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2018 Fall Kick Off Tournament

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While here we go again!. The 2018/19 Alaska Racquetball season gets underway with the 2018 Fall Kick-Off October 18-21 at The Alaska Club East, This is the first of six tournaments to be held at The Alaska Club and we are looking forward to another GREAT season. Both Singles and Doubles events will be offered for both Adults and Juniors at this event, Players are allowed to enter 1 Skill & 1 Age or Doubles event (2 Total)(Women’s or mixed doubles can be played as a 3rd event, No time conflicts when playing 3). Entry fees: $25 for the first event; $8 for the second and third event. Juniors play for free as long as one Parent is also participating or $15 for the first junior event. Entry deadline is Sunday, October 14th at 6 pm.

Tournament Drawsheets

(Current as of 9:30pm Tuesday)

A couple of changes were made after the draws were posted; Men’s B: One player added  (Nick H) that should have been in the draw, and Men’s All Age one player dropped (Shane P)  and replaced with another (Mike M)

** Men’s Open/Elite ** Men’s A’s ** Men’s B’s ** Men’s All Age ** Juniors **

** Men’s Open Doubles ** Men’s B/C Doubles ** Mixed Open Doubles **

** Women’s Doubles **

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2018-19 Alaska RB Tournament Schedule

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2018 – 2019 Racquetball Tournament Schedule 

Fall Kick Off
October 18 – 21, 2018

The Alaska Club – East

Anchorage, Alaska

4 Wall Turkey Brawl

November 8 – 11, 2018

The Alaska Club – East

Anchorage, Alaska 


Christmas Classic

December 6 – 9, 2018

The Alaska Club – East

Anchorage, Alaska

The Alaska State Doubles
January 10 – 13, 2019
Alaska Club – East
Anchorage, Alaska


The Alaska Open

February 21 – 24, 2019

Alaska Club – East

Anchorage, Alaska

 

2019 Alaska State Singles 

(Wednesday – Saturday)

April 10 – 13, 2019

The Alaska Club – East

Anchorage, Alaska

 

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2018-19 Alaska Club RB Programs

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2018 – 2019 Alaska Club Racquetball Programs

 

Racquetball Shuttles 2016 – 2017 (Tim Keaveny) 

Doubles Shuttle………………………………..………..Saturday, January 5, 2019 – East

Singles Shuttle…………………………………………….Saturday, April 6, 2019 – East

 

Juniors Program @South – Saturday mornings 10am – 11:30am (Tim Keaveny) 

Session #1…………………….………………………..……October 6, 2018 – December 1, 2018 – South

Session #2…………………………………………………….January 19, 2019 – March 30, 2019 – South

 

JR & High School Racquetball Class – Saturday’s 11:30am – 1pm @ South Club (Tim &  Jesse Keaveny)

Session #1…………………….…………………………..…October 6, 2018 – December 1, 2018 – South

Session #2…………………………………………………….January 19, 2019 – March 30, 2019 – South 

 

Free Clinics (Monthly @ East & South) (Monday Nights 6:30 – 7:30pm)(Ben & Brandon Cuaresma) 

Forehand & Backhand Stroke #2…………..………November 5, 2018 – East

Serves to Win……………………………………………….December 10, 2018 – South

Offensive Shots & Strategy……………….…………..January 7, 2019 – East

Defensive Shots & Strategy…………………….……..February 4, 2019 – South

How to play Doubles and Win………………….…….March 4, 2019 – East

Advanced Shots & Strategy………………………..…..April 1, 2019 – South 

 

Never played Racquetball clinic series Saturday’s @ East (Morning) then Valley or Eagle River (Afternoon) (Tom Hood) 

East 10-11:30am / Valley – 1:00 – 2:30pm…………October 6, 2018

East 10-11:30am / Eagle River – 1:00 – 2:30pm….November 24, 2018

East 10-11:30am / Valley – 1:00 – 2:30pm…………January 26, 2019

East 10-11:30am / Eagle River – 1:00 – 2:30pm….February 9, 2019

East 10-11:30am / Eagle River – 1:00 – 2:30pm….March 23, 2019

East 10-11:30am / Valley – 1:00 – 2:30pm…………April 20, 2019

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2018 Alaska State Singles

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2018 Alaska Alaska State Singles
April 4-7, 2018
(Wednesday-Saturday)

This tournament takes place Wednesday through Saturday out of town players MUST be available to play no later than Thursday, matches will take place between 5-9pm Weekdays and 9am-5pm Saturday at The Alaska Club East. A Big Thank You to this year’s sponsors; Micah Weggel & Josh Wood (Alaska Spiritwear)

At the conclusion of the tournament, we invite all players and guests to attend our “Season Ending Party” at O’Malley’s on the Green Saturday evening starting at 7 pm where we will crown our Champions and also induct 3 individuals into the Alaska Racquetball Hall of Fame.

Deadline for entry is Saturday, March 31 at 6PM (Please sign up early if possible) Price for this Special Event is $40 for 1st Division and $15 for the second, Junior players Still Play for FREE as long as one Parent participates in the tournament.

All players are required to be AARA Members and a $15 annual fee will be collected at the tournament desk for all non-members.

Tournament participants may purchase tickets for their Guest to attend the “Year End Party” at the tournament desk for $20

Tournament Update
We ended up with a total of 51 players who will be competing in 12 different divisions at this years Alaska State Championship. with this many participants, we would usually extend the tournament through Sunday but with the “Year End Party” scheduled Saturday night we thought it best to end on Saturday,  With Play starting Wednesday night we have a total of 101 court hours to complete 116 matches, In other words, things are going to be  very tight and we have NO WIGGLE ROOM to make changes, PLEASE show up early for your scheduled matches to help referee and be ready to PLAY as soon as courts become available THANK YOU and GOOD LUCK as you chase the elusive title of “Alaska State Champion“.  
Tournament Drawsheets
(Updated 12:30am Sunday)

 

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2018 Alaska Open – Drawsheets

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2018 Alaska Open

 

We ended up with 30 players who will compete in 5 different divisions, The tournament is going to end on Saturday afternoon Sunday was not needed, Both Thursday and Friday are booked solid so PLEASE show up early to help Referee and be ready to play as courts become free. 

Drawsheets for tournament

(Current as of 4:00pm Saturday)

 

** Women’s Open ** Men’s Open ** Men’s B/C ** Men’s All Age **

** Juniors **