Racquetball

Deadlines

Registration is closed for 2021.

Sport Info

 

DATES:

Saturday, June 12, 2021
8:30am - Singles
10:00am - Doubles / Mixed Doubles


LOCATION:

Wilson's Fitness
2902 Forum Blvd
Columbia, MO


DEADLINE:

Deadline for entries will be June 1.  Late entries may be accepted after this date on a space available basis for a late fee.


HOW TO ENTER:

Register Online:  Senior Games Online Registration - Racquetball

OR

Register by Mail:  Please complete a Missouri State Senior Games Entry Form and mail it along with payment to:

Missouri State Senior Games
1400 Rock Quarry Rd, Entrance 5
Columbia, MO 65211

Format/Rules


AGES FOR COMPETITION

Competitor’s age for the Missouri State Senior Games will be determined by the athlete’s age as of December 31 of the current year. All doubles and mixed doubles competition will be determined by the younger age of the two players.

The following age divisions will apply to both men and women for all individual and doubles competitions: 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80-84; 85-89; 90-94; 95-99; and 100+.


EQUIPMENT AND SCHEDULE OF MATCHES

  1. Athletes must provide their own racquets.  Balls will be provided.
  2. All players MUST wear Lensed eyewear that has been warranted by its manufacturer or distributor as
    • designed for use in racquetball and
    • meeting or exceeding either the full ASTM F803 standard or Canadian (CSA) impact standard.  This US Racquetball Association rule applies to all persons, including those who wear corrective lenses.
  3. During playing hours, match schedules will be available at the courts.
  4. Players must expect to play AT LEAST two matches.

PLAYING RULES

  1. An athlete may compete with only one partner in the doubles event.
  2. All racquetball matches will be conducted in accordance with US Racquetball Association Rules.
  3. A 15-minute default time will be strictly enforced.
  4. Warm-up will be limited to a maximum of 10 minutes.
  5. All matches will be decided by the best two out of three games.
  6. The first two games of each match will be to 15 points. If a third game is required to break a tie, it will be played to 11 points.  The person to serve first in the third game will be the one who has earned the most points in the first two games.
  7. Winners of matches will be required to be referees for the matches in another age group.

NSGA QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE 2022 NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES

For those interested in qualifying for the 2021 National Senior Games, there are updated qualifying procedures on their website:  National Senior Games Updated Qualifying Procedures

The 2021 Missouri State Senior Games will be the only Missouri Qualifying site for the 2022 National Senior Games to be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

All first-, second-, third- and fourth-place winners at 2021 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2022 National Senior Games.  Athletes must qualify in each racquetball event (singles, doubles, mixed doubles) in which they wish to compete at the 2022 National Senior Games, except when Rule E applies.

Event Codes

Event Code Event Name
RQ001Racquetball - Singles
RQ002Racquetball - Doubles
RQ003Racquetball - Mixed Doubles

Results

2021 MISSOURI STATE SENIOR GAMES
RACQUETBALL RESULTS
Racquetball - Singles
60-64 F 1 Mary Brown, Columbia, MO
50-54 M 1 Roger Rudkin, Pilot Grove, MO
55-59 M 1 Kevin Rodgers, Columbia, MO
65-69 M 1 Kim Keltner, Rogersville, MO
65-69 M 2 Wally Pfeffer, Columbia, MO
70-74 M 1 Clifford Van Dyne, Sedalia, MO
75-79 M 1 Steve Cozette, Columbia, MO
Racquetball - Doubles
50-54 M 1 Roger Rudkin, Pilot Grove, MO
Alex Aslanidis, Columbia, MO
65-69 M 1 Bill McWilliams, Harrisburg, MO
Steve Cozette, Columbia, MO
Racquetball - Mixed Doubles
60-64 1 Mary Brown, Columbia, MO
Kevin Rodgers, Columbia, MO