Monday, April 29, 2013

170 Players Registered in Pickleball Canada National Open Championship July 6 - 7, 2013

170 Players have registered in Pickleball Canada National Open Championship July 6 - 7, 2013. Some events are full and players will be put on the waiting lists. Please register as soon as you can !!!

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Pickleball Chilliwack Spring Tune-Up Invitational Tournament

Pickleball Chilliwack Spring Tune-Up Invitational Tournament
The Chilliwack Pickleball Club Tournament, Spring Tune-Up 2013 was held Sunday, April 28th at Yarrow Community School. Twenty-eight entrants, rated by skill level, played a round robin format. Tournament Directors: Gord and Denise Griffin.
Dave Shepherd, President of Pickleball Canada and his wife, Shirley, Secretary were honored guests and participants. Great fun, yummy lunch and amazing fellowship was shared by all. Prizes were hand painted wine and beer glasses with a pickleball theme.  

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Partner Searches for The National July 6 - 7 2013

Partner Searches for The National July 6 - 7 2013:
70+ Women's Doubles - woman partner 3.5 - 4.0 wanted, will play down.
65+ Men's Doubles, 4.0 skill level - 65+ man partner 4.0 wanted..
55+ Mixed Doubles, 5.0 skill level - woman partner 4.5 to 5.0 wanted.
55+ Mens Doubles, 4.0 skill level - man partner 4.0 wanted.
Under 55 Mens Doubles 4.5 - man partner 4.5 wanted (any age can play down with a younger partner)
Under 55 Mixed Doubles 4.5 - woman partner 4.5 wanted,(any age can play down with a younger partner)
If you are interested, please contact Shirley at pickleballbc@shaw.ca If you are a USAPA member, you can put your name on USAPA website under 'Partner Search'

125 Players Registered in The National 2013

125 Players Registered in The National 2013. A few events are getting filled up. Please register early! For people driving up north to Canada, Abbotsford is only 5 minutes drive from the USA/Canada border. If you fly into Vancouver, it is one hour drive to Abbotsford. If you fly into Bellingham, WA., it is about 30 minutes drive to Abbotsford. The tournament registration form is located on Pickleball Canada, USAPA and other websites: www.pickleballcanada.org www.usapa.org www.pickleballbritishcolumbia.blogspot.com www.abbypickleball.blogspot.ca You can call ARC 1-604-853-4221 Front desk ladies can take your credit card no. and info. to register for the National Tournament. There are many hotels to choose from in Abbotsford. Some hotels offer room discounts so be sure to ask for “Pickleball Tournament” group rates.COAST HOTEL AND SUITES 2020 Sumas Way, Abbotsford, BC V2S 2C7 (604) 853-1880 Special Group Rate: $99.00 plus tax, 2 Queen beds or King, includes breakfast.SUPER 8 HOTEL 1881 Sumas Way, Abbotsford, BC V2S 4L5 (604) 853-1141 Special Group Rate in new building: $89.00 plus tax, Double occupancy, includes breakfastSANDMAN HOTEL 32720 Simon Avenue, Abbotsford, BC V2T 0B8 (604) 556-7263 Special Group Rate: $104.00+ tax, Double occupancy. Group No. 28832BEST WESTERN REGENCY HOTEL 32110 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, BC (800) 771-3077 Preferred rate: $99.99+ tax Double occupancy, 2 Queen beds or 1 King bed, includes breakfast.BEST WESTERN BAKERVIEW INN 1821 Sumas Way, Abbotsford, BC RAMADA INN 36035 North Parallel Road, Abbotsford, BC V3G 2C6 (604) 870-1050 $115 +tax Double occupancy, 2 Queen beds, includes breakfast.SWEET DREAMS LUXURY INN 32288 King Road, Abbotsford, BC V2T 5Z5 (604) 851-5101 RV ACCOMODATIONS: Eagle Wind RV Park 26920 - 52nd Ave.,Aldergrove, BC 604-856-6674 Aloha Trailer Park and Campsite 29666 Fraser Hwy, Abbotsford, BC We look forward to welcoming all participants in the 2013 National Open Championship.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Saanich Recreational Pickleball Tournament June 8-9


Saanich Recreational Pickleball Tournament  JUNE 8-9, 2013
Join us for a fantastic weekend of fun competition in this growing sport.
 Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles, or 65+ Mixed Doubles
** CURRENT IFP RULES, NO NON-CONFORMING EQUIPMENT PERMITTED**
 Call 250-475-5400 or email pickleballvictoria@gmail.com for more information
Check out more at victoriapickleball.blogspot.ca
Register at www.saanich.ca REGISTRATION DEADLINE JUNE 1, 2013
Men’s Doubles  Saturday June 8 8:45 am to 6:00pm $20
Women’s Doubles   Saturday June 8 8:45am to 6:00pm $20
Mixed Doubles   Sunday June 9 8:45 am to 5:00 pm $20
65+ Mixed Doubles   Sunday June 9 8:45 am to 5:00pm $20
Player check-in 800 am to 8:30 am both days
G.R.PEARKES RECREATION CENTRE
3100 Tillicum Rd, Victoria, BC V9A 6T2