Armed Forces Memorial Day Handball: Over $9,000 Prize Purse

Posted on May 1 2018 - 10:31am by DV

Courtesy of the WPH Calendar @

May 25th-27th, in Tucson, Arizona, the Annual Armed Forces Memorial Day Handball Tournament will take place and you are invited!  Deadline is Monday, May 21st or by contacting Fred Lewis or Vince San Angelo.

The entry form is online HERE

Paper Entry info is below.

This year, The #1 player on the WPH Race4Eight Professional Handball Tour, Killian Carroll (IRE), will make a visit to the event as the #1 seed, followed by WPH Player’s Championship finalist, from Tucson, AZ, Sean Lenning (Current Rank #2).  #3 & #4 ranked pros, Armando Ortiz (CA) and Dave Fink (AZ) are also in the event; meanwhile, #12 Ranked Braulio Ruiz (AZ) and Abraham Montijo (Ranked #18, also from Tucson, Arizona) bring the event seven of the top 18 players on the pro tour.  

Prize money for the pros breaks down like this:


1st:  $2000, 2nd:  $1000, 3rd/4th:  $500/$500, 5th-8th:  $250 each


1st:  $1000/$1000, 2nd: $500/$500, 3rd/4th:  $250/$250, $250/$250

This event is a benefit tournament for the Fred Lewis Foundation, as they recognize those in the armed forces that have served or are currently serving to protect our country.

There are multiple divisions to enter, junior clinics and brackets to play in, so please do come and enjoy!

More info below!

There will be top women players, juniors, age division play, skilled brackets, singles and doubles.  This is a 4 wall small ball indoor event!



May 25-27, 2018

Site:                 Tucson Racquet & Fitness Club, 4001 N. Country Club Rd., Tucson, AZ  85716,

(520) 795-6960

Dates:              Play will start at 9 AM, Friday, May 25th.

Entry fee:         $60 per player for first event, $20 for second event; Juniors and students, $30. 

Fee includes T-shirt and hospitality.

Deadline:         Entries must include fees and be received by Monday, May 21st. Seeding committee reserves the right to reclassify or deny any entry, as well as combine or cancel divisions.

TRC or local players Entering:  Make Checks payable to The Fred Lewis Foundation.  (TRC players can give application to Vince, Fred Lewis, or Charlie Wicker.)

Online entry:    Enter online at: 

Rules:              Current USHA rules will apply. Referee your own games. Refs may be assigned to Open Divisions.

Start times:      Please check on-line.  Players can call 520-440-0528 after 5 p.m.(MST) Monday May 21st.

Awards:           First/Second place awds to all finalists. Prize money for Open Singles/Open Doubles/Women’s Singles                 

Hotels:             Davis Monthan Inn and La Quinta Inn are offering promotional rates.  MORE INFO HERE:

Eligibility:        Open to all participants.  Maximum 2 events.

Note:                Bring your own lock.  Banquet Saturday, May 26th, 7:30PM.  Location:  TBD


Choose your Division:


(  )  Open singles         (  ) 60+ singles             (  )  Open doubles        (  ) 70 doubles 

(  )  A singles                (  ) 60B+ singles           (  )  A doubles              (  ) 80 doubles

(  )  B singles                (  ) 65+ singles             (  )  B doubles             

(  )  C singles                (  ) 70+ singles             (  )  C doubles              (  )  Women Open Singles

(  )  D singles                (  ) 70B+ singles           (  ) 40 doubles             

(  )  40+ singles             (  ) 75+ singles             (  ) 50 doubles              (  )  Jr. 13 under-BB 1B             

(  )  50+ singles             (  ) 80+ singles             (  ) 60 doubles              (  )  Jr. 13 under–BB 2B


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Waiver and release: I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, waive, release and forever discharge The Tucson Racquet & Fitness Club and The Fred Lewis Foundation and their officers, agents or representative from any claim for injuries, damages, or loss incurred during my participation in the above Tournament, May 25-27, 2018.

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Location Tucson Racquet & Fitness Club, 4001 N. Country Club Rd., Tucson, AZ 85716

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