Alaska Racquetball News

2018 Alaska Open

Posted on


2018 Alaska Open

The Alaska Club – East

March 1-4, 2018

The next Racquetball tournament of 2017/18 season will be The “Alaska Open” and will take place March 1-4 at The Alaska Club East, Deadline to enter is Sunday, February 25. This is a Singles Only tournament (Skill & Age) divisions will be offered along with Junior events. Players are permitted to compete in only 1 skill (A, B, C, Ect) and 1 age event.

Juniors play for FREE as long as one parent is playing. Just as a reminder, 1st round matches can start as early as 5:30 pm Thursday, You may list a one time conflict on your entry form and we will do our best to accommodate. If we cannot schedule around your conflict, you will be notified prior to draw completion.


Alaska Racquetball News

2018 Alaska State Doubles

Posted on



The 2018 Alaska State Doubles sponsored by Scotts Plumbing and Heating (Thank You Scott Pillans) & Penn Balls (Official ball of USA Racquetball) will take place at the Alaska Club East January 11-14,2018 We will be using the Penn HD Purple ball for both Alaska State Tournaments, Divisions will be offered to Women, Men, and Juniors of all SKILL Levels from Novice to Open along with Age events, Mixed Doubles will also be offered, Players are allowed to enter 1 Skill, 1 Age & 1 Mixed division for a total of 3 (The 3rd Event MUST be Mixed Doubles) if competing in three events PLEASE no time conflicts. Custom T-Shirts made by (Josh Wood) will be given to the first 40 people who sign up “Officially” from the LINK Below

Entry deadline: Sunday, January 6 @ 6pm. No team will be entered unless entries are received from both team members.

All tournament participants will be required to pay a $15 AARA membership fee. If you are a current USA Racquetball (USAR) member then you will not need to pay another membership fee. Anyone in need of a partner in any division PLEASE Contact me ASAP and I’ll try to team you up with someone.

You may list one time conflict and we will do our best to accommodate. If we cannot schedule around your conflict, you will be notified prior to draw completion. If you DO-NOT list a conflict on your application, NO CHANGES will be made after the draw has been posted THANK YOU for your support.




Jesse Keaveny & Brandon Cuaresma – Men’s Open Champions



2018 Alaska State Doubles
Final Results:


Women’s Open:
1st: Cathy Law & Terri Marceron
2nd: Jackie Seiffert & Gina Phillips-Strawn
3rd: Michelle Lynn LeKites & Vicky Vanderhoef Oberly


Men’s Open:
1st: Brandon Cuaresma & Jesse Keaveny
2nd: Lam Nguyen & Dave Coogan
3rd: Tom Hood & Christer Linden
Cons: Telon Bremont & Robby Gunther


Men’s B/C:
1st: Martin Contreras & Paul Ly
2nd: Larry Carmichael & Brad Potter
3rd: John Thomas Strawn & Gabe Strawn


Men’s 25+:
1st: Tom Hood & Fidencio Rodriguez
2nd: Lam Nguyen & Dave Coogan
3rd: Jesse Keaveny & Robby Gunther
Cons: Matt Helsel & Jasper C Jackson


Men’s 40+:
1st: Telon Bremont & Christer Linden
2nd: Jim Hage & Charlie Pannone
3rd: Wayne Oxford & Peter Blackmon


Mixed Open:
1st: Cathy Law & Joe Law
2nd: Gina Phillips-Strawn & Jesse Keaveny
3rd: Michelle Lynn LeKites & Matt Helsel
Cons: Jackie Seiffert & Telon Bremont


1st: Daniel Law & Issac Forsythe
2nd: Gabriel Law & Jack Hood
3rd: Josiah Law & Lucas Keaveny


AARA State News

Closed State Tournaments

Posted on



Alaska State Tournaments – At tonights AARA Board meeting the issue of state tournaments being “Closed” was brought up and a “Motion” “Begining in the 2018/19 season Alaska State tournaments should be OPEN” was made and passed unanimously. Thank You to all who participated in the POLL all your voices were heard and considered in the vote.

Tim Keaveny
Alaska State Director