Saturday, December 15, 2018

QCPC Newsletter, December 15, 2018


Holiday Drills and Round Robins


Here is the schedule for the various Club-sanctioned events for the next two weeks:

There will be no drills until the week of January 7th.  The instructors and their assistants are taking a few well-deserved weeks off.  Thanks to everyone who has helped with drills during these last 2 months.

QCPC Wednesday Round Robin
This will occur every Wednesday through the holidays- December 19, 26, and January 2- and then throughout January.  Check-in is from 8:15-8:50, with play starting at 9:00 AM.  You don't need to sign up in advance for this event, but you do need to sign-in by 8:50 in order to play.  Plan to play all 6 games and the bye game if you have a bye.

Organized Play Mixed Round Robins- Sign up on the right side of the website one week before the Round Robin.

2.5-3.0 Mixed Round Robins will occur on December 18, but not on December 25 or January 1.  They will resume on January 8.

3.0-3.5 Mixed Round Robins will occur on December 21, 28, and continue on Fridays in January.  

3.5-4.0 Mixed Round Robins will occur on December 20, 27, and continue on Thursdays in January.

Skill-Level Round Robins- Sign up on the right side of the website one week before the Round Robin. 

2.0 Skill-Level, Mixed Round Robin- This will continue uninterrupted through the holidays, December 20, 27, and January 3.

3.0/3.5 Skill-Level Woman's Round Robin- This will occur on December 17, will not occur on December 24, and will resume on December 31.

4.0+ Skill-Level Round Robin- This will occur on December 18, but not on December 25.  It will resume on January 1.


Professional Pickleball Instructor Helle Sparre Coming to Quail Creek 

Helle Sparre will be at Quail Creek on Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20.  

Helle had an outstanding career as a professional tennis player, including playing in all four major Grand Slams, and was a certified elite tennis instructor for over 30 years.  She is one of the premier pickleball instructors in the country and author of the book Dynamite Doubles.  She now resides in Mesa AZ.

To signup for one of Helle’s lessons, click here

In addition, QCPC will host a Doubles Strategy Seminar with Helle on Saturday January 19 from 2:30 to 4:30 at the Ramada and Court 1.  This Seminar is open to all QCPC members at no cost.




QCPC Shirts and Hats Are Available


QCPC shirts and hats with the logo are available for purchase starting immediately thru Jan 15, 2019.  As requested, there will be 2 different types of shirts for the women this year: Sport Tek Poly and Cotton Classic fit.  The men’s shirt is Sport Tek Poly.  There will ONLY BE 3 colors available for each style of women’s and men’s.  The QCPC logo will only be on the top left front side of the shirt.  Hats are available in white or khaki and the logo will be on the front.  

An order form MUST be filled out for each person; however one check or money order can be provided per family.  Please note we cannot accept checks written on an account outside of the USA so if you only have Canadian checks, please provide a money order.  NO CASH.  Payment MUST accompany your order. 

Download the order form here.  

Click the links below to see the various shirts and the hat:

PLEASE NOTE:  NOT ALL COLORS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.  ONLY THOSE COLORS LISTED ON THE ORDER SHEET.  All ordered items are FINAL SALE.  They cannot be returned nor exchanged.  So make sure your size and color are correct.  

Any questions can be directed to Cheryl Francis.  clfrancisaz@gmail.com.





2019 Dues Deadline Is Fast Approaching 



 QCPC dues are $25/year per person. Dues for 2019 are being collected now and are due by January 1, 2019. Write your check to QCPC, and make sure that you indicate whose dues are being paid in the Memo line of your check. Checks can be mailed or dropped off at Susan Jones's home, 2620 E Arica Way. She has a box by her front door to collect dues.