11th Annual SoCal Beach Handball Championships

Huntington Beach, California

Sept. 02 - 03, 2017


Huntington Beach, CA - The Los Angeles Team Handball Club is pleased to announce their annual  Southern California Beach Handball Tournament will be taking place Saturday September 2nd and Sunday September 3rd in Huntington Beach, CA.  In its 11th year,  this tournament is the largest and longest running beach handball tournament in the country, with teams from across the country and around the world attending. Teams and individuals, rookies and veterans, men and women are welcome and encouraged to join.

 

An exciting new development for this year, Coach Antonio Guerra Peixe of Brazil, six time Beach Handball World Champion coach and Gold Medalist at the 2017 World Games, will be serving as the Competition Director. His extensive knowledge of Beach Handball and competition experience are a welcome addition to the SoCal Beach Handball family.

 

Additionally,  USA Beach Handball will be holding a referee certification clinic. For those interested in forming a beach handball club or clubs running a tournament, this training is key to success. This will be a three-day course, part classroom, part sand training, and be the first level in a five level referee qualification. Details can be found on the SoCal Beach Handball Tournament Facebook group. Seats are limited and the fee is $25.

 

REGISTRATION:  2017 Championship Registration

 

WHEN: Saturday Sept 2 and Sunday Sept 3, 2017

 

COST: $25 per individual without a team, $200 per team of 10, under 13 is free PAY FEES HERE.

 

TEAM UNIFORM: Please come with two jerseys of different colors, light and dark.

 

The last day to register is Monday August 21th by 6pm.   If you have any questions or last minute registrations, contact Mellissa at losangelesteamhandball@gmail.com. The closest airports are Santa Ana (SNA - John Wayne Airport) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).   Please check the Facebook tournament page for hotel options.

 

The tournament will be held in Surf City, USA (Huntington Beach, California) at the intersection of Beach Blvd. and Pacific Coast Highway.  There are two parking lots at $15 a day as well as metered parking along Beach Blvd. and Pacific Coast Highway.

 

LATHC is anticipating an exciting tournament with lots of new international competition. Look for some high level exhibition play from the Men and Women of USA Beach Handball as well. Tell a friend, share on Facebook, shout out on Twitter, get your team together, and if you don't have a team, sign up anyway --- they will hook you up!  Tournament updates and information can be found the Facebook Competition Page. Also check out LATHC for all the latest updates on events, games, and team handball new here in LA and around the world.

 

Come enjoy sun, sand, surf and play BEACH HANDBALL!!