Monday, May 11, 2015

Pickleball Spain International Tournament I, Madrid, Spain Sept 18-20, 2015

Pickleball Spain International Tournament I By: Pickleball Spain at La Chopera Sport Center, Madrid, Spain  September 18 - 20, 2015. To register:
 Age-Based Tournament
Limited to 200 participants
Minimum of 4 matches guaranteed in each event entered
IFP sanctioning rules will apply
 Early Registration Fee = $40: April 22 - June 30, 2015
Registration Fee = $50: July 1 - August 23, 2015
Event Fees = $10 per event entered

Arena Bowl Pickleball Tournament June 6 - 7, 2015

Arena Bowl Pickleball Tournament June 6 - 7, 2015 at Gibsons Community Center. Mens, Women and Mixed doubles 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5 skill levels, round robin format, IFP rules apply. Entry fees $25.00 for 1 event and $15.00 for the second event.  Snacks and lunch are included in your entry fee. To register:  

Friday, April 24, 2015

Naples, Florida to host 2016 US Open Pickleball Championships

The 2016 US Open Pickleball Championships will be held at East Naples Community Park in Naples, FL. This weeklong event, from April 26-May 1, 2016, will showcase the top professional and amateur pickleball players from the United States and around the world. April 2016’s US Open championship will have a cash purse of $20,000 and is expected to draw 1,000 participants and 10,000 spectators. The US OPEN Pickleball Championship will be produced and nationally broadcast on the Tennis Channel, reaching more than 40 million viewers.   

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Battle of the Paddle Tournament June 26-28, 2015

Battle of the Paddle Tournament at Pinetree Community Centre, Coquitlam, BC  By: City of Coquitlam and Fraser Valley Pickleball  Fri 06/26/15 thru Sun 06/28/15  To Register:  Tier 3 PCO sanctioned, IFP Rules.
Men’s and Women'sSingles 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 andOpen onFriday, June 26 starting at 5:00 p.m.  Men’s andWomen’sDoubles 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 andOpen onSaturday, June 27 starting at 8:30  a.m.  Mixed Doubles 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and Open on Sunday, June 28 starting at 9:00 a.m.  Registration Fee: $30 plus tax. Event Fee: $10 per event (food included) PCO members $5 discount. 

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
Pickleball Boogie-Blues 

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:  

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Pickleball in the Comics

Pickleball in the comics this week in the Arizona Republic.