us for a 


We want all levels! You can be a novice and don't have to be a big DILL. 

Who can play?

This is open to EVERYONE in the community, aged middle school and up. Humans only, please. Even if you have never played, come watch the Exhibition matches and particiapte in "Family Free Play Time" from noon until 2pm!

What is included in registration?

We are glad you asked- * It includes a shirt (You will receive your shirt at the tournament if registered by 7/31. If registered AFTER 7/31, shirts will be available at a later date). * Fees for using the complex *Access to the Open Practice at Bristol Sportsplex on Friday, August 27th (4-8pm) * A small portion to SAS to continue being the best school, ever!

What if I've never played Pickle Ball?

We still want you! Pickle Ball is the fastest growing sport- and for a reason! It is FUN, awesome exercise, can be played with minimal equipment, and has the word PICKLE in it! We even have several planned dates for clinics to help beginners learn more about the game.

What is the set up of the tournament?

We want this to be a PICKLEBALL PARTY! It is not JUST a tournament! Recreational Matches: 9am-noon. Exhibition Match: 12-2 (These will be played by local Pickleball All-Stars. After, there will be a "Family Free Play Time" where All-Stars will play with familes and offer playing tips. Novice Matches: 2pm-5pm The Recreational and Novice matches will be structured in doubles, Round-Robin format so no need for a partner! All games will be played with randomly seeded partners, with final standings determined by total points earned in all matches played. LUNCH will be provided for all tournament players, so come early or stay late to watch some of our area's best pickleball players! Player Classifications: Novice Players:

  • Comfortable with scoring
  • Able to return the ball over the net
  • Does not hit servers successfully
  • Less than 6 month playing experience
  • Have not participated in a league
  • Have not participated in a tournament
Recreational Players:
  • Can consistently return the ball over the net
  • Knows the rules, scoring, and position on the court
  • Successfully can hit servers most of the time
  • Play socially with friends
  • Have not participated in a league
  • Have not participated in a tournament

Super fun! Why would I NOT sign up for this?


Can I order a t-shirt even if I don't play?

If you love SAS, pickles, and t-shirts, then this is the trifecta for you! Absolutely you can order one, and they come in youth and adult sizes. Just click the button below to order one. The price is only $15.

Are there practice clinics?

Absolutely! Bristol Sportsplex will offer clinics (for an additional charge) that will allow beginner and novice players to learn the basics of pickleball (rules, skills, equipment, and more). These will be coached by Carol Huie, Certified Professional Pickleball Instructor. Just click the "CLINICS" button at the bottom of the page! Beginner and Novice Clinics: Wednesdays, August 4, 11, 18 (2 clinics offered each night): 5-6:30 and 6:30-8 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Open Practice: Friday, August 27, 4-8pm (INCLUDED in registration) Bristol Sportsplex will be open for participants who want to practice in an open play environment. Sportsplex has arranged for experienced players to be available for offering comments and instruction to help prepare players for the tournament.

I love SAS! Can I help sponsor?

Absolutely! We will never turn down generosity! You can even add your family or business name to the back of our tournament shirt! Just click the button at the bottom of the page!

August 28th

Bristol Sportsplex

to our SPONSORS:


Screen Shot 2021-07-19 at 12.49.59 PM.png