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November Newsletter

Thanks to Elena Horton for her GREAT WORK! November Newsletter

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October 2017 Newsletter

Thanks again to Elena Horton, here is the October club newsletter! October Newsletter  

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Winter Play, Board of Directors Nominees

The Winter Play 2017-2018 schedule is now available for your review.  You can see it HERE. Along with the Winter Play schedule, there is an announcement on projected start dates, as well as special instructions for those who are planning

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September 2017 Newsletter

Thanks again to Elena Horton, here is the September newsletter:

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July 2017 Club News

Here is a link to the latest club news, with a big THANK YOU to Elena Horton for pulling it all together!! http://www.bendpickleballclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/July-2017-BPC-Newsletter.pdf See  you on the courts!!

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Club News June 2017

Check out all the latest club news in the beautiful newsletter put together by Elena  Horton!  Thank  you Elena!   http://www.bendpickleballclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/June-2017-BPC-Newsletter.pdf

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Ratings Policy Changes

IMPORTANT:  The Bend Pickleball Club ratings policy has been changed.  If you are considering a rating evaluation now or in the future, you should read the following carefully.   The International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA) has been working to

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Spring has Sprung!

With summer play right around the corner and the snowbirds trickling back in to Bend, it’s time to give you an update and a few reminders on club activities. General Meeting:  There will be a General Meeting at 6:00pm on

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Pickleball Zone to sponsor 2017 USAPA PNW Regional Pickleball tournament.

Pickleball Zone to sponsor 2017 USAPA PNW Regional Pickleball tournament. Bend Pickleball Club is pleased to announce that Pickleball Zone Bend has signed on to sponsor the 2017 USAPA Pacific Northwest Regional Pickleball tournament. The tournament has been an annual

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One Down, Five to Go

We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  The end of November means one winter month is in the books and only five remain until the Bend faithful are back in shorts and tees. Indoor (Bend Hoops) