USA Racquetball National Singles Championships presented by Penn

Racquetball Tournament 5/25/2016 - 5/29/2016
USA Racquetball National Singles Championships presented by Penn
Highlands Ranch Recreation Center at Northridge - Highlands Ranch, CO USA


 

Contact event director: Peggine Tellez

EVENT LOCATION(S)

Highlands Ranch Recreation Center at Northridge
8801 South Broadway
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

Life Time
5000 E Dry Creek Rd
Centennial, Colorado 80122


Event Description:
USA Racquetball National Singles Championships presented by Penn

Registration Deadline(s):
Please enter Online.
Mail entries must be postmarked no later than Wednesday 5/11/2016. Make check payable to: USA Racquetball. Phone entries will be accepted through Friday 5/13/2016 no later than 5:00 PM by calling 719-635-5396 .
Online registration open until Saturday  5/14/2016 at 11:50 PM. (Central Time)

Late online entries will be accepted up until Tuesday  5/17/2016 by 4:00 PM (Central Time) for an additional fee of: $20 .


Starting Times:
Please check start times online.
Start times for first round match(s) will be available after 5:00 PM  Friday 5/20/2016. Call 719-635-5396 if you don't have internet access. Play starts at 12:00 PM on Wednesday 5/25/2016.
Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)

Event Director(s):
Peggine Tellez reserve(s) the right to combine or cancel any division due to insufficient entries. Director may refuse participant's entry for any reason.


Ball: Pro-Penn Green

Age Requirement
For age division competition, participants must meet the proper age requirement as of the first day of the Championship

Ref:
All losers will be required to referee

Refunds:
No refunds after Registration closes


R2 Sports app for this event:
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Live Broadcast Schedule:
*Times TBA Location: Denver, CO


Printable Entry Form:
Printable Entry Form (Adobe PDF Document)


Non-Qualifier Waiver:
If you did not play in a sanctioned qualifying event you must pay the waiver fee. Qualifying events include any 2016 USAR Regional Championship, any 2016 State Singles Championship that utilized a Penn Ball, the 2016 National Intercollegiate Championships


Non-Qualifier Waiver Cont'd:
the 2016 NMRA Championships, and the 2016 WSMRA Championships.


Travel Planning
Be prepared to play Wednesday beginning at noon & 8:00am on Thursday - Sunday:

Please remember when making your travel plans that play on Sunday may run until 4:00 pm depending on your division. Please do not ask to play only Friday through Sunday. Due to the anticipated number of entrants, we can NOT guarantee special date request.


Special Avoidance Requests:
If you are requesting a special avoidance (you may request but are not guaranteed) it is important that you list your arrival time into Denver in the Comments Box at the bottom of the Division Entry page.


Competition Drug Testing:
USA Racquetball will be using the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Drug Testing Program at this event. Testing may be performed on U.S. Team Qualifier players only. For more information about specific medications call the USOC Drug Hotline at 1-800-233-0393.


National Team Qualifying Division Entrants:
2015-16 National Team members receive complimentary entry into U.S. Team Qualifying divisions via a refund.


U.S. TEAM SINGLES QUALIFIER (unrestricted entry):
Men SINGLES Qualifier.....Thursday, Women SINGLES Qualifier......Thursday
Matches will begin on Thursday at noon and run through Saturday Afternoon. Please do not ask to begin play on Friday. One-Serve rules in effect.


Divisions Start Day - MEN:
Skill, Open Age, Age Skill & Doubles Divisions - All begin on Wednesday
Except Open Age 70+, 75+, 80+ 85+ begin on Friday
Women's and Mixed Doubles on Thursday


Divisions Start Day - WOMEN:
Skill, Open Age & Age Skill Divisions - All Begin on Thursday
Except Open Age 70+, 75+, 80+ 85+ begin on Friday


Heroes Divisions Start Day:
Men's – Thursday, Women's – Friday


CENTURION Divisions Start Day -
The ages of the double team must add up to 100:

Men's – Thursday, Women's – Friday, Mixed Thursday


CLASSIC RACQUET Divisions Start Day:
Men's – Thursday, Women's – Friday


Junior Divisions Start Day:
All Junior Divisions begin on Saturday


SKILL DIVISION CERTIFICATION Elite, A, B, C and D division entrants must be eligible to play in div:
Players in Skill & Age+Skill must fall within the ranking ranges for all divisions entered. Tournament Directors reserving the right to re-classify players. Unranked players will be subject to state representative inquiry.


SKILL DIVISION CERTIFICATION CONT'D:
Ranking Range documents can be found at click here


SEEDING PLACEMENT 2016 USA Racquetball National Singles:
National Event Seeding Criteria document found at click here


OFFICIAL RULES:
The following information is the official rules for USA Racquetball National Doubles. For more information you can also click here.


REFEREE REQUIREMENT:
All Match losers are required to referee or forfeit your $10 referee fee. All certified referees will receive $15 per match to referee and non-certified $10 per match.


MEMBERS ONLY
This event is hosted for USA Racquetball members only :

A USA Racquetball membership is required of all participants. Entrants may join with their entry or must be able to provide a current membership card number, a receipt, or a cancelled check as proof of recent enrollment.


ELIGIBILITY:
Only U.S. citizens may compete in the U.S. Team Qualifying Open divisions; all other age & skill divisions are open to U.S. Citizens and residents. For age division competition, players must meet the age requirement as of the first day of "competition."


EYEWEAR:
USA Racquetball Official Rules will govern competition, including the mandatory use of protective lensed eyewear tested to ASTM F803 or CSA impact standards. It is the player's responsibility to make certain that their eyewear conforms per rules.


TRAVEL
The US OLYMPIC COMMITTEE travel desk and United Airlines joins with USA Racquetball:

To offer the lowest possible United airfares to National Events. US Olympic Travel Desk toll free 800-841-0460 between 8:30am & 8pm Mountain weekdays. Discount code UO31 at United.com.


USAR-IP Certfication Clinic:
Fran Davis USAR-IP Master Professional Instructor will host a certification clinic on Tuesday prior to the event. The course is $295 which includes a one-year USAR-IP Membership (a $75 value). contact Coach Davis at fran@frandavisracquetball.com


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