BF Pickleball Paddles

TOURNAMENTS

Use the following link for a complete list of the Medal Winners.  For levels 3.5 and above, the bracket match results can be found at Challonge.com.  All the Dink for Pink brackets start DfP17.  Note the 4.0 mixed is not complete.

TWO TOURNAMENT FORMATS

Level 4.0 and Above: The tournament format is double elimination.  In the winner's bracket matches are best 2 of 3 games to 11.  In the loser's bracket matches are one game to 15.  1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams medal. 


Level 3.5 and Below: The tournament features a two round format for both gender doubles and mixed doubles events.  Round 1 play is a four* team round-robin.  Results from Round 1 split each skill level into two* divisions; a Gold Division and a Silver Division.  Round 2 is single elimination to determine the medalists in each division with seeding based on the results from Round 1.  1st and 2nd place teams medal in both the Gold and Silver Divisions. 


TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Wednesday is Levels 2.5 and 3.0 Gender Doubles Day.  All Men's and Women's Doubles play for levels 2.5 and 3.0 is scheduled for Wednesday.  Competition for any gender and level will be concentrated within a four to five hour window and will feature staggered start times.  Lunch is provided for scheduled players.


Thursday Morning is Levels 2.5 and 3.0 Mixed Doubles Day.  All Mixed Doubles play for levels 2.5 and 3.0 is scheduled for Thursday morning.  Competition will be concentrated within a four to five hour window and will feature staggered start times.  Lunch is provided for scheduled players.  


Thursday Afternoon is Practice Time.  Practice time for tournament players is available on a next available court basis to help familiarize you with playing in Brunswick Forest's outdoor conditions.  All play will be organized, and the competition will be fun, friendly and at times fierce.  The format allows participants to meet and compete with equivalent skill rated teams from within Brunswick County and teams traveling to Leland for the tournament.  Play is continuous throughout the afternoon.  Food and drink are available at the Forest Restaurant adjacent to the CFN courts and at the many restaurants in the Villages section of Brunswick Forest.


Thursday Evening.  You do not want to miss our grand Dinner Plus Event; scheduled from 6:30 pm.  Dinner features an exceptional Buffet with indoor and tent seating for 200+ people.  A brief Awards Ceremony will honor all the Medalists from the opening days 2.5 and 3.0 competitions.  The silent auction and raffle will highlight the many magnificent Gift Baskets and other unique prize offerings.  A brief live auction of special items will add excitement to the evening.  The cost of our Dinner Plus Event is $20 per person (participant or guest).


Friday is Mixed Doubles Day.  All Mixed Doubles play for levels 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5+ is scheduled for Friday.  Competition for any gender and level will be concentrated within about a four to five hour window and will feature staggered start times.  Lunch is provided for scheduled players.  


Saturday is Gender Doubles Day.  All Men's and Women's Doubles play for levels 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5+ is scheduled for Saturday.  Competition for any rating level will be concentrated within about a four to five hour window and will feature staggered start times.  Lunch is provided for scheduled players. 


Sunday is reserved as a Rain Make-Up Day.





GENERAL INFORMATION

This charity doubles tournament is open to all pickleball players and benefits the Wilmington area Lump to Laughter Breast Cancer Support Organization.  All mixed doubles and gender doubles play is scheduled for the 10 outdoor courts at beautiful Brunswick Forest in Leland, NC.  The basic Registration Fee is $35 which includes one event and a box lunch on days of your scheduled play.  There is an additional $5 fee to play in both mixed and gender doubles.


Registration is limited.  The maximum number of 2.5 and 3.0 players is 120.  The maximum number of 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5+ players is between 144 and 160 depending on the mix of sex/level/age groups.


QUICK LINKS  


Dink for Pink / Lump to Laughter

Outdoor Charity Pickleball Tournament

​Wednesday - Sunday,  March 15-19, 2017