GAINESVILLE, FL – August 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 the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, we will be postponing the August 14-15 event.
The new date for the 4th Annual Gainesville Indoor Pickleball Showcase is December 4-5, 2021. 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.
With this news, we will be re-opening registration. Registration is now open and will close on November 16 at 8:00AM.
A mail in registration form option is also available on the website.
Come out and play at a top tier indoor venue, Legacy Park Multipurpose Center in Alachua, Florida with 40,000 sq. ft. of open space and floating hardwood floors. Games will be played on indoor wood courts with temporary nets and taped courts (tape will be florescent pink).
We welcome participants of all ages and skill level from around the state of Florida and surrounding states to participate in our 4th Annual Indoor Showcase. 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. This event is not sanctioned.
Registration deadline is Tuesday, November 16th at 8:00AM.
4th Annual Gainesville Indoor 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
The Legacy Park Multipurpose Center Venue Address:
15400 Peggy Rd, Alachua, FL 32615
For more information about the 4th Annual Gainesville Indoor Pickleball Showcase please visit our website at www.gainesvillesportscommission.com or call/email the Gainesville Sports Commission at 352‐338‐9300 / email@example.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.