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USRF Sponsors Juniors Clinic at the 2014 UnitedHealthcare US Open

US Open Juniors Clinic Announcement

Our Juniors Clinic as part of the 2014 US Open is back, and you're officially invited! Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn from the best of the best.

Play against pros Rocky and Rhonda on the stadium glass court! Free instruction from Rocky, Rhonda, and other top instructors from across the country.

Tuesday October 7th, 2014 (6:30-8:15pm)
Click here to Register - It's Free!

 

Help us out at the UnitedHealthcare US Open by volunteering in the USRF Booth

The UnitedHealthcare US Open is one of our cornerstone events each year. In the hopes of making this year the best ever, we're asking for your help staffing our booth throughout the course of the event. If you’d like to donate a couple (or several!) hours of your time talking with people and receiving donations, take 3 minutes to register online or respond to this email!

Times we need help:
11:30 am- 8 pm WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8
11:30 am- 8 pm THURSDAY, Oct. 9
11:30 am- 8 pm FRIDAY, Oct. 10 
11:00 am- 8 pm SATURDAY, Oct. 11
11:00 am- close SUNDAY, Oct. 12

Training for staffing the booth will be held Tuesday 6-7 pm. As a bonus – you’ll get a sneak peek at the brand new glass court and see Dr. Bud Muehleisen conduct the juniors clinic with Rhonda Rajsich and Rocky Carson.

 

Volunteer/Intern Positions Available

 

Juniors Getting Into The Game — Clinics Begin!

Great turnout, great fun, here are a few picts from the April 25 -27 clinics.

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Juniors Racquetball ClinicsJuniors Clinics and Family Racquetball Festival

The United States Racquetball Foundation is funding a pair of clinics in April and May. The Juniors Clinics will be held at the Plymouth Creek Athletic Club April 25 - 27 and May 2 - 4, 2014.

A Family Racquetball Festival will be held at the University of Minnesota at a date yet to be determined.


Will The Last One On the Courts, Please Turn off the Lights?

Racquetball court converted to spin class studioRacquetball, once a king of the court with close to 14 million players nationwide, has dwindled drastically in the 21st century, leading many to wonder where it has gone. As seen in the movies Along Came Polly and Splash, in the 80s, the racquetball court was the equivalent of today’s local Starbucks. It was a place where people would get together with friends or colleagues to discuss business and personal matters while getting some endorphins pumping. Unfortunately, just like leg-warmers have gone out of style, so too has the sport that once ensnared the country. Read More...

Who is Charlie Brumfield?
Rockstar. Legend
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Coach Jim Winterton interview with Charlie Brumfield, Summer 2013. In this interview they discuss Charlie's career, the early days of racquetball, and his competitive advantage. View the video.

2014 Resolutions PosterRacquetball 2014 Resolutions

Download the USRF Racquetball 2014 Resolutions Poster and Screen Saver here.

Give To Your Passion

The United States Racquetball Foundation (USRF) is a non-profit foundation that is dedicated to the growth and preservation of the sport of racquetball in the United States. Our mission is to create an endowment fund that will be used to make grants that will support a variety of worthy Racquetball Programs.

We believe the sport needs nurturing and your support to ensure racquetball continues to grow and thrive into the future.  Without access to courts, quality instruction, competition, and travel expenses for the next generation of racquetball players, the sport very well could fade away.  For this reason, our motto "Give To Your Passion" is paramount.  It is we, who love and are passionate about the sport, that have the responsibility to make sure this passion is passed on to athletes today and in the future.

As our Foundation grows, our goal is to help young athletes gain access to courts, instruction and fund competitions by forming partnerships with racquetball enthusiasts, businesses, health clubs, health organizations, schools, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, YMCA, YWCA and other groups and individuals dedicated to encouraging an active lifestyle and involvement in a lifetime sport.

The United States Racquetball Foundation has been granted 501(c)(3) nonprofit status by the Internal Revenue Service. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.