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Monday, February 22, 2016

Georgia Mountain Spring Pickleball Classic

In December, I wrote about a new facility in Young Harris, GA. In case you missed it, here is what intrigued me.

I ended that post with a statement that I would watch for news of a tournament announcement. The tournament details can be found below. The entry form can be found at

Friday, May 20,
Saturday May 21, 2016
Sunday, May 22, Rain Date
Clinics Thursday May 19, and Sunday, May 22
“Meet and Greet”
Thursday, May 19, 2016

2-18-16 Revised
Welcome to all interested Pickleball Players, Hiawassee, Georgia is having their first “Georgia Mountain Spring Pickleball Classic” Tournament on Friday, May 20, and Saturday, May 21, 2016! The Tournament will be played at the Towns County Pickleball Complex, Hiawassee, Georgia which is home to 14 Designated Pickleball Courts and located on beautiful Lake Chatuge.

The “Georgia Mountain Spring Pickleball Classic” will be a Skill Level with Age Tournament.
The Skill Level / Age Categories are:

2.5 (19+, 50+, 60+, 70+)    3.0 ( 19+, 50+, 60+, 70+)     3.5 ( 19+, 50+, 60+, 70+)
4.0 ( 19+, 50+, 60+, 70+)   4.5 ( 19+, 50+, 60+, 70+)     5.0 (Open)

The Pickleball Tournament week will also have Clinics on Thursday, May 19, and Sunday, May 22. Clinics are offered to the public and players and are taught by well qualified instructors. This is a great opportunity to work on your skills and to learn new ones! (More information to follow)

There will also be a Social “Meet and Greet” on Thursday Night from 7:00pm- 9:00pm, with hot and cold appetizers, cash bar and plenty of nice door prizes.

  1. ALL Start times will be sent out one week after the CLOSE of ON-LINE registration
  2. Thursday, May 19 and Sunday, May 22,-- Clinics will be offered, (Times and Topics to be announced at a later date- open to players and the public - more info to follow)
  3. Thursday, May19 - 2:00pm- 5:30pm – Open Practice Time on courts that are available
  4. We are working on bringing in some top players to offer great Clinics for Instruction! More information will be available soon regarding this!!
  5. Friday, May 20, 2016– Men’s and Women’s Doubles
  6. Saturday, May 21– Mixed Doubles
  7. Sunday, May 22– Rain Date
  8. Lunch will be available for purchase each day of the tournament
We are looking forward to the “Meet and Greet” on Thursday evening, May 19, at 7:00pm, with the location to be given at a later date. There will be lite finger foods and appetizers with drinks (tea, water, ice tea) cash bar.

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