Event Information



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

  • Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • 9:00 am: Singles

Other Info

 2018 Entry Form

 2018 Sport Information


Elks Tennis Center
934 Lewis Ave.
Billings, MT 59101

Entry Fees

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

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Elks Tennis Center
934 Lewis Ave.
Billings, MT 59101

Event Sponsored by:


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.

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.

Guy grew up and Billings and played football and basketball at Skyview HS and then Football at the University of Montana. He discovered Pickleball in 2003 and fell in love with it as a game and plays competitively in spite of 2 full knee replacements. He is an ambassador for the USA Pickleball Association and looks forward to growing the sport.

State Games of America Qualifier

All 2017 and 2018 Big Sky State Games medalists, and some 2019 medalists are eligible to compete in the
2019 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. Players are guaranteed 2 games per bracket. 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 16, Opening Ceremonies ticket will be at the Information/Will Call booth at Daylis Stadium the night of Opening Ceremonies.