Stockton to Host Ektelon Battle of the Ages
21 Mar, 2014
Pro Racquetball Academy with In-Shape Health Clubs invites all comers to their 2014 IRT Tier One Stop in Stockton, CA on May 1-4. The event has been rebranded as the Stockton Pro-Am belongs in the fall season, and is the title of the LPRT Stop. The 209 Battle of the Ages is the IRT Event Title going forward.
This is a Tier One Stop, and it is expected that the majority of the top 30 players in the world will attend. Kane Waselenchuk is the two-time defending champion and the obvious favorite.
Information on the event can be found at this link.
Events will be held as follows:
IRT & Amateur Event Schedule (In-Shape Sport West Lane Only)
Thursday, May 1st: IRT Qualifying, match times TBD
Local amateur play begins @ 5:00pm (Stockton, Lodi, Tracy & Manteca players)
Friday, May 2nd: Round of 16 (12:30pm; 1:30pm; 2:30pm; 3:30pm)
Quarterfinals (5:30pm; 6:30pm; 7:30pm; 8:30pm)
Amateur Play (9:00am - 10:00pm)
Saturday, May 3rd: Semifinals (5:00pm; 6:00pm)
Sponsor Shootout (9:00am - 12:30pm)
Amateur Play (8:00am - 9:00pm)
Sunday, May 4th: IRT Finals (12:00pm)
Amateur Play (8:00am-6:00pm)
For added interest, there is a Gladiator Division, in which competitors use original size racquets (remember those?), playing for cash payout. This will be presented in singles and doubles.
For more information, email Tournament Director John Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org.