Paddle at the Beach Pickleball Tournament

September 18-20, 2017


  • Registration is now Online
  • You must set up a FREE online account
  • Early Registration June 19, 2017- July 28, 2017…. ONLY $25/per player
  • Registration Fee is $30/per player July 29, 2017-September 1, 2017

Tournament Details

  • This is an Indoor tournament played at the J.Bryan Floyd Community Center located at 1030 Possum Trot Rd. , NMB, SC 29582
  • We offer a Men’s Doubles and a Women’s Doubles Tournament for those 35 and older, Mixed doubles are offered on Wednesday
  • Men’s and Women’s pool play is on Monday, September 18, 2017 with a Double-elimination tournament on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.
  • Divisions are made by Skill level first and then age of your team. They are dependant on the number of teams signed up.
  • Skill level is determined by your input during registration
  • “Team Skill level” is determined by the highest skill level on the team
  • Age is calculated by your age on December 31, 2017
  • Your “team age” is the total of your age and your partner’s age added together
  • snacks and water are provided. Don’t Forget your water bottle.

Tournament Schedule:  

Sunday, September 18, 2017

Check in Men’s/Women’s Doubles and practice 1p-5p

Welcome Reception- Mellow Mushroom (NMB) 6p-8p

Monday, September 19, 2017

Check in Men’s/Women’s Doubles

Round robin/pool play matches (typically 8a-finished)

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Double elimination tournaments (typically 8am-finished)

Seeding determined by pool play

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Mixed Doubles Double elimination tournament (typically 8am-finished)

Check in before first game

Tournament Format:

  • USAPA Rules apply
  • Teams will be divided into divisions based upon skill levels and team ages.

Pool Play:

  • Each team will play at least three matches comprised of two games to 11 points, win by one.
  • Pool assignments, start times and court assignments will be determined once registration closes and will be posted to this website no later than September 15, 2017.
  • The results from pool play will be used to seed teams in Divisions based upon gender, skill level and age for double elimination tournaments.

Double-elimination Tournaments:

  • Upper bracket matches are best two of three games to 11 points, win by two.
  • Lower bracket matches are one game to 15, win by two.
  • Men and Women’s Divisions and bracket assignments will be posted to this website at the conclusion of pool play, with initial start times and court assignments.
  • Mixed tournament brackets will be posted no later than September 19, 2017
  • Play will be self-officiated for most matches with Referees provided for championship matches only.
  • Tournament format is very popular

Tournament Etiquette:

  • Please be at the J. Bryan Community Center one hour prior to your game start time and near your court 15 Minutes before your scheduled match
  • Please stay behind the blue line when walking along the bleachers and we ask that you do not walk past a player that is serving.
  • Please do not enter a gym while play is in process on the court closest the door.

Waitlist, Refunds and Substitutions

  • Teams or players wanting to play after registration closes/tournament is full will be added to the wait list.
  • Credit will be granted for withdrawals prior to registration closing AS A CREDIT to your account.
  • Player substitutions may be made prior to September 1, 2017 as necessary.
  • Player substitutions after September 1, 2017 will be granted at the discretion of the Tournament Director.

Hospitality and Fun!

  • Welcome Reception at Mellow Mushroom, 1101 Highway 17 North, NMB, SC 29582
  • All players receive a gift
  • Winner and Runner-up awards are given to each Men’s and Women’s Division
  • Water Coolers are located close to courts. Don’t Forget your water bottle.
  • A Hospitality room will be open from 10:30am-3pm with snacks


Players are encouraged to stay in accommodations within the City of North Myrtle Beach. For accommodation assistance please contact the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce at (843)281-2662 or

Contact Name/Email:

Erica Hertzer

Venue Address and Telephone Number:

J Bryan Floyd Community Center

1030 Possum Trot Road

North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 

(843) 280-5584