Adult Pickleball Tournament

Middletown Recreation's Adult Pickleball Tournament is back for Spring! This year's theme is Spring pastels - best dressed team wins a prize!

Tournament Information

Friday, April 14th - Mixed Doubles
Rain date: Friday, April 28th
6pm-9pm
Normandy Park, Nutswamp Rd, Middletown

Saturday, April 15th - Men's & Women's Doubles
Rain date: Saturday, April 29th
9am-2pm
Normandy Park, Nutswamp Rd, Middletown

Registration Information

Register here starting January 1st, choose Spring season. Registration closes Friday, March 31st.
$60/team, please only have one player from the team sign your team up. 
Towel and water provided. Trophies to the top teams.

Teams must be able to make the rain date, no refunds if we have to move to the rain dates.

Divisions

The tournament is broken into the following divisions based on team gender and ratings: 

Mixed Doubles 3.0
Mixed Doubles 3.5
Mixed Doubles 4.0
Women's Doubles 3.0
Women's Doubles 3.5
Women's Doubles 4.0
Men's Doubles 3.0
Men's Doubles 3.5
Men's Doubles 4.0

Teams & Schedule

There will be 8 teams per division (subject to change). Ratings are self-given and are outlined here. The higher-rated player on the team determines the team's rating level. Players should only compete in their appropriate skill level in order for everyone to enjoy the most of the tournament. The honor system will be used here and any weighted teams in inappropriate levels may be subject to disqualification. There will be two players per team, both must be 18 years or older to play.

Schedules Coming April 2023

It is important for all teams to arrive 20 minutes before their first game to allow ample time for check-in.

Match Format & Rules

Depending on number of teams per division and rating, we will hold a double-elimination or round robin style tournament.

For double-elimination divisions - The team that wins best 2 out of 3 games wins the match. First to 11 wins the game, must win by 2. Each match will be allotted 30 minutes to play. 

For round robin divisions - All teams will play 1 game against each other. This game is first to 15, must win by 2. At the end of round robin play the top two winners (determined by wins, then points) will play for the championship. 

This tournament takes place on tennis courts with lined pickleball boundaries. All players are required to bring their own paddles. 

Please note, this is not a sanctioned event. All games are loosely officiated by the players, we rely on the spirit of sportsmanship and honesty to keep the matches fun and enjoyable for all! Players and spectators are subject to our code of conduct. 

The complete set of rules, regulations and code of conduct can be found here.

Questions? 
Call Recreation at 732-615-2260 or email recreation@middletownnj.org