U.S. 2009 Championship Tournament Planning

USA Team Handball has announced that it is accepting bids for it’s 2009 Championship tournaments. In doing so, potential dates for those tournaments have been revealed. The Club Championship tournament has been scheduled for 1-3 May and the Collegiate Championships have been scheduled for either 3-5 April or 10-12 April.

USA Team Handball GM, Steve Pastorino, also confirmed to Team Handball News that the 2009 Club Championship will be open tournaments with no pre tournament qualification. Qualification is planned to be fully implemented for the 2009-2010 season. Pastorino also indicated that he met with several city representatives at a recent USOC sponsored conference for hosting National Governing Body (NGB) events and is optimistic that the Federation will receive 2-3 competitive bids.

USA Team Handball Bid Announcement: http://www.usateamhandball.org/news/index.html?article_id=40