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Upcoming Events - R U Ready?

Get ready for the up-coming NJAR 2018 - 2019 Indoor Season. This year will be our biggest and best ever, including two tournaments scheduled at easy-to-get-to-from-everywhere Rutgers University! The New Jersey Amateur Racquetball Association (NJAR) will be running the folloiwng major events this season. Visit the Tournaments page for additional information and remember to sign up early as space is limited. Garden State Open | February 9, 2019 - Sonny Werblin Center, Piscataway, NJ NJ State Singles | March 23, 2019 - Sonny Werblin Center, Piscataway, NJ

Recent Events

New Jersey State Doubles - 10-20-2018

The New Jersey State Doubles tournament was hosted by HRC Racquet and Fitness in Hillsborough on 10-21-2018. The one day tournament was exciting and had some incredible matches! Please see the complete recap on our dedicated Recent Results page.

2018 Racquetball Senior Olympics

The Senior Olympics were held at the Club at Woodbridge… Please see the dedicated Senior Olympics page for details and photos.

Garden State Open - 02-10-2018

The Garden State Open (GSO) was hosted by HRC Racquet and Fitness in Hillsborough. The one day tournament was extremely exciting and fast-paced. Please see the complete recap on our dedicated Recent Results page.

New Jersey State Doubles - 10-28-2017

The New Jersey State Doubles tournament was held on 10- 28-2017 at HRC Fitness in Hillsborough, New Jersey, with competition in a total of nine divisions. Please see the complete recap on our dedicated Recent Results page.

Ladies’ Day - Fall 2017 Edition

The Fall 2017 edition of the always-populate Ladies’ Day event was held 10-22-2017 at The Club at Woodbridge, Woodbridge, New Jersey. Please see the complete recap on our dedicated Ladies’ Day page.

Great Racquetball Gift Ideas

NJAR Gift Certificates

This year NJAR is selling gift certificates that can be used toward tournament entry fees (minimum purchase of $60). Send requests to New Jersey Racquetball

Welcome!

The New Jersey Amateur Racquetball Association (NJAR) is an organization dedicated to promoting racquetball as a lifetime sport. Our members include kids, former kids, men, women, tournament, recreational and beginning players of all ages. We sponsor several tournaments a year as well as a variety of non- tournament events such as Ladies’ Day and charity fund-raisers. Our tournaments are USA Racquetball (USAR) approved and count towards the USAR player ranking system. Tournament play is a great way to compete against some of the best men, women and junior players in New Jersey and surrounding states and to have a great time with old and new friends. Our focus is fun, sportsmanship, and--of course--racquetball. Please contact any of the NJAR Board Members for more information.

Go RU, Go RU, Go RU, GO!

The NJAR community congratulates the Rutgers University Racquetball Club on its performance in the third meet of the 2018-2019 ECRC season. The meet started on 11-16-2018 against collegiate teams from the Northeast and was held at Severna Park Racquetball & Fitness Club in Millersville, MD. Rutgers players competing at this event include: Jason Rosenthal, Matt Fontanilla, Chris Kim, Abishek Mankar, Bharath Selvaraj, Nithish Selvaraj, Shane Nuara, Ryan Muench, Brendan Ruskey, Alex Cohen, Kendi Bailey, Jason Belanger, Sahith Nagireddy, Scott Riccardi, Emily Sukenik and Chris Ahn. Go get ‘em!

13th Annual Tino Carbone Foundation

Racquetball Tournament

The Thirteenth Annual Tino Carbone Foundation Racquetball Tournament was held at the Warren Health & Racquet Club on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The New Jersey Amateur Racquetball Association (NJAR) is a proud sponser of this charity event and encourages all of its members to learn more about the Foundation and its contribution to fighting brain cancer. Photo: Krissy Carbone (TCF), Glenn Stephenson (NJAR), Nancy Luyando (NJAR) and Ron Van Horn.

Congratulations to

Our Very Own Nancy

Luyando!

Each month USA Racquetball highlights hard-working individuals that help grow the game on the local level. Ambassadors are vital to informing and inspiring players on the local level to continue enjoying the sport of racquetball. The Ambassador spotlighted for January 2018 is our very own Nancy Luyando, a long-time member of the New Jersey Amateur Racquetball Association (NJAR) board. Read all about Nancy and the USA Racquetball Ambassador program on the Team USA site.

