The Harrow UK-Racketball Series is the premier tournament series for racketball in the UK. In 2012 UK-Racketball will be running 8 tournaments hosted at some of the most prestigious clubs in the country. All the tournaments are sanctioned by England Squash and Racketball and have a grade 1.5 status. This will allow participants to claim ranking points towards their National UK Racketball Ranking. To help increase participation at all levels of the sport UK-Racketball will be running a beginners category for those players who have just started the sport.
For 2012 Beginners grade – At UK-Racketball we are really keen to see the sport grow at all levels. That is why for 2012 we will be running a beginners grade. The beginners category will have a reduced entry fee and only trophy prizes to allow competition in a fun and relaxed environment.
Women’s Grade – With the massive success of the women's grade in 2011 UK-Racketball has decided to continue with a ladies only grade which will be run at every event.
Top of the range prizes from the NEW Harrow racketball range – The UK-Racketball Series will have the same main title sponsor as last year, Harrow who will again be supplying us with rackets from their new top ot the range rackets. Check out the UK-Racketball Racket Shop for reviews on what you could win!
New clubs and events - This year UK-Racketball will be running 8 series tournaments. We have selected some of the best locations for racketball all over the UK with an outstanding portfolio of top clubs.
Tournament Format The tournaments will be 1 day events with the aim of attracting maximum participation. The tournament format will be either group stages through to knockout, monrad or straight knockout, depending on numbers of entries. We will always ensure that every competitor has at least three, best of three, matches. Scoring will be American to 11 and best of 3 games. All the tournaments are sanctioned by England Squash and Racketball and have grade 1.5 statuses. Our sponsors Harrow will be providing prises from their new range of racketball rackets for all grade winners and runners up except for the beginners category. There will be:
· Grade’s to suit all standards · Free Harrow t-shirt for every entry · Best players in the country in the A Grade · Age group categories · Results counting towards the main and age group national racketball rankings · Great prizes provided by our tournament sponsor Harrow
All balls used will be as specified by England Squash and Racketball at the National Championships, unless stated otherwise.
Grades and Standards A Grade – County, national or good club player
B Grade – Regular club player
Over 40’s – For players over the age of 40
Over 50’s - For players over the age of 50
Beginner – This is for players who have recently started racketball. Players who have previously played squash to a high level and have now started playing racketball may be better off in the A or B grade. To maintain a fun atmosphere for this grade only trophies will be awarded to the winners however there will also be a reduced entry fee of just £10.
Women’s – We would really like to keep expanding this category for 2012 with the aim of getting enough numbers to be able to split it into two grades. The grade is for any standard or age of player.
If you are unsure which category to enter please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to advise you.
If entries to a category are not sufficient grades may be merged, however all participants will always be informed in advance and they will have a choice if they would still like to play.
All balls used will be as specified by England Squash and Racketball, unless stated otherwise.
The club locations and dates are:(Please click on the buttons below for more information and entry) - The Manor - ...
UK Racketball is always looking for sponsors for the Series:If you are interested in sponsoring The Harrow 2012 UK-Racketball Series we have packages that start from as little as £100.
With UK Racketball you could have a nationwide advertising campaign for only £200.
We have strived to put together packages that will not only bring exposure to your business but directly drive sales.