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US Open Pickleball!

From US Open Pickleball Championship

kyle_usopen_pickleball_1The first-ever US OPEN Pickleball Championships are happening in Naples, Florida in April of 2016.

Over 1,000 athletes will compete for top prize money in America’s fastest-growing sport, while thousands of spectators fill the rockin’ hospitality village.

Boise’s own Dick Johnson will be playing in the US Open!

But for those of us who won’t be there in person, we can watch on TV!

From CBS Sports Network

CBS Sports Network and the US Open Pickleball Championships are teaming up to bring Pickleball to over 50 million subscribers! A one hour show will be aired within 30 days after the final matches are played. The production team will be on the Zing Zang Championship Court Saturday night filming all three pro doubles finals. Who will be the first Pickleball superstars on national TV?

Stay tuned for more information…

In the meantime, here’s a great story looking behind the scenes on what it takes to put on an event of this magnitude from the Seattle Post Intelligencer:

Cinco de Mayo Pickleball Tournament

It’s time to “fiesta” with all of the mad pickleball skills that you have developed over the winter.

Fort Boise will be hosting a beginner up to 3.0 pickleball tournament on May 5th & 6th. 


*NO PARTNER NEEDED (Fort Boise will create the best matchups for even play. As always your suggestions are welcome.)


View or download the flyer…

or stop by Fort Boise for more information!


TREATSHello Pickleball Friends!!

Boise Pickleball Club is providing TREATS for all players on Friday, April 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  So be sure to stop by our table to grab a treat and say HI!

Members:  Be sure to pick up your nametag if you haven’t already!

Non-members:  Membership forms will be available for you if you would like to join us!!

See you on the courts!!


What: Treats!
When: Friday, April 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Who: ALL Players
Where: Fort Boise Community Center

Tournament Update

The 1st Treasure Valley YMCA Pickleball Classic* starts in a few days.

pickleball-clipart2Here are some specifics about the tournament:

  • It is the first INDOOR USAPA sanctioned tournament in Idaho!
  • There are 85 total participants
    • From Idaho: Boise, Meridian, Caldwell, Nampa, Twin Falls, Lewiston, Coeur d’Alene
    • From Montana and Nevada
  • At least 130 matches are scheduled over 3 days.

Matches are arranged by skill levels so players will have the opportunity to play against competitors close to them in ability.

  • Men’s Singles start on Friday, April 1 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Men’s Doubles start on Saturday, April 2 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Women’s Doubles on Saturday, April 2 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Mixed Doubles on Sunday, April 3 at 8:30 a.m.

This is a great opportunity to see what a pickleball tournament is all about.

And an even better opportunity to see some GREAT pickleball play!

*All matches will be held at Homecourt YMCA is located at 936 Taylor Avenue, Meridian, ID 83642.


Treasure Valley Tournament!

unnamedCome one, come all!

Play or watch Treasure Valley Pickleball history in the making!

On April 1-3, the first Idaho USAPA sanctioned indoor pickleball tournament will be held at Homecourt YMCA* in Meridian: 1st Treasure Valley YMCA Pickleball Classic.

Many area pickleball players will be playing with participants from other states in the following events:

  • Men’s Singles on Friday, April 1
  • Men’s Doubles on Saturday, April 2
  • Women’s Doubles on Saturday, April 2
  • Mixed Doubles on Sunday, April 3

*Homecourt YMCA is located at 936 Taylor Avenue, Meridian, ID 83642.


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