In this issue:
| September "Fun" Tournament
|| Ladder/Shootout Play
SAPC Fall Windup Tournament for Members Only
We will be having a fun tournament for members only on Saturday, September 10th (rainout day is September 11th). The format will be a blind round robin (you will have a different partner for every game) followed by playoffs for top players in each pool. The tournament will be posted on Pickleball Brackets on Monday, August 15th and the cost will be $10 per player (plus a processing fee of $1.91) which includes your entry fee as well as light lunch. Tournament play will start at 8:30 am and go into mid afternoon so please do not register if you cannot commit for that time frame. Below is the link that will take you directly to the tournament site:
Some of you have been asking how to register for our League play sessions (aka ladder play or shootouts). Well, first of all, the period for those registrations has passed for this summer. The League Manager has a waiting list and may allow a small intake of new registrants from that list as we experience declining attendance for these sessions in the late summer; should that occur, and you are on that list, no action needs to be taken as the Manager will reach out to you in order - just respond quickly if you are invited.
Of course, we wish we could accommodate everyone's wishes all the time, but we have two main constraints:
- court space (which is currently determined by the City's decisions regarding allocated club time), and
- volunteer capacity
Please don't hesitate to let us know how you would like to help with either constraint.
Watch out for Newsletter updates regarding ladder play next spring when we announce the ladder play session(s) and open up registration for these sessions. Once the maximum number of players is reached (there is always considerable demand), the registration is shut down so you must act quickly. You should note that you are not committing to every play session for the summer, but we recommend that you only register if you plan to attend many or most of the sessions - otherwise you are taking up the slot of another member who may have interest in playing most or all sessions.
Until next time, keep your paddle up!