June 6, 2017 - June 11, 2017


UAB Campus Recreation Center
1501 University Blvd Birmingham, AL 35233


Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles


2017 Participant List: Please Click Here     Brackets

Parking Information:

Parking for ALL athletes at UAB Recreation Center for racquetball will be charged a $6 daily rate in all nearby lots with no in & out privileges.  Additionally, all parking garages are not-available, and athlete vehicles will be subject to tow if parked or left there. 

Practice Information:

June 6: 9am - 3pm (All Ages M/W)

Ball Information: Gearbox Blue Racquetball

Competition Format

  • 2 - 5 players..............................Round Robin
  • 6 - 13 players............................Single Elimination with 1st Loss – Drop Down
  • 14+...........................................Olympic Format

For all matches the following scoring system will be used:

  • Play best 2 out of 3 games to 11 points
  • Bonus points will be awarded if player wins game =  (3 points)
  • Bonus points will be awarded if player wins match = (7 points)
  • Most points per match = 43 points (Highest Average Wins)

Note: Please check-in 30 minutes prior to every match.  Forfeit rule of 10 minutes will be strictly enforced. 


1. Athletes must provide their own racquets. Balls will be provided.

2. Athletes may compete with only one partner per event. Under NSGA rules, doubles and mixed doubles are classified as events. Therefore, athletes may not compete in more than one age division for doubles and mixed doubles.

3. The age division of competition for doubles will be determined by the younger age of the two partners as of December 31, 2017.


1. All first-, second-, third- and fourth-place winners at 2016 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2017 National Senior Games.

2. Athletes must qualify in each racquetball event (singles, doubles and mixed doubles) in which they wish to compete at the 2017 National Senior Games, except when Rule E applies.


Awards will be presented for 1st through 8th place for each style within each age division. All medals and ribbons MUST be collected during the Games. The NSGA will not mail MEDALS or RIBBONS after the Games.


University of Alabama Birmingham Recreation Center

The UAB Campus Recreation offers you the best opportunities for recreation and fitness.  The center is rated as one of the best college recreation centers in the country. The 152,275 square feet covers three floors: housing four basketball/volleyball courts, five racquetball courts.

Gearbox Blue Racquetball


2017 Racquetball Athlete List

Version : April 12, 2017 


2017 Printable Age Specific Schedule

Printable competition schedule for the 2017 National Senior Games in Birmingham, AL. The time of events will not be available until after registration closes. Actual Days of Competition may vary, depends on number of registered athletes in each event. Subject to Change
Version : April 21, 2017 

2017 Competition Start & End Times

Document that lists the start and approximate end times for each competition.
Version : June 4, 2017 

2017 Sport Practice Times Schedule

Document that lists the practice times for each competition.
Version : April 29, 2017 

2017 Official Sports Rules Book

The qualifying procedures and rules of competition for the 2017 National Senior Games are based upon those set forth by the recognized national governing body for each sport. For the National Senior Games, however, some sport rules have been modified and/or revised in the best interest of the competitors. It is your responsibility to review the new rules in the shaded areas and refresh your knowledge on the existing rules.
Version : March 1, 2017 

01 August 2017
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21 June 2017
Press Releases
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30 May 2017
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