Thursday, August 29, 2013

In the News

Our club members are truly exceptional in promoting pickleball.  After volunteering all season, you would think they would take the summer off!

Our very own Dean Wineinger and Dick Walker were instrumental in getting 10 new courts in Topeka, Kansas.  The attached link, is the news arcticle printed in The Topeka Capital-Journal.




Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Rally in the Valley Medal Winners

Bronze 3.5 Women's Doubles
Nancy Schwarz-Barbara Durrant
(Nice to have them both in the picture)

Gold 4.0 Men's Doubles
Craig McGarraugh

 Bronze 5.0 Men's Doubles
AJ Fraities
(If I cropped this one, we would lose A.J.)

Friday, August 16, 2013

Travel to Senior Games

I cannot make any representation about this company, I received the following e-mail and am sharing it, as it may be of benefit to USAPA members  Please be sure to update me with any experiences good or bad

As a USAPA member and with the approval of Justin Maloof,

Executive Director of USAPA we are reaching out to the local

ambassadors to introduce ourselves and our company—BLASTT,

Beyond Limits Active Senior Tours & Travel, LLC -- a tour

and travel company specializing in taking participants to

Senior Games competitions all over the U.S.

We provide a one-stop solution including travel assistance,

airport transfers, luxury accommodations, transportation

services to and from the Games events, social hospitality

and local site-seeing excursions.

Because many of the Senior Games are USAPA-sanctioned

events, we would like to invite those players who may have

an interest to join one or more of our 2014 trips. As an

incentive we will offer a 10% discount on all tour packages

for USAPA members.

If you are interested in learning more please visit our web

site, give us a call, send us an email or see our ad on the

USAPA web page. We would be happy to provide your area

member with our 2014 tour schedule brochure.

We plan to be at the National Pickleball Tournament and hope

to see you there!

Best regards,

Doug & Marianne Hamilton, Co-pilots
Beyond Limits Active Senior Tours and Travel, LLC
1 855 252-2788 (toll free)
1 408 395-2800 (office)
1 408 205-9641 (cell)


Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Members Winning Medals

Congratulations !!!!!

Jeanne and Tom Gearhart
4th Annual Miracle Ear Tournament
Silver Medal Winners
Mixed 4.0

Lance Thiede
Idaho State Senior Game
Won the Silver Medal for 
Men's and Mixed Doubles
and the Bronze Medal for
Men's Singles

Alvin Hager and Lynn Carlson
6th Annual Middleton Skills
Gold Medal Winners 4.5 /5.0

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Bend Pickleball Tournament


A.J. and Irene Fraties
Bronze Medal
4.5Mixed Doubles
A.J. Bronze Medal
4.5 Men's Doubles
Irene Silver Medal
4.5 Women's Doubles

Nancy Schwarz and Barbara Durrant
Bronze Medal
3.5 Women's Doubles
Yes, it is really them!
Enlarge the picture to view

Many of our Palm Creeker's attended this tournament, take a look at the photos, in the link below and you will see many familiar faces.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Washington State Senior Games - Medal Winners


Gerry Winter
Gold Medal - Men's Doubles 
Silver Medal - Mixed Doubles

Lance Thiede
Gold Medal - Men's Doubles
Gold Medal - Mixed Doubles