Update 2 for the 2021 USA Pickleball Pacific Northwest Regional Championship

Hello PNW USA Pickleball Members, 

As we prepare for the 2021 USA Pickleball Pacific Northwest Regional Championship Presented by Selkirk.

Our there is “Everything is Better in Boise Valley.” Tuesday, June 22 through Sunday, June 27.  

Below is more information to share with you.
#1 – Bill Rapp, who lives in Nampa, Idaho has been hired as the Co-Tournament Director to help create an amazing player experience at both parks.  Some of Bill’s career experiences include: 

· ATP Tour and WTA Tour Tournament Director (San Jose, CA & Memphis, TN) 30+ years 
· Have directed 350+ tournaments/exhibitions for players ages 4-90; including skill levels from amateur to high school/collegiate and world-class professionals
· USA Pickleball Tournament Director, Member and Avid Player
· United States Tennis Association Member
· United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Elite Certified Teaching Tennis Professional (37 years)
· USPTA Northern California: President-Elect, USPTA Pro of The Year, “Service to Tennis” Award And “Lifetime Achievement” Award 


#2 – With more than 25 stories already submitted, space is limited for **Special opportunity** We are extending the invitation to all current PNW USA Pickleball members to nominate someone for a limited number of “Pre-registration” positions for our PNW Regional.  We are specifically looking for players who have helped keep our wonderful sport alive during these trying times here in the Pacific Northwest.  There is a specific survey to complete to submit a candidate for consideration.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2021BoisePre

#3 – Thank You to Pickleball Central for also stepping up to support us as another Pacific Northwest Premier Sponsor.  We appreciate the ongoing support and the growth of our sport we love.

#4 – Staggered Registration information – We will utilize the feature in pickleballtournaments.com that restricts access to the designated start times of your GENDER Skill Rating (NOT mixed or singles) If you are prompted for the wait list, you really should grab it, select your partner, and pay.  Priority is given to the paid teams in all brackets.  Be sure your USA Pickleball Membership is current & your MEMBERSHIP NUMBER is in your profile of pickleballtournaments.com or you will not have access to register. (There is no real-time fix if it is not working as there are multiple troubleshooting steps.)

The planned times are all in MST as follows:
· 4/14/21 10am – 5.0
· 4/14/21 noon – 4.5
· 4/14/21 2pm – 4.0
· 4/14/21 4pm – 3.5
· 4/14/21 6pm – 3.0


If you have read this far, you have noticed the date has moved up one day.  Thank you for reading all the information and sharing with others..

#5 – Did you want to impact your UTPR before this tournament?  There are two currently planned USA Pickleball  Sanctioned tournaments in the PNW Region before the end of June:
· 2021 North Idaho Shootout presented by PEAK – Fri 05/14/21 thru Sun 05/16/21
· North Cascades Spring Classic – Fri 05/21/21 thru Sun 05/23/21

Thank you for your time and support.
 

Mike Hoxie | Pacific Northwest Regional Director
USA Pickleball 
mhoxie@usapickleball.org
Cell:  503-997-2844