ANNOUNCING THE USAPA MIDDLE-STATES PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT

Our club, SouthWest Metro Pickleball Club has been chosen to present the first ever USAPA Middle-States Regional Pickleball Tournament!

This tournament is Sponsored By Tria Orthopedics

SIGN UP NOW – REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Tournament dates: August 8-12, 2018

Dred Scott Fields

10820 Bloomington, MN 55438

18 Outdoor Courts

Tournament Ball: Dura Fast 40

Juniors  Singles — Men’s Doubles — Women’s Doubles — Mixed Doubles

USAPA (All ages) and SSIPA (60+) memberships are required to play in this tournament. 

To join or renew membership in SSIPA go to: www.ssipa-pb.org

To join or renew membership in USAPA go to: http://www.usapa.org/membership-renewal/

To join or renew membership in SouthWest Metro Pickleball club go to: https://swmetropickleball.org/join-the-club/

 

Here is the TENTATIVE Schedule of Events:

  • Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018: Clinics, Product Demos, Pro Exhibition Match, Practice, and Meet and Greet Social Event
  • Thursday, Aug 9, 2018: Singles – Men’s, Women’s, Junior Singles, and Juniors Doubles
  • Friday, Aug 10, 2018: 60+ Men’s and Women’s Doubles Events
  • Saturday, Aug 11, 2018: Mixed Doubles and Junior Mixed Doubles
  • Sunday, Aug 12, 2018: <60 Men’s and Women’s Doubles Events

Play starts at 8:00am each day. Check-in time is 7:30am each day.

Practice courts will be available Wednesday afternoon, Aug 8, 2018.

Here are the TENTATIVE Skill/Age Brackets:

Note: Brackets will be limited to 16 doubles teams or 16 singles, make sure you sign up early!

  • Skill Level 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0
  • Age Groups Juniors, 19+, 35+, 50+, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

All Events will be combined Skill/Age subject to sufficient entries

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

Registration opens Sunday, April 1, 2018. Register as soon as possible as last year several brackets filled up and we had to limit registrations.

Register and pay online at: http://www.pickleballtournaments.com/welcome.pl?tid=1539

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED AND PAID by Monday, July 30, 2018. Pricing is as follows:

Base Registration Fee, Player Bag, Tournament Shirt, Lunch Coupon, Meet and Greet Event, and $15 Referee Fee

Note: $15 of the Registration Fee is used to pay referees.  Players wanting to recoup part or all of their Registration Fee can referee at $5 per match.

$60.00
Each Event $5.00
SouthWest Metro Pickleball Club Member Discount -$5.00

 

 

 

 

The Meet and Greet Social Event, with great prizes, will be at Dred Scott Fields. There will be Pickleball Clinics (Start Times TBD), Product Demonstrations, a Pro Exhibition Match, and then the Meet & Greet Kick-off Celebration at 6:00pm.  Doors close promptly at 8pm – go home and get ready for tournament play on Friday!

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY – THIS IS AN OUTDOOR TOURNAMENT.  IN THE EVENT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, WE WILL MOVE INDOORS AND USE AN INDOOR TOURNAMENT BALL. WE WILL DO ALL WE CAN TO PLAY MATCHES BUT, PLEASE NOTE THAT IF WE CANNOT, THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR MAKE UP DAYS IF THE TOURNAMENT IS IMPACTED BY WEATHER.