Play ChairBall in our upcoming 3X3 Tournament at Riverpoint Gym!!

Tournament date is March 16, 2024 at Riverpoint Gym

HERE'S HOW YOU REGISTER

Advance registration for the March 16, 2024 ChairBall Tournament at Riverpoint must be completed by March 1, 2024 for the registrant individual or team to be eligible for swag and/or prizes.  All registrants must be over the age of 14, unless a signed written permission slip by a parent or guardian is submitted.  Registration is free and registrants are not required to be a member of Sports & Wellness, nor do they need to have a physical disability or their own wheelchair in order to play.  Sports chairs will be made available by Rio Rancho Road Runners for use by all players in the tournament.  Individuals who arrive at Riverpoint's gym on March 16, 2024 must sign a waiver of liability prior to the start of games at noon.  The gym will be open at 11 AM for this purpose.  Registrants who did not meet the March 1, 2024 deadline are still invited to participate and every attempt will be made to create additional teams on the bracket schedule for unaffiliated players.  Registration is completed when an unaffiliated player or designated team captain submits an email to sgale@wellbridge.com, with a copy to team.chairball@gmail.com, that provides: (1) the full name of the unaffiliated player or designated team captain, (2) the name, if any, of the team, (3) mobile phone number and email address for each player, (4) Sports & Wellness membership status for each player, and (5) T-Shirt size for each player.

Save this date: March 16, 2024!!!

March 16, 2024.  

That's when the Riverpoint Sports & Wellness gym (9190 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120) will host a 3X3 Wheelchair Basketball Tournament -- apparently an historic first in the United States for a membership fee gymnasium.

I have personally been in touch with General Manager Shawn Gale about this upcoming event and he has plans for the registration of four or more teams (team rosters can range from 3 to 5 players).  

Sportschairs will be available for use by competing athletes who do not have their own sportschair.  Individuals and teams can now register by sending an e-mail to Shawn at sgale@wellbridge.com, with a copy to team.chairball@gmail.com, on or before March 1, 2024, or by registering in person on the day of the event.   

Registration will start at 11 a.m. at Riverpoint on March 16, 2024 and individuals who show up without a team affiliation will be randomly selected for new teams.  

Participants are not required to have a disability in order to be eligible for tournament play.  Also, you are not required to be a gym member in order to participate in this event (but it would not be a bad idea at all for you to join as a Riverpoint member in my opinion).

I am very excited about this upcoming event and I hope to see all of you right there and then! 

          -- Kipp Watson, Owner Rio Rancho Road Runners

Six Road Runners Collectively Levitate A Basketball Above the Hoop

Six Road Runners Collectively Levitate A Basketball Above the Hoop

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Talina -- Team Captain Rio Rancho Road Runners A

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Brandon -- Player Rio Ranco Road Runners Team A

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Kipp -- Team Captain Rio Rancho Road Runners B

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David -- Coach Rio Rancho Road Runners B

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Marcos -- Player Rio Rancho Road Runners B

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Hans -- Player Rio Rancho Road Runners B

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Promoters of ChairBall Deserve Our Appreciation

Riverpoint Sports & Wellness to Host 3X3 ChairBall Tournament!

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