Pickleball continues to grow in the Upstate area. Over the past year we’ve introduced the game to many new players and have added many more places to play. It’s exciting for everyone to be a part of this growing community of Pickleball players.
Here’s more exciting news that speaks to the growth of Upstate Pickleball. We’re helping to host a tournament!
Greenville Pickleball Spring Smash Tournament
The Greenville Pickleball Spring Smash Tournament will be played on Friday, Mar. 31 and Saturday, Apr 1.
It’s a round robin tournament for players aged 19+ at all skill levels. This tournament will be played outdoors at Butler Springs Park on 8 temporary courts.
Mixed Doubles will be played on Friday and Women’s & Men’s Doubles will be played on Saturday. The cost is $25 for the first event and $5 for the second event.
Greenville County Parks, Recreation & Tourism is running the tournament and Upstate Pickleball will be on-site hosts and serve as the referee committee.
Friday, Mar. 31 – Mixed Doubles
Saturday, Apr. 1 – Women’s & Men’s Doubles
Open practice on Thursday, Mar. 30 from 12:00 to 4:00pm
(Sunday, Apr. 2 is the rain date)
Click here to register online.
You will need a Greenville Rec account before you register online for the tournament.
Get your Greenville Rec account here.
Click here for the forms to register by mail
*** Deadline to register is Mar. 24. ***
Butler Springs Park (301 Butler Springs Rd, Greenville, SC 29615) [MAP]
$25 for one event, $5 for additional event
Mixed Doubles | Women’s Doubles | Men’s Doubles
(round robin format)
Onix Pure 2 Outdoor ball
19+ | 50+ | 65+
(age as of 12/31/17)
2.5 | 3.0 | 3.5 | 4.0 | 4.5+
Players Needing Partners:
Players needing a partner(s) can review this list of Players Needing Partner(s).
If you are in need of a partner(s), Email John Moore with the following information: Name – Home City – Age – Email – Skill Level – Partner Need(s).
(1) Tournament Director reserves the right to combine age and skill level events based on participation.
(2) Unsure of your skill level? Refer to this Pickleball Skill Level self-assessment sheet (.pdf). Or, ask an experienced player for their assessment of your skill level.
Interested in volunteering to help make this tournament a success? We will need volunteers to help with on-site activities ranging from packet pick-up to clean-up. If you are interested in being a volunteer, email Marilyn Barnett