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WPA DUPR Carson OPEN Pickleball Tournament

July 12 - July 14, 2024

Registration open

Ends July 5, 2024

Address

Dignity Health Sports Park

18400 Avalon Blvd, Carson, CA 90746

Events

Format: Set Partner Round Robin, Set Partner Pool Play + Single Elimination Bracket, Rotating Partner Round Robin

Price: $60.00$85.00 / Player (must register and pay as a team)

Tournament Director

John Gill

Description

The WPA DUPR Carson OPEN Pickleball Tournament will be held on Friday July 12th through Sunday July 14th, 2024 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA.

FRIDAY (Starting from 9am)
Open Senior Mens and Womens Doubles (AGE 50+, 60+, 70+, 80+)

SATURDAY (Starting from 9am)
Mens and Womens Doubles (Beginner Non-rated-2.99, 3.0-3.49, 3.5-3.99, Open for PRIZEMONEY)
Open Junior Boys and Girls Doubles Age 14U

SUNDAY (Doubles Starting from 9am, singles starting from 2pm)
Mixed Doubles (Beginner Non-rated-2.99, 3.0-3.49, 3.5-3.99, Open for PRIZEMONEY)
Mens and Womens Singles (Beginner Non-rated-2.99, 3.0-3.49, 3.5-3.99, Open for PRIZEMONEY)
Open Senior Mens and Womens Singles (AGE 50+, 60+, 70+, 80+)
Open Junior Boys and Girls Singles Age 14U

*There is a discount for entering multiple divisions!*
– Expect each tournament day to start at 9am and complete in the afternoon
– The division times are subject to change based on participant registration
– Participants will be emailed their division start time after the registration close date has passed
– Please Check-in 30 minutes before your start time

Dignity Health Sports Park
18400 Avalon Blvd
Carson, CA 90746
Parking is free.

All events are set-partner or single player Round Robin (play every team), ensuring plenty of Pickleball with Medal rounds for Gold, Silver, and Bronze.
Divisions that have 4 or fewer teams will play a double round robin (play every team twice)

*Don’t hesitate to get in touch with WPAtournament@gmail.com if you need a partner.*

Guaranteed MINIMAL WAITING TIME between matches
For every 2 DOUBLES PAIRS 1 COURT IS ALLOCATED = APPROX 3 HOURS to 4 Hours PER EVENT, including finals

Prior to the tournament please complete the following:
Results will be uploaded to DUPR. Please join the “World Pickleball Association” club on DUPR prior to the tournament.
1. Log in/Create a DUPR account https://dashboard.dupr.com/login
2. Verify your account through your email
3. Click “Play” (on the left if on a Mac/PC or on the bottom right if on a mobile device)
4. Search “World Pickleball Association”. Make sure the logo matches and the location says Los Angeles.
5. Click Join Club
6. WPA will approve your request

Please download the Swish Sports app, create an account, and link your DUPR ID to your Swish profile before the tournament. The Swish Sports App is where you will see who you are playing against, what court you are on, and where you will enter/verify your scores for each match. This will ensure a speedy upload to DUPR!

Improve your pickleball skills, strokes, and strategies prior to the tournament by checking out John Gill Pickleball on Youtube. Don’t forget to subscribe so you don’t miss any new content! https://youtube.com/@aussiejohng?si=Sv2vyTiiTdsoWc-p

$5 of each Registration fee will be donated to the SAFE Foundation to prevent Violence and Homelessness
The World Pickleball Association is excited to have you!

