Friday, May 24, 2013

Nanaimo Pickleball Club Annual Tournament July 26, 27, 28

Nanaimo Pickleball Club Annual Tournament Tournament Dates July 26, 27, 28, Location _Oliver Woods Recreational Center Name of Tournament Director _John Savoy Friday 26th July 2013 - Mens and Ladies Singles - - 5.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. Saturday 27th July 2013 - Mens and Ladies Doubles - 8.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. Sunday 28th July 2013 - Mixed Doubles - 8.30 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. COST: Entry fee – $30 plus $5 per event entered. (Lunch is included). FORMAT: This is a round robin tournament allowing players a minimum of 4 games. It is sanctioned by Pickleball Canada and will follow IFP rules. WHERE TO REGISTER – BEFORE 8TH JULY 2013: Oliver Woods Community Centre or online at https://ireg.nanaimo.ca or Ph: 250 7565200 For any further information contact John Savoy at 1johnsavoy@gmail.com

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre

Places to Play Pickleball in B.C. NEW! Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre 181 Roundhouse Mews Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 (604) 713-1800 (Ext. 2) Monday 6:00-8:45PM

Monday, May 20, 2013

Top Players Competing in Pickleball Canada National Open July 6 - 7

206 participants have registered in the 2nd Pickleball Canada National Open Championship to be held in Abbotsford, B.C. on July 6 - 7, 2013. Many top players are coming from all over Canada and the USA to compete in the largest pickleball tournament in Canada! Top Canadian players include Luba Zhekhovskaya, Denis Zhekovskiy, John Kusch, Dave Touchet, Randy Bourne, Theresa Orcutt, Elaine Lerner, Del and Karen Iggulden, Dan Jmaeff, Mike and Laura Schwarz, Pat and Sue Fosbery. Top USA players Chris Miller, Jennifer Lucore, Billy Jacobsen, Darcie Jacobsen are coming again this year and more than 10 other top players are coming from Florida, Virginia, Ohio, California, Arizona, Washington etc. The Mayor of Abbotsford will be welcoming the participants at the opening ceremony at 8:00 am on Saturday, July 6. The Abbotsford News will be covering this exciting upcoming National event!!!

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Dennis Forbes Memorial Tournament Ogden,Utah July 18-20

In July, the Ogden Pickleball Association is hosting the first ever Tournament of Champions in addition to our OPA Dennis Forbes Memorial Tournament. More than a Tournament, it is a Vacation Package. July has warm, pleasant days 90 degrees, nights 50-60 degrees, low humidity with only 5% chance of rain. We are just minutes away from beautiful mountain lakes and rivers. There are lovely hiking trails, including an easy trek to a beautiful waterfall. This is a great opportunity for all to play from 2.0 to 5.0. You need not have a partner in order to play. Just sign up and we'll see that you get a partner. Come and have fun with us July 18-20. Please visit the Dennis Forbes Memorial website at www.dennisforbesmemorial.com For more information please go to pickleballtournaments.com July 18-20, 2013 Dennis Forbes Memorial Tournament

Sunday, May 12, 2013

SLAMMA JAMMA Pickleball Tournament Sept. 21 - 22

SLAMMA JAMMA Pickleball Tournament
Men’s and Women’s Doubles Sat. Sept. 21st. 
Mixed Doubles on Sun. Sept. 22nd
Cost: $20:00 plus $5:00 per event!  Traditional snacks during play.
Age Groups: Youth (Under 19), Adult (19+ and 35+) Senior (50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+)
HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo, Liberty Lake, Wa.99016
Phil or Cassi at 509-927-0602  Entry form: www.hubsportscenter.org/ event-registration.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

185 Players Registered in National Open July 6 - 7, 2013

We are so glad to update the National's number of registrants today: 185. Since there are two more months before the National, we will have 200+ participants. Players are coming from all over Canada and the USA.  This is the largest pickleball tournament in Canada!

6 out of 21 events are full with players on waiting lists. Many Mixed doubles are getting full and only have some spaces left. I have five gentlemen looking for ladies 3.5 skill level in 60+ and 65+ Mixed doubles. Please email me if you are interested at pickleballbc@shaw.ca We have more top players coming this year.