2016 Racquetball Canada National Championships
Racquetball Canada congratulates all the winners in the doubles event at the 2016 National Championships in Burlington, Ontario, especially the winners of Men's Open and Women's Open. Pedro Castro and Samuel Murray won Men's Open, and Michèle Morissette and Christine Richardson won Women's Open.
All the results are here.
2016 Junior Nationals Championships
Racquetball Canada congratulations all the players who participated in the 2016 Junior National Championships in Kelowna, B.C. April 20-23, and especially to those who won their respective divisions. The players winning the U14, U16 and U18 divisions were named to the 2016 Junior National Team that will compete at the 2016 World Junior Championships in November. Those players are:
Boy's U18 - Trevor Webb (Cambridge, Ont.) & Graham Frattinger (Martensville, Sask)
Girl's U18 - Jewel Sauvé (L'Assomption, Que.)
Boy's U16 - Simon Comeau (Saint Stanislas de Kostka, Que) & Kaleb Osborne (Penetanguishene, Ont.)
Girl's U16 - Alexis Iwassa (Lethbridge, Alta.) & Marjolaine Parent (Saint Jacques de Montcalm, Que.)
Boy's U14 - Ian Frattinger (Martensville, Sask.) & Sean Sauvé (L'Assomption, Que.)
Girl's U14 - Cassie Prentice (Macrorie, Sask.) & Juliette Parent (Saint Jacques de Montcalm, Que.)
Also, the 2016 Sherman Greenfeld and Heather Stupp Awards for excellence on and off the court went to Kaleb Osborne (Penetanguishene, Ont.) and Marika Demers (Terrebonne, Que.), respectively.
Coaches for World Championships
Racquetball Canada is seeking two coaches for the 2016 World Championships, July 13-23 2016 in Cali, Colombia. Details on this position are here.
Interested individuals please apply to the Sport Development Committee c/o Geri Powell. Please use this application form.
Deadline for application is May 31, 11:59 PM Pacific, no late applications will be considered.
Racquetball Canada 2016 AGM
Racquetball Canada's Annual General Meeting and Executive Member election will take place Sunday May 22, 2016 at 4 PM Eastern Daylight Time at Cedar Springs Health Racquet & Sportsclub, 960 Cumberland Ave., Burlington, Ontario. Candidates for election must be submitted to the Racquetball Canada office by April 21, 2016. For more information see the official AGM notice.
Racquetball Canada Development Grants
Racquetball Canada is pleased to announce the availability of development grants for the 2015-16 season. For complete information consult the Development Projects Grant Application Guide.
2016-17 National Tournaments - Bid Proposals
Racquetball Canada is seeking bids for its four national tournaments for the 2016-2017 season.
Selection event #1, to be hosted in November – bid to be received by May 31, 2016
Selection event # 2 to be hosted in February – bid to be received by May 31, 2016
Junior Nationals to be hosted in April – bid to be received by March 31, 2016
Nationals to be hosted in May – bid to be received by April 30, 2016
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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