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PPA Tour: Selkirk Kansas City Open

Kansas City Elite Tennis and Wellness, 14481 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park Kansas, 66223
All start times are subject to change and events might be merged or split based on event registration.
Feb 17, 2024 8:00 AM - Aug 03, 2024 8:00 PM

Aug 07, 2024 - Aug 11, 2024

Tourney Timezone: Central

Cost: USD 100.00
Description
AMATEUR PLAYERS
Play Where the Pros Play
Amateur matches will be played alongside Championship Court where the top professionals in the world compete for the biggest payouts in the sport of pickleball.
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SPECTATORS
Watch the World's Best Pickleball
The PPA Tour has exclusive contracts with the top professional pickleball players in the world, including #1 female, Anna Leigh Waters, and #1 male, Ben Johns.
PPA TOUR CAMP
A two-day 3.0/4.0 PPA Tour Camp is available on August 6th and August 7th from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm each day. Cost: $400/per person.
Cost Includes:
- 6 hours of total instruction from PPA Professionals
- 1 courtside ticket for a day of your choice
- A recorded copy of the camp you attend
- Pickleball Central offer of 20% off apparel and 10% off paddles at the tournament
Due to limited space, travel expenses, and court booking fees we have a strict refund and cancellation policy. You may request to cancel your spot in this camp for a full refund 30+ days before the date and time of the event. Cancellations between 15-30 days before the camp will receive a 50% refund. Cancellation requests made 14 days or less before the camp date/time will not receive a refund. When you register for a camp, you agree to these terms.
EVENTS & ORGANIZED PLAY
Sign up HERE to round out your PPA experience with fun events, such as Round Robins and Kings Court play.
REFEREES
Sign up HERE to referee pros, open and amateur players.
VOLUNTEERS
Sign up HERE to volunteer for this amazing event.
UNITED PICKLEBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
This tournament is a part of the United Pickleball State Championship Series. Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists in any skill/age event (excluding Pro, Senior Pro, Junior and Money Ball events), will automatically receive an entry into the United Pickleball State Championship.
Which state has the best pickleball players?
The answer will be revealed soon enough, courtesy of the inaugural United Pickleball State Championship Series, a set of tournaments conducted across all 50 states in the country. The Medalists of these events will secure discounted registration into the United Pickleball Championships “Champions Division” taking place Nov. 4 through Nov. 10 in Dallas, TX.
Why should I play in the State Championship Series?
Participating in the United Pickleball State Championship Series offers players a unique and thrilling opportunity to showcase their skills on a bigger stage, contributing to the vibrant and growing pickleball community. The series, spanning all 50 states, provides an inclusive platform for players of varying ages and skill levels to engage in spirited competition while fostering camaraderie among enthusiasts across the nation. The chance to compete in the largest pickleball tournament in each state ensures a diverse and competitive field, creating an environment that encourages players to push their limits and improve their game.
Moreover, the prospect of earning a coveted spot in the year-end United Pickleball Championship in Dallas, TX adds an extra layer of excitement and motivation. With discounted registration fees for the medalists from each state, the State Championship Series is not only a celebration of skill but also a rewarding experience for those who excel in their divisions. The Champions Division at the United Pickleball Championship brings together the best players from across the country, offering a grand stage for the ultimate showdown and the quest for pickleball supremacy. Whether you're a seasoned competitor or a newcomer to the sport, the UPSCS promises a memorable journey filled with competition, sportsmanship, and the chance to etch your name in the annals of pickleball history.
Champions Division Participants who secure a spot on the podium (Bronze, Silver or Gold) in a skill/age event at a State Championship are eligible for a complimentary event fee to the United States Championship in Dallas, TX. This exclusive offer recognizes and rewards excellence in the Champions Division and ensures the best possible competition.
The United States Championship will take place from November 4th to the 10th.
Discounted Registration. Medalists in skill/age events at United Pickleball State Championship events will receive the following discounts on registration:
Gold - 100% (Free Registration)
Silver - 50%
Bronze - 33%
Medalists will receive an e-mail after a qualifying tournament with details about how to register for the United States Championship in Dallas.

