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 ("USHA").

The 2018 USHA 4-Wall National Championship was held in conjunction with the 2018 World Handball Championship in Minneapolis, MN

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 2019 national championship adult handball tournaments. The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups, for the 2018 National Championships. The next tables present the 2018 national champions in the major national handball championships.




2019 USHA National Championships
EventDateLocation
2019 USHA 3-Wall National ChampionshipMaumee, OH
2019 USHA 1-Wall National ChampionshipConey Island, NY
2019 USHA Hall of Fame Masters Single ChampionshipMarch 7Tucson, AZ
2019 USHA Masters Doubles Handball National ChampionshipApril 4Albuquerque, NM
2019 USHA 4-Wall National ChampionshipJune 26Fountain Valley, CA


2018 USHA National Championships Summary Table
Event Total Number of Competitors Over 40 Women Competitors Over 40 Men Over 60 Men Over 70 Women Over 60
2018 USHA Masters 4-Wall Singles National Championship 129 0 77 42 0
    Percent   100%   0%   60%   33%   0%
2018 USHA 4-Wall National Championship 420 6 266 182 0
    Percent   100%   1%   63%   43%   0%
2018 USHA 3-Wall National Championship 169 0 91 37 0
    Percent   100%   0%   54%   22%   0%
2018 USHA 1-Wall National Championship 35 0 20 0 0
100 0 57 0 0
2018 USHA Masters 4-Wall Doubles National Championship 112 0 74 42 0
    Percent   100%   0%   66%   38%   0%



2018 USHA 4-Wall National Championship Minneapolis, MN August 9-12
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
SinglesMen40+Gavin Buggy6
Singles - BMen40+Albert Negrete8
SinglesMen45+David Moloney13
SinglesMen50+Patrick Donovan20
Singles -BMen50+Robert Scola9
SinglesMen55+Danny Bell12
SinglesMen60+Phil Kirk25
Singles - BMen60+Barry Rubin19
SinglesMen65+Greg Sizemore40
SinglesMen70+Eugene Kennedy21
Singles - BMen70+David Coulter14
SinglesMen75+James Ward19
SinglesMen80+Ed Grossenbacher13
SinglesMen85+Lew Buckingham3
Doubles - BMen40+O'Brien/Kennedy10
DoublesMen45+Hill/Hilber22
DoublesMen50+Kerr/O'Donogue22
Doubles - BMen50+Grace/Serota8
Doubles - BMen55+Dowling/McCarthy18
DoublesMen60+Garcia/Scogin24
Doubles - BMen60+Knight/Spillane18
Doubles - BMen65+Lohmueller/Barna16
DoublesMen70+Nett/Nichols16
DoublesMen75+Smith/Ward24
DoublesMen80+White/Driscol14
SinglesWomen50+Jennifer Schmit6
Note: The 2018 USHA 4-Wall National Championship was held in conjunction with the 2018 World Handball Championship in Minneapolis, MN

2018 USHA Masters Singles 4-Wall National Championship San Diego, CA January 25
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
SinglesMen40+George Garcia11
SinglesMen45+Tommy Hyners8
SinglesMen50+Mike McDonald15
SinglesMen55+Bob Nicholas18
SinglesMen60+Lloyd Garcia14
SinglesMen65+Billy Wysch17
SinglesMen70+Greg Raya28
SinglesMen75+Jim Smith10
SinglesMen80+Michael Driscoll8

2018 USHA Masters Doubles National Championship Cincinnati, OH April 6-9
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
DoublesMen40+Harris/Garcia8
DoublesMen45+Zimet/Schad8
DoublesMen50+Wells/Stoffel14
DoublesMen55+McElwain/Clemens8
DoublesMen60+Garcia/Scogin12
DoublesMen65+McInnis/Lohmueller20
DoublesMen70+Capel/Sherill24
DoublesMen75+Rohrer/Cole10
Doubles Men80+Driscoll/White8

2018 USHA 3-Wall National Championship Maumee, OH September 3
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
SinglesMen40+Casey Mayo5
Singles - BMen40+Fernando Alvarez6
SinglesMen45+Andy Rousseau11
Singles - BMen50+Ralph Fregoso9
SinglesMen55+Marty Clemens6
SinglesMen60+Phil Kirk9
Singles - BMen60+Steve Kehoe11
SinglesMen65+John Friedrich8
SinglesMen70+Don Ho10
SinglesMen75+Richard Solomon7
SinglesMen80+Michael Driscoll3
DoublesMen40+Chavez/Harris10
DoublesMen45+Frank/Zimet8
DoublesMen50+Zamora/Valenzuela10
DoublesMen55+Zamora/Frank10
DoublesMen60+Rosenthal/Dohman10
DoublesMen65+Ivy/Connleey6
DoublesMen70+Bardwell/Ho14
DoublesMen75+Driscoll/Beattie6

2018 USHA 1-Wall National Championship Coney Island, NY July 26
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
SinglesMen40+Juan Martinez7
SinglesMen65+Jerry Yee10
DoublesMen40+Vale/Mascia8
DoublesMen65+Yee/Yee10

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