October 2014 IRT Newsletter

 

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October 2014

 Top Draws Shoot for the UnitedHealthcare US OPEN Championships

Racquetball’s original grand slam promises to take on the aura
2014_USOPEN_Jose_Mondayof the legendary shootout at the OK Corral. At one end of dusty Main Street stands Kane Waselenchuk, reigning king of racquetball, the top draw, the man everyone is gunning for. At the other end, a gang of hungry racquet slingers, each hoping to make a name by knocking off the recognized top dog of the racquetball world.

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Peter Pierce’s Party with the Pros Honors Supporter

A tournament with a new name and new weekend ushers in the fourth stoplogo-partywiththepros2013_200 2on the IRT 2014-15 tour. Coming hot on the heels of the US Open Championships in Minneapolis, Pete Pierce’s Party with the Pros in St. Louis October 16-19 will provide players the opportunity to either avenge losses or continue a winning record.

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Racquetball Rejuvenates US OPEN VIP

Lenny-Rocky_385x480Lenny Estrada says he remembers his younger days as a “typical racquetball gym rat” in the 1980s while playing at a club in Anaheim owned by RO Carson, Rocky Carson’s father. “I worked there, so I got free court time. I played every day if I could. It was like I lived there,” said Estrada, 51, who now lives in Bend, Oregon. “In fact, I remember when Rocky’s mother was pregnant with him. That’s how far back I go with the Carson family.”

Read More: Lenny Estrada

Use your TIMEOUTS effectively

franheadshot_150All amateur matches are two out of three games; the first two games are to 15 and the tiebreaker to 11. You receive three 30-second time-outs in a 15-point game and two 30-second time-outs in a tiebreaker. The pros play three out of five to 11 and receive only a singe one-minute timeout in a game. There is more than one reason to take a time-out.


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Red Swain Shootout

November 6-9

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IRT Pros return to the Davison, Michigan, home of 6-Time World Champion, Cliff Swain at the historic Davison Athletic club. Don’t miss one of the midwest’s premier events.

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24th Annual
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​November 13-16
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Longtime IRT satellite turned tier one pro stop last year returns, with IRT Pros joining local fans and players in the more intimate atmosphere of the Garden City Family YMCA.
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Long Beach Open Doubles

November 20-23

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The Long Beach Open Doubles Pro Stop brings an all-pro doubles to the schedule for the first time in many years. Don’t miss out on this inaugural event.

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Wear ROLLOUT SALE

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US OPEN SALE!  10% off  IRT branded apparel plus all WEARROLLOUT.COM products 10/8 – 10/13. Enter “USOPEN2014” at checkout.

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