Sports Competition for Adults Over 40: A Participants Guide to 27 Sports
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Handball

Handball is the oldest game played with a ball and, according to the President's Council on Physical Fitness, the "best all-around conditioner." The minimum age for "Masters" handball players is 35. The national sponsoring organization for handball in the United States is United States Handball Association.

United States Handball Association
2333 N. Tucson Blvd.
Tucson, Arizona 85716
Phone: (520) 795-0434
http://ushandball.org/

The first table below presents the schedule for the 2018 national championship adult handball tournaments. The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups, for the 2017 National Championships. The next tables present the 2017 national champions in the major national handball championships.




2018 USHA Handball National Championships
EventDateLocation
2018 USHA 4-Wall National ChampionshipTBA
2018 USHA Masters Singles National ChampionshipJanuary 25San Diego, CA
2018 USHA Masters Doubles National ChampionshipMarch 9Houston, TX
2018 USHA 1-Wall National ChampionshipJuly 26Coney Island, NY
2018 World Handball ChampionshipAugust 9Minneapolis, MN
2018 USHA 3-Wall National ChampionshipAugust 30Maumee, OH


2017 USHA National Championship Summary Table
Event Total Competitors Over 40 Total Women Competitors Over 40 Men Over 60 Men Over 70 Women Over 60
2017 USHA Masters Single National Championship 105 0 59 30 0
    Percent   100%   0%   56%   29%   0%
2017 USHA 4-Wall National Championship 246 0 152 78 0
    Percent   100%   0%   62%   32%   0%
2017 USHA 3-Wall National Championship 179 0 102 32 0
    Percent   100%   0%   57%   18%   0%
2017 USHA 1-Wall National Championship 43 0 21 0 0
    Percent   100%   0%   49%   0%   0%
2017 USHA Masters Doubles National Championship 138 0 90 44 0
    Percent   100%   0%   65%   32%   0%



2017 USHA 4-Wall National Championship Fridley, MN June 14-19
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
SinglesMen35/40+Joe Tierney4
SinglesMen45+Joe Harris10
SinglesMen50+John Libby Jr.8
Singles - BMen50+Jesus Luna10
SinglesMen55+Bob Nicholas16
SinglesMen60+Jesus Pasos16
Singles - BMen60+Dave Harris8
SinglesMen65+Merv Deckert14
SinglesMen70+Greg Raya15
SinglesMen75+Vittonio Di Luzio13
SinglesMen80+Jerry White4
SinglesMen85+Ben Margulio4
DoublesMen40+Chavez/Vincent8
DoublesMen45+Gaytan/Rodelo8
DoublesMen50+Valenzuela/Zamora8
DoublesMen55+Zamora/McGrath22
DoublesMen60+Scogin/Garcia20
DoublesMen65+Fitzwater/Carillo Sr.16
DoublesMen70+Raya/Kogan10
DoublesMen75+Braine/Young16
DoublesMen80+Wicker/Del Grande6

2017 USHA 3-Wall National Championship Maumee, OH Aug 31-Sept 4
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
SinglesMen40+Kendell Lewis4
Singles - BMen40+Junior Bermudez7
SinglesMen45+Andy Rousseau11
Singles - BMen50+Tim Thompson7
SinglesMen55+Matthew Osburn4
SinglesMen60+Marc Penick4
Singles - BMen60+Bill Moritz12
SinglesMen65+John Friedrich16
SinglesMen70+Rick Graham7
SinglesMen75+Norm Young3
DoublesMen40+Chavez/Harris8
DoublesMen45+Frank/Zimet14
DoublesMen50+Zamora/Valenzuela12
DoublesMen55+Zamora/Frank10
DoublesMen60+Bardeau/Kirk16
DoublesMen65+Berry/Eisenbooth22
DoublesMen70+Graham/Valentino16
DoublesMen75+Driscoll/Beattie6

2017 USHA 1-Wall National Championship Coney Island, NY Aug. 3-6
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
SinglesMen40+Andy Rosseau10
SinglesMen65+Joe Agosto5
DoublesMen40+Vale/Sosseau12
DoublesMen60+Hall/Diamant8
DoublesMen65+Agosto/Uffer8

2017 USHA Masters Doubles 4-Wall National Championship Cincinnati, OH April 6-9
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
DoublesMen40+Conneely/Hammond12
DoublesMen45+Zimet/Schad14
DoublesMen50+Wohl/Esser8
DoublesMen55+Berman/Frank14
DoublesMen60+Rosenfeld/Dohman22
DoublesMen65+Campbell/McInnis24
DoublesMen70+Bardwell/Hinkleman24
DoublesMen75+Angelo/Grossenbacher10
DoublesMen80+Green/Woerner10

2017 USHA Masters Singles 4-Wall National Championship Denver, CO May 4-7
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
SinglesMen40+Chris Tico7
SinglesMen45+George Repine10
SinglesMen50+Paul Plannenstiel14
SinglesMen55+Mike Flannery15
SinglesMen60+Lloyd Garcia12
SinglesMen65+Edward Campbell17
SinglesMen70+Greg Raya16
SinglesMen75+Gary Roher10
SinglesMen80+Charles Wicker4

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