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The Foot Solutions Greenville County Smash | Fall 2022

October 27 @ 8:30 am - October 30 @ 9:30 pm

Ready to Smash? Here’s everything you need to know:

Schedule / Game Times

Thursday, October 27:
Adaptive Clinic – 9-11 AM
Adaptive Doubles – 12-2 PM
Youth Doubles – 5:30-8:30 PM

Friday, October 28:
Mixed Doubles – 8:30 AM – 9 PM

Saturday, October 29:
Women’s & Men’s Doubles – 8:30 AM – 9 PM

Sunday, October 30:
makeup day in case of inclement weather

**No games will be scheduled to start past 9 PM each day. However, it is possible that delays occur, pushing games to start later than 9 PM. Teams should be prepared to play at any time during the day. Tournament schedule will be released 10 days prior to the event**

Where

Southside Park
(417 Baldwin Rd, Simpsonville, SC 29680)

Ratings

Adaptive Clinic
Never-Ever
Beginner
Intermediate/Advanced

Adaptive Mixed Doubles 
2.0-3.0
3.5+

Youth Mixed Doubles
Beginner
Intermediate/Advanced

Mixed, Women’s, and Men’s Doubles
2.5-3.0
3.5
4.0
4.5+

Athletes must self rate prior to registration; the tournament and its staff will not rate players.

Unsure of your skill level? Refer to this Pickleball Skill Level self-assessment sheet. Or, ask an experienced player for their assessment of your skill level.

Divisions

Youth Doubles
Ages 8-10
Ages 11-13
Ages 14-17

Mixed, Women’s & Men’s Doubles
Ages 18+
Ages 50+
Ages 65+

Adaptive Doubles
all one division

Adaptive mixed doubles teams are comprised of 1 adaptive player & 1 unified (able-bodied) player. For Adaptive divisions, teams must play in the higher skill level of the two players. Unified partners can be either youth or adult age.

For Youth divisions, teams must play in the age division of the older player and in the higher skill level of both players. Youth teams may be any combination: male-male, female-female, or male-female. Player age groups are calculated based on their age on December 31, 2022. Youth are only permitted to play in Youth and/or Adaptive divisions.

For Mixed, Women’s & Men’s divisions, teams must play in the age division of the younger player and in the higher skill level of both players. Player age groups are calculated based on their age on December 31, 2022.

Tournament Director reserves the right to combine divisions based on registration.

Format

ALL divisions will be scheduled in Round Robin format. Only mixed, women’s, and men’s doubles will include medal round matchplay for qualifying teams.

Cost

Men’s / Women’s / Mixed Doubles
$45 for 1 event
OR
$55 for 2 events

Youth / Adaptive Doubles
$19 for 1 event

Adaptive Clinic
FREE

Ball

Dura Fast 40

Lodging Information

Courtyard Marriott Greenville at Haywood Mall
70 Orchard Park Drive, Greenville SC 29615
$109/night for 1 king room or $119/night for 2 queens room
call 864.234.0300 using code “Smash Pickleball” to book
must book before Thursday 10.6.22

Homewood Suites Greenville
102 Carolina Point Parkway, Greenville SC 29607
$149/night for 1 king studio or $159/night for 1 king suite
call 864.297.9140 using code “Smash Pickleball” to book
must book before Friday 9.30.22

Registration opens August 1, 2022 and closes once the daily cap has been reached or on October 7, whichever comes first.

NOTE: both partners must complete a registration before a doubles team is accepted & added to the tournament schedule

 

To register manually, please print
and complete the entry form below and return to:

Greenville County Rec
4806 Old Spartanburg Road
Taylors, SC 29687

 

Current Registration Status

How many teams are currently registered in my division?

Cancellations

Barring injury, sickness, or other unforeseen emergency circumstances, changes to a team’s registration will not be accepted after Friday, Oct 7.

For MIXED, WOMEN’S & MEN’S divisions – if you registered for 1 division and are cancelling or are registered for 2 divisions and are cancelling both, a refund will be issued minus a $15 administrative fee. If you registered for 2 divisions and are cancelling 1 division, no refund will be issued.

For YOUTH or ADAPTIVE divisions – if you registered and need to cancel, a refund will be issued minus a $15 administrative fee.

No refunds will be issued after the October 7 change & cancellation deadline

Inclement Weather

If inclement weather jeopardizes athlete safety or creates a situation where court conditions are deemed by tournament management as unsafe, tournament games will be rescheduled to Sunday, October 30 where possible. If other games have already been rescheduled for Sunday, additional missed games will be canceled and participants refunded.

Participants who forfeit or no-show for a rescheduled match are not eligible for a refund.

Athletes are required to list a partner during time of registration.  If you are looking for a partner, sign up for a free account & post to the Greenville County Rec IM Leagues free agency board. You must be within the correct women’s, men’s, mixed, youth, or adaptive league pages in order to sign up. Or, post to the Upstate Pickleball Facebook group indicating the division you’re hoping to play in.

If you are registering for the Adaptive division and do not have a partner, email Sandy Halkett at sandyhalkett@yahoo.com with your name & skill level to help connect you with someone.

Once you’ve found a partner, be sure to register … we anticipate tournament spots filling quickly!

Are you looking for unique and creative ways
to connect with your audience?
Chances are they’re playing pickleball. 

Pickleball is both the Upstate & the nation’s fastest growing sport, and Greenville County Rec is proud to host biannual tournaments in the spring & fall. These 3-day tournaments are open to youth, adults, & adaptive players age 8+ who love the game and and are looking for a fun weekend of competition!

Details

Start:
October 27 @ 8:30 am
End:
October 30 @ 9:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Southside Park
417 Baldwin Road
Simpsonville, SC 29680 United States
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