Las Vegas Hosts the Top 3-Wall Outdoor Handball Players

Posted on May 12 2016 - 8:51am by DV

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Las Vegas, NV, 5/12/16-The World Players of Handball and WPH Outdoor are proud to present the WPH Outdoor V Stop #5 Vegas Lte May 20th-22nd, featuring the top men’s, women’s, and junior outdoor 3-Wall Big Ball handball players in the world. The WPH Outdoor V Stop #5 Vegas Lte is the fifth stop on the WPH Outdoor V season, as the top players continue their quests for ranking points and titles in “The Race to Vegas” and the WPH Outdoor 3WallBall Outdoor World Championships and Player’s Cup Finale in September. The Vegas Lte event will be held at the Stratosphere 2-Court Employee Side Court Complex, 2000 S Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89104.

The WPH Outdoor V Stop #5 Vegas Lte will feature three-time defending WPH Outdoor Player’s Cup Champion and WPH Outdoor #1 Juan Santos seeking to continue his dominance on the Outdoor 3-Wall courts. Santos will be joined in the Vegas Lte draw by New York’s cross over handball superstar Timbo Gonzalez. Red Bull’s Gonzalez earned his first WPH Outdoor Singles title in Southern California at the WPH Outdoor V Stop #3 Downey by defeating Santos in the final.

10505238_10153404679663799_7972705786829356689_oSantos and Gonzalez will face a strong field at the Vegas Lte that includes WPH Outdoor stars Sal “The Wiz” Duenas, Shorty Ruiz, and Chava Cordova. Each of Santos’ challengers has his sites set on dethroning the WPH Outdoor #1 and becoming the 2016 Player’s Cup Champion.

“2016 is an extremely exciting year on the WPH Outdoor Cup Series,” stated former  “Fab 4” WPH Outdoor star Sal Duenas. “With new event locations, anything can happen. It will all come down to who trains the hardest.”

When not competing, the WPH Outdoor stars will coach junior handball clinics and serve as mentors and role models for the next generation of players.

For information on the event, including how to enter and follow the draw, click here

WPH Outdoor Player’s Cup: The World Player’s of Handball’s WPH Outdoor Player’s Cup Series was formed in 2012 to showcase the game’s best 3-Wall Big Ball Stars. Since 2012, the WPH Outdoor Player’s Cup Series has hosted 26 events in California, Mexico and Nevada, creating the stage for hundreds of top big ball stars to compete against one another in professional, competitive and family-friendly events that promote sportsmanship and community spirit while inspiring the next generation of players. The WPH Outdoor V season features events in Southern California, Utah, and Nevada. To see the fill schedule, click here. All WPH Outdoor events host Junior WPH clinics with WPH Outdoor Elite players serving as mentors and coaches and junior tournament divisions starting at nine-and-under for boys and girls.

For more information on the WPH Outdoor Player’s Cup Series, please contact World Players of Handball Executive Director David Vincent at, World Players of Handball Development Director David Fink at or WPH Outdoor Director Tom Flores at For more information on the World Players of Handball, please visit