First Annual Gainesville Indoor Pickleball Showcase

Gainesville Indoor Pickleball Showcase

August 19, 2017

Where

Martin Luther King Multi-purpose Center

1028 NE 14th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
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The Gainesville Sports Commission in association with the city of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs will be hosting the 1st Annual Gainesville Indoor Pickleball Showcase on August 19th & 20th, 2017.  This will be a fantastic opportunity for all ages and skill levels to help bring the sport of pickleball to the City of Gainesville. 

 

Age Groups

Saturday, August 19th

Men’s Doubles Age Groups: Open Division (Most Competitive), 40 & Under, 41-50, 51-60, 61-70, 71-80, 81+

Women’s Doubles Age Groups: Open Division (Most Competitive), 40 & Under, 41-50, 51-60, 61-70, 71-80, 81+

 

Sunday, August 20th

Mixed Doubles Age Groups: Open Division (Most Competitive), 40 & Under, 41-50, 51-60, 61-70, 71-80, 81+

 
Entry Fee

Registration will open on Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 8:00 AM.  The tournament fee will be $20.00 for the first event and $5.00 for your second event. Each registered athlete will be receiving a drawstring goody bag.  All event fees are refundable up until the registration deadline.

 

Please register and pay through www.gainesvillesportscommission.com. You do not need to have a partner prior to signing-up for your designated event.  If you need a partner please note so on your registration form and someone from the Gainesville Sports Commission will reach out to you accordingly to help arrange a partner for you.

 

The registration deadline will be Sunday, August 6th at 8:00AM.

 

 
Awards

Each Championship team/player within their age group will be awarded a one of a kind Gainesville Indoor Pickleball Showcase “Champion T-Shirt.”

 
Format

This Round Robin event will be based on age groups. We will divide each round robin event into age groups (40 & Under, 41-50, 51-60, 61-70, 71-80, 81-90, 90+) subject to sufficient entries. The “Open Division” is reserved for advanced players of any age.  The “Beginners Division” is reserved for players who are new to the sport and have not played before.  Round robin events with three or fewer teams will be combined. Signing up early is advisable. Preference for placement (if combined) will be given to teams who enter earliest.

 

All round robin events will play 1 game to 21 win by 2.  If there is a tie between two teams/players in the same age group, there will be a playoff match that will consist of 1 game to 11 win by 2.  

 

Skill/Age Criteria:

All doubles & mixed-doubles team’s placements will be determined by the youngest players age.  Each age group will have a mix of skill levels to provide all players a great opportunity to grow upon their personal skills.  All beginners will be placed as close to their age group as possible.  The tournament director has the final authority to determine the event in which teams must play.

 
Contact

khouseknecht@gainesvillesportscommission.com