The Men's Turn to TourneyThursday, March 23rd gave the HVPC men their turn to compete. And, boy, was it a wild whistle-stop time!
|Craig, Kevin and Cary win the balls!|
1st Place - Kevin Chaidez
2nd Place - Craig Stark (only 1 point behind)
3rd Place - Cary Hobbs (only 3 points behind)
|Judy, Karen, Ken and Merry tally the scores.|
|Mine, no mine...Mike and Cary go for it.|
|Kevin and Mike ready for action.|
|Whew, that was a workout!|
Mike and Chesley take a break.
|Jack and Rod ready for play.|
Mixed Doubles Whistle Stop Tournament - April 26thLet Ken know as soon as you receive his email if you want to participate. He hopes to have 40 players on 5 courts. The same format as Women's and Men's Tournaments will apply, with teams assigned randomly so no 2 people will play together more than once. Awards luncheon will follow.
Beginners Clinics - Wednesday, April 12th and Thursday May 11th at 10:00 amIf you know of anyone who would like to learn to play pickleball, have them contact Ken at firstname.lastname@example.org. These clinics are free of charge and participants do not need to be members of HVPC to attend. See Ken's latest email for more details.
Intermediate and Advanced Clinics - Dates TBDThe 2 clinics put on by Kevin Priebe and Ronni Edler will be rescheduled, so if you signed up and are still interested, Ken will send out information as soon as he has dates.
Utah TournamentsIf you are interested in playing in a tournament, you can find more information and register for the following tournaments on www.usapa.org or www.pickleballtournaments.com.
Ogden Pickleball Association - June 9-10
Eric Schuette, Brigham City - June 22-24
Alpine Days Pickleball Fest - August 4-5
Riverton Fall Classic - September 15-16
Fall Brawl, St. George - October 10-14
Stay tuned for information about outdoor play, court-building, fund-raising, and ways the HVPC members can help in the next blog.