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Paddles for a Purpose

Shipyard Sports & Events Center is thrilled to host its inaugural Pickleball Tournament & Fundraiser benefitting the Special Olympics!

Grab your partner and register your team! You'll be playing for a great cause while enjoying a fun-filled weekend of friendly competition.

About the Event

This is a Doubles Tournament with a mixed doubles format (any age, gender mix, or skill level welcome!). The tournament fee covers the cost of play, a donation to Special Olympics, food, drinks, and a giveaway bag for both team members. All teams are guaranteed at least 4 games.

Here's what you get for registering:

  • Guaranteed 4 games
  • Access to food and drinks
  • Giveaway bag for both team members
  • Chance to win prizes for top 3 teams and best costume

There will also be a spectator pass available! Spectators will enjoy live viewing of all matches, an event t-shirt, and a donation to Special Olympics.

Key Details:

  • Date: June 9th (10:00 AM start time)
  • Registration: $150 per team ($100 goes to Special Olympics) or $75 per Special Olympics Team Registration - Closes June 9th!
  • Spectator Pass: $30 (includes event t-shirt & donation to Special Olympics)
  • Check-in: Starts at 9:00 AM (warm-ups after check-in)
  • Format: Round Robin Pool Play followed by Double Elimination Tournament

Don't miss out on the fun! This is a friendly and competitive event, perfect for all skill levels. Show off your best moves and costumes, and help support the Special Olympics!

Register for Paddles for a Purpose

For more information, please contact our Pickleball Coordinator Kelly at kbott@shipyardohio.com.

See you on the Courts!