The R48 Player’s Championship in Salt Lake City! May 14-17, 2020: Postponed

Posted on Mar 29 2020 - 2:40am by DV

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic (coronavirus), we have postponed this event and will look at rescheduling AFTER the pandemic safely passes.  Please be safe, as we work through these times together.

Salt Lake City, UT WPH Press, 6/14/19- The World Players of Handball and Ace Recycling and Disposal are thrilled to present the 2020 Race 4 Eight Player’s Championship, May 14-17, 2020 at the Sports Mall, located at 5445 S 900 E, Murray, UT 84117. Fans will be treated to the best Men’s, Women’s, and Senior professional handball stars in the world battling for coveted Race 4 Eight Player’s Championship crystal, with all of the action broadcast live on ESPN3!

Enter HERE

The 2020 Race 4 Eight Player’s Championship will mark the 66th event in the history of the Race 4 Eight tour, with the tour spanning 16 states in in first eight+ seasons. Ace Recycling and Disposal has graciously hosted the Race 4 Eight tour more than any other venue, boasting its ninth consecutive year of welcoming the greatest stars in the sport to Salt Lake City. Thank you to the Aces Team!

Four-time defending R48 Men’s Pro Player’s Champion Killian Carroll will be seeking an unprecedented R48 Player’s Championship five-peat in Salt Lake City, WR48 #1 Catriona Casey will be seeking her seventh consecutive WR48 Player’s Championship, and David Fink will be seeking his second consecutive SR48 Player’s Championship. Top amateur and skill level players will join the world’s best professional players at one of the sport’s greatest events, complete with the best hospitality in the sport.

“We point towards the Aces Player’s Championship all season,” stated WPH Executive Director David Vincent. “No detail is too small in preparing for this mega event, as the Aces Team, the WPH staff, the tremendous staff of Aces volunteers and our players work tirelessly to ensure this event is a massive success.”

Watch the 2020 Aces Player’s Championship live on the Watch ESPN App starting on Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17 HERE

More information & to enter the 2020 Salt Lake City Aces Player’s Championship, go HERE

Become a WPH Patreon HERE

Race 4 Eight Pro Player Bios 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 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 or World Players of Handball Development Director David Fink at For more information on the World Players of Handball, please visit


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