2018 Super Seniors Pickleball Tournament August 23-26 West Kelowna BC
The Canadian Super Seniors Pickleball Tournament hosted by the West Kelowna Pickleball Club and the City of West Kelowna is a skill based competition for players with the hearts of a champion and who are at least 60 years old as of Dec 31, 2018. There are two age divisions 60 to 64 and 65 plus. Each division will have skill level events up to a maximum of 10 teams. The skill levels will be limited to 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5. Once filled, 4 wait list entries will be accepted in each event. The tournament will be played on 10 outdoor courts each with individual fencing. The West Kelowna Pickleball Club is a brand new club and we hope our first Canadian Super Seniors Tournament will become an annual event for all senior players to play and visit the City of West Kelowna on the shores of Okanagan Lake. This is a Pickleball Canada (PCO) sanctioned Tier 3 tournament. Location: The tournament will be at the City of West Kelowna pickleball courts, there are 10 of them, at the Mount Boucherie Recreational Facilities. The address is 2671 Pike Road, West Kelowna, B.C., V1Z 2T6. The google address is https://goo.gl/maps/BFL6kpZQqX72 Tournament Information: Registration opens on April 15, 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT and is open until July 15, 2018. The registration fee is $CDN 35.00 including the first event, plus $CDN 10.00 for a second event. In each age division, players may enter a Doubles event and one Mixed Doubles event (a maximum of 2 events). All events will have skill levels 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5. There are no Singles events. There are no Open categories, this is an age limited 60 plus (as of December 31, 2018) tournament. Registration should be completed online at www.pickleballtournaments.com. Note that although you register online, your registration is not complete until you mark your registration complete and your payment has been received. All players must have a valid Pickleball Canada membership. Make sure you update your profile on www.pickleballtournaments.com with your PCO member number before you register. The Registration fee includes a gift bag and a lunch voucher to be used at one of the Okanagan's finest food trucks on-site. Players will be provided seasonal fruits the Okanagan is famous for (depending on availability) as well as snacks for free. The official tournament ball is Dura Fast provided by Pickleball Central. The Tournament Committee reserves the right to place players in their appropriate skill level category and age division. All events will be double elimination with each match being a best 2-out-of-3 games to 11 on the "A" side of the draw. On the "B" side each match will be 1 game to 15. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 teams in each skill level. There are no cash prizes. Tournament Schedule Registration/Check-in will be open at 7:00AM each day. Please check-in at the registration deck each day you play. Thursday August 23 Men's Doubles 60 to 64 skill levels 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 Men's Doubles 65+ skill levels 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 Friday August 24Women's Doubles 60 to 64 skill levels 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 Women's Doubles 65+ skill levels 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 Saturday August 25 Mixed Doubles 60 to 64 skill levels 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 Mixed Doubles 65+ skill levels 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 Sunday August 26 RAIN DAY if needed. Let's hope not, this is the sunny Okanagan!