2018 Texas Handball State Championships
& WPH R48 Pre-Qualifier
Hosted by the University of Texas Handball Team
DATES: November 9-11, 2018
PLACE: Gregory Gym, The University of Texas at Austin
|Men’s Open / 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*|
|Men's Open Doubles|
|Women's Open Singles||Women's Open Doubles|
|Women's B Singles||Men's B Doubles|
|Women's Novice Singles*||120+ Doubles (min. age 50)|
|Mixed (Coed) Doubles|
*Cannot have played handball before August 1, 2018
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 2018-2019 Race 4 Eight VIII event of their choice: Portland, Missoula, San Francisco, 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 Portland (open draw), Missoula, or San Francisco (no direct entry option for Salt Lake City). The prize money will be mailed to the champion after proof of a booked flight to a R48 Pro Stop is provided.
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
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 5th
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 Kristen Hughes with name, phone number, event(s) & starting time constraints
Please notify of cancellation by noon on Tuesday, November 6th to be eligible for refund.
Starting times will be emailed by noon at the latest on Thursday, November 8th.
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: Kristen Hughes, Tournament Director