackets go HERE
2020 Mardi Gras R48LTE/WR48Stop #5 Press Release HERE
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Handball Terminology + Instruction and R48 Rules HERE
Race 4 Eight Pro Player Bios HERE
Full Race 4 Eight IX Preview HERE
WPH Power Rankings HERE
DF’s R48 Fun Facts and Trends HERE
Race 4 Eight History of Champions and Finalists HERE
WPH RACE 4 EIGHT: The World Players of Handball’s 2019/20 Race 4 Eight IX Powered by ESPN features R48 stops in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Arizona, Oregon, Montana, Louisiana, Texas, New York, Texas, California, and Utah, all culminating with The Player’s Championship in Utah in May of 2020. Similar to NASCAR’s Nextel Cup and the FedEx PGA Playoffs, players earn points in the Race 4 Eight’s regular season stops to qualify for the season-ending Player’s Championship and bonus prizes.
For more information on the WPH Race 4 Eight, please contact World Players of Handball Executive Director David Vincent at firstname.lastname@example.org or World Players of Handball Development Director David Fink at email@example.com. For more information on the World Players of Handball, please visit wphlive.tv
WPH Senior Writer