Tournaments

upcoming tournaments

WINTER IS COMING Pickleball TOURNAMENT

**PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU HAVE A PARTNER!**
**YOU AND YOUR PARTNER MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY AND ON THE
SAME DAY
IN ORDER TO AVOID HOLDING SPOTS BEFORE A TEAM IS ASSEMBLED**
**ENTRIES CLOSE ON TUESDAY OCTOBER 19TH AT 11:59PM**

Saturday, October 23rd 8am - 3pm at Valley View Gymnasium

CHANGES FROM HARVEST TOURNAMENT

- More specific player ratings. 3.0 - 3.4 for intermediate. 3.5 - 4.0 for advanced
- Onix Fuse orange indoor ball will be used for contrast with space
- Double Elimination will conclude by 3pm
- Home brewed french press coffee. Variety of hot teas will also be available.
- Dedicated beverage and snack table (yes with Allie's homemade baked goods)
- First court shifting 1 extra foot away from drinking fountain for safety/playability
- PA system (TBD)


Why participate in Panhandle & Play tournaments?

  • High volume format for all. Round robin then double elimination tournament. 
  • Tournaments are highly organized and professional.
  • Reputation for respectful and friendly atmosphere. 
  • Thoughtful, and functional prizes. No plastic trophies or medallions.
  • Refreshments, baked goods, fresh brewed coffee, tea and snacks provided. 

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MAP

The tournament takes place at Valley View Gym in Bonners Ferry, ID. The address is 6750 Augusta Street, Bonners Ferry, however, you need to drive a little further down Augusta Street, then make a left after the main school building, then drive out the back where the gymnasium is. See picture below the map. 

tournament faq

What is the tournament format?

8am warm up and debriefing. 

8:15am round robin

11:15am round robin ends. Quick break. 

11:30am double elimination

3pm finish. 



How do I pay for the tournament?

You will pay $40 per player upon registration. 

Will the winners receive a prize? 

Yes. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. 

Prizes TBD

Where is the tournament going to be held?

At Valley View Elementary Gymnasium in Bonners Ferry, ID. The address is 6750 Augusta Street. Keep going down Augusta until you reach the elementary school, then after the main building, make a left and drive to the back where the Gym is. 


Can I demo a Selkirk paddle there? 

Yes. Coach Kieran is the Selkirk Reseller for Boundary County. He will have a pop up shop along with plenty of paddles to demo. 

What if I don't have a partner?

Please email Coach Kieran with your estimated player rating, and he will try to find you a partner. We cannot guarantee we will find you one before draw reaches capacity.

Will there be food and drinks?

Yes. Coffee, baked goods, snacks and some drinks will be provided.

Do I add my doubles partner when registering?

Your partner will register separately. When you register, you will be required to list your partner's name.

Are there bathrooms?

Yes. It's an elementary school gymnasium with several stalls in both male and female bathrooms.  

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Call Coach Kieran on 208-920-9794 or email him.

Can I bring my family along? 

Yes. There is plenty of room for viewing at the gymnasium. 

What is the playing surface?

Wood gym floor. The gym is only two years old, so the surface is beautiful to play on. Please consider your footwear to be non-marking.  

What balls will you use?

Onix Orange indoor balls

What shoes should I wear on this surface?

Since the gym is only two years old, the expectation is to maintain the beautiful surface that the maintenance people work very hard to preserve. Marking shoes with black treads will not be allowed. 

What is your position on !covid?  

- Panhandle & Play stands for freedom and will not implement any restrictions or precautions above what the law states or a rented facility mandates.

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