GAINESVILLE, FL – October 15, 2021 – The 4th Annual Gainesville Pickleball Showcase is coming up on December 4-5, 2021!

At the Gainesville Sports Commission, our number one priority is to keep all of our participants and spectators as safe as possible. Due to COVID-19, the Indoor Showcase is moving outdoors this year, to Northside Park (5701 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32653)


Registration is open and will close on November 16 at 8:00AM.




Registration link – https://www.gainesvillesportscommission.com/events/4th-annual-gainesville-indoor-pickleball-showcase-2/


The tournament will continue to be in partnership with Touching Hearts at Home and the Alzheimer’s Association. $10 from your registration fee will directly be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association.


The Gainesville Sports Commission will be welcoming athletes of all ages and skill levels from the state of Florida and surrounding states to Alachua County to compete in the 4th Annual Gainesville Pickleball Showcase.

This year, the GSC has partnered with Touching Hearts at Home and will donate $10 from each registration directly to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Games will be played on outdoor courts with temporary nets and taped courts (tape will be florescent pink).

Primary ball: Dura Fast 40 Outdoor – lime green

This event is not sanctioned.

Participants will receive an event t-shirt along with the top three teams in each division receiving either a gold, silver, or bronze medal.  The price for this year’s event will be $45.00 for the first event and an additional $5.00 for a second event.

The 4th Annual Gainesville Pickleball Showcase will be a round robin style event with divisions based on the following rankings: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0/Open. The open division is available for advanced or elite players of all ages and is the most competitive. The rankings will be broken down into the following age groups: 40 & under, 41-60, and 60 & over. The age group in which you will play in is determined by the youngest team members age.


Registration deadline is Tuesday, November 16th at 8:00AM.

4th Annual Gainesville Pickleball Showcase 

  • Saturday, December 4th

Men’s Doubles: 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0/Open

Women’s Doubles: 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0/Open

  • Sunday, December 5th

Mixed Doubles: 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0/Open


Northside Park Venue Address:

5701 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32653 


For more information about the 4th Annual Gainesville Pickleball Showcase please visit our website at www.gainesvillesportscommission.com or call/email the Gainesville Sports Commission at 352‐338‐9300 / egrissom@gainesvillesportscommission.com.


About The Alzheimer’s Association, Central & North Florida Chapter

The Alzheimer’s Association, Central & North Florida Chapter serves 42 counties with education and support as well as raising funds for research.

Our mission – To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Our vision – A world without Alzheimer’s disease.


About Touching Hearts at Home

As the desire to live independently remains an important factor for many seniors, caregiving options have become more diverse and specialized. Seniors and their families can now choose services that maintain well-being and safety in one’s own home with personalized plans of care in place. Our specialty care programs include Alzheimer’s & Dementia care, Parkinson’s Care, Stroke Care, Heart Failure Care, Hospice Care, Respite Care and Cancer Care. Touching Hearts at Home’s mission is to provide exceptional personal care services for seniors & adults in their own homes or wherever it is that they call home, maintaining each client’s high quality of life by providing friendship, kindness and care through companionship that preserves a strong peace of mind for both the client and their family. We see the opportunity to provide caregiving services to seniors as a gift that we must respectfully receive and give back with great integrity, always putting empathy and the belief in the dignity of all people in the forefront of our work. We have been the preferred homecare provider in North Central Florida for over 10 years, and we invite you to call us at (352) 225-3727 to explore home care options and sign up for a complimentary in-home consultation! We are the HEART of in-home care!


About the Gainesville Sports Commission

Founded in 1988, the Gainesville Sports Commission (GSC) is a not-for-profit organization that strives to promote tourism through sports while creating a positive economic impact on Gainesville and Alachua County. The Gainesville Sports Commission is a liaison that brings sporting events to our local community and assists with hosting, creating and supporting over 45 events annually. Since its inception, Gainesville Sports Commission has directly contributed more than 300 million dollars of economic growth. By bringing participants and spectators to sporting events, Gainesville Sports Commission creates approximately 20 million dollars annually of direct economic impact for our community.