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Knoxville Pickleball Tournament: Pickled At The Park Debuts

Knoxville Pickleball Tournament: The pickleball craze sweeping across the nation has firmly planted its roots in Knox County, prompting the city of Knoxville to host its first-ever pickleball tournament this summer. The event, aptly named Pickled At The Park, is set to kick off at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, at James Knox Park.

A New Chapter for Knoxville’s Sports Facilities

Johnathan Reed, Knoxville City Council 4th Ward alderman, played a pivotal role in bringing the pickleball courts to James Knox Park back in 2023. Teaming up with Morgan Seabloom, Reed is spearheading the first tournament. Knoxville Mayor Toby Myers sees this event as a prime opportunity to showcase the city’s new facilities and foster community engagement.

“This is a great opportunity for Knoxville to advertise our new facilities and create fun, family-friendly entertainment. I look forward to seeing everyone out having fun and making memories in Knoxville.” – (Toby Myers)

An Event for All Ages

While the tournament is designed for participants aged 16 and up, the organizers have ensured there’s something for everyone. Alongside the competitive matches, the event will feature food stalls and various activities aimed at entertaining younger attendees. This holistic approach promises a vibrant, festive atmosphere that caters to players and spectators.

Get Involved: Registration Details

For those eager to participate, registration for Pickled At The Park is now open. Interested players can find all necessary information and sign-up details on the event’s Facebook page, Pickled At The Park. Additionally, registrations are being accepted at Knoxville City Hall, ensuring multiple avenues for community members to get involved.

As Knoxville gears up for this landmark event, the excitement is noticeable. With a mix of competition, friendship, and community spirit, Pickled At The Park is set to become a highlight of the summer, reflecting the city’s growing enthusiasm for pickleball and its potential to bring people together.

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News in Brief: Knoxville Pickleball Tournament

Knoxville will host its first pickleball tournament, Pickled At The Park, on July 27 at James Knox Park. Organized by City Councilman Johnathan Reed and Morgan Seabloom, the event aims to showcase the city’s new facilities and foster community engagement.

The tournament, open to participants aged 16 and up, will feature competitive matches, food stalls, and activities for all ages. Registration is available on the event’s Facebook page and at Knoxville City Hall.

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