November 18, 2022

12:00 am

Date: Fri. Nov. 18, 2022 thru Sun. Nov. 20, 2022 Including Big Ball
Site: The Colonie Court Club – 444 Sand Creek Rd., Colonie New York
Directions: From East, South, West; NYS Thruway exit 24 to I-87 North (the Adirondack Northway) to Exit 2E; straight ahead onto Wolf
Rd.; at Mobil gas station on left, turn right onto Sand Creek Rd.; at the rotary turn right and the club is on your right.
Entry Rules: DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS WILL BE FRIDAY Nov. 11 with the draw to be completed on Nov. 12th.
As in the past, this deadline is strictly enforced!
(If you believe that your application will not arrive in time – DO call or email to let us know.)
Format: USHA rules will apply. Eye protection will be MANDATORY. This is a SMALL BALL and BIG BALL 4-Wall tournament
Awards: 1
st and 2nd place plaques.
Lodging: Many. A short drive from the club (on Wolf Rd.) is the Sure Stay Plus Hotel by Best Western, Staybridge Suites Albany Wolf
Rd is next door. Banquet dropped this year, sorry. We’ll have food at the event!
Referee Policy: We will reimburse each referee $5.
Starting Times: Starting times will be available on r2Sports and the website (AlbanyHandball.Com) after 8:00pm on Wednesday
night Nov. 16. If you do not have access to the web, you may call for your starting times AFTER 8:00pm on Wed. The number to call is
(518) 275-8205. First matches WILL begin as early as 3 PM on Fri. Nov. 18th. Those coming from far away may request later starts on
their entry forms, but NO promises can be made, especially to entrants in the divisions with the larger draws (B & C singles, and the B,
Masters & Golden Masters Doubles events).
*** NOTE: All but the very smallest divisions will play on Friday!! ***
Register and pay at r2Sports or
Mailing Instructions: Mail completed applications and fees made out to: John Bossung, 47 Herrick Ave., Delmar, NY 12054
Entry Fees: $79; Second Event: $20; Juniors (Age: up to & incl. 22) special discounted rate of $37 first event, $20 second event.
For this sum you will enjoy our plentiful hospitality all weekend, receive a tournament souvenir, a Saturday night banquet and play
handball with the greatest group of handball players that NY, VT, NH, ME, MA, CT, NJ, PA, VA, MD & Canada have to offer.
Checks Payable To: Please make checks/money orders payable (in U.S. dollars) to: John Bossung. Please do NOT staple
checks to your application. (Canadian players may opt to pay in $US at the door.)
Tournament Committee: Co-Directors; John Bossung – (518) 275-8205, Amanda Blanchard, and a host of volunteers.
Questions: Send an email to:

—–Please Print!! ————-Cut here——————–Application for the 2022 Albany Open ——————Cut here——————

Name: _________________________ Telephone: Home: ( ) _ – _
Address: ___________________________
Cell: ( ) _ – _
City/State _________________________
Zip: USHA Member: Yes No Amount Enclosed: $ ___
E-mail: ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||| EVENTS: (Please mark your choices carefully) TWO (2) EVENTS ONLY! MEN’S SINGLES MEN’S DOUBLES  Open 50+  Open #:  50+ #: _  B  60+  B #: _  60+ #: _  C  70+  C #: _  70+ #: _  40+  75+  40+ #: _  75+ #: _  Big Ball A  Big Ball Drop Down/B  Big Ball Open #: _


1: __________ #2:__________

(If playing 2 doubles events, be sure to indicate which event each partner is in.)
*NOTE: In consideration of your acceptance of this entry, I hereby for myself, my heirs, my executors and administrators, waive and release
any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against the Colonie Court Club and their agents, representatives, or assignees, for any
and all injuries which may be suffered by me during the Albany Handball Open.
Signature: __________________________ Parent or Guardian: __________________________
Please be sure to sign this – you’ll save time during Check-in. (For Juniors a parent or guardian’s signature is required)
Did you: Provide Address with Zip? Legible Email? Payment? Signature? Check the correct event(s)?