Racquetball

Deadlines

Registration is now closed for 2018.

Sport Info


DATES:

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 8:30am


LOCATION:

Wilson's Fitness
2902 Forum Blvd
Columbia, MO


DEADLINE:

Deadline for entries will be May 31, 2018.  Late entries may be accepted after this date on a space available basis for a late fee.


HOW TO ENTER:

Register Online:  Senior Games Online Registration - Racquetball

OR

Register by Mail:  Please complete a Missouri State Senior Games Entry Form and mail it along with payment to:

Missouri State Senior Games
1400 Rock Quarry Rd, Entrance 5
Columbia, MO 65211


DINNER / SOCIAL EVENT:

Thank you Humana for your sponsorship of the 2018 Missouri State Senior Games buffet dinner / social event!  The event for participants and guests is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, June 8. It will be held in Columbia, MO at Peach Tree Catering. There will be a brief program followed by the meal. The cost for participants is $10.00. There will be a $15.00 charge for each guest.

If you plan to attend the dinner, please indicate this on the entry form and submit the appropriate fees for the participant(s) and any guest(s) that will be attending with you. If you are registering online, there will be a place to indicate attendance during the online registration process. This is important as we must confirm our reservations 7 days in advance of the event.


 

Format/Rules


AGES FOR COMPETITION

Competitor’s age for the Missouri State Senior Games will be determined by the athlete’s age as of December 31 of the current year. All doubles and mixed doubles competition will be determined by the younger age of the two players.

The following age divisions will apply to both men and women for all individual and doubles competitions: 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80-84; 85-89; 90-94; 95-99; and 100+.


EQUIPMENT AND SCHEDULE OF MATCHES

  1. Athletes must provide their own racquets.  Balls will be provided.
  2. All players MUST wear Lensed eyewear that has been warranted by its manufacturer or distributor as
    • designed for use in racquetball and
    • meeting or exceeding either the full ASTM F803 standard or Canadian (CSA) impact standard.  This US Racquetball Association rule applies to all persons, including those who wear corrective lenses.
  3. During playing hours, match schedules will be available at the courts.
  4. Players must expect to play AT LEAST two matches.

PLAYING RULES

  1. An athlete may compete with only one partner in the doubles event.
  2. All racquetball matches will be conducted in accordance with US Racquetball Association Rules.
  3. A 15-minute default time will be strictly enforced.
  4. Warm-up will be limited to a maximum of 10 minutes.
  5. All matches will be decided by the best two out of three games.
  6. The first two games of each match will be to 15 points. If a third game is required to break a tie, it will be played to 11 points.  The person to serve first in the third game will be the one who has earned the most points in the first two games.
  7. Winners of matches will be required to be referees for the matches in another age group.

NSGA QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE 2019 SUMMER NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES

The 2019 Missouri State Senior Games will be the only Missouri Qualifying site for the 2019 Summer National Senior Games to be held in Birmingham, Alabama.

All first-, second-, third- and fourth-place winners at 2018 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2019 Summer National Senior Games.  Athletes must qualify in each racquetball event (singles, doubles, mixed doubles) in which they wish to compete at the 2019 Summer National Senior Games, except when Rule E applies.


 

Event Codes

Event Code Event Name
RQ001Racquetball - Singles
RQ002Racquetball - Doubles
RQ003Racquetball - Mixed Doubles

Results

2018 MISSOURI STATE SENIOR GAMES
RACQUETBALL RESULTS
Racquetball - Singles
55-59 F 1 Mary Brown, Columbia
60-64 F 1 Ann Fingerhood, Creve Coeur
2 Grace Jaworsky, Kansas City
55-59 M 1 Dan Holt, Sedalia
60-64 M 1 Robert Hamel, Hallsville
2 Terry McCrary, Excelsior Springs
65-69 M 1 Kerry Garcia, Ballwin
2 Clifford Van Dyne, Sedalia
3 Daniel Pilliard, Sedalia
70-74 M 1 Terry Albright, Kansas City
2 David Hawkins, Sedalia
3 Joel Spigel, Chesterfield
4 George Rickerson, Columbia
5 Steve Cozette, Columbia
75-79 M 1 Russell Belle, Chesterfield
Racquetball - Doubles
50-54 F 1 Theresa McCoy, Olathe, KS
Grace Jaworsky, Kansas City
55-59 F 1 Mary Brown, Columbia
Ann Fingerhood, Creve Coeur
55-59 M 1 Dan Holt, Sedalia
Art Poort, Hughesville
60-64 M 1 Terry McCrary, Excelsior Springs
Brace Bailey, Excelsior Springs
2 Robert Hamel, Hallsville
Kerry Garcia, Ballwin
65-69 M 1 Bill McWilliams, Harrisburg
Steve Cozette, Columbia
70-74 M 1 Joel Spigel, Chesterfield
Russell Belle, Chesterfield
Racquetball - Mixed Doubles
50-54 1 Debbie Cook, O' Fallon
John Cook, O Fallon
55-59 1 Ann Fingerhood, Creve Coeur
David Martin, Columbia
2 Mary Brown, Columbia
Bill McWilliams, Harrisburg
60-64 1 Grace Jaworsky, Kansas City
Robert Hamel, Hallsville