Flagler Beach, Florida, Hosting Pickleball Tournament on September 27-29, 2019

by: Ray Boone Sports Editor

The Rotary Club of Flagler Beach hosts the club’s inaugural Pickleball Tournament fundraiser on Sept. 27-29 at Wadsworth Park, located at 2200 Moody Blvd.

The four-day event will kick off with a meet-and-greet from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Tortugas’ Florida Kitchen and Bar, located at 608 S. Ocean Shore Blvd. Meet-and-greet tickets are $15 per person and may be purchased as part of the registration process. Registration is $30 for one pickleball event, as defined below, and $10 for each additional event:

  • Friday, Sept. 27: Men’s Singles and Women’s Doubles
  • Saturday, Sept. 28: Mixed Doubles
  • Sunday, Sept. 29: Women’s Singles and Men’s Doubles

Skill levels are: 3.0 and below, 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5 and above. Age groups are 19-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and above.

All events will be round-robin. There will be 11 courts with painted lines and portable nets. The Onix Fuse G2 ball will be used for 3.5 and below and the Dura Fast 40 ball for 4.0 and above.  Dry Blend tees may be purchased as part of the registration process for $20 and a tournament logo Dri-FIT hat may be purchased for $15.

Those that sponsor or play will be helping support Rotary’s community commitments, such as Project Share Christmas, Pierson Monthly Food Drop, adult education and college scholarships, Flagler Rotary Swim and Surf and more.

Register at pickleballbrackets.com

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