The 2010 American Handball Championship, also called PanAmericano 2010, was the 14th official competition for senior men's national handball teams of North, Center, Caribbean and South America. It was held from June 22–26, 2010 in Santiago, Chile. It was also acting as the qualifying competition for the 2011 World Men's Handball Championship, securing three vacancies for the World Championship. Brazil, Argentina and Chile got the Tickets for finishing at the first three places.
Bomb threat stopped the semifinal of the Pan American Tournament. An anonymous phone call announced an imminent bomb explosion in the Centro de Entrenamiento Olimpico in Santiago de Chile forced the officials to stop the semifinal match of the Pan American Tournament, Argentina – Cuba. In that moment, Argentina was leading Cuba 17–8.