Saturday, February 13, 2016

Registration under way for county’s fifth annual Pickleball Slam

Published February 11, 2016 -

The Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department is accepting registrations for its Fifth Annual Pickleball Slam, which will be held March 23-25, the county has announced.

“This year’s tournament will take place at three locations to accommodate more players and skill levels,” a news release says. Competitions will be held on the outdoor courts at the Englewood Sports Complex, located at 1300 S. River Road in Englewood; and on the indoor courts at Arlington Park, located at 2650 Waldemere St. in Sarasota, and Laurel Park, located at 509 Collins Road in Laurel, the release points out.

The slam will be an open play tournament with double elimination, with competition conforming to United States of America Pickleball Association rules, the release notes. Players may participate in up to two events in the men’s, women’s or mixed double’s divisions. The cost is $10 for the first event and $5 for the second event, the release adds.

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