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Pickleball
 
 
 
 
SPORT DIRECTORS
Keith Wolverton
Email: kwol47@comcast.net


John Schowalter
Email: pajon@aol.com


VENUES
MSA Fieldhouse
5435 28th St. Court SE
Grand Rapids, MI
616-328-8100
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MSA Woodland
2100 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Phone: (616) 328-8120
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DATE
August 3-6, 2017

MSA Fieldhouse:                                        MSA Woodland:
Aug 3:  WD
Aug 4:  MX
Aug 5:  MS
Aug 6:  MD
Aug 3:  WD, MS 70+, MS 75+
Aug 4:  MX
Aug 5:  WS (MS may overflow to this location)
Aug 6:  MD
WD = Women’s Doubles, MX = Mixed Doubles, MS=Men’s Singles, MD = Men’s Doubles   
In July, you’ll be advised as to which location to attend.



REGISTRATION




BRACKET DIVISIONS
This is a double elimination skills/age tournament.  For partnership play, you will be first placed on a wait-list until both partners are registered.  Time limitations in the four-day period will potentially limit the number of players to register.  This is a sanctioned tournament and you must be a USAPA member.  Eligibility requirements for registering may be found on this website.
 
Skill Levels: 2.5-5.0 for Singles, Men's/Women's/Mixed Doubles
Age brackets 2.5-4.5: 19+, 35+, 50+, 60+, 65+, 70+, and 75+. 
For 5.0 Play Only: 19+, 50+, 60+
For 70+ and 75+:  Game format is age only.

Fee:  $50 Sep – May;   $60 June – Jul 14, 2017 (one fee for all events)


RULES
- Tournament Ball: Onix Pure 2 Indoor Ball 
- Players may not register more than one time each for doubles, mixed, and/or singles
- In doubles, skill level determined first by highest skill level of partners and then youngest age of    
  partners
- Age is determined as of December 31, 2017
- We reserve the right to change game format and age brackets where necessary.


AWARDS
2017 State Games of America bronze, silver and gold medals will be given in each category/division 

PICKLEBALL SPONSORS
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    Silver    
   
   
     
 
  Bronze  
              
 
    Supporting    
   
 
FURTHER INFOMRATION  

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Sport Director Keith Wolverton at
kwol47@comcast.net

Registration Questions: Contact Sports Director 
John Schowalter at pajon@aol.com

Website Questions: Contact the State Games of America office at 616-608-1855 or registration@stategamesofamerica.org

All dates, times, locations and formats are tentative at this time. The West Michigan Sports Commission reserves the right to make changes to the sport information noted on this page. Some dates, locations and times may change due to registration numbers. Participants are encouraged to check sport info often for any changes.

 
 
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