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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 Hardball Hockey World Championships
WHAT: 2005 Rink Hockey World Championships
WHEN: August 6-13, 2005
WHERE: San Jose, California, United States
OFFICIAL WEB SITE: 2005rhwc.com



Schedule (PDF)
Competition schedule in PDF format, from the official event Web site at 2005RHWC.com.

Photos
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
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.

Results
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.

    Event Venue
    San Jose State University Event Center
    One Washington Square
    San Jose, California 95192-0201 USA
    Phone: 408-924-6350
    (corner of South 7th and San Carlos streets)

    San Jose Visitors Bureau
    408 Almaden Boulevard
    San Jose, CA 95110
    Phone: 408-295-9600
    Phone: 800-726-5673
    Web Site: SanJose.org

    Official Event Web Site
    The official event Web site for the 2005 FIRS hardball Hockey
    World Championships is at 2005rhwc.com



  • Talk About the World Championships in Our Hockey Forum



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