(Check back here often for tourney
updates as they happen.)
Weather Forecast for the tournament--80 Wednesday and high 70s through Sunday. Beautiful California winter!
Update 11/28/2015: John and Marni will be scheduling the matches Sunday, Nov 29. If there are any injuries or other issues, let us know ASAP! We normally don't show match times until our check-in night (Dec 2 5:00 to 8:00 or so). If you need to know your match times before Dec 2, contact Cindy.
Also, two people have rooms and want roommates--Shirley Parsons and James Troutt. Contact Cindy if you would like to get a roommate. Thanks.
Update 11/18/2015: Cindy will be on a plane most of the day Thursday, so registration will be open an extra day. Get registered Thursday! Also, if you have asked for a doubles partner or two, Cindy is still working on it. Don't panic. :-)
Hello 40+ Racquetball Players!!
the 2015 NMRA Doubles-Only Championships, December 3-5, 2015. It is going to be a great time in Fullerton! We hope you will come out for the player
information meetings at 5:15 pm and 7:00 pm on Wednesday, December 2, to get
all of your questions answered. We have
identical meetings for the early and late arrivers.
For all the
information you need on this tournament, you can click here to go to the www.nmra.info site and see the Information Sheet
for the tournament. We recommend you
download it and bring it with you as you plan your trip and make your
to come out to Southern California early to visit Disneyland or even drive over
to Las Vegas! There is so much to do, as
you will see on the Things To Do list.
For this three-day
tourney, the first event is $165; second is $30. You don’t have to have one mixed doubles
event, but we hope you will, as it makes the Mixed doubles stronger. You may request a doubles partner and/or a
roommate and we will do our best. Enter
online by November 18, or send in a US mail entry by November 14. You’ll get food and fun all week, in addition
to our famous banquet slideshow and a great tournament shirt.
will be allowed after November 18, when shirts will have been ordered and
note about the hotel (the Holiday Inn & Suites): The cities around Disneyland are pretty
popular during the winter months. PLEASE
RESERVE YOUR ROOM EARLY. We have only
reserved 25 rooms, but we can get more if those fill up before our
deadline. The hotel is about a mile from
the club, and the Friday night banquet will be at the club in the banquet area
on the second floor. The hotel will
provide a shuttle for us.
will be the fabulous Meridian Sports Club in Fullerton. We are allowed to use 14 of their 24 courts. All
courts are cement-walled and some have back glass. Thanks to Mickey Bellah and his crew for
allowing us to use the facility.
much more information available in the Info Sheet. In addition, there are many things to do in Southern
California so I have written up a list of just a few. If you prefer to enter via US Mail, there is
a downloadable entry here too. http://www.nationalmastersracquetball.org/articles.asp?articleID=14245
email us if you have any questions. I
look forward to seeing you in Fullerton at check-in night on Wednesday,
December 2, at about 5:00 pm. Thanks for
considering playing our tournament. We
think we have a great formula for providing the best bang for your travel
tournament dollar, but we are always open to suggestions.