Teqball AZ Is Coming To The Valley This Weekend

The Arizona Sports Collective (ASC), a network of local sports programs, non-profits, and business leaders,was proudto announce the launch of TeqballAZ in partnership with Teqball USA back in March, 2021.

"As a local collective force in Arizona, we are focused on providing our soccer leagues, clubs, and community with not only a Covid-19 safe practice of soccer but also an engaging, fun, and technical form of the sport we love,” said Heber Valenzuela, ASC co-founder. “We are psyched to partner with the fastest growing sport in the world and to work withTeqballUSA and our local soccer partners to grow theTeqballgame in Arizona, while impacting the morale and technical skill of our players during a time when sports are limited”

The GlendaleTeqballChallenger Cupand the Glendale All-Femalle Challenger Cupwill be the 3rd and 4thofficialTeqballtournament in Arizona hostedbyTeqballAZon Saturday,May 8, and SundayMay 9atthe Glendale Union High School.

“As the sport ofTeqballcontinues to grow across the US landscape, therapid growthofTeqballAZin Arizona isexemplaryfor everyone involved with the sport. Teqball AZ hosting anothertwoTeqballChallenger Cup tournaments within two months after the first twoevents, isa significant step as we march towards our goal of being an Olympic medal sport by 2028,” said Ajay Nwosu - President U.S. NationalTeqballFederation

TheGlendaleTeqballChallenger Cup will be a doubles competition open to all men/women and youth over the age of 14 onMay 8.May 9doublestournamentwill be open to all women & girls over the age of 14.

About Arizona Sports Collective

Established in 2020, amidst a sports shattering pandemic the Arizona Sports Collective understood that an opportunity has arisen to be a leader in the community by solidifying collaboration within all sports minded organizations including: non-profits, for profits, corporates, community resources, and businesses that can become members in our society the sports we love. For more than 15 years, current members, partners, and contributors of the Arizona Sports Collective have worked tirelessly in multiple spaces and sectors of our community to make a positive impact through sports. To become a teammate, a partner, or a benefactor please visitwww.arizonasportscollective.com


Teqballis a soccer-based sport, played on a specially-curved table (theTeqtable), which is attracting a new generation of athletes and amateur enthusiasts (teqers), whose ambition is to develop their technical skills, concentration and stamina. The sport originates from Europe with currently more than100 national federations worldwide and with the ultimate goal to be included as a medal sport in the 2028 Los Angeles Summer Olympics.Teqballis a truly gender-equitable game, as the rules define thatteqballshall be played between two (singles) or four players (doubles), irrespective of gender. For more information onTeqball, please visithttps://teqballaz.com/

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