Registration

Closing

7 Mar 2021 (Sun)

Participant Briefing
(MS Team)

27 Mar 2021 (Sat), 730pm

Tournament Dates

2 Apr (Fri) to 4 Apr 2021 (Sun). 
9am to 7pm

10 Apr (Sat) to 11 Apr 2021 (Sun).  
9am to 7pm

Tournament 
Venue

Arena@OTH, Our Tampines Hub

EVENT SCHEDULE

REGISTRATION

Registration Fee

1st Division

$28 per person
including Participation T-shirt and

Starting Server Wristband

2nd and

Subsequent

Division

Payment shall be by PayNow or Bank Transfer. No fees shall be collected over Pickleball Global Tournament website.

PayNow

97871512 Lim Ee Kiong

** indicate OTH/PGID/Name
 

Bank 
Transfer

Eligibility

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.
 

Awards

Winners will be awarded medals for Gold, Silver and Bronze.  No prize money for this Tournament

via https://pickleball.global/compete/national-novice-championship-2021/about

 

All participants are required to register using a valid email with Pickleball.Global for a PGID account.  Register at https://pickleball.global/
 

Online Registration

Closing

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
UOB 114-307-429-9

** indicate OTH/PGID/Name
 

TOURNAMENT FORMAT

Divisions
Age Group/Category

Men Doubles (Beginners)

19+

50+

Format

  1. Round Robin followed by Single Elimination

  2. Max number of singles/doubles per Round Robin flight shall be 4.  Top 2 singles/doubles from each flight shall be promoted.

  3. Round Robin Flights shall be determined by random draw.

  4. 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 

Men Doubles 

Women Doubles (Beginners)

Men Doubles 

Women Singles

Men Singles

Mixed Double

PLAYER'S RANKING

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/

Women Doubles 

Mixed Doubles 

ADDITIONAL INFO

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. 

 

g. Enquiries whatsapp/sms 97871512, or email hello@pickleballassociation.sg

NAT'L NOVICE CHAMPIONSHIP 2021

Rules and Regulation

Our Strategic Partners :-

Copyright © 2020 Singapore Pickle-Ball Association. All Rights Reserved.

  • Facebook
  • Pickleball.sg