Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Last Call for Nationals!
Deadline is this Saturday, October 12!

Registration is way ahead of last year's pace so don't delay... secure your spot today!

The USAPA Nationals V Tournament (Nov 11-17, 2013) is the pinnacle event for pickleball players and you don't want to miss it!  This fifth annual Nationals Tournament will again be at Sun City Festival in the Phoenix area (Buckeye, AZ).  This is a sanctioned tournament and open to all ages.  Awards are given to the top 3 finishers in each event and there are also CASH PRIZES for open division medal winners! Award winners will also receive Tier 1 tournament points.

Visit the Nationals website:  nationals.usapa.org


Participants who are not current USAPA Members or whose memberships will expire prior to or during the tournament, must be members in good standing to participate. Click the buttons below to renew or to complete your new USAPA membership!
Once your new membership or renewal is paid, your member number will be assigned to you.


Registration deadline: Oct. 12, 2013 (11:59pm EDT)

Registration Fee = $50:  Now - Oct. 12, 2013
(online or postmarked by Oct 12: 11:59pm EDT)  

Jr. Registration Fee = $10:  Now - Oct. 12, 2013
(online or postmarked by Oct 12: 11:59pm EDT)  



Open Division: $10 per event entered
Young Adult Division: $10 per event entered
Senior Division: $10 per event entered
Junior Division: $5 per event entered


Saturday, Oct. 12 is also the deadline for all fees to be paid.  Anyone who has registered for Nationals but fails to submit final payment by midnight on Oct 12will be dropped from any event not paid for.


We recommend all players register online. However, for players who will be mailing their registration and payment, please remember that the envelope MUST be postmarked no later than Saturday, Oct 12: 11:59pm EDT. 
 Any registrations received that are postmarked after this time will not be accepted. If you wait until Oct. 12 to mail your registration, take it to a US Post Office, hand it to a clerk and ask them to postmark it so it readsOct. 12.  Simply dropping your registration in the mail onOct. 12 does not guarantee it will be postmarked that day and therefore will not be accepted.


Cancellations and requests for refunds must be postmarked or email dated by 11:59pm EDT November 8, 2013. Requests sent after this date will not qualify for a refund. Event fees will be refunded in full. Registration fees will be refunded less a $20 processing feeRefund checks will be mailed by the end of November. There will be no refunds for events that are cancelled due to inclement weather. Email requests can be sent tonationalsreg@usapa.org.



Please review your confirmations to make sure that all events you intended to sign up for are listed.
Adding an event or making a partner substitution is only allowed if all requesting players have registered by theOctober 12, 2013 deadline.  Substitutions may only be from the registered players who are already registered but still need partners for the event in question.  Adding an event will not be allowed after the player lists or the event brackets have been posted online.


In addition to a great lineup of table vendors, we have a number of sponsors lined up this year!

We Get You to the Senior Games!

Secure Your Spot!

Registration ends Oct. 12!Don't miss out... register today! 

Nationals V T-Shirts

For the 1st time, a USAPA National Tournament T-shirt is available! If you order online, you can select men's and women's cut styles and for $6 extra, you can have your name added on the back!  Your shirt can be mailed in advance or you can save and pick it up at Nationals.  A limited number of unisex t-shirts will also be available for sale at the tournament but why wait... order today!

Nationals V Hats

In addition to Nationals T-Shirts, a limited number of embroidered National V hats are also now available. Click below for details and to order!

Host Hotels

The USAPA has made special arrangements with the following three hotels in Surprise, AZ. When booking, be sure to mention "USAPA" to receive the tournament rate.
CLICK HERE for details.


The National Tournament will once again be held at Sun City Festival in beautiful Buckeye, AZ.  Festival is a Del Webb community located just 15 minutes west of Surprise, AZ and 50 miles northwest of the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.  A good selection of food and beverage options will be available plus Festival's Indigo Grille offers great food and atmosphere!


Age restrictions apply to Junior Division (age 18 & under), Adult Division (age 19 & older), & Senior Division (age 50 & older). Your eligible age will be the age you will be on December 31, 2013. A player may play in one group of any of the age group events for which he/she is qualified. In addition, any 4.0 or higher rated player may play in Open Division Events.


Don't delay... register today and be part of the USAPA's premier tournament!  We have an age division for everyone: Junior (18 & under), Adult (19 & older), and Senior (50 & older). Spend time with family and friends and play (or watch) some of the world's top players!      

Our mailing address is:
USA Pickleball Association
P.O. Box 7354
Surprise, AZ 85374

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