Heart of the Treasure Valley Pickleball Tournament 2018

From Boise Area Pickleball Association
Feb 17 & 18 – Heart of the Treasure Valley Pickleball Tournament 2018:

BAPA is holding a Round Robin tournament at Homecourt. Registration is open and ready for you and your partner at PickleballTournaments.com.  Be sure to scroll down to the Heart of the Treasure Valley Tournament for more information and registration.

Online registrations and online payments only.

Thanks to everyone who volunteered to help with this tournament (or will volunteer), especially Gail Walker and Kevin Johnson, our Tournament Directors.


We’ve got two great videos for you this week! The Huntsman World Senior Games bring some of the best pickleball play from all over the country. Check out this exciting 5.0 gold medal battle, and then hear from the winners as they give some helpful winning tips.

Men's DoublesGOLD MEDAL MATCH: Neither team is going to let the other win in this dynamic gold medal match that goes to 3 games!  Scott Lennan and Jim Hackenberg take on Tyler Sheffield and Larry Moon in the Men’s Doubles 50+ 5.0 at the Huntsman World Senior Games earlier this year. You’ll want to watch all the way to the very end of an exciting third tie-breaker game that goes to 16 points!  Check out the strategy and stamina that make this game exciting and unique.

winning tipWINNING TIP: The winners had to battle through three tough games to snag their gold medal! Hear their helpful advice on what helped them win, including a great tip on what to do when the nerves of a high stress game make your play a little tight. This is great advice from two great players!

Watch more amazing pickleball videos including pickleball tips from the Pros, drills and instructional videos at pickleballchannel.com.

Three Myths About Being in the Kitchen: Pickleball 411

Three Myths About Being in the Kitchen | Pickleball 411

Check out this hilarious video we created to answer the most frequent questions we’ve gotten about the kitchen.  At some point every pickleball player has had to clarify the unique rules that surround the non-volley zone, or kitchen.  Watch Alex Hamner and Jennifer Lucore, two top pickleball pros, and Rusty Howes of Pickleball Channel, demonstrate in a fun and fanciful way exactly what you can do with this part of the court.  Knowing these details will help improve your game and get to that ball faster!  Enjoy this video now as they debunk in high-spirited fashion the three most common myths of the kitchen!

Read the kitchen rules for yourself by checking out the Official USAPA rulebook, Section 9, at www.usapa.org/ifp-official-rules.

And to further clarify the rules, check out the rulebook changes at www.usapa.org/rulebook-changes.

Additional pickleball resources can be found at the USAPA website at ‪www.usapa.org

Check out Jennifer Lucore’s website at www.allpickleball.com/jennifersblog

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