June 30, 2010

Kalamazoo Fall 2010 Pickleball Tournament Invitation and Registration Flyer

Pickleball - America's fastest growing sport!


Tournament September 16 - 17, 2010
Registration Deadline August 1, 2010

"Come join us in Kalamazoo September 16 - 17, 2010 for the YMCA Kalamazoo Fall Pickleball Tournament. We kick things off Thursday afternoon with 65+ Doubles & 65+ Mixed Doubles play. Thursday evening we have a series of fun Skills Drills and some "Crazy Mixed-Up Doubles". Friday the competition continues with brackets 19+, 50+ & 5.0. We play Women's Doubles, Men's Doubles and Mixed Doubles. New for fall is the rated player 5.0 bracket. The Tournament features great food & drink, a T-shirt, medals and a few more surprises! We have another great lineup of sponsors! And we play on 7 indoor courts!"
  • $15 Thursday only
  • $25 per person one entry (includes Thursday)
  • $35 per person two entries (includes Thursday)
  • ($5 discount for USAPA members )
We welcome all volunteers!

Schedule of Events:
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Thursday September 16th
Noon - Registration Opens @ Portage YMCA
1:00 pm - 65+ Player Meeting
1:15 pm - 65+ Doubles & 65+ Mixed Doubles
5:45 pm - Assemble on Court/Evening Welcome
6:00 pm - Skills Drills on all 7 courts (rotate every 7 minutes)
7:00 pm - Refreshment Break
7:15 pm - Assemble on court for instructions/court assignments
7:30 pm - Crazy Mixed-Up Doubles
9:00 pm - Snacks - Sky-box Lobby
9:30 pm - Awards
10:00 pm - YMCA Closes

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Friday, September 17th
7:00 am - YMCA Opens (Biggby Coffee, Big Apple Bagels, Fresh Fruit courtesy of Meijer)
7:30 am - Player meeting for Mixed Doubles & Referees
8:00 am - Mixed Doubles
Noon - Lunch break
1:00 pm - Player Meeting for Men's & Women's Doubles
1:05 pm - Women's and Men's Doubles
5:00 pm - Awards
10:00 pm - YMCA Closes

What to bring: Sport bottles (we'll have filtered water from Gordon's), folding chairs for watching matches on court, towels for shower room & for on court, lock for locker rooms (must remove overnight).

See you here in Kazoo September 16 & 17!

Melissa Muha & Bob Northrop - Tournament Directors
Kalamazoo Fall Pickleball Tournament

Registration flyer: http://www.where2pickle.com/assets/t201009/flyer.pdf