PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT


 DATE:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019 

DIVISIONS:  TBA 

SITE:  Speedway Sports Complex, 345 Speedway Cir, Lincoln - View Map

TIME: 

Check In - 4:30 p.m.
Games will start at 5:30 p.m.  Times and court assignments are only listed for the first set of games on each court.  Subsequent games will then be assiged, in order, to the next available court.

DURATION OF EVENT:  Teams that win should expect to play past 9:30 p.m.

ROSTER LIMIT:  Teams consist of 2 players.  Companies are allowed 2 Open Teams.

ELIGIBILITY:  All players must be regular employees (full or part-time), interns or retirees of companies registered for the Nebraska Corporate Games

PICKLEBALL OVERVIEW & SCORING: Click HERE for a quick Pickleball overview and scoring rules.

POINT SYSTEM:
  • Medals will be awarded to the top three teams in each division. Points will be awarded to the top four teams within each division, as follows:
Place Points
1st 500
2nd 400
3rd 300
4th 200
 
  • Participation points will be awarded to all teams in the Nebraska Corporate Games. To receive participation points, teams must complete the event as designed. Points for participation in Doubles (per team) Competition are as follows:
Event Participation Points
Pickleball 20/Team

NOTES:  
  • Limited Pickleball equipment is available for loan to those players who don't have their own.  Please contact Mark Nelson, Nebraska Corporate Games Pickleball Director for loaner equipment.
  • ​Participants can only play on 1 Pickleball Team
PICKLEBALL PRACTICE TIMES AVAILABLE: 
  • We realize that many NE Corporate Games participants may not have had an opportunity to try pickleball  in the past, but we’d like to offer the opportunity now. The Pickleball Lincoln Club encourages beginners to join them on Tuesdays and Thursdays through March between 8 a.m. and Noon at Speedway Sports Complex (Northwest Building). The normal daily fee is $5.  But, the club has waived the fee for the first session for NE Corporate Games participants.  Come try it out once, or 10 times. If interested, please email Mark Nelson or Jane Cech (Contact info. below) and let them know you plan to attend.
SPORT DIRECTORS:  

Mark Nelson - mark@nelsoninteractive.com

Jane Cech - jcech3320@gmail.com