The 2008 Junior 3-Wall Handball National Championships are scheduled Friday through Sunday, July 18th through July 20th, at the Venice Beach Recreation Center, 1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice.

The competition will include two co-ed divisions — ages nine and younger, and ages ten to 11.

Separate competitions will be held for boys and girls in four other age categories —13 and younger, 14 to 15, 16 to 17, and 18 to 19.

The double-elimination tournament will be played using United States Handball Association rules, with awards going to the top two finishers in each division.

Event T-shirts and refreshments will be given to participants while supplies last.

The competition is being presented by the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks and the Southern California Handball Association.

The entry fee is $15 per player. The deadline to register is 5 p.m. Friday, July 11th.

Information, or to sign up for the 2008 Junior 3-Wall Handball National Championships, (310) 399-2775.