Canadian Team Handball Federation

The Canadian Team Handball Federation, CTHF, is the governing body of team handball in Canada. It was founded in 1962[1] and joined the International Handball Federation the same year.[2]

Canadian Team Handball Federation
French: Fédération Canadienne de handball par équipe

IOC nationCanada (CAN)
National flag
Other Sports
Year of formation1962; 59 years ago (1962)
Membership size8 Members
International federationInternational Handball Federation (IHF)
IHF member since1962
Continental associationNorth America and the Caribbean Handball Confederation
National Olympic CommitteeCanadian Olympic Committee
Other affiliation(s)
PresidentDavid Lee
Country Canada
Secretary GeneralFrancois 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.