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The Cary Pickleball Association and the Town of Cary host the Annual Cary Doubles Tournament. The tournament welcomes spectators during the championship at no charge.

2017 Women's 60+ Division - Third (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 40-49 Division - Second (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 50-59 Division - Second (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 40-49 Division - First (Mobile)
2017 Men's 60+ Division - Second (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 40-49 Division - Third (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 40-49 Division - First and Second (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 50-59 Division - First (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 50-59 Division - First and Second (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 65+ Division - Second (Mobile)
2017 Women's 60+ Division - Second (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 50-59 Division -Third (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 60-64 Division - First (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 60-64 Division - Third (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 65+ Division - Third (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 60-64 Division - Second (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 65+ Division - First and Second (Mobile)
2017 Mixed 65+ Division - Gold (Mobile)
2017 Women's 50-59 Division - First and Second (Mobile)
2017 Men's 40-49 Division - First (Mobile)
2017 Women's 50-59 Division - Second (Mobile)
2017 Women's 50-59 Division - First (Mobile)
2017 Men's 40-49 Division - Second (Mobile)
2017 Women's 50-59 Division - Third (Mobile)
2017 Men's 40-49 Division - Third (Mobile)
2017 Men's 50-59 Division - First (Mobile)
2017 Women's 60+ Division - First (Mobile)
2017 Men's 50-59 Division - Silver (Mobile)
2017 Men's 60+ Division - Third (Mobile)
2017 Men's 60+ Division - First (Mobile)

Registration Form

The tournament will be open to adults, aged 40 or older by December 3, 2018. Players can compete in one single-age category in Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles. Age groups will be 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+. Age groups will be determined by the age of the youngest doubles player. Registration Deadline is April 20, 2018. Registration limited to the first 100 participants.

Fees

$25 (One Player/One Event) 
$30 per participant (One Player/Two Events)
All registrations include an official Tournament Shirt! 

Divisions

Men's, Women's, Mixed Doubles
40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Age Divisions may be combined or separated as needed to make competitive brackets.
(Bracket Minimum=4 teams/ Maximum=10 teams) 

Format

  • Teams will not be seeded. Brackets will be determined by random draw. The format will be double elimination. 
  • Preliminary matches will consist of 1 game to 15 points (win by 2). 
  • All medal matches are best 2 games out of 3 to 11 points. 
  • The “if necessary” match will be 1 game to 15. 
  • Tournament will be governed by the official USAPA rules and regulations. Tournament committee reserves the right to modify the tournament format as needed.

Equipment

USAPA Approved Indoor Balls. The tournament will be played indoors on a wood floor.

Tournament Schedule

The event format and schedule will be released one week prior to tournament. Players may need to be available on all tournament days between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. depending on final tournament schedule.

Tentative Schedule:
Thursday - Men's & Women's (60+, 70+)
Friday - Men's & Women's (40+, 50+)
Saturday - All Mixed Brackets

Check-in

Wednesday, May 9 from noon-5 p.m. OR Thursday-Saturday from 8-8:30 a.m. at Bond Park Community Center. 

Tournament Schedule/Practice

  • Brackets will released by Thursday, May 3.
  • Courts will be available for practice on Wednesday, May 9 from noon-5 p.m., with individual players yielding priority to practicing teams. 
  • Bond Park Community Center will open at 8 a.m. each tournament day for check-in and warm-up. Opening statements will be at 8:45 a.m. and match play will begin at 9 a.m. on each day.

Tournament Play

  • All matches will be held indoors on wooden gym flooring and official USAPA Approved Indoor Balls will be used. All matches will have a volunteer court manager, who will initiate the match and keep track of the score. Line judges will be available for medal matches only.
  • A coin toss will determine first choice of service or side.
  • The tournament committee reserves the right to exercise some schedule flexibility, and match times will be adjusted accordingly. Therefore, it is required that all players check in at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled start time.

Awards

Awards for 1st place, 2nd place, and 3rd place. 

2018 Tournament Sponsors

We are now accepting 2018 Tournament Sponsors. Submit a request via the Sponsorship Application Form.

Special thanks to all the 2017 tournament sponsors!

Dr. Stephen F. Kosterman Chiropractor, PA

The Joint Chiropractic

Onix

Cary Dermatology Center

Pickleball Central

Mt. Olive