New NJAR President: Glenn Stephenson

The NJAR Board is pleased to announce the ascension of Glenn Stephenson to the position of NJAR President. Glenn will also continue to serve as our Outdoor Program Director. Glenn is a veteran of the New Jersey racquetball scene and has been serving on the NJAR Board as our Outdoor Program Director. Glenn is an exceptional player in both indoor and outdoor racquetball and competes regularly in our sanctioned tournaments. The NJAR Board thanks Glenn for accepting this very critical position and offers its complete support. We are sure Glenn has many new and exciting ideas to make New Jersey the best state for racquetball players and the NJAR the premier organization for area racquetball enthusiasts.

Retiring NJAR President: Joe Camiolo

The Board also wants to express it’s appreciation on behalf of all area racquetball players for the endless efforts of our outgoing President, Joe Camiolo. Joe has served as our President for an extended period of time, contributing an inordinate amount of time and energy to every NJAR initiative from our various player tournaments to charity fund raising and more. Joe has been a fixture at every sanctioned tournament and has been the “go-to” guy to keep the events moving and focused on the game he loves so much. Joe will work with our new board President, Glenn Stephenson, to effect a smooth transition. We wish Joe the best in his future endeavors and hope he will remain a big part of the New Jersey racquetball scene for years to come.

2017 California National Guard Junior Olympic Racquetball Nationals

The 2017 California National Guard Junior Olympic Championships (presented by HEAD Penn Racquetball and Visit Stockton) was hosted at In- Shape Health Clubs in Stockton, California June 21-25, 2017. Once again the country's best junior racquetball players competed in the USA Racquetball National Junior Olympic Championships, also known as the Junior Nationals. Among the competitors were players from our very own New Jersey Juniors’ Program, coached by Scott Mateyka and Gloria Fidacaro. The team (from left to right): Coach Scott Mateyka, Shray Vats, Harsh Balasubramanian, Arivivnd Kumar, Siddhant Gogwekar, Rrevor Mateyka, and Coach Gloria Fidacaro. Trevor took fisrt gold in the 18 and Under Singles division. Shray could not make thew Nationals due to an injury and was missed. Harsh took third in the White Division in 12 and Under, and Sid and Arivand took third in 16 and Under Boys Doubles. Way to go! For additional information visit the 2017 California National Guard Junior Olympic Racquetball Nationals Facebook page.
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events

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Upcoming

Events - R U

Ready?

Get ready for the up-coming NJAR 2018 - 2019 Indoor Season. This year will be our biggest and best ever, including two tournaments scheduled at easy-to-get-to-from-everywhere Rutgers University! The New Jersey Amateur Racquetball Association (NJAR) will be running the folloiwng major events this season. Visit the Tournaments page for additional information and remember to sign up early as space is limited. Garden State Open | February 9, 2019 - Sonny Werblin Center, Piscataway, NJ NJ State Singles | March 23, 2019 - Sonny Werblin Center, Piscataway, NJ

Recent Events

New Jersey State Doubles -

10-20-2018

The New Jersey State Doubles tournament was hosted by HRC Racquet and Fitness in Hillsborough on 10-21-2018. The one day tournament was exciting and had some incredible matches! Please see the complete recap on our dedicated Recent Results page.

2018 Racquetball Senior

Olympics

The Senior Olympics were held at the Club at Woodbridge… Please see the dedicated Senior Olympics page for details and photos.

Garden State Open - 02-10-

2018

The Garden State Open (GSO) was hosted by HRC Racquet and Fitness in Hillsborough. The one day tournament was extremely exciting and fast- paced. Please see the complete recap on our dedicated Recent Results page.

New Jersey State Doubles -

10-28-2017

The New Jersey State Doubles tournament was held on 10-28- 2017 at HRC Fitness in Hillsborough, New Jersey, with competition in a total of nine divisions. Please see the complete recap on our dedicated Recent Results page.

Ladies’ Day - Fall 2017

Edition

The Fall 2017 edition of the always- populate Ladies’ Day event was held 10-22-2017 at The Club at Woodbridge, Woodbridge, New Jersey. Please see the complete recap on our dedicated Ladies’ Day page.

Great

Racquetball Gift

Ideas

NJAR Gift Certificates

This year NJAR is selling gift certificates that can be used toward tournament entry fees (minimum purchase of $60). Send requests to New Jersey Racquetball
© New Jersey Amateur Racquetball - 2014 - 2016
Site designed and maintained by J.C.N. Associates, L.L.C.

Welcome!

