Category Archives: Tournaments

And the Silver Medals Go To…

24fc4bc5-919b-4c33-ad46-6319a7c92603Donna Bogdan and Judy Caldwell!

Donna and Donna captured Silver Medals at the Oregon Senior Games held June 10 thru 12 at Pine Nursery Park in beautiful Bend, Oregon.

Judy and Donna played in the Women’s Doubles – Age Group 70-74 against some fierce competition.

Donna commented after the game, “Judy played so well that I didn’t even have to wear shoes!” 🙂

Other Treasure Valley pickleball players competing at the Oregon Senior Games were John Sweeting and Al Hutchins.

Congratulations to all for a job well done.

Huckleberry Tournament

VCPBThe Valley County Pickleball Club is presenting their annual Huckleberry Pickleball Tournament and Social.

The event includes pickleball play at the Donnelly Racquet Courts starting at 8:30 a.m.
huckleberries2A potluck lunch will take place at 12:30 with pizza, water, plates and utensils furnished by the club.

The round robin format includes Women’s Doubles and Men’s Doubles.

Registration is $15 and includes a T-shirt. The deadline is 07/31/16.

Download the Registration Form.

Idaho Senior Games

ISGAn open letter to all Idaho Pickleball Players:

Registrations have started for the 2016 Idaho Senior Games Pickleball Tournament to be held in Boise, Idaho.

The Games will be heldon Friday and Saturday August 19 and 20th at Timberline High School in East Boise.

Registration is available at

Regular registration closes on August 4.

Remember that since this is a USAPA Sanctioned Tournament that you must be a USAPA member to play in the tournament; therefore, please become a member before you send in your registration.

Have a great summer.

Perry “Rudy” Whittaker
Tournament Director

Treasure Valley Players Show Their Mettle to Medal


Jim McMillan and Gail Walker compete against Sonya Kincheloe and Hubert Townsend.

A group of Treasure Valley pickleball players competed in last weekend’s International Indoor Pickleball Championship in Centralia, Washington.

Nearly 400 athletes competed in the largest indoor pickleball tournament ever held.

The competition was held on 26 courts for skill levels from 3.0 to Pro. The competition was tough at all levels, and Treasure Valley pickleball players showed their skill and determination as they won a dozen medals.

Here are the Treasure Valley medal winners (with TV players’ names bolded) as shown on

IIPMen’s Doubles Age Groups 70+:  

Dick Johnson and Lance Thiede, Gold Medals

Men’s Doubles Skill Level 3.5:

Jim McMillan and Brian Bury, Silver Medals

Men’s Singles Skill Level 3.0:

Dan Jacobs, Gold Medal

Men’s Singles Skill Level 4.5:

Glenn Spivey, Silver Medal

Mixed Doubles Age Groups 60+:

Hubert Townsend and Sonya Kincheloe, Bronze Medals

Mixed Doubles Age Groups 75+:

Dick Johnson and Betty Silver, Gold Medals

Mixed Doubles Skill Level 4.0:

Joanne Whittaker and Dan Jacobs, Silver Medals

Women’s Doubles Age Groups: 55+:

Sonya Kincheloe and Donna Quaife, Silver Medals

Women’s Doubles Age Groups 55+:

Kathy Getto and Carol Amos, Gold Medals

Women’s Doubles Skill Level 4.0:

Joanne Whittaker and Kim Coleman, Bronze Medals

Women’s Doubles Skill Level 4.0:

Kathy Getto and Carol Amos,  Silver Medals

Women’s Singles Skill Level 3.5 + 4.0:

Gail Walker, Gold Medal

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