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)
*** CLOSED as of March 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+
(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.