Saturday, April 22, 2017

QCPC Newsletter April 22, 2017

Quail Creek Classic Pickleball Tournament

The inaugural Quail Creek Classic Pickleball Tournament for St. Jude Children’s Hospital took place April 1 and 2.  Seventy players participated in men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles in levels 2.5-3.5.  Registration fee was free.  With the help of raffle sales to gift certificates to Posada Java, Kayleigh’s Cakes, Quail Creek Grill, autographed pickleball instruction books from Prem Carnot, prizes from pickleball instructor Mark Renesson, pickleball shirts, hats and paddles, an auction for two paddles and the generosity of the participants, $3,617 was donated to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, the charity choice of the USA Pickleball Association.  Click here to see the winners in various divisions and pictures of the tournament.

Wednesday Round Robins to Continue in Summer

The Round Robin will be back this week with play beginning at 8:00.  Check in at the
ramada between 7:30 and 7:50.  Round Robins will continue throughout the summer if there is enough interest.  The time will become earlier as it becomes  hotter, but that will be announced later.

May Pickleball Social

Save the date.  The next pickleball social will be on May 10, starting at 6:30 in the evening. There will be a round robin followed by desserts and a beverage of your choice.  Bring a dessert to share and whatever you would like to drink. The Club will provide glasses, plates, and plasticware.  You don't need to sign up for this.  Just show up a bit before 6:30, ready to play.

Newsletter To Be Sporadic In Summer

During the summer months, the newsletter will only be sent out when there is a speicfic event to be advertised or a news item that needs to be disseminated.  May 6 will be the last regularly scheduled newsletter.

Some Courts Closed on April 27th

QCPC's new shed will be installed on Thursday, April 27th.  The workers will need adequate access to the area and to electricity during the installation.  Therefore, Courts 1-4 will be closed from 7 AM to 4 PM on April 27.