Introducing Alumni Doubles!

Just to keep things fresh and exciting, we’re adding a new event to the 2023 National Championships – the Alumni Doubles division! This is a co-ed category where at least one of the team members must be a former national team member. Start recruiting and enter!

Tournament Format

Sanctioning, Rules & Rankings

  • All participants must be a Gold Member in good standing with Racquetball Canada
  • All Racquetball Canada / International Racquetball Federation rules apply including rally point scoring
  • Racquetball Canada official ball is the Gearbox Sleek Black.
  • Racquetball Canada official rankings will be used for all divisions
  • The Racquetball Canada Tournament Director reserves the right to reclassify players
  • To participate in any National Championship, participants must be a Canadian resident
  • To participate in the Open division or Junior age categories participants must be a Canadian citizen (does not include Mixed Open Doubles)
  • Introducing Alumni Doubles – at least one team member must be a former national team member.


Age Divisions

  • Junior Divisions – Must meet age requirement as of January 1
  • Senior Divisions – Must meet age requirement as of the first day of the tournament


Format & Order of Play

  • Tournament play starts on Tuesday May 23 at 8am
  • Junior & Adult divisions to be played the same week
  • Singles & doubles to be played on the same days
  • Daily schedule in order: Age division singles – skill division singles (repeat singles if necessary) – age division doubles – skill division doubles – mixed doubles
  • Doubles finals to be played Friday evening
  • Singles finals to be played Saturday
  • Losers referee the next match as assigned by the tournament desk


Match Formats

  • Singles – Pool play followed by elimination draws
  • Doubles – Single elimination draw with consolation

Match Guarantee

  • 3 match guarantee in singles divisions (unless 2 or 3 person round robin draw)
  • 2 match guarantee in doubles divisions


Division Parameters

  • Participants may register for a maximum of 3 divisions under the following parameters:
    • Max of 2 singles divisions
    • Max of 2 doubles divisions
  • Max of one singles skill division (A, B, C etc.) and one age singles division:
    • Singles age division are gender specific
    • Singles skill divisions are co-ed (not including Open)
  • You may play one skill (A, B, C, etc.) doubles and one age division doubles, OR one age doubles and one mixed doubles, OR one skill doubles and one mixed doubles
  • Skill divisions in doubles must be of the level of the higher ranked partner
  • For Junior National Team qualification junior participants can only play their specific age category in the following singles divisions: 21U, 18U & 16U
  • Juniors may play up in age divisions only in doubles divisions
  • Only juniors aged 14+ may participate in adult skill divisions
  • Juniors participating in their singles age category may register for a 4th division under the following parameters:
    • Max of 2 singles divisions and 2 doubles divisions
    • To register for a 4th division you must email


Tournament Rules

Racquetball Canada follows the IRF Rule Book for all competitions. In addition, the following apply.



Registration Fees & Deadline

1st division:   $150.00
2nd division:   $25.00
3rd division:   $25.00

The tournament registration fee includes:

  • Welcome Package
  • Tournament Souvenir
  • Meet & Greet Registration 
  • Lunch at the tournament venue on each competition day
  • Ticket to the Awards Banquet
The registration deadline is May 8 at 23:59 Central. No late registrations will be accepted.
Additional Lunch & Banquet Tickets

Tickets can be purchased for non-tournament participants  during the online registration process.

  • Lunch tickets (5 days): $75
  • Banquet Ticket: $60
Ground Transportation

Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Winnipeg airport and to the tournament venue. 

Transportation to the banquet will be provided from the Holiday Inn & Suites Downtown.