Thursday, February 13, 2014

Hillsborough County Indoor Pickleball Championships

Submitted by Russell Elefterion
USAPA Ambassador, Tampa, FL

Thank you for participating in last year's inaugural Hillsborough County Indoor Pickleball Championships at All People's Life Center.  I want to invite you and all your pickleball friends to this year's tournament being held on Thursday, April 10th and Friday, April 11th, 2014  at the same site (All People's Life Center-6105 E. Sligh Ave-Tampa).

This year's tournament will include the following improvements based on player evaluations:

Sanctioned Tier-4 USAPA Tournament
Dry-fit tournament shirts to all first place winners (Of course all players will receive t-shirts)
Ability levels from 2.5-3.0, 3.5-4.0 and 4.5-5.0
USAPA Pre-Certified Officials (A first for any tournament in the USA)!!!!
All Proceeds benefiting the "Strongdogs" Men's USA Wheelchair Basketball Team!
Sponsorship by Hillsborough County "Friends of the County Parks"
Round Robin Games to 11 points!!! (which means you'll play at least 4-6 teams)!!!
Metals & Awards 1st-3rd place in each division

Last year's tournament had 114 players participating and we hope to have even more playing this year!  Play will be:
Thursday 9am-12noon   Women's Doubles
Thursday 1pm-4pm         Men's Doubles
Friday       9am-2pm         Mixed Doubles

Attached is our Flier and Registration form.  If you have any questions simply email me back!

Happy Pickling!

Russell Elefterion
Program Specialist-Seniors
Parks, Recreation & Conservation
Hillsborough County BOCC

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