Upcoming Tournaments

Watch this page for news of upcoming tournaments in and around New Mexico during 2020.

2020 Tournaments – LINKS

February 8, 2020: Las Cruces Pickleball Tournament
March 7, 2020: Los Vecinos Pickleball Tournament
April 4-5, 2020: 3rd Annual Aaron Gifford Pickleball Tournament
April 17-19, 2020: City of Albuquerque Senior Affairs 50+ Tournament
May 15-17, 2020: 2020 NM Games Pickleball Tournament
May 16-17, 2020: 2020 Annual Pagosa Spring Pickleball Tournament
June 10-13, 2020: NM Senior Olympics, Las Cruces
August 13-16, 2020: Ruidoso Pickleball Championships/SSIPA Billy the Kid Shootout
September 4-6, 2020: ABQ Pickleball Club Labor Day Tournament
October 16-18, 2020: Compete & Meet Tournament

DETAILS
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PB TOURNAMENT FEBRUARY 8TH SATURDAY 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

LOCATION:APODACA PARK Madrid Ave. LAS CRUCES, NM(4 permanent net courts & 4 portable net courts)

REGISTRATION FEE: $20 PER PLAYER (ALL registration fees will be awarded to the GOLD, SILVER, & BRONZE medal winners in each skill group for MEN & WOMEN)
ALL Skills, All ages. MEN play against men. WOMEN play against women, EXCEPT if you choose to play MIXED, you must play in the MEN’S bracket. Brackets will be SKILL ONLY. (2.0-5.0)

You must use your USAPA skill level rating # the day you register. You may play UP a skill level but not down. (Ex. If you are a 3.0 & your partner is a 3.5, you both must play 3.5) If you do NOT have a skill level rating, please contact John Baxter, Clayton Henry, Virginia Barbier or Laura Smart. One of us will rate you using the USAPA skill level qualifications guidelines. (If there are not enough players in a particular skill level, we will combine skill levels however, prize money will still be awarded to the top 3 teams in each skill level.

Play will begin promptly at 9 a.m. & will conclude when all teams in each skill level have played each other. There will be NO elimination until the top 3 teams have been determined based on # of matches won & points earned. The medal matches will be refereed & will have line judges. The Bronze medal winners in each skill level will be asked to be line judges for the GOLD medal match of their respective skill level. This will be a round robin format with either 2/3 games to 11 win by 2 or 1 game to 15 win by 2.

If the tournament is finished by 3 p.m. & all medal winners agree, The GOLD medal MEN will play the GOLD medal WOMEN & so on with the SILVER & BRONZE in each skill level. This will be for “FUN” only & no prize money will be awarded.

Tournament ball for 3.5 skill & above will be the Dura Fast. For 3.0 & below the Onix ball will be used.

TO REGISTER: Email Laura Smart : lauralsmart@comcast.net with your NAME, SKILL level, your phone #, & your partner’s name & skill level. You must pay & register by FEB. 1st. CASH or Check only.

Bring a chair, water, & food for the day. NO BAGS will be allowed on the courts.
Any questions?: Contact the Tournament Director (TD) Laura Smart 425-233-9082 (text or call)
In case of inclement weather, registration fees will be “cheerfully” refunded!

Laura Smart
8043 Island Ct
Las Cruces, NM 88007
425 233 9082 (cell)

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March 7, 2020: Los Vecinos Pickleball Tournament

Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Doubles. Skill levels: 2.5 and 3.0.

Registration Deadline March 4.

Register as a team. One partner register for both.

Fee: $7 per person. Pay fee at Los Vecinos CC when you arrive (no cash please).

Doors open at 8 am. Start Times for each division will be posted later.

Please click on the button below to sign up. Thank you!

Sign Up!

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SAVE THE DATE

3RD ANNUAL AARON GIFFORD PICKLEBALL BENEFIT TOURNAMENT

APRIL 4 & 5, 2020
LAS CRUCES, NM

NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY TENNIS COMPLEX

MEN’S & WOMEN’S DOUBLES
MIXED DOUBLES

REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 20, 2020
USAPA, SSIPA SANCTIONED

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City of Albuquerque Senior Affairs 50+ Tournament
April 17-19, 2020

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NM Games Pickleball Tournament
May 15-17, 2020

Information to come.
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May 16-17, 2020: 2020 Annual Pagosa Spring Pickleball Tournament

Join the Pagosa Pickleball Club and Town of Pagosa Springs for our 2020 Annual
Spring Pickleball Tournament.

Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles
Skill Levels” 3.0 and below, 3.5, and 4.0 and above

Additional details, discounts and registration information will be published in early March.

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NM Senior Olympics, Las Cruces
June 10-13, 2020

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August 13-16, 2020: Ruidoso Pickleball Championships/SSIPA Billy the Kid Shootout

This tournament is held in Ruidoso, NM, in the beautiful Sacramento Mountains, in south-central New Mexico. At 7,000 ft. elevation, we have moderate temperatures for most of the year!

Hope to see you all here!
Ali Baker, Ruidoso Pickleball Club
609 468-1950

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ABQ Pickleball Club Labor Day Tournament
September 4-6, 2020

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Compete & Meet Tournament
October 16-18, 2020