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Monday, June 20, 2016

Lelia Patterson Pickleball Tournament

I recently received an email from a fellow player about a local tournament July 6-10. It is indoors. It is nearby. It is inexpensive. Sounds great and I've already sent my registration form. Yours is below along with the other documentation in the email.

Lelia Patterson Pickleball  Tournament

July 5, Open practice for registered teams. 5:30 PM to 9:30PM
July 6, Women’s doubles: doors open @5:00 PM
July 7, Men’ doubles: doors open @5:00 PM
July 10, Mixed Doubles: doors open@ 12:00 PM

July 6&7
Skill levels 3.5 and below will have pre- game instructions at 5:15 and start play at 5:30. Skill levels 4.0 and higher will have pre-game instructions at 7:15 and start as soon as courts are available after the first group finishes.

July 10
Skill levels 3.5 and lower will have pre- game instructions at 12:15 and start play at 12:30 Skill levels 4.0 and higher players will have pre-game instructions at 2:15 and start as soon as courts are available after the first group finishes.

Tournament play
  • Sign up with your partner of choice
  • Double elimination.
  • Four courts will be used so all eight teams can play with few wait times.
  • One game to 15, do not have to win by two. Reverse sides at 7 points by leading team.
  • Line calls made by receiving team.  
  • Balls used will be Green Jugs indoor balls.
  • Will have two divisions of play by skill level ranking. If you do not know your ranking, go to:
  • Please be fair in providing your skill level ranking. Playing at a lower level is not fair.  If you and your partner have different ranking you will play at the higher ranking.
  • Registration is limited to __16__ Teams per day. Eight per skill level group.
  • Due date for preregistration ($10.00 per person) is June 29. Late registration is $15.00 per person (after June 29) if space is available.
  • Cost is per person, includes all four days plus drinks and snacks only on June 6, 7 and 10.
  • Registration forms can be picked up at Lelia Patterson Center or requested by email to

Lelia Patterson Center

Pickleball Registration form

Dates of Play:  July 5 (practice), 6, 7 and 10
Events:  Women’s doubles ____ Men’s doubles ____ Mixed doubles____
Entry Deadline:  Entries must be received by June 29, 2016_
Entry Fees:  Entry Fee is $__$10.00__ includes all four days.
Mail or hand deliver to:    Lelia Patterson Center
  111 Howard Gap Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732
Playing Location:      Same
Format of Play:         Double Elimination, One game to 15

Gender    Female______    Male _____

Name: ___________________________________________________________
                                          Last                                             First                                                   middle initial              
Address: _________________________________________________________
                                                   City                                                           State                                    Zip

Phone #: _______________________ Cell Phone #: _____________________

Email Address: ___________________________________________________

Emergency Contact: __________________________ Phone #: ____________     

Enclosed $10.00 With Your Entry.     
Please make checks payable to Lelia Patterson Center             

Name ______________________________   Skill ability level Rating ________

Please circle events you want to participate in and provide partner information.

Practice night.      

Women’s doubles          Partner will be ________________________________

Men’s doubles               Partner will be_________________________________

Mixed doubles               Partner will be_________________________________

Please make sure your listed partners have also competed and turned in registration forms with matching information.

Sign and date the waiver on the back of this page.



Waiver.  In consideration of being permitted to participate in any way in the Lelia Patterson Pickleball Tournament (“the Tournament”), I, for myself, my heirs or assigns, do hereby release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue [name of entity sponsoring tournament and/or facility where the tournament is being held], its/their officers, employees and agents from liability from any and all claims resulting in personal injuries, accidents or illnesses (including death) and property loss arising from my participation in the Tournament.

Assumption of Risk.  Participation in the Tournament carries with it certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries.  The specific risks vary, but include 1) minor injuries such as bruises, sprains and dehydration, 2) major injuries such as eye injuries, joint, bone or back injuries, heat stroke, heart attacks, and concussions, and 3) catastrophic injuries such as paralysis and death.  I have read the previous paragraphs and I know, understand and appreciate these and other risks that are inherent in playing pickleball.  I assert that my participation is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all such risks.

Indemnification and Hold Harmless.  I also agree to indemnify and hold the LPC Tournament [add others as desired] harmless from any and all claims, actions, suits, costs, expenses, damages and liabilities, including attorney’s fees brought as a result of my involvement in the Tournament.

____________________________    ____________________________    ____________
Signature of Participant                          Print Name of Participant                Date

________________________     _______________________   ________   ___________
Signature of Parent/Guardian          Print Name of Minor’s          Date       Minor’s Age
               if Minor                             Parent/Guardian

1 comment:

  1. trying to register on line for the February 5 men's doubles. where do I find the correct form?