PB Tournament - 20th-22nd November 2020

Kumeu Pickleball Open Doubles Tournament 2020

Kumeu will be holding an Open Tournament on the 20th- 22nd November 2020.

There will be 3 doubles categories - Men's, Women’s and Mixed.

Play will start from mid-day on Friday 20th November with first rounds of all Men’s, Women’s and Mixed being played. Match play will continue all day Saturday 21st November and conclude on Sunday 22nd November 2020

Courts will be available for friendly play on Friday morning from 9.45am to 11.45am (no additional cost), or come and join us at our club night Thursday 19th November 7pm to 9.30pm ( $10 for casual session).

The tournament will be held at Kumeu Racquets Club, 50 Access Road, Kumeu. This facility has 3 indoor badminton courts, with a mezzanine that is ideal for viewing the games. The tournament ball is to be the Indoor jug.
The club kitchen will be open on both Friday and Saturday for tea/coffee and snacks, as well as the Licenced Bar, - eftpos will be available.

Play will start promptly at 6.00pm on Friday, 9:00am on Saturday and 9.00am Sunday.

All games will be best of 3 games to 11. Each player will be assigned a mandatory game to score/referee. Score Sheets will be provided for each game, and must be signed by a player from each team upon completion of the game.

Please be sure to record your playing partner name(s) on the form -  However, if you cannot find a partner please let us know so we can try to assist.

Pickleball is still in its early days in NZ and this Tournament is being run independently from USAPA and PNZ (Pickleball New Zealand). No rating points can be awarded.

Spaces are limited. Registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis.

The full draw will be made available a few days prior to the tournament.

Entry Fees

Early Bird rates: - 1 event $25   2 events $35 (Registration including receipt of payment must be by     mid-night on 26th October for Early bird rates).
Full rates: - from 27th October 2020 1 event $35   2 events $45

Please note that players partners need to register separately - the rates above are per person. You must remember to record your playing partner's name.

Once we receive your registration we will email you our Bank Details for Payment. Receipt of payment completes the registration. All payments must be in full and are non-refundable, except in the case of a Government Health and Safety directive. Registrations will close at Midnight on 13th November, if events are not filled prior.

Prize giving will be held in the Lounge area on Sunday 22nd November followed by drinks and snacks to finish.

The Dinner
All players and their partners are invited to attend our Saturday Tournament Dinner to be held in the Kumeu Racquet Club Lounge on Saturday evening from 6:30pm, lamb spit roast and Juke box music into the night. Cost is $15 per person. Dinner must be pre-paid with the Tournament Entry. A fun evening and friendly atmosphere will provide a lovely opportunity to meet and chat with other pickleballers. Licence bar will be available at club prices.

For Registration forms please click on the link: - https://forms.gle/hDRfLueWjtygAffe9

All tournament enquiries, please contact the committee at pickleballkumeu@gmail.com


 Amanda Pendry

Pickleball Kumeu