Additional Information
FORMAT
Amateur Format for Skill/Age Events
Skill Levels 5.0 & 4.5 and all other skill levels with more than 20 teams (or 20 players for singles):
Double Elimination with no come around (i.e. if a team loses a match the best they can do is bronze. They cannot come around to win the gold).
* Main Draw: Matches consist of a best of 3 game format with each game to 11, win by 2 points.
* Consolation: Each match consists of one game to 15, win by two points except for the final match which determines 3rd place.
* Events will be combined if there are less than 4 teams in Doubles and less than 4 players in Singles. Depending on the number of registered players/teams in each event, we will combine events either based on skill or age to provide the best overall playing experience, given the circumstances.
* Events with 5 teams or less for doubles and 4 players or less for singles will play a Round Robin format. Winners will be determined by matches won, head-to-head, and point differential.
Skill Levels 4.0, 3.5 & 3.0 with 20 teams (20 players for singles) or less:
Round Robin Format with Playoffs:
4 teams: Single Round Robin with Playoffs for the top three teams,
5 teams: Single Round Robin with Playoffs of the top three teams.
6 teams: Single Round Robin with Playoffs of the top three teams.
7 teams: Single Round Robin with Playoffs for the top three teams.
8 teams: 2 pools of 4. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top two teams of each pool.
9 teams: 1 pool of 4. 1 pool of 5. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top two teams of each pool.
10 teams: 2 pools of 5. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top two teams of each pool.
11 teams: 1 pool of 5. 1 pool of 6. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top two teams of each pool.
12 teams: 3 pools of 4. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top team of each pool.
13 teams: 2 pools of 4. 1 pool of 5. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top team of each pool.
14 teams: 2 pools of 5. 1 pool of 4. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top team of each pool.
15 teams: 3 pools of 5. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top team of each pool.
16 teams: 4 pools of 4. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top team of each pool.
17 teams: 3 pools of 4. 1 pool of 5. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top team of each pool.
18 teams: 2 pools of 5. 2 pools of 4. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top team of each pool.
19 teams: 3 pools of 5. 1 pool of 4. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top team of each pool.
20 teams: 4 pools of 5. Single Round Robin with playoffs for the top team of each pool.
21 + teams: Double Elimination with no come-around.
Players will be placed into pools based on their rating.
Round Robin Format: Games 1-15 win by 2. Playoff Format: Games 1-15 win by 2 and games 2/3 to 11 win by 2 for Gold.
The event has the right to shorten match formats if weather poses scheduling delays.
Please note that if you are playing in a doubles event and your partner does not register within 7 days of when you register, you will automatically be moved to the waitlist. Your spot in the main event will NOT be saved. If (after you are both registered and paid for the event) there is room in the main event, you will be moved back to the main event. If the event has filled up in the meantime, you will remain on the waitlist until a spot opens up.
Senior Open Format
Double Elimination with no come around (i.e. if a team loses a match the best they can do is bronze. They cannot come around to win the gold).
* Main Draw: Matches consist of a best of 3 game format with each game to 11, win by 2 points.
* Consolation: Each match consists of one game to 15, win by two points except for the final match which determines 3rd place.
* Events will be combined if there are less than 4 teams in Doubles and less than 3 players in Singles. Depending on the number of registered players/teams in each event, we will combine events either based on skill or age to provide the best overall playing experience, given the circumstances.
* Events with 5 teams or less for doubles and 4 players or less for singles will play a Round Robin format. Winners will be determined by matches won, head-to-head, and point differential.
The event has the right to shorten match formats if weather poses scheduling delays.
Please note that if you are playing in a doubles event and your partner does not register within 7 days of when you register, you will automatically be moved to the waitlist. Your spot in the main event will NOT be saved. If (after you are both registered and paid for the event) there is room in the main event, you will be moved back to the main event. If the event has filled up in the meantime, you will remain on the waitlist until a spot opens up.
Pro Format
REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR PRO EVENTS: TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2024.
QUALIFYING ROUNDS FOR MENS DOUBLES PRO, MENS SINGLES PRO AND MIXED DOUBLES PRO WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, BASED ON NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS FOR THE MAIN DRAWS.
Qualifying rounds for the other pro events will take place early on the day of the main event.
Contracted players may receive automatic entry into the main draw based on the MAIN DRAW SELECTION PROCESS. Non-contracted players will sign up for the qualifier rounds. Qualifier rounds take place when the overall team number (player number for singles) exceeds a certain limit.
24 teams (players for singles) in the Main Draw: We will run a qualifier for 8 teams (players for singles) to qualify into the Main Draw of 32.
25-40 teams (players for singles) in the Main Draw: We will run a qualifier for 8 teams (players for singles) into the Main Draw of 48.
41-48 teams (players for singles) in the Main Draw: We will run a qualifier for 8 teams (players for singles) into the Main Draw of 56.
After pro registration closes, the committee will determine how many teams/players get an automatic bid into the main draw, which will determine the size of the main draw and the qualifier rounds.
Players will be notified by Wednesday following the pro registration deadline whether they are in the main draw or the qualifier rounds.
Qualifier Format:
Single Elimination 2/3 to 11 win by 2.
Main Draw Format:
*Single Elimination 2/3 to 11 win by 2.
*The losers of the semis will play a bronze medal match on Championship Sunday
***There will be no Bonus or Back Draw and no PPA Points Draw***
Championship Sunday Format
* Gold Medal Match 2/3 to 11 win by 2 for singles
* Gold Medal Match 3/5 to 11 win by 2 for doubles
* Bronze Medal Match 2/3 to 11 win by 2 for all
* Official Ball: Vulcan VPro Flight Outdoor
Please note that if you are playing in a doubles event and your partner does not register within 7 days of when you register, you will automatically be moved to the waitlist. Your spot in the main event will NOT be saved. If (after you are both registered and paid for the event) there is room in the main event, you will be moved back to the main event. If the event has filled up in the meantime, you will remain on the waitlist until a spot opens up.
Please note that after main draws are seeded and finalized, no partner changes are allowed. For qualifiers, partner changes are allowed until 6 pm the day before the qualifier event.
PAYMENT/PARTNER POLICY
Players must be paid and have a registered and paid partner to be confirmed. Players not paid and without registered and paid partners will be moved to a wait list if the division in which a spot is being held is filled with fully registered and paid teams.
PARTNER REPLACEMENT POLICY
After registration is closed, any registered player losing a partner must replace that partner with an already registered player. The replacement partner must be in the same skill/age group that you are scheduled to play. Players can play down in age and up in skill. Replacements need to be known and communicated to the registration contact by 6pm the day before you are scheduled to play. Replacements can be found on the players needing partners list.
$1000 MONEY BALL PPA BRACKET
Rules:
- This is a coed bracket - both male and female players will be accepted, based on their WPR at the time or registration. A player's individual rating must be 5.5 and under.
- Play will consist of both gender and mixed doubles in one bracket.
- Partner required at time of registration.
- Partner has 36 hours to register or the team will be moved to the wait list.
- No contracted PPA Pro players.
-If you are playing in a Pro event (contracted players excluded), you may also play in the MoneyBall event. However, if your pro event or qualifier event takes place on the same day as the MoneyBall event, you must choose one or the other. You may select a partner replacement for the MoneyBall event until 6 pm the day before the event.
- Senior Pro, Junior Pro and Amateur players are welcome (as long as they meet the criteria above).
- Registration fee - $75 per person.
- Registration is limited to 16 teams.
- Format: Double Elimination, 2/3 games to 11 win by two. Loser's bracket: games 1-15 win by two. There is no come around from the loser's bracket.
- There will be a waiting list - when someone withdraws, a team on the waiting list will take their place. If a team withdrawal happens after 6 pm the day before the event, no waitlisted teams will be moved to the main event.
-Partner replacements are allowed until 6 pm the day before the event.
- 1st place - $600
- 2nd place - $400

