Regional Pickleball Tournament Scheduled in Monroe

Published 04/15 2014 09:09AM

Updated 04/15 2014 09:10AM

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MONROE-WEST MONROE, LA -- The USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) is set to host the 6th Annual Mid-South Regional Tournament at the University of Louisiana at Monroe May 30- June 1. 

Over 2,000 players will travel to the Twin Cities to compete. Players will travel from the Mid-South Region States of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Mississippi, as well Florida, Indiana, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, California, Arizona, and New Mexico.
 
Pickleball is a fast-paced court game that can be played by people of all ages. It is played on a badminton-sized court with a perforated ball and wooded paddles.
 
The tournament will include mens/womens, singles/doubles, and mixed doubles positions.  Games will be played at the ULM Activity Center. Admission is free, and the public is both invited and encouraged to attend. 
 
For more information about the tournament, contact Tom Burkhart at (225) 938-3414. 

For more information about pickleball and the USAPA, visit www.usapa.org.

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