|Regional Pickleball Tournament set for Aug. 25-27 at New Century Fieldhouse|
Register by Aug. 17 to participate in the 2017 Regional Pickleball Tournament, set for Aug. 25 through 27 at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's New Century Fieldhouse, near Gardner.
This weekend event is presented by JCPRD's 50 Plus Department and is now sanctioned by the USA Pickleball Association. There will be ten courts for play, and player ratings will be used for assigning brackets for both mixed and men's and women's doubles matches. Friday's fun includes dinner, court space for practice, and good company. Tournament play will take place on Saturday and Sunday.
Pickleball is a cross between tennis, badminton, and table tennis played on a court with two players per side who use a wiffleball and paddles. New Century Fieldhouse is located at 551 New Century Parkway, near Gardner.
To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under 50 plus and then special events. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “pickleball.”
The fee for this three-day event is $40 per person and includes entry fees, T-shirt, an awards ceremony on Sunday, and three meals, consisting of Friday dinner, and lunches on Saturday and Sunday. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359 or register online at www.jcprd.com.
The My JCPRD Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.