2016 NABO Pilota Finals

As you all know, the 2016 NABO Pilota finals were held last weekend at the San Francisco Basque Cultural Center in conjunction with its annual Jaialdia. Here are the tournament results, as well as some photos for your enjoyment. Eskerrik Asko to all of the participants, fans and everyone at the Cultural Center who made this tournament possible! Special thanks to Pilota Chair Teresa Iparraguirre and Zorionak to the winners!

Handball Class B Doubles

Chino: Dennis Petrissans and Jake Jaureguy

Handball Class A Doubles

Chino: Francisco Mancilla and Dominique Camou

Handball Class A Singles

Chino: Mike Aphessetche

Men's Paleta Goma Class B

San Francisco:
Jean Luc Chiramberro and Frederic Alfaro

Men's Paleta Goma Class A

San Francisco: Jack Uhalde and John Falxa

Women's Baleen

Boise: Geneva Ayarra and Edie Jones

Women's Paleta Goma

Bakersfield: Teresa Iparraguirre and Michelle Friebel

Youth Handball U14-Cadets

Ambroise Curutchague and Asier de Luz

Youth Handball U12 Midgets Singles

Aingeru de Luz

Youth Handball U12 Midgets Doubles

Eric Moulia and Aingeru de Luz

Youth Paleta Goma U16-Juniors

Maite Kvarna and Vincent Kvarna

Youth Paleta Goma U1 2-Midgets

Peio Arrechea and Niko Calderon



William A. Douglass Center for Basque Studies

WDCBSThe William A. Douglass Center for Basque Studies has opened a search to fill an Assistant Professor Position that will be available July 1, 2017. All interested individuals should visit this link for complete job description, requirements and to how to apply.


Louis' Basque Corner Celebrates Louis' 90th Birthday

Louis Erreguible, former owner, along with his wife Lorraine, of Louis' Basque Corner in Reno, NV celebrated his 90th birthday on August 25th at the restaurant. He was joined by several members of his family, and many, many friends for the celebration. On behalf of NABO, we would like to congratulate Louis on this milestone, and wish him every happiness. To see some video news coverage of the event visit Louis' on Facebook. Zorionak Louis!



8 Herrialdeak Zuzenean

88 Herrialdeak Zuzenean returns to the airwaves this Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 11:00am Pacific Time. The radio show that airs on the first Sunday of the month is broadcast in Euskera, French, Spanish and English. To tune in, visit Euskal Irratiak and click on the Entzun Irratia Zuzenean link at the top right. Listeners are also invited to interact during the show by phone (011 33 5 59 59 60 30) or via email:




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