With the completion of the resurfacing of the tennis/pickleball courts at City Park, the Sevierville Parks and Recreation Department will begin offering small pickleball tournaments.
The department will be hosting a men’s and women’s doubles pickleball tournament on Saturday, July 23. Registration will be open through July 15. To guarantee a tournament t-shirt, registration must be received by July 1. Participants must have a partner at registration; no matching will be allowed the day of the tournament.
Registration is online only at: www.recreation.seviervilletn.org; click Courses and then Pickleball.
Check-in on July 23 will begin at 7:00 a.m. and play will begin at 8:00 a.m. The tournament is open to players 30-years old and older. The fee is $40.00/person and includes a tournament t-shirt and water.
Divisions will be men and women only, no co-ed play allowed. Each division will be limited to eight teams. There will be three divisions for men and women. Skill levels will be broken down between 2.0/2.5, 3.0 and 3.5/4.0. Divisions may be combined based on registrations.
Tournament format will be winners’ bracket best two out of three to 11; losers’ bracket will be one game to 15. Prizes will be awarded to top three teams per division.
For additional information, please contact Sally Worden/Pickleball Instructor at 865-654-9176 or the Athletics Office at 865-453-6946.