Florida Summer Smash - A Star Spangled Banger

GT Bray Pickleball Courts, 5502 33rd Ave Dr W, Bradenton Florida, 34209

Jul 08, 2023 - Jul 08, 2023

Tourney Timezone: Eastern
1 days of competition benefiting 2 great charities.
Special Olympics Florida is in need of dollars to transport pickleball players to events. They provide this experience free of charge to the athletes. Money raised will go to support these athletes on their quest for gold in pickleball at the Special Olympics!
High School Clubs are forming and are in need of equipment, insurance and court time. Money raised will go towards helping these clubs, forming new ones and a future high school championship for the area.
This is an open tournament - Team of all levels will be in 1 bracket.
Florida Smash is the premier sponsor --- WE ARE GOING RALLY SCORING BABY!!!!
- Pool play games are to 21 win by 1 with FREEZE at 20.
- Winners Bracket games are to 21 win by 2 with a freeze at 20 and 18.
- Loser Bracket games are to 15 win by 2 with a freeze at 14 and 12.
Only 40 Teams permitted. 4 pools of 10 teams will play each pool.
The venue has covered courts with permanent nets. There are courts that are not covered, the last 10 team to enter will be assigned to those courts for the round robin.
 Franklin X-40 is the exclusive official ball.
First Place $700
Second Place $500
Beat the bounty team in the winner bracket = $200 per bounty.  The 4 first-place teams in each pool will have a bounty placed on them.  
There will be elimination one match tournaments with Cash prizes
Calcutta - 10% to winning team, 10% to the house, 80% payout to shareholders
$5 a share prior to game day, $10 a share during round robin, $20 a share when teams are seeded $30 a share after 2nd round 2 $50 a share after round 4
Lunch, Hydration and Snacks are included for players with registration.
Prize for Dead Last!!

Additional Information
Facility opens at 7:00am
Registration Desk Opens at 7:30am
Pool Play starts at 8:00am
Lunch will be served at approximately 12pm
Cash game courts will open as teams get eliminated

Refund Policy
Cancellation deadline is July 3rd , 2023. No refunds for any reason after that date. Cancellations prior to that date are subject to a $10 administration fee.
If the tournament is cancelled due to weather prior to the start of the tournament, we will credit your registration fees less any fees.
If the event has STARTED and is cancelled due to weather there will be no refunds. We will make every effort to complete any event that has been started.
ALL REFUNDS will be sent after the tournament is completed.

Venue Information
GT Bray Pickleball Courts,5502 33rd Ave Dr W, Bradenton Florida, 34209
Surface Type: Pickleball Hardcourt Surface
Play Area Type: Outdoor Covered
Net Type: Permanent
Ball Used: Franklin X
Number of Courts: 20
Parking: No Fee

Officiated Type:None
Max Events per Registration:1
Cost Includes:Unlimited Events
Guaranteed Games per Event:10
Allow Pets:No
Allow Food:No
Allow Grill:No
Allow Dish to Pass:No