Pickleball

Dates:  October 29-31, 2021

Event:  Pickleball – Singles, Doubles, and Mixed Doubles

2021 New Venue Location:  Conway, Arkansas at the Don Owen Sports Center

5-Year Age Groups: (starting at age 40+):  40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, etc.

 

NEW for 2021 we will offer  3 Skill Levels within each Age Division:

Division I:   5.0, 4.5
Division II:   4.0
Division III:   3.5 and below

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Note: This page was last updated July 23, 2021.

LATEST NEWS: 

The 2021 Arkansas Senior Olympic Pickleball Tournament is ON!!!

This year’s event will take place in Conway, Arkansas on Oct 29-31, 2021, at the Don Owen Sports Center.

REGISTRATION IS COMING SOON –

Early Bird Entry Fee:  $40 before Aug 31, 2021, and then $50 between Sep 1, 2021 and the deadline on Oct 22, 2021.

 

Friday: Men’s DOUBLES and Women’s SINGLES.
Saturday: MIXED DOUBLES.
Sunday:  Women’s DOUBLES and Men’s SINGLES.

Contact Greg Eberdt, Executive Director, if you have questions or issues.  501-321-1441

 

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NOTES:

Friday’s games are planned to start at 8:00am.
Saturday and Sunday we plan to get started at 8:00am.

We still need sponsors, donors and volunteers for this 2021 Pickleball tournament.
If you can help, please contact Greg @ 501-321-1441.
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 Notes: The Director reserves the right to adjust events and times of all matches, as all brackets will not be known until registration closes.

Event schedule :

Friday: Men’s DOUBLES and Women’s SINGLES.
Saturday: MIXED DOUBLES.
SundayMen’s SINGLES and Women’s DOUBLES.

NSGA Pickleball rules apply.
This 2021 event is a qualifying event for athletes to compete in the 2022 National Sr Games in Florida.   To compete in our Arkansas Pickleball Tournament all competitors must be 40 or older on Dec 31, 2021.   For Doubles events your Team’s age group is determined by the youngest person on a team.   The age to qualify for NSGA Nationals in 2022, a player must be 50 by December 31, 2021.   ALL NSGA RULES APPLY!!!

ENTRY REGULATIONS
1.  The age division of competition for Doubles and Mixed Doubles will be determined by the
younger age of the two partners.
FORMAT
1.  The skill ratings will be divided into THREE divisions (Division I, II, III) as long as each division has 4 or more teams.
2. The skill ratings per division are:
Division I:   5.0, 4.5
Division II:   4.0
Division III:   3.5 and below
3. If not have enough athletes in any given age/skill division, the athlete would move up or down depending on the numbers in each group at the discretion of the Tournament Director.
RULES
1. All matches will be conducted in accordance with USA Pickleball Association (USAPA)/
International Federation of Pickleball (IFP) rules found online at www.usapa.org.
USA Pickleball Association, P.O. Box 7354, Surprise AZ 85374
www.usapa.org

Entry Fee:  $40 before Aug 31, 2021, and $50 between Sep 1 and Oct 22, 2021   –  If paying by check, please make checks payable to : Arkansas Senior Olympics, and mail to PO Box 55811, Little Rock , AR 72215
No refunds once you or your team registers.

Call Greg at 501-321-1441 for more information.

Tourney Balls: Onix Fuse Indoor – Orange
Equipment: Bring Your Own Paddle
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THANK YOU to our 2022 SPONSORS and PARTNERS:


Big Dam Bridge Foundation
Transitions Wealth Management of Little Rock
Wildbirds Unlimited of Little Rock

 

Step up today and volunteer at any of our ASO events.

 

2020: If you registered for 2020 AR Games, then ONLY if requested refunds will be issued back to you, minus a $10 processing fee. Example: if you paid say $45, then $35 will be refunded.

Contact Greg Eberdt, Executive Director, if you have questions. 501-321-1441

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