Tuesday, March 31, 2015


This is a YouTube link to a new pickleball song called THE PICKLEBALL BLUES written by Richard Shine, a singer/songwriter who's a member of the Robson Ranch Pickleball Club in Eloy, AZ  https://youtu.be/Atazp_5lJJQ
Pickleball Boogie-Blues  https://youtu.be/LoUUOATDGSM 

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Canadian Champions Palm Desert Senior Olympics pickleball 2015

Palm Desert Senior Olympics pickleball 2015  Photo: Right: Nancy Jordan (USAPA President's wife) and Judy VanAert won the bronze medals 65 to 69 division February 13th 2015. Judy is a regular player at ARC "12 teams, we lost first round and came back from losers bracket . There were two 4.5 , 5.0 teams in our division. Came fom 10-0 to win 16-14 , then from 8-0 to win second game to 15 , 3rd game from 8-5 to win. Strategy used: pick worst side with the shadows first and had a solid wall to look at on last half ;slowed down game against hard hitters" Congratulatins to Judy (Langley, BC) and Cookie Drake (Cold Lake, Alberta) won Gold (MX 60-64) and Silver (WD 50-54)medals!  See results: http://www.usapa.org/iframe/tourney/bracket_list.php?tname=PalmDesert2015&admin=  

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Pickleball in the Comics

Pickleball in the comics this week in the Arizona Republic.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Rosebowl 2015 Tournament Feb 20-22, 2015

Rosebowl 2015 Tournament  by Fraser Valley Pickleball Fri 02/20/15 thru Sun 02/22/15  Rosedale Traditional School, Rosedale, BC Registration Fee: $30, each event $10, PCO Sanctioned, IFP rules apply. Round robin for doubles, double eliminations for Singles events. Men’s and Women's Singles 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and Open on Friday, Feb. 20 starting at 5:00 p.m.Men’s and Women’s Doubles 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 & Open on Saturday, Feb. 21 starting at 8:30 am. Mixed Doubles 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 & Open on Sunday, Feb. 22 starting at 9:00 am. Website: http://www.fraservalleypickleball.org

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

IFP Rules in Spanish, Chinese and French translations

IFP Rules in Spanish, Chinese and French translations  
The International Federation of Pickleball (IFP) website has IFP Rules in Spanish translation: Rules (Spanish) and it has recently included French and Chinese translations: Rules (Chinese) and Rules (French).  http://ipickleball.org 

Friday, December 26, 2014

Peachland Winterlude Pickleball Tournament Jan 31, 2015

Peachland Winterlude Pickleball Tournament
Saturday January 31/2015  8:00 am to 7:00 pm
at Peachland Recreation Centre BC.  4446 6th street
Skill rated. PCO Tier 4 Sanctionned Tournament
Co-ed round robin. Guaranteed 7 games.
Cost $20.  Lunch provided. Entry prizes. Medal presentation
Tournament Directors: Mike Carter and Ray Timbers.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

2014 ARC 5th Pickleball Potluck Christmas Party

Dec 16, 2014  About 40 pickleball players gathered at the ARC 5th  Pickleball Potluck Christmas Party.  Photo left front: Art, Judy, Ron, Jim, Laurie, Janet, Shirley, Mike, Bill right front: Leslie, Valerie, Nigel, Jennifer, Ganbat, not shown: Jane, Henrietta, Jane, Anne, Ralph...Photograph by Allan. Delicious appetizers, salads, main dishes and desserts with wonderful friends !!! We wish you a happy and joyful Christmas and New Year !!!!!