Canadian Team Handball Federation
|Canadian Team Handball Federation |
French: Fédération Canadienne de handball par équipe
|IOC nation||Canada (CAN)|
|Year of formation||1962|
|Membership size||8 Members|
|International federation||International Handball Federation (IHF)|
|IHF member since||1962|
|Continental association||North America and the Caribbean Handball Confederation|
|National Olympic Committee||Canadian Olympic Committee|
|Secretary General||Francois Lebeau|
The CTHF is a member of the North America and the Caribbean Handball Confederation and the Commonwealth Handball Association. The CTHF is made up of the following voting member provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.
The CTHF sanctions three national tournaments each year for three categories, senior (22 and over), junior (21 and under), and juvenile (19 and under) both men and women subcategories exist within each age category. The tournaments are hosted and organized by one of the member provinces. The winner of the tournament is awarded the title of National Champions for the year until the tournament is held again.