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[11-1-300x200]2019/20 R48Pro IX Handball Schedule

July 13-14, 2019 – Pittsburgh RFC 11 & WPH R48Pro Pre Qualifier (Open Draw at 9 am on Saturday, July 13) – Pittsburgh, PA – Results HERE – Recap HERE

September 7, 2019 – Tucson WPH R48Pro Pre Qualifier (Open Draw at 9 am on Saturday, September 7) – Tucson, AZ – Entry HERE – Press Release HERE

[ATLsat18-291-of-338-300x169]Oct 4-6, 2019 – Peach Tree Open & WPH R48Pro (Qualifier Friday at 9am – Pro sweet 16 Friday at 1pm) – Lilburn, Georgia (Atlanta) – Entry HERE – Press Release HERE

October 18-20, 2019 – Portland Classic R48ProLTE (Open Draw at 4 pm on Friday, October 18) – Portland, OR – Entry HERE – Press Release HERE


Oct 31-Nov 3, 2019 – The Memorial & WPH R48ProWR48ProSR48Pro (Qualifier Thursday after 6pm. Friday after 9am – Pro Sweet 16 after Noon; Women’s Pro Singles; Senior 40+ Singles after 6pm Friday) – Tucson, Az – Entry HERE – Press Release HERE


Nov 15-17, 2019 – Texas State Championships & WPH R48Pro Pre Qualifier + WR48Pro Pre Qualifier (Open Draw at 3 pm on Friday, November 15) – Austin, TX – Entry HERE – Press Release HERE


Dec 14-15, 2019 – LAAC/ WPH R48Pro Pre Qualifier (Open Draw at 9 am on Saturday, December 14) – Los Angeles, CA – Entry HERE – Press Release HERE

Jan 24-26, 2020 – The Red Death & WPH R48pro Stop (Qualifier Friday at 9am, Pro sweet 16 Friday at 1pm) – Missoula, MT – Entry HERE – Press Release HERE


Feb 14-16, 2020 – New Orleans Mardi Gras Open & R48ProLTE/WR48Pro (Open draw for R48LTE starting Friday at 4 pm; WR48 Singles after 6 pm Fri; top seeds begin Sat am) – New Orleans, LA – Entry HERE – Press Release HERE


Feb 28-29, 2020 – Pittsburgh RFC & WPH R48ProLTE/SR48Pro February 28-29, (Open bracket, play starts at 1 pm on Friday, finals on Saturday night) Pittsburgh, PA – Entry HERE – Press Release HERE


April 24-26, 2020 – Houston R48Pro (Qualifier Friday, 9 am, Pro Sweet 16 after Noon, Friday) – Houston, TX – Entry HERE – Press Release HERE

May 14-17, 2020 – Salt Lake City Aces & WPH R48ProWR48ProSR48Pro Player’s Championship (Qualifier Thursday, 2 pm, R48Pro, WR48Pro, SR48Pro Sweet 16 Friday morning) – 


Salt Lake City, UT – Entry HERE – Press Release HERE

Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 7/29/19- The WPH is thrilled to announce the 12-event 2019/20 Race 4 Eight IX tour schedule, featuring five Race 4 Eight full stops, four R48LTE stops, and four R48 Pre Qualifiers.

The tour will kick off in Atlanta for the third consecutive year, as Lance Wachholz and e4 roll out the red carpet for the R48 Men’s Pro at the RecreationATL. TheWR48 and the SR48 will kickoff their seasons at the 2019 Tucson Memorial, joining the R48 Men’s Pros in the WPH’s backyard.


The WR48 will be in action for the second WR48 event of the season in February in New Orleans (Mardi Gras), while the SR48 will also compete in their second event of the season in February, as the 40+ pros head to the Steel City (RFC 12). The R48 Men’s Pro, WR48, and SR48 will conclude their seasons at the Aces Player’s Championship in Salt Lake City in May, as the game’s best will aim to hoist the coveted WPH Aces Player’s Championship Belts.

The tour will also feature Race 4 Eight full stops in Montana (Red Death) and Houston (Texas State Doubles), R48LTE stops in Portland (Portland Classic), New Orleans (Mardi Gras), and Pittsburgh (RFC 12), as well as R48 Pre Qualifiers in Pittsburgh (RFC 11), Tucson, Austin (Texas State Championships), and Los Angeles (LAAC).


“We are so excited to showcase the game’s best men’s, women’s, and senior pros during the ninth Race 4 Eight season,” stated WPH Executive Director Dave Vincent. “We are returning to a number of tremendous venues and we always look forward to the tremendous local support and sensational play.”

Make your plans now for what promises to be a spectacular season.

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