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Rhinelander High School
665 Coolidge Ave
Rhinelander, WI 54501

To register for the tournament, please visit the registration site.

Athlete Information:

These games will comprise the second annual Badger Cup, a team handball tournament being featured as part of the Badger State Games. The tournament will feature nationally-ranked teams, including Chicago Inter Handball Club, Milwaukee United Handball Club, and Minnesota Team Handball. All of the teams compete in the Midwest Team Handball League. In addition to the weekend's games crowning a Badger Cup champion, the games will count towards the MTHL standings.

The games will take place on Saturday, February 25th at Rhinelander High School (665 Coolidge Ave, Rhinelander, WI 54501), beginning at 11:00 am. The games are free and the public is encouraged to spectate. 

To learn more about the sport, check out this introductory video

Games are eligible to count towards the MTHL standings. This is not a USATH-sanctioned tournament.

To learn more about the sport, check out this introductory video

Entry Fees & Deadlines:

Mail Received by 3/1/2023

Adult Teams: $100
College/Youth Teams: $75

Mail Received after 3/01/2023

Adult Teams: $150
College/Youth Teams: $125

Youth Clinic

As part of the Badger Cup, teams will be hosting a free youth clinic to anyone interested. Participants must be in grades K-8 to participate but do not need to have any previous handball experience to take part. The clinic will give participants a basic knowledge of the sport through drills and games. The drills will teach passing, shooting, and defensive skills t

Registration is open until the day of the clinic. To register online, please visit the registration link.

Rules:  Tournament will follow USATH rules.   
To learn more about the rules, check out this International Handball Rules site.

Games will begin at 10:15 am. A full schedule will be released after the announcement of the participating teams.

Spectator Information:

For those that want to cheer on our athletes and to see them bring home the gold here are a few tips:

Best place to view the event & how much you can see: TBD

Seating Available or bring your own chairs: Seating will be provided but it is recommended to bring your own chairs/seating.

Admission Fee: There is no admission fee for spectators.

Concessions: TBD


Sport Specific Questions: Contact Event Director:  Ryan Peterson   ryanpeterson220@gmail.com


Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Badger State Games office at 715-355-8788 or info@badgerstategames.org

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