2017 Texas Handball
State Singles Championships
& WPH R48 Pre-Qualifier
Hosted by the University of Texas Handball Team
DATES: November 17-19, 2017
PLACE: Gregory Gym, The University of Texas at Austin
|Men’s Open Singles / R48 Pre-Qualifier||Masters Singles (40+)|
|Men's A Singles||Veteran Golden Masters Singles (55+)|
|Men's B Singles||Veteran Super Masters Singles (65+)|
|Men’s C Singles||Diamond Masters Singles (70+)|
Men's Novice Singles*
|120+ Doubles (min. age 50)|
|Women's Open Singles||140+ Doubles (min. age 60)|
|Women's B Singles||Mixed (Coed) Doubles|
|Women's Novice Singles*|| |
*Cannot have played handball before August 1, 2017
All players are guaranteed two matches.
The tournament directors reserve the right to combine events as needed.
Players may enter a maximum of two events.
The WPH R48 Pre-Qualifier champion will receive a $500 travel stipend to the 2017-2018 Race 4 Eight VII event of his choice: Montana,
Las Vegas, Houston, New York, or Salt Lake City.
If two or more players currently in the R48 Top 25
participate, the Pre-Qualifier winner will earn direct entry
into a R48 stop in Montana, Las Vegas, or Houston (no direct entry option for New York or Salt Lake City). The prize money will be mailed to the champion after he provides proof of a booked flight to a R48 Pro Stop.
A special thank you to the Houston Handball Club for donating the prize money for this event.
Standard: $55 for 1st event and $10 for 2nd event
Students: $30 for 1st and $5 for 2nd event
Novice: $10 for 1st event, 2nd event free
Out-of-state students: free entry
Recent grads: players who graduated from college within the last two years can receive a $15 entry discount
UT Handball Alumni: if you played for UT Handball at any point in the past, fill out this form to be eligible for a $15 entry discount $5 entry discount available for USHA members (incl. students & grads; excl. novices and out-of-state students)
Junior and collegiate programs can apply for Wafe Risner travel grants from the USHA, at the rate of $20 per player.
You can find more information here
Additional donations are always welcome to defray tournament costs and support the UT Handball team.
Entry fee includes: Souvenir T-shirt; Friday dinner; Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner; Sunday breakfast
ENTRY DEADLINE: Monday, November 13th
SIGN UP: Two options, depending on when you’d like to pay:
1. Pay at registration (via credit card) by signing up here on R2Sports. Pay careful attention to coupon instructions when checking out.
2. Pay upon arrival at tournament: register beforehand by emailing/calling Nate Frank with name, phone number, event(s) & starting time constraints
Please notify of cancellation by noon on Tuesday, November 14th to be eligible for refund.
Starting times will be emailed by noon at the latest on Thursday, November 16th.
Players must wear eye guards. Official ball is the USHA Red 21 (even for the Pre-Qualifier). Women's and Novice divisions will use the USHA White 21.
Please supply your own towels and locks. Players must ref after losing.
CONTACT: Nate Frank, Tournament Director