2016 World Junior Championships
Racquetball Canada congratulates all the members of the 2016 Junior National Team on their performances at the 2016 World Junior Championships in San Luis Potosi, Mexico in November. Special congratulations to our medalists: Alexis Iwassa (Lethbridge, Alta.): bronze in Girl's U16 Singles, Ian Frattinger (Martensville, Sask.) & Sean Sauvé (L'Assomption, Que.): bronze in Boy's U14 Doubles, and Iwaasa and Marjolaine Parent (Saint Jacques de Montcalm, Que.): bronze in Girl's U16 Doubles.
The other team members were: Trevor Webb (Cambridge, Ont.) & Devin Halko (Edmonton) in Boy's U18, Kaleb Osborne (Penetanguishene, Ont.) & Spencer Bell (Kelowna, B.C.) in Boy's U16, and - Cassie Prentice (Macrorie, Sask.) & Juliette Parent (Saint Jacques de Montcalm, Que.) in Girl's U14. The team coaches were Michel Gagnon (Head coach), Rino Langelier (Assistant coach) and Corey Osborne (Assistant coach).
Racquetball Canada Coaches - 2017 Pan American Championships
Racquetball Canada is accepting applications for two coaches for the 2017 Pan American Championships in Costa Rica, April 8-15, 2017. Details on these positions are here.
Interested individuals should apply to Racquetball Canada's Head Office using this form.
Deadline for application is January 15, 2017 11:59 PM Pacific. No late applications will be considered.
2016-17 National Tournaments
Racquetball Canada is pleased to announce its four national tournaments for the 2016-2017 season.
National Team Selection Event - November 25-27, 2016 in Valleyfield, Québec at Édouard Boyer Racquetball Club
National Team Selection Event - February 3-5, 2017 in Calgary, Alberta at University of Calgary
Junior National Championships - April 26-29, 2017 in Leamington, Ontario at Kinsman Recreation Centre
National Championships - May 22-27, 2017 in Brossard, Québec at Sani-Sport
For more information contact Adrian Webb.
2017-18 National Tournaments - Bid Proposals
Racquetball Canada is seeking bids for its four national tournaments for the 2017-2018 season.
Selection event #1, to be hosted in November – bid to be received by October 30, 2016
Selection event # 2 to be hosted in February – bid to be received by January 31, 2017
Junior Nationals to be hosted in April – bid to be received by March 31, 2017
Nationals to be hosted in May – bid to be received by April 30, 2017
Please request a bid package from Adrian Webb via email.
Racquetball & Parkinsons
Jacques Seguin uses racquetball to help cope with his Parkinson's condition. Find out how at his website.
Also, Nova Scotia Racquetball has created a video of how racquetball can help people deal with their Parkinson's disorder. You can see the video here.
Let's Play Racquetball
Racquetball Canada has launched its "Let's Play Racquetball" Website - www.letsplayracquetball.ca - designed to get younger players (7-14 years) playing racquetball at both traditional racquetball facilities and other facilities that don't have racquetball courts.
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