Sunday, January 19, 2014

Pickleball Canada National Open Championship T-Shirts

Pickleball Canada National Open Championship T-Shirts
For the 1st time, a Pickleball Canada National Open Championship T-shirt is available! You can order online from Pickleball Depot, you can select men's and women's cut styles for only $17.95! Your shirt can be mailed in advance or you can pick it up at Nationals. A limited number of  t-shirts will also be available for sale at the tournament but why wait... order today!

Product Description: This is the new 2014 Pickleball Canada “National Open Championship”  T-Shirt.  Look good and play great with this 100% Polyester pique knit wicking T-shirt.  Moisture wicking and anti-bacterial Tagless,  double-needle stitching at neck, arm and bottom hems. 

Pickleball Canada T-Shirt

 Pickleball Canada Ladies T-Shirt


Sunday, January 12, 2014

Special Hotel Rates for 2014 Pickleball Canada National Open Championship July 4 - 6, 2014

Pickleball Canada has listed these possible accomodations and makes no recommendations. All players must make their own arrangement for lodging. Be sure to ask if there are special rates for participants of the Pickleball Canada National Championship.
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.
SANDMAN HOTEL 32720 Simon Avenue, Abbotsford, BC V2T 0B8 (604) 556-7263 Special Group Rate: $109.00+ tax, Double occupancy.  Group No. 45290
BEST WESTERN REGENCY HOTEL 32110 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, BC Preferred rate: $103.99+ tax Double occupancy, 2 Queen beds or 1 King bed, includes breakfast.1.800.771.3077 or 604.853.3111
RAMADA INN 36035 North Parallel Road, Abbotsford, BC V3G 2C6 (604) 870-1050 $112.00 +tax Double occupancy, 2 Queen beds, includes breakfast.

Mission Madness pickleball tournament Feb 8 - 9

Mission Madness pickleball tournament will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8 and Sunday, Feb. 9 at École Mission Secondary in Mission, BC.  Events will be Men’s and Women’s Doubles on Feb. 8 and Mixed Doubles on Feb. 9. Competition will begin at 9:00 a.m. on both days.  Event brackets (round robin) will be: 
Men’s Doubles 3.0, 3.5 , 4.0, 4.5+ 
Women’s Doubles 3.0, 3.5 , 4.0
Mixed Doubles 3.0 and 3.5 combined
Mixed Doubles 4.0+
You may only register for one event per day (a maximum of two events). Registration Deadline: 02/01/14  Pickleball Canada members will receive a $5 discount off the registration fee (which is $25)  (All events: $5.00 each)  Lunch will not be provided. However, a concession stand will be open. Pizza, juice, pop, and water will be available for purchase. Current IFP rules apply. No non-conforming equipment permitted.  Registration:  

Monday, January 6, 2014

New PCO Club/Group Membership - Kamloops Pickleball Club, Kamloops, B.C.

New PCO Club/Group Membership - Kamloops Pickleball Club  
Great news! Pickleball Canada would like to welcome twenty three members of Kamloops Pickleball Club of Kamloops, B.C. as the third Affiliated Club members. Thank you Kamloops Pickleball Club for joining Pickleball Canada, your National Pickleball governing body.

New PCO Members from Osoyoos Pickleball Tournament,Thompson Okanagan Pickleball Enthusiasts

Welcome 34 PCO new members from the Osoyoos Pickleball Tournament:
Pickleball Canada is very pleased to welcome 34 new members from the Osoyoos Pickleball Tournament on Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2013. Special thanks go to Mike Carter from Oliver, B.C. who was the organizer of the Club membership for the Thompson Okanagan Pickleball Enthusiasts (TOPE) and the Osoyoos Pickleball Tournament. TOPE has about 40 members who joined PCO in October, 2013, now it has added 34 new members for PCO. The Osoyoos Pickleball Tournament was a sanctioned tournament that required all players to be PCO members. If players were already PCO members, they received $5.00 discount from the registration fees. If players were not PCO members, the registration fees included the TOPE memberships and PCO club memberships. TOPE has a total of about 74 members who have joined PCO. Thank you Thompson Okanagan Pickleball Enthusiasts for your support of Pickleball Canada!!!

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Osoyoos Pickleball Tournament Results

Osoyoos Pickleball Tournament Results Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2013:
Women's Doubles:
Roberta Meakin and Mary Wu GOLD
Karen Heinsrichs and Dorothy TelfordSILVER
Carol Chiswell and Fion Chou BRONZE
Men's Doubles:
Henry Paynter and Glenn Cho GOLD
GordonYoungandYasanAthukorala SILVER
Peter Neumann and Uli Atzler BRONZE
Mixed Doubles:
Roberta Meakin and Peter Neumann GOLD
Brianne Hearle and Erick Hearle SILVER
Kim Nun Kopp and Gordon Young BRONZE