NAT'L NOVICE CHAMPIONSHIP 2021
PROLITE Pickleball Clinic
7 Mar 2021 (Sun)
27 Mar 2021 (Sat), 730pm
2 Apr (Fri) to 4 Apr 2021 (Sun).
9am to 7pm
10 Apr (Sat) to 11 Apr 2021 (Sun).
9am to 7pm
Arena@OTH, Our Tampines Hub
$28 per person
including Participation T-shirt and
Starting Server Wristband
Payment shall be by PayNow or Bank Transfer. No fees shall be collected over Pickleball Global Tournament website.
97871512 Lim Ee Kiong
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Open to all Singaporeans, Permanent Residents and Valid Pass Holders.
Only for Novices, defined as
Less than 3 years Pickleball playing experience
No Pickleball Global Ranking points
May or may not have prior racquet sport experience
Beginners are further defined as Novices with limited prior racquet sport experience.
Winners will be awarded medals for Gold, Silver and Bronze. No prize money for this Tournament
All participants are required to register using a valid email with Pickleball.Global for a PGID account. Register at https://pickleball.global/
7 Mar 2021 (Sun) or
16 singles/pairs per division
The Tournament Director reserves the right to amend the rules & regulations, or schedule the fixtures of the tournament at any time as deemed fit.
$18 per person
Singapore Pickle-Ball Association
Men Doubles (Beginners)
Round Robin followed by Single Elimination
Max number of singles/doubles per Round Robin flight shall be 4. Top 2 singles/doubles from each flight shall be promoted.
Round Robin Flights shall be determined by random draw.
Tournament Director reserves the rights to move players according to skill level, and modify the division/format.
Age shall be based on year of birth
Participants are encouraged to “Play Up”, i.e. a participant of age group 50 years and above, or 18 years and below, may challenge and play up in the 19+ Divisions.
“Playing Down” is prohibited, i.e. a younger participant shall not play in an older age group.
Women Doubles (Beginners)
Pickleball Global Ranking - A Modern Approach
We are adopting the Pickleball Global Ranking (GPR) system to establish a competition structure for future national level tournaments, applicable also to regional and international tournaments.
NATIONAL NOVICE PICKLEBALL 2021 is a Tier 3 event.
All participants are required to have a Pickleball Global PGID account, to register visit https://pickleball.global/
a. Unless otherwise stated, we shall be adopting USAPA/IFP 2021 Official Rulebook: https://usapickleball.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/2021-Rulebook-Indexed-FINAL-01-22-21.pdf
b. Players may use any USAPA compliant paddle specified under Section 2.E of the USAPA 2021 Rulebook or approved paddle that are posted on the USAPA website.
c. We shall be using USAPA approved Dura Fast 40 (yellow) for this tournament.
d. No line judges for the Preliminary Rounds. Players will make their own line calls in accordance to the guidelines spelt out in the Official Rulebook.
e. Unless otherwise stated, a Technical Officer will be assigned to each court to oversee the match, any dispute can be raised to the officer on duty.
f. Referee and line judges will be assigned to Medal Matches only.
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