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1st Pickleball Tournament at Oakley City Sets Excitement

1st Pickleball Tournament at Oakley City: Oakley City is set to premiere its inaugural pickleball tournament this Independence Day, marking a significant addition to the local festivities. A strong turnout of 285 players has registered for the tournament, scheduled to span July 5th and 6th.

Hosted at the Oakley Recreation/Rodeo Complex, boasting 12 state-of-the-art outdoor courts inaugurated last summer, this event stands as Summit County’s largest dedicated pickleball gathering to date. According to Oakley City’s press release, it also claims the title of the county’s largest tournament ever.

Local support has been important, with sponsors including Ultimate Home Lending, Oakley Diner, Ken’s Kash, FiiZ Drinks, Oakley Bakery, Teton Wealth Group, Simply Blush, and No Worries Construction. Nationally recognized Selkirk Sports has also joined as a sponsor.

Participants eagerly paid a $30 registration fee, with sign-ups closing on July 1st. Each player is guaranteed four games, competing across various age and skill divisions in men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles categories.

Notably, tournament results will not contribute to the DUPR (Dynamic Universal Pickleball Rating), a global ranking system for pickleball enthusiasts and clubs.

Additional details include

  • Players uncertain about their skill rating can refer to supporting documents provided.
  • Tournament scores will not be reported to the Dynamic Universal Pickleball Rating system (DUPR).
  • Format adjustments will be made based on the number of entries to ensure all participants play at least four games.
  • Division schedules and possible adjustments will be communicated as needed.
  • Players are allowed to compete in younger age brackets.
  • In case of inclement weather, games will be rescheduled for Monday, July 8th.

Event Details

Event Details Information
Event Name Oakley’s First July 4 Pickleball Tournament
Dates July 5-6, coinciding with Oakley’s annual rodeo
Location Oakley Recreation/Rodeo Complex, Summit County
Number of Players Registered 285
Number of Courts 12 outdoor courts
Facility Information Largest dedicated pickleball facility in Summit County
Local Sponsors Ultimate Home Lending, Oakley Diner, Ken’s Kash, FiiZ Drinks, Oakley Bakery, Teton Wealth Group, Simply Blush, No Worries Construction
National Sponsor Selkirk Sports
Registration Fee $30 per participant
Guaranteed Games Each participant guaranteed four games
Competition Divisions Men’s, Women’s, and Mixed Doubles across various age and ability brackets
Impact on DUPR Tournament results will not be reported to the Dynamic Universal Pickleball Rating system
Additional Events Oakley’s annual rodeo expanded to five days with extra day for bull riding
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News in Brief: 1st Pickleball Tournament at Oakley City

Oakley City is launching its inaugural pickleball tournament on July 5th and 6th, coinciding with the expanded annual rodeo festivities. With a record-breaking 285 participants registered, the event will unfold at the Oakley Recreation/Rodeo Complex, home to Summit County’s largest dedicated pickleball facility featuring 12 outdoor courts. Local support from sponsors like Ultimate Home Lending and Oakley Diner, alongside national sponsorship from Selkirk Sports, underscores community enthusiasm. Each player pays a $30 registration fee, ensuring four games across men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles divisions. Notably, tournament results won’t affect the Dynamic Universal Pickleball Rating system, offering a festive blend of sport and local celebration.
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