Refund Policy
July 10, 2024 - CANCELLATION DEADLINE (for refunds minus a $25 withdrawal fee)
No refunds for any reason after the CANCELLATION DEADLINE ABOVE unless the Registration & Weather Insurance Policy has been purchased prior to the CANCELLATION DEADLINE ABOVE.
REGISTRATION & WEATHER INSURANCE POLICY:
If you withdraw before the CANCELLATION DEADLINE ABOVE, you will be issued a full refund (with a $25 processing fee deducted) without the need to purchase Registration Insurance.
During registration you may choose to purchase the Registration and Weather Insurance Policy in the event you have to cancel out of the event after the CANCELLATION DEADLINE ABOVE. See the policy for specific coverage details. The insurance will also cover your event fee in case your event is cancelled due to weather without a make-up day option.

Weather
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
PPA events are outdoor events. If weather or any other unforeseen circumstance occurs the PPA will do all it can to play matches. If brackets are in mid play when a weather or unforeseen circumstance occurs the situation will be evaluated on a case by case basis to determine if the bracket may be finished or if winners may be determined.
REGISTRATION & WEATHER INSURANCE POLICY:
July 10, 2024 - CANCELLATION DEADLINE (for refunds minus a $25 withdrawal fee)
If you withdraw before the CANCELLATION DEADLINE ABOVE, you will be issued a full refund (with a $25 processing fee deducted) without the need to purchase Registration Insurance.
During registration you may choose to purchase the Registration and Weather Insurance Policy in the event you have to cancel out of the event after the CANCELLATION DEADLINE ABOVE. See the policy for specific coverage details. The insurance will also cover your event fee in the case your event is cancelled due to weather without a make-up day option.

Venue Information
Kansas City Elite Tennis and Wellness,14481 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park Kansas, 66223
Surface Type: Tennis Hardcourt Surface
Play Area Type: Outdoor Non-Covered
Net Type: Portable
Ball Used: Vulcan VPRO Flight Outdoor
Number of Courts: 24
Parking: No Fee
Parking fees may apply.

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Details
Officiated Type:Unique Per Event
Max Events per Registration:Unlimited
Cost Includes:0 Events
Guaranteed Games per Event:3
Allow Pets:No
Allow Food:No
Allow Grill:No
Allow Dish to Pass:No