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2005 Men's Rink Hockey World Championships
The 2005 Hardball Hockey World Championships organized
by the International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS)
will took place August 6-13, 2005 in the United States in the city
of San Jose, California. San Jose is located just south
of San Francisco, in the area known as the "Silicon Valley".
This was the first time in history the
Hardball Hockey World Championships were held in the United States.
2005 Rink Hockey World Championships
August 6-13, 2005
San Jose, California, United States
OFFICIAL WEB SITE:
Competition schedule in PDF format, from the official event
Web site at 2005RHWC.com.
Pictures taken by British photographer Gordon Morrison
of the 2005 Men's Rink Hockey World Championships in
San Jose California, August 6-13, 2005.
Video clips of the first few games at the 2005 Rink Hockey
World Championshipos: Chile vs. Macau,
United States vs. Germany, and Argentina vs. Brazil. From
the Roller Hockey Forum at AskAboutSkating.com.
Official results of the 2005 Men's Hardball Hockey World Championships from
the event results Web site at ItSportNet.com.
What is the Official Name of this Sport?
The answer to this question will depend on who you ask.
Roller hockey played on quad roller skates using a ball is known
by different names in different parts of the world. In most of the
world it is typically called "rink hockey", but it is also
sometimes called ball and cane hockey and traditional roller hockey.
In North America, where the sport not frequently seen, it is known
as hardball hockey, hardball roller hockey, or quad roller hockey.
How to Purchase Tickets
Tickets for the 2005 Men's Hardball Hockey World Championships
can be purchased now online or at the event venue box office.
Opening and Closing Ceremonies
OPENING CEREMONY - August 6, 2005 (Saturday)
CLOSING CEREMONY - August 13, 2005 (Saturday)
Official Event T-Shirts
T-shirts for the 2005 hardball Hockey World Championships are
now available in black, blue, and yellow. You can help
to support this event and preserve the sport of hardball
roller hockey by purchasing one of these T-shirts.
San Jose State University Event Center
One Washington Square
San Jose, California 95192-0201 USA
(corner of South 7th and San Carlos streets)
San Jose Visitors Bureau
408 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95110
Official Event Web Site
The official event Web site for the 2005 FIRS hardball Hockey
World Championships is at
Talk About the World Championships in Our Hockey Forum
Roller Hockey Forum at AskAboutSkating.com
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