1st Annual Best of the West Invitational

September 9, 2022


Odessa YMCA

3001 E. University Blvd. Odessa, TX 79762

Hosted by Odessa Handball

September 9-11, 2022, at the Odessa YMCA

Location:          3001 E. University Blvd., Odessa, TX 79762

          Phone:               (432) 362-4301

Dates:               All play will start at 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 9, 2022.

Donors:            Proceeds from this tournament will be donated to the USHA First Ace Development Program Fund, which supports youth and collegiate handball. We welcome donations in any amount.

Entry fee:         $50 per player for first event, $35 for second event; juniors and college students are $25. Entry fee must accompany entry. Fee includes T-shirt souvenir and hospitality.

Deadline:          Entries must include fees and be received by August 26, 2022. Seeding committee reserves the right to reclassify or deny any entry, as well as combine or cancel divisions. Contact Linda Voss at blvoss@swbell.net.

Mail entry to:    USHA 2233 N. Tucson Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716; Tel. 520-795-0434.  Make checks payable to USHA.

Online entry:    Enter and pay online at: R2Sports

Rules:              Current USHA rules apply. Eye guards required. Losers referee. Check Tournament Desk following loss.

Start times:      Start times will be available on R2Sports Friday morning September 9th.

Awards:            First and Second place awards to all division finalists. First Place awards to Consolation winners.

Hotel:               Odessa Marriott Hotel, 305 E. 5th St. Odessa, Texas.  Call for discounted rates.

Eligibility:        USHA Membership Required. Wearing eye protection is mandatory.

Note:                Bring your own lock. Check in at Tournament Desk 15 minutes prior to match dressed & ready to play.


Choose your Division(s). Divisions may be combined depending on number of entries:

( )  Open Singles          ( ) Novice Singles         ( ) B Doubles                            ( ) A Women’s Singles

( )  A Singles                ( ) 50+ Singles              ( ) C Doubles                            ( ) B Women’s Singles

( )  B Singles                ( ) 65+ Singles              ( ) 100+ Doubles                       ( ) C Women’s Singles

( )  C Singles                ( ) A Doubles                ( ) 130+ Doubles                      

Name __________________________­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­________ Age____ Cell Phone___________________ USHA Member _Y_N_

Address _______________________________ City __________________________ State______ Zip ___________

Email address ____________________________________________Shirt Size ___________ YMCA Member _Y_N_

Partner (if playing doubles) _________________________________

Waiver and release: I know that handball is an athletic activity and is potentially hazardous with the possibility of injury or death. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to participate. I agree to abide by any decision of a referee relative to any aspect of my participation in this event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation. I assume all risks associated with playing in this event.  Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Odessa YMCA, Odessa Handball, and the United States Handball Association, all event sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event.  I also grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose.

Signature ______________________________________________________________ Date _____________________