Site: The 3rd USHA National One-Wall Big Ball Championships have been changed to Victory Field in Forest Park, located on Woodhaven Blvd and Myrtle Ave. . Indoor courts (if needed) will be provided at Brooklyn Queens Borough Lodge #878 BPO Elks at 82-20 Queens Boulevard (between Simonson and Goldsmith streets), Elmhurst NY 11373. Phone: 718-639-4000 (gym entrance on Goldsmith).
Entry fee: Men’s pro: $50 per person for first event. Women’s pro: $50 for first event, $25 for second pro event.
All other events: $32 per person for first event, $15 for second event. Special $25 entry fee for juniors and college students ($10 for second event) under 23. Special entry fee not applicable to prize-money events. Maximum of two events;non-refundable after deadline.
Deadline: Entry must be in our possession by midnight Tuesday, July 27. Entry with credit card available for additional $10 by calling 520-795-0434.
Mail entry: Make check payable and mail to USHA One-Wall, 2333 N. Tucson Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85716.
Awards: Min. of $2,000 prize money in men’s and women’s pro events, additional dependent on the number of entries and any sponsorship garnered. Awards to first two places in other championship events. Invites to international events will come from the top finishers in the pro and juniors events. Trips can include free room, some meals and Team USA uniforms.
Eligibility: Open to all current USHA members who meet age and skill requirements. Junior memberships are $15. Current USHA one-wall rules and regulations will apply. Players entered in two events must be prepared to play back-to-back matches. Losers must referee next available match. Eye protection is mandatory.
Check-in: Plan to arrive in plenty of time before matches to allow for travel and parking delays. Start times: Call the USHA one week before tournament. Times will also be posted at www.ushandball.org. Hospitality: Tournament shirts, Gatorade, fruit, bagels.
Note: Matches will be one game to 25 points.