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USA Pickleball Golden Ticket - The Path to Nationals - Mesa Presented by Lerner & Rowe

Arizona Athletic Grounds, 6321 S Ellsworth Rd, Mesa Arizona, 85212

Apr 03, 2024 - Apr 07, 2024

Tourney Timezone: Mountain
This is a USA Pickleball Golden Ticket event!
The USA Pickleball Golden Ticket - The Path to Nationals - Mesa will be held at the Legacy Sports Park in Mesa, AZ April 3 - 7, 2024. Gold medalists will earn Golden Tickets—
the ability to pre-register—for the 2024 Biofreeze USA Pickleball National Championships.
All events, including singles, will offer a pool-play format. If there are not enough teams for pool play, then a round-robin bracket will be played.
The top-four teams ( 2 from each pool or 4 from a round-robin bracket ) will move forward to the next round.
All pool-play matches, as well as all pre-medal matches, will be one game to 15, win by two points. The medal matches will be best two-out-of-three games, win by two points.
The gold-medal winners of each event will earn a Golden Ticket to the 2024 Biofreeze USA Pickleball National Championships.
This is an MMP sanctioned event. Players' UTPR will be used
For a CONFIRMED spot in an event, both partners must be registered and paid. Players without partners or whose partners have not registered and paid within 4 days of their signup, will be moved to the waiting list. Once their partner signs up, they will be moved back into the event - IF THERE ARE SPOTS REMAINING IN THE BRACKET AND THE TOURNAMENT.
We have 5 year age breaks planned for 50 and above.
We have 10 year age breaks planned below 50
Skill levels are 3.0 to 5.0 (No 5.5, or higher, rated players may participate)

Additional Information
Volunteering to help at the tournament? Use this link to sign up:
This is a skill/age tournament for brackets below age 65 and age/skill for brackets 65 and above.
Partner search is the responsibility of the player. If the team "both players" have not completed registration and paid within 4 days you will be moved to the waitlist.
Tournament director reserves the right to combine a bracket if needed.

Refund Policy
Withdrawals from the tournament before March 20, 2024, will receive a refund
minus a $30 cancellation fee.
No refunds or credits for any reason after March 6, 2024.
This event is an outdoor event. If weather or any other unforeseen circumstance occurs,
we 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

Venue Information
Arizona Athletic Grounds,6321 S Ellsworth Rd, Mesa Arizona, 85212
Surface Type: Pickleball Hardcourt Surface
Play Area Type: Outdoor Non-Covered
Net Type: Permanent
Ball Used: Franklin X-40 - Optic Yellow
Number of Courts: 41
Parking: No Fee
No overnight parking allowed Parking fee is $5per day starting at 5pm on Friday, April 5th

Officiated Type:Medal Matches
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