Racketlon is a sport aimed at finding the best overall Racket Sports Player. It involves playing Table
Tennis, Badminton, Squash and then Tennis against your opponent – each sport being played to 21
points, one after the other, with the winner being the player who scores the greatest overall number
of points across all 4 sports.
Racketlon is growing in popularity all over Europe (currently played in over 40 countries) and for the
first time ever, Malta will host a World Tour Racketlon event this October at the Marsa Club.
However, there are categories for all abilities and all ages: from the experts to complete beginners.
Anyone and everyone are able to enter. It is a tournament for all of Malta.
All Maltese Racket Sports enthusiasts should come and give Racketlon a go! Even if you haven’t
played all of the individual Racketlon sports before, this is a great opportunity to have a fantastic,
fun day of sport.
Players from Malta have a choice to either enter:
- The Malta Open World Tour Event where they will get to play against different players from
all over the world (although it’s important to note that the international players will all be of
different abilities and varying ages – so even in the World Tour Event there will be a category to suit
your ability. See below.)
- A special, Malta only category as a Taster Event in order to give people the opportunity to
try Racketlon out for the first time in a very relaxed, social atmosphere. See details below.
Malta Open – International World Tour Event – Categories Available to ALL to Enter:
Men’s/Women’s Elite (for those who play a good club standard in at least 3 of the sports)
Men’s B (for those who play at club level in at least 2 of the sports + socially at the others)
Women’s B (for those who play at club level in at least 1 sport + socially at the others)
Men’s C (for those who play at a social level in 2 or 3 of the sports)
Men’s Vets: over 45 and over 55 categories
Women’s Vets: over 45
Juniors: under 13 and under 16 categories (boys and girls)
Men’s + Women’s + Mixed Doubles Categories. Elite + B categories
“Taster Event” For Maltese Players Only
Men’s + Women’s Singles Categories (for all ages)
Fees for all Malta Open/International World Tour Categories include a Player’s Dinner, a minimum of
3 matches per category & world ranking points!:
12 Euro for the FIR (World Racketlon Body) Annual License and then:
•55 Euro for all single categories men & women
•40 Euro for the second single category (EG men’s vets & men’s B)
•20 Euro for the JUNIOR single categories U13/U16 (without dinner)
•20 Euro for all double categories (per player)
•20 Euro for the “Taster Event” Category – (Maltese Players Only)
Friday 2nd October
12 Midday: All doubles categories begin
4.30pm: First round of Men’s Elite /Men’s B singles begin
Saturday 3rd October
9am: All remaining singles classes begin + continue throughout day
Sunday 4th October
9am: “Taster Event” (Maltese players only) begins and continues throughout day
All remaining matches in all singles classes conclude
4pm: Prize giving ceremony for all classes / end of tournament.
How to Enter
In order to enter the Malta Open, International World Tour Event, you need to go to
www.fir.tournamentsoftware.com and click on “Sign Up”, and follow the steps to register yourself to
the FIR (World Racketlon Body) – this involves a one-off payment of 12 Euros and means you
become part of the worldwide Racketlon community and gain world ranking points (and a world
Once you have registered yourself, you can then click on the Malta Open from the list of
tournaments and enter yourself online. Entry fees are paid online.
For those just wishing to play the introductory “Taster Event” (for Maltese players only) then please
email your interest to [email protected] Payment (25 Euro) will be taken in cash at the
tournament desk on the day of the tournament.
We hope to attract Maltese players of all ages and all abilities from the different Racket Sports
communities of Table Tennis, Badminton, Squash and Tennis to come together for what will be a
fantastic celebration of Racket Sports. You will be able to play in a fun, relaxed atmosphere whilst
also having the opportunity to see some of the best Racketlon players in the world compete in the
For any other queries: further advice about what category to enter or about any aspect of the
tournament please contact [email protected]
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