Event Information

Pickleball

Dates

  • Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • 8:00 am: Youth
  • 9:00 am: Adults Doubles

  • Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • 10:00 am: Singles

Other Info

 2017 Entry Form

 2017 Sport Information


Location

Elks Tennis Center
934 Lewis Ave.
Billings, MT 59101

Entry Fees

Adults:
(includes all events)
$30/participant
Youth:
(includes all events)
$20/participant
Late Entry Adults:
(After 5pm July 5)
$40/participant
Late Entry Youth:
(After 5pm July 5)
$30/participant
Note: Late entry fee includes all events.
 Online Entry Deadline: July 18 at 5pm
 T-Shirt Deadline: July 5 at 5pm

Event Photos

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Elks Tennis Center
934 Lewis Ave.
Billings, MT 59101

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Commissioners

Larry Seekins has played Pickleball for over over 25 years, and has served as BSSG commissioner for 14 years. He has medaled at the World Senior Games five years in a row. Larry was the Great Plains Regional Pickelball ambassadors for USAPA. He currently teaches pickleball at the Billings YMCA. Larry is retired from the U.S. Forest Service.

Jason Bough has been playing pickleball for 8 years, and has served as BSSG commissioner for multiple years. He is an accountant with Century Gaming, and also participates in his son's Boy Scouting as the Troop Committee Chair person for Troop 27.

Chris Watts is the Sports Director for the Billings Family YMCA and has been there for 4 years. He has won numerous singles, doubles and mixed doubles events. He loves the game of Pickleball and has been fortunate enough to play in the National Tournament.

State Games of America Qualifier

All 2017 and 2018 Big Sky State Games medalists, and some 2018 medalists are eligible to compete in the
2018 State Games of America in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Current sports are:

Archery, Basketball, Biathlon, Billiards, Bowling, Cycling (Mountain Bike), Disc Golf, Equestrian, Fencing, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Karate, Lacrosse, Pickleball, Racquetball, Road Race, Shooting, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do/Judo, Tennis, Track & Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

Please see the State Games of America website for more information.

Special Information

USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) rules apply. Must be familiar with USAPA rules. Rules available at USAPA's website. First time tournament players please contact commissioner for more information.

  1. Players will rank themselves based on their skill level: A (Advanced), B (Intermediate), C (Beginner). Contact commissioner for help in determining your skill level.
  2. Brackets will be double eliminiation. Brackets may be combined or a round robin playoff if there are 4 or less entries in an event.
  3. In all youth doubles competition, age is determined by age of oldest partner.
  4. Name and age of both partners must be on entry form.
  5. Youth (13-17) years may choose to be in any adult event, but cannot compete in both.
  6. Youth/Adult Doubles can be any gender. Youth must be 17 and under. Adult must be 18 and over.

For individuals who sign up after July 11, Opening Ceremonies ticket will be at the Information/Will Call booth at Daylis Stadium the night of Opening Ceremonies.