The New Jersey Amateur Racquetball Association (NJAR) is an organization dedicated to promoting racquetball as a lifetime sport. Our members include kids, former kids, men, women, tournament, recreational and beginning players of all ages. We sponsor several tournaments a year as well as a variety of non- tournament events such as Ladies’ Day and charity fund-raisers. Our tournaments are USA Racquetball (USAR) approved and count towards the USAR player ranking system. Tournament play is a great way to compete against some of the best men, women and junior players in New Jersey and surrounding states and to have a great time with old and new friends. Our focus is fun, sportsmanship, and--of course-- racquetball. Please contact any of the NJAR Board Members for more information.

Go RU, Go RU,

Go RU, GO!

The NJAR community congratulates the Rutgers University Racquetball Club on its performance in the third meet of the 2018-2019 ECRC season. The meet started on 11-16-2018 against collegiate teams from the Northeast and was held at Severna Park Racquetball & Fitness Club in Millersville, MD. Rutgers players competing at this event include: Jason Rosenthal, Matt Fontanilla, Chris Kim, Abishek Mankar, Bharath Selvaraj, Nithish Selvaraj, Shane Nuara, Ryan Muench, Brendan Ruskey, Alex Cohen, Kendi Bailey, Jason Belanger, Sahith Nagireddy, Scott Riccardi, Emily Sukenik and Chris Ahn. Go get ‘em!

13th Annual Tino

Carbone

Foundation

Racquetball

Tournament

The Thirteenth Annual Tino Carbone Foundation Racquetball Tournament was held at the Warren Health & Racquet Club on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The New Jersey Amateur Racquetball Association (NJAR) is a proud sponser of this charity event and encourages all of its members to learn more about the Foundation and its contribution to fighting brain cancer. Photo: Krissy Carbone (TCF), Glenn Stephenson (NJAR), Nancy Luyando (NJAR) and Ron Van Horn.

Congratulations

to Our Very Own

Nancy Luyando!

Each month USA Racquetball highlights hard-working individuals that help grow the game on the local level. Ambassadors are vital to informing and inspiring players on the local level to continue enjoying the sport of racquetball. The Ambassador spotlighted for January 2018 is our very own Nancy Luyando, a long-time member of the New Jersey Amateur Racquetball Association (NJAR) board. Read all about Nancy and the USA Racquetball Ambassador program on the Team USA site.

New NJAR President: Glenn

Stephenson

The NJAR Board is pleased to announce the ascension of Glenn Stephenson to the position of NJAR President. Glenn will also continue to serve as our Outdoor Program Director. Glenn is a veteran of the New Jersey racquetball scene and has been serving on the NJAR Board as our Outdoor Program Director. Glenn is an exceptional player in both indoor and outdoor racquetball and competes regularly in our sanctioned tournaments. The NJAR Board thanks Glenn for accepting this very critical position and offers its complete support. We are sure Glenn has many new and exciting ideas to make New Jersey the best state for racquetball players and the NJAR the premier organization for area racquetball enthusiasts.

Retiring NJAR President:

Joe Camiolo

The Board also wants to express it’s appreciation on behalf of all area racquetball players for the endless efforts of our outgoing President, Joe Camiolo. Joe has served as our President for an extended period of time, contributing an inordinate amount of time and energy to every NJAR initiative from our various player tournaments to charity fund raising and more. Joe has been a fixture at every sanctioned tournament and has been the “go-to” guy to keep the events moving and focused on the game he loves so much. Joe will work with our new board President, Glenn Stephenson, to effect a smooth transition. We wish Joe the best in his future endeavors and hope he will remain a big part of the New Jersey racquetball scene for years to come.

2017 California National

Guard Junior Olympic

Racquetball Nationals

The 2017 California National Guard Junior Olympic Championships (presented by HEAD Penn Racquetball and Visit Stockton) was hosted at In-Shape Health Clubs in Stockton, California June 21-25, 2017. Once again the country's best junior racquetball players competed in the USA Racquetball National Junior Olympic Championships, also known as the Junior Nationals. Among the competitors were players from our very own New Jersey Juniors’ Program, coached by Scott Mateyka and Gloria Fidacaro. The team (from left to right): Coach Scott Mateyka, Shray Vats, Harsh Balasubramanian, Arivivnd Kumar, Siddhant Gogwekar, Rrevor Mateyka, and Coach Gloria Fidacaro. Trevor took fisrt gold in the 18 and Under Singles division. Shray could not make thew Nationals due to an injury and was missed. Harsh took third in the White Division in 12 and Under, and Sid and Arivand took third in 16 and Under Boys Doubles. Way to go! For additional information visit the 2017 California National Guard Junior Olympic Racquetball Nationals Facebook page.

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Details on up-coming

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