2019 Discover Columbus Pickleball Tournament

2019 Discover Columbus Pickleball Tournament

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Join us for the 2019 Discover Columbus Pickleball Tournament co-hosted by the Columbus Pickleball Club and the Columbus Parks & Recreation Department. This non-sanctioned, outdoor tournament is a fundraiser to help grow the sport of Pickleball in Columbus with proceeds going towards the expansion of Pickleball courts at Donner Park.

Friday, October 11 beginning at 12 PM, we will hold open play followed by a pro exhibition and an evening social at the Donner Park Burnett Tennis Courts. Come out for a light bite to eat and meet your competitors!
Saturday, October 12 is Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles.
Sunday, October 13 is Mixed Doubles.

Cash Prizes for 5.0 Open Divisions: 1st ($250) – 2nd ($150) – 3rd ($100).
$35 registration plus $5 per additional events for 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, & 4.5; $70 registration plus $10 per additional events for 5.0 Open Division. Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles (includes shirt & swag bag).

Thank you to our sponsors Pickleball Central for providing Dura Fast 40 balls as the official tournament ball.

Tournament Locations: Burnett Tennis Courts (Lafayette Ave & Donner Park) & Donner Park Pickleball Courts (17th St & Sycamore St)

Register at click for details. Registration deadline is 10/2/19. Must register by 9/27/19 to be guaranteed a shirt.

For more information email ColumbusPickleballClub@gmail.com. Follow Columbus Pickleball Club on Facebook.

Tags: sports and recreation, pickleball, pickleball tournament, donner park, columbus parks and recreation, sports, adult sports

Posted By: Columbus Pickleball Club

Event Details

Date: October 13, 2019
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Burnett Tennis Courts & Donner Park Pickleball Courts
739 22nd St
Columbus IN 47203

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More About this Event Poster: Columbus Pickleball Club

Connect with Columbus Pickleball Club to learn about upcoming clinics, organized play times/locations, and social events. Like our Facebook page for current clinics, and more detailed & up to date information. To participate in specially designed activities, such as Pro Pickleball clinics in the Spring and Fall, round robins, speed pickleball, dinking fun, socials, etc, consider becoming a Columbus Pickleball Club member. Annual CPC membership fees are Single $16 or Couple $26. For more information, message CPC. To do open play Pickleball, it is not necessary to become a member.

Along with becoming a member, you will receive a Pickleball Central ClubRewards Membership Card. You will be given a discount code to receive 5% off everything at www.PickleballCentral.com. An additiional 5% of your purchase will go to the Columbus Pickleball Club in the form of an end-of-year gift card to help the club purchase additional balls, rackets, and nets.

In addition, here is a video showcasing the inaugural Discover Columbus Pickleball Tournament September 14-16, 2018: https://www.facebook.com/pickleball/videos/242299173298704/ courtesy of Rodney "Rocket" Grubbs of PickleballRocks.com. Participate in the upcoming Discover Columbus Pickleball Tournament September 18-20, 2020.

Also, be sure to watch the following short videos to fast track your Pickleball learning:
Origins of Pickleball: https://youtu.be/6kPJDi4LF1o
Pickleball is Exploding: https://youtu.be/6PS8I3pDlE4
Three ways to Grip your Pickleball Paddle: https://youtu.be/8OHu0gRZf2o
How to play Pickleball: https://youtu.be/fTvPYdKZqO0
Basic Scoring of Pickleball: https://youtu.be/zCQMKKVRkfI
How to Call Out the Score: https://www.facebook.com/playpickleballcom/videos/2454740511416799
The Underhand Serve: https://youtu.be/fK4bFs6RkdI
Paddle Position: https://youtu.be/Kb2PaxYapxw and https://youtu.be/mXGI8dtXJwg
The NVZ or The Kitchen rules explained: https://youtu.be/xGfLXDTzJck
Successful Doubles: https://youtu.be/WiArDXVVsAk
How to hit a Forehand Groundstroke: https://youtu.be/xQnagMA7-z8 and How to hit Backhand Groundstroke: https://youtu.be/3-ugUacwqxM
How to Volley: https://youtu.be/zuK0vdX5qpY
How to Block: https://youtu.be/yzFVMkCvtg4
3rd Shot Drop: https://youtu.be/QDE8hXnpARg
3rd Shot Drop vs 3rd Shot Drive: https://youtu.be/Y2GSdwRnMG4
5 Keys to Successful Dinking: https://youtu.be/Uo_iZnYxNl8
How to setup a portable Pickleball net: https://youtu.be/wALtgbch1Lc, and How to pack a portable Pickleball net: https://youtu.be/mVfODl3wpM0
How to choose a paddle: https://youtu.be/68t493qIlvg and https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0077/2702/2131/files/Pickleball_Paddle_Guide_for_New_Players_-_Getting_Started_Series_May_20_2020_Revision.pdf?v=1589983502  
Wear the right shoes: https://youtu.be/gZQQe1_MB6o

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