Wednesday, November 16, 2016

3rd16 Player Round Robin Tournament at ARC

3rd Round Robin random doubles tournament with 16 players, 7 games in two hours, 1-3pm. Players include Martin, Deb, Bill V/Bert, Kathy B, Jeanie, Janet, Jeanie, Bill M, Craig, Bill DJ, Jean Alison/Henrietta, Catherine, Anne, Gail. Top 3 winners received ribbon prizes. Total scores of the top 3 players:
#1 Bill DJ, won 6 games, total score 73
#2 Bill M, won 5 games, total score 69

#3 Cathy B and Sheena, tied, won 5 games, total score 62

Craig, Sheena, Gail, Jennifer, Alison and Bert told me they really enjoyed it. We had coffee and snacks afterwards.

Friday, November 4, 2016

2nd 16 Player Round Robin Tournament at ARC

Due to popular request, players enjoyed the last one so much, we held the 2nd Round Robin random doubles tournament with 16 players, 7 games in two hours. Players may share the spot with another player if they cannot play all the games without rest (play alternate games). Players include Bill (shared with Bert), Catherine, Kathy, Allison (shared with Henrietta), Ralph, Lorrie, Chris, Carol, Jean, RobT, Bob, Don, Lorie B, Bill M, Mel and Eric. I was the scorekeeper.Top 3 winners received ribbons. Total scores of the top 3 players:
#1 - Ralph, won 6 games, total score 75
#2 - Bob, won 6 games, total score 69

#3 - Mel, won 5 games, total score 69
For many players, this was their first tournament, they told me they enjoyed it so much. Even players who played in tournaments enjoyed the competition with different players and meeting new friends !!! We had coffee and snacks afterwards.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

16 Player Round Robin Tournament at ARC

Round Robin random doubles tournament with 16 players played 6 games in two hours. Shirley, Kathy, Bob, Jean, Debbie, Maria, Bill, Lori, Glen, Joan, Cheryl, Robin, Shale, Dan, Martin and Allison. Thanks to Henrietta as the scorekeeper. Top 3 winners received ribbons. Total scores of the top players:
#1 - Robin and Kathy, won 6 games, tied for 1st
#2 - Glen
 2nd
#3 - Lori and Shale, tied for 3rd
#4 - Bob, Dan and Martin, tied for 4th
We had coffee and snacks afterwards.  Everyone had a great time with lots of fun and competition !!!

Monday, October 17, 2016

Playing pickleball in Thailand

Merna is playing pickleball in Chaingmai, Thailand.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Bill's 87th Birthday at ARC


L to R: John, Art, Al, Shirley, Mike, Jim, Jennifer, Jean, Jerry, Laurie, Debby, Allison, Bob, Henrietta, Beryl, Tom, at front Bill. Photo by Kathy. After playing pickleball at ARC (40 players), we celebrated Bill's 87th birthday with about 25 people in attendence. Bill started to play pickleball in 2009. He is the oldest player and has 36 great grandchildren. Laurie made a delicious homemade birthday cake in the shape of a pickleball paddle. It was great to see old friends Al and Tom whom we played pickleball with in the last 7 years. Some players not shown: George, Peter, Dean, Ron and Cathy. Please note that ARC has added a new Friday pickleball playing time 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Tournament results Chilli-Paddle-Wack tournament Sept 3, 2016

Congratulations to Mike S. and James Y (photo at right) for winning 4,0 Bronze medals at Chilli-Paddle-Wack tournament on Sept 3, 2016 at Chilliwack Landing (arena with 6 pickleball lined courts and portable nets). Janet and Jennifer won Silver 3.25, Chris and Robbin won Bronze 3.25.
Tournament results: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzKrmkhZfi9bWTMzT3J3Q3EyMGs/view

Friday, September 2, 2016

Video Pickleball Stereotypes Costa Rica

YouTube video Pickleball Stereotypes produced by Pickleball Costa Rica. It is a humorous video about recreational players! Published on Aug 29, 2016  Spoof on typical pickleball players. Lots of gags and silliness!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bcls5K0Etfs