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Jordan Valley Athletic Club to host World Racquetball Tour’s Rocky Mountain Open

Tournament features top-ranked racquetball players from around the globe

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. (Oct. 9, 2017) – Jordan Valley Athletic Club has announced that it is the host club for the World Racquetball Tour’s (WRT) Rocky Mountain Open. The four-day event will be held Oct. 25-28, and features the sport’s top-ranked players from across North and South America.

“The World Racquetball Tour is excited to bring the tour back to Salt Lake City for the second time,” said Pablo Fajre, founder and CEO of the WRT. “This is a great racquetball community in a dynamic location, and an opportunity to showcase the talents of the pros to unite the sport and help it continue to grow.”

In addition to uniting fans and players, the Rocky Mountain Open is a free family friendly event. The tournament is free for spectators and will include entertainment, giveaways and contests. Amateur players of all ages and levels are encouraged to register for this fun event at bit.ly/wrtslc2017. The tournament will kick off with a charity Pro-Am doubles event, where amateurs match up with a WRT pro player in a round-robin style event.

Fans can view the Rocky Mountain Open through Facebook Live streaming on the WRT Facebook Page (@WorldRballTour) and the WRT will also have a free, professional broadcast of the tournament beginning with the quarter finals on Friday and ending with the semi finals and finals on Saturday. The WRT broadcast is also available to watch free on online at WorldRacquetballTour.com

About the World Racquetball Tour

The WRT is a professional racquetball tour dedicated to growing the sport by providing a world-class platform for players to showcase their talents and develop their careers. The WRT creates a fair and equitable playing environment for these athletes to thrive. The tour works closely with local communities to build events that attract not only pros but players of all levels to encourage all aspects of athleticism, diversity and fair play.

As an organization, the WRT is dedicated to:

  • Promote health and fitness via the exciting sport of racquetball
  • Expand racquetball growth and exposure around the world
  • Increase player development both during, and after, their careers
  • Make the sport more accessible to economically challenged players and their communities

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

World Racquetball

Laura McCormick

Communications Director

408-821-6786

laura@worldracquetballtour.com