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Monday, June 24, 2019
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Home Sports Racquet sport tournament being held in honour of Josh Lequiere

Racquet sport tournament being held in honour of Josh Lequiere


The tournament will be taking place Remembrance Day weekend, Saturday Nov. 12 and Sunday Nov. 13. Registration and Grab-Bag pick up can be completed on Friday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. This is where players will find the time for their first match.

The racquetball and squash tournament is open to all levels of players and will be taking place at the local racquetball and squash club. This is also where registration is being held.

Tickets to participate in the entire tournament cost $40 per participant, which includes entry to the tournament, reverse draw as well as dinner. Separate dinner tickets can also be bought for $25 per person.

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Participants can enjoy a complimentary breakfast Saturday morning before hitting the courts and Saturday evening will include a steak dinner, silent auction and reverse draw.

Silent auction prizes include an Ipad, helicopter rides, electronics, gift baskets and much more.

As an additional bonus for participants, Revitalize Mobile Spa will be there to provide muscular relief to players and participants. The spa will be there Nov. 12 from 12-4 p.m. giving leg massages by donation. Registration for a massage can be completed Friday evening or throughout Saturday morning.

The racquetball and squash finals will be played Sunday evening, and free babysitting will be available from 6-10 for parents with children.

Josh Lequiere was murdered in May of last year and he left behind a young son named Carver. This tournament is to raise money for sports equipment for children in need.

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