R48 Pre-Qualifier + Doubles + Battle of the Border
AZ, WPH Press, 6/22/17- The World Players of
Handball is thrilled to present the Race 4 Eight Pre-Qualifier on September 9,
2017 at the Tucson Racquet Club in Tucson, AZ. This September 9th
event will be a one-day only tournament with R48 Pre-Qualifier singles,
Donation Master’s/B doubles and a special Battle of the Border junior team
competition between Tucson’s Fred Lewis Foundation and JR WPH Juarez.
concept of the R48 Pre-Qualifier is to allow top local and regional players to
battle for a travel stipend for a future Race 4 Eight professional tour
event. The winner of the September 9th Tucson Pre-Qualifier singles will
receive a flight, entry and possible lodging expenses at the Race 4 Eight
event of their choice during the 2017-2018 Race 4 Eight 7 season.
expenses will be accrued from the $40 Tucson R48 Pre-Qualifier entry fee and
any donations/sponsorship(s) that are raised for the event.
4 Eight Pre-Qualifier will feature one game singles matches to 25 [R48
Qualifier rules], with all matches being completed on Saturday, September 9th
between 9 am to 5 pm. Race 4 Eight Elite 8 pros are not eligible, as this spot
is only for entry into a Race 4 Eight qualifier event, of which Elite 8
pros are already named and participating.
September 9th Tucson R48 Pre-Qualifier will also feature the fourth edition of
the “Battle of the Border,” pitting Tucson’s Fred Lewis Foundation against JR
WPH Juarez, in what has become a very friendly and spirited junior team event.
Doubles will also be offered, with Master’s and B level players teaming up to
raise money for the Tucson Memorial Race 4 Eight 7 stop (November
10-12, 2017) at the Tucson Racquet Club. Doubles entries will be donation
only, meaning participants can donate whatever they feel is
appropriate to support the upcoming Tucson Memorial.
is extremely excited to host the first R48 Pre-Qualifier in Tucson,” stated WPH
Development Director David Fink. “We hope this R48 Pre-Qualifier format will be
adopted in numerous cities across the country to provide aspiring players with
the opportunity to earn Race 4 Eight playing opportunities and travel
assistance in their regions. Adding the Battle of the Border and Donation
Doubles will make September 9 a sensational event.”
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