Terre Haute, IN (PressExposure) August 20, 2009 -- Lawler Sports will be hosting its first annual International Racquetball Tour (IRT) event at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN. The event will feature all of the world's best racquetball players including #1 ranked Kane Waselenchuk who is coming off a dominant season where he lost one match all season going 49-1. Also looking to end Kane's reign at the top is #2 Rocky Carson, #3 Jack Huczek, #4 Alvaro Beltran from Mexico who is the only player to beat Kane last season and #5 Jason Mannino.
Players from all over the country and other parts of the World (Japan, Mexico, and Canada) will be playing in this event as it is an International Racquetball Tour event. This will be the first time a Top Tier 1 event will be held in Indiana and we are very proud to host the top men professional players of the International Racquetball Tour. " I have been a long time fan of Men's Professional Racquetball and I am excited to bring it to the community of Terre Haute." States event director Manny Rodriquez The fans are in for a lot of action, fun and amazing racquetball. This is one event you will not want to miss.
Along with the entertainment value of pro racquetball the event will benefit Autism by helping raise awareness and funds along with Autism Speaks in the Indiana area. Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability. Recent statistics show that one in 150 births result in a form of autism.
We will be hosting an amateur event for all skill levels, age levels, and doubles. Come enjoy the best racquetball you can find on the planet, play a lot of good racquetball, and make a whole realm of new friends while catching up with your old ones.
The Lawler Sports Pro Shop will be set up all four days of the event with a full line of equipment and racquet stringing as well as offering the expertise needed to help you in all your racquetball desires.
Pros and Amateur will all compete at the same location at Indiana State University. Next to the courts will be the player Village where you can meet our sponsors and what they have to offer in supporting their efforts to grow our game of racquetball. There are a lot of new instrumental things going on around this tournament towards the future of our sport and I hope to see each and every one of you there!
Our Host Hotel is the Best Western right off of Interstate 70. They are offering a discounted rate of $59.95/night for all tournament participants and fans. Mention the Lawler Sports Pro Am to get the discount.