Represent Team USA at Youth Women Pan American Championships

March 21, 2012, 4 a.m. (ET)
USA Team Handball announced today an opportunity for girls born in 1994 and younger to participate in 2012 Youth Women Pan American Championships in either Chile or Brazil, May 6 through May 12.   

It is a qualifier for IHF World Championships in July. There are 16 roster spots available.  
However, unlike for recent Junior Championships in Dominican Republic, it would have to be a self-funded trip with players paying their own travel expenses to/from the host country. Interested players should email no later than March 27, 2012.  
The email must include the following:
  1. full name as written in the US passport
  2. electronic copy of the front page of the US Passport
  3. height and weight
  4. uniform size, shorts/jersey
  5. primary handball position
  6. home address
  7. school information including Principal's name and email address
  8. best airport to depart from 
  9. best phone number for the player
  10. player email address
  11. parents names
  12. parents phone numbers 
If selected they will be required to make a deposit of $900 towards air travel expenses with balance due, if any, no later than April 27.   All other costs will be paid by USATH and the event's host.  Coaches interested in gaining direct practical experience on international level should contact no later than March 27.   All positions are voluntary and do not offer any compensation.   USA Team Handball will cover staff's travel expenses only.