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14th Castlebar Open Racquetball Tournament
Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th April 2004

A European Racquetball Federation Tour Event
ERF

Sponsored by Castlebar Credit Union Ltd
CCU

Sanctioned by the Racquetball Assoc of Ireland RAI

GETTING TO CASTLEBAR
Castlebar is situated in the west of Ireland in the County of Mayo. The main airports in Ireland are Dublin and Shannon, both have services from the American and European continents. Airlines with regular flights are Aer Lingus, Delta, British Airways, Lufthansa etc. There are ferry terminals at Dublin, Rosslare and Cork also with regular sailings to Britain and France.
Aer Arann operate a daily flight between Knock Airport and Dublin Airport
Airlines;
Ryanair Flights from London Stansted to Knock daily.
Aer Lingus Dublin and Shannon
Aer Arann Daily flight from Dublin to Knock.
Knock Airport is located a half hour drive from Castlebar
By Train Trains from Hueston Station, Dublin to Castlebar daily (three trains, morning, afternoon and evening) Check with Irish Rail

HOTELS AND GUESTHOUSES.
The Welcome Inn Hotel
Breaffy House Hotel
Daly`s Hotel
TF Royal Hotel
Self Catering and Bed & Breakfast
Lough Lannagh Holiday Village
Guesthouse, Hostel and Bed Breakfast accommodation. Check out the Castlebar town website

COMPETITIONS & GRADES
Men's Events; Open Singles, B/C Singles, D Singles, Novice Singles, Over 40 Singles, Open Doubles and C/D/Novice Doubles.
Women's Events; Open Singles; Novice Singles, Open Doubles.
Junior Events; Boys Under 15 Singles,  Girls Under 15 Singles.

PRIZES
Cash prizes to winners of Mens Open Singles, Womens Open Singles and Mens B/C Singles winners and runners up. All winners and runners up receive a special hand cut piece of Mayo Crystal glass.
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ENTRY FEES
Two Events
30, Under 18; 12
One Event
15, Under 18; 6
Under 15 players;
5 per event.
RULES
1.IRF & RAI rules apply.
2. Lensed Eyeguards compulsory. 3 Ektelon blue ball.
4. Loser referees next match
5. Warm up time between matches 3 minutes.
6 No refund after the draw is made.
7. No prize money paid if there is a entry of  less than in an event

COURTS
An Sportlann, Castlebar is the main centre for the tournament has 2 regulation racquetball courts with full glass back walls. St Gerald's College, Castlebar; 1 regulation court with concrete backwall. An Sportlann, Ballinrobe; (30 minutes by car) 2 regulation courts, 1 with full glass backwall & 1 with partial glass backwall.

PRIZES
Cash prizes to winners of Men's Open Singles and Women's Open Singles winners and runners up. All winners and runners up receive a special hand cut piece of Mayo Crystal glass.

SPONSORS
Castlebar Credit Union Ltd
Market Sq, Castlebar
Tel 094 9022969

ENTERTAINMENT
Castlebar Racquetball Club will host an evening of entertainment at An Sportlann, Castlebar on Saturday 3rd April. Meet the other players and enjoy a great night of craic at the 14th Open.

ENTRIES DEADLINE
Friday 26th March 2004
Entries to;
Michael Haverty

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PARTICIPANTS LIST