Friday, July 6, 2012

The Times Newspaper: Pickleball championship at ARC July 7 - 8, 2012

Pickleball championship at ARC  The Times July 5, 2012
The National Pickleball Championship is July 7 - 8 at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre, 2499 McMillan Rd. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days and is the largest pickleball (like badminton with a low net) tournament in Canada.
Four U.S. national champions will compete along with Canadian teams from B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. U.S. teams are coming from Washington, California, Arizona and Texas. There will be 165 players, 20 events of men's and women's, singles and doubles, in open and age categories.
The play will be on 14 indoor courts, eight at ARC and six at Yale Secondary School. Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman will open the event at 8 a.m. on Saturday. There will be prizes and medal presentations for the national champions and spectators are invited to come down and watch.
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  1. Great job Shirley and Dave, and the countless others that volunteered many hours to put on this first National event!
    Peter Darvill

    1. Thanks Peter and congratulations on Gold in the Men's Doubles 65+ with Bud Meltsner and Silver in the Mixed Doubles 65+with Elaine Griffith!!


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