’20 WPH R48Pro Stop in Missoula, MT: Jan 24-26 (Anyone Can Enter)

Posted on Jan 12 2020 - 7:10am by DV

Missoula, MT, WPH Press, 6/13/19- The World Players of Handball’s Race 4 Eight Tour is thrilled to host the 2020 Race 4 Eight 9 Montana Red Death Stop #3, January 24-26, 2020 at the Peak Racquet Center, located at 4990 Buckhouse Ln., Missoula, MT 59804.

(Editor’s Note:  Red Death will use the Red 21 Ball in the Qualifier and Pro Divisions – Online registration open until Monday  1/20/2020 at 1:00 PM. (Central Time) – Enter the 2020 Red Death HERE)

The 2020 R48 9 Red Death will mark the 61st event in the history of the Race 4 Eight tour, with the tour spanning 16 states in its first eight+ seasons.

R48 #1 Killian Carroll (IRE) will be aiming for a three-peat at the Red Death, having won titles in the first two R48 Red Death events in 2018 and 2019. To stay undefeated at the Red Death, Carroll will have to overcome his R48 Elite 8 peers and a historically strong group of Red Death qualifiers, complete with “Next Gen” stars and R48 veterans.

The Red Death will also feature amateur singles and doubles brackets for locals and regional stars to compete.

Since hosting its first R48 event in January of 2018, the R48 Red Death has quickly announced itself as one of the premiere stops on the Race 4 Eight tour.

“We heard great things about the Red Death event for many years and it was all that we had been told and much more,” exclaimed WPH Executive Director David Vincent. “Endless hospitality, enthusiastic fans, an outstanding facility, and some of the most knowledgeable and appreciative handball fans in the world made the R48 Red Death an instant player’s favorite. We cannot wait to kickoff 2020 in Missoula!”

“The crowd in Missoula has always treated me like family and that’s a feeling that I wanted all the guys on tour to experience,” stated R48 9 Red Death co-host and R48 top 20 pro Abraham Montijo. “You would never think that a town like Missoula could host one of the best tournaments of the year! They love having the pros there and they do a tremendous job in all aspects of hosting a tournament.”

Projected Main Bracket with eight qualifier openings: 

(Click Image to Expand) *During the 2019/20 Season, the WPH is seeding events based off their ranking, while conscious of repeat match-ups.

Student Discount Entry

Are you a Student at college or high school? Your entry into this event is FREE, thanks in part by the Alten Foundation and Missoula Handball!! At check out, enter: Student20 in the ‘coupon-code’ section, then click ‘apply code.’ Your entry will be paid for! Please thank the Alten Foundation reps at the venue for this amazing offer!


Mention “Red Death Handball Tournament” at the Tournament Hotel and receive additional savings! Contact the Sleep Inn at (406) 543-5883. The Hotel is located at 3425 Dore LN, Missoula, Montana, 59801. The Handball Facility is located: (Peak Racquet Center), 4990 Buckhouse Ln, Missoula, Montana, 59804

For more information and to enter to 2020 R48 9 Red Death, go HERE

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WPH RACE 4 EIGHT: The World Players of Handball’s 2019/20 Race 4 Eight 9 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 dave.vincent@wphlive.tv or World Players of Handball Development Director David Fink at david.fink@wphlive.tv. For more information on the World Players of Handball, please visit wphlive.tv

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