Rules

1. Divisions are DUPR ratings
- your team’s DUPR rating average will be calculated. If your average is higher than the division, you will be placed in the appropriate division.
- If you have never played in a DUPR rated event or do not have a rating, you can self rate yourself and enter the division(s) you see best fit you!
2. For age-related divisions, the participant must fall within the division age by Dec. 31st, 2024
3. The ball used is a Franklin X40 Yellow ball. Please DO NOT wear yellow clothing similar to the color of the ball
4. Game scoring
- Games are first to 11 points; win by 2 points
- Switch ends when the first team gets to 6 points
- singles are rally scoring
5. Time-Outs
- 1 minute break is allotted when switching ends
- Each team is allotted one 1-minute time out per match if they choose to take it
6. Inputting Scores
- The players will input their match scores into Swish. Only one person needs to enter the score.
- You will then verify the score is correct
- One person from every game will bring a score card back to the check-in table. The score card should include Division, Date, All players First initial and last name, and score.
7. Medal Match Scoring
- Gold and Bronze medal matches are first to 15 points; win by 2 points
- Medal matches are dependent upon time availability and participant registrations
- 1st and 2nd place from every division will play for Gold/Silver
- 3rd and 4th place from every division will play for Bronze
- If there are only 3 people in your division 1st place will go straight to the Gold medal match. 2nd and 3rd place will go to a semi-final. The winner of the semi-final will play 1st place for Gold. The loser of the semi-final will be awarded a Bronze medal.

Rally Scoring for Singles
- First to 11 points, win by 2 points
- Points earned whether serving or recieving
- The player who wins a rally serves the next point. When the server's score is even, they serve from the right side of the court, and when their score is odd, they serve from the left.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Refunds are available for:
- Events that do not proceed due to insufficient numbers
- Medical reasons with a doctor's certificate
- Any withdrawal up to 07/06/24 will choose to receive a full refund or credit to another World Pickleball Association event
- Any withdrawal up to 07/07/24 will receive full credit to another World Pickleball Association event
- No refunds starting 07/08/24 (exception Doctors note)
- There are no refunds due to weather delays or match delays. However, a credit would be considered for another WPA event

If you are registered for an event that does not have enough participants, a WPA tournament director will reach out to you. You will be offered a full refund, credit towards another WPA event, or the option to enter a higher division and try your best.

If you are owed a credit from a previous tournament please contact Sydney Spradley sydneyWPA@gmail.com for your personal discount code. Please provide the date of the tournament you are owed a credit from and what division you previously entered.

Any Refunds are subject to a $5 Admin fee (includes Swish Fee and Stripe Fee)

Players

Open Senior Mens Doubles Age 50+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Mens Doubles Age 60+

Bill Spradley & John Gill

8 team spots remaining

Open Senior Mens Doubles Age 70+

Gary K Leach & Francis Chung

8 team spots remaining

Open Senior Mens Doubles Age 80+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Womens Doubles Age 50+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Womens Doubles Age 60+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Womens Doubles Age 70+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Womens Doubles Age 80+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Mens Singles Age 50+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Mens Singles Age 60+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Mens Singles Age 70+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Mens Singles Age 80+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Womens Singles Age 50+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Womens Singles Age 60+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Womens Singles Age 70+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Senior Womens Singles Age 80+

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Mens Doubles Beginner Non-rated-2.99

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Mens Doubles 3.0-3.49

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Mens Doubles 3.5-3.99

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Mens Doubles for PRIZEMONEY

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Womens Doubles Beginner Non-rated-2.99

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Womens Doubles 3.0-3.49

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Womens Doubles 3.5-3.99

Kylee Wardle & Elizabeth Mower

8 team spots remaining

Open Womens Doubles for PRIZEMONEY

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Junior Boys Doubles Age 14U

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Junior Girls Doubles Age 14U

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Mixed Doubles Beginner Non-rated-2.99

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Mixed Doubles 3.0-3.49

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Mixed Doubles 3.5-3.99

Rob Fitzgerald & Kimmy Fitzgerald

8 team spots remaining

Open Mixed Doubles for PRIZEMONEY

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Mens Singles Beginner Non-rated-2.99

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Mens Singles 3.0-3.49

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Mens Singles 3.5-3.99

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Mens Singles for PRIZEMONEY

Alan Ward

Oshton Tsen

7 team spots remaining

Womens Singles Beginner Non-rated-2.99

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Womens Singles 3.0-3.49

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Womens Singles 3.5-3.99

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Womens Singles for PRIZEMONEY

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Junior Boys Singles Age 14U

No players yet

9 team spots remaining

Open Junior Girls Singles 14U

No players yet

9 team spots remaining