Club sponsored but open to all registrants who are PC members.
Age tiers - 12-17, 18-59 and 60+.
Skill level tiers - 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5 and 5.0.
Brackets - Mixed Doubles, Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles, Men's Singles and Women's Singles.
A Side - Two (2) out of three (3) games to eleven (11) points, win by two (2) points.
B Side - One (1) game to fifteen (15) points, win by two (2) points.
If a team loses on the A Side, they drop to the B Side and have an opportunity to advance to the medal games.
The Pickleball Canada National Tournament hosted by the Kingston Pickleball Club and new this year will
feature skill and age events and will be played on 28 courts. This means you will have the opportunity to play 2
mens/womens doubles events and 2 mixed events, similar to a U.S. Open format. This is a Pickleball
Canada sanctioned tournament that will use IFP rules.
Tournament Schedule - Tentative:
- Registration/Check-in will be open at 7:00 AM each day - you must check into the registration desk each day that you play.
- Opening ceremonies will be at 8:00 AM each day with first matches starting at 8:15 AM The events with the largest draws will start first each day.
Skill groups: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and Open (limited to skill level 4.5 and up)
Age ranges: Singles: 12-34, 35-49, 50-64, 65+, Open
Doubles: 12-18,19-34, 35-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+., Open
Events will be double elimination with each match being best 2 out of 3
games to 11 on the “A” side of the draw. On the “B” side of the draw each match
will consist of one game to 15. Players are guaranteed three games.
The minimum bracket size is eight teams. Age brackets will be combined if
the number of entries does not support separating brackets by age. Win by 2 for all games
Registration will be limited to 200 players for each day
We are arranging for pre-tournament clinics from pickleball professional player(s)
which will likely include some demonstration games. Open practice time will be available
the Thursday afternoon prior to the tournament, followed by a social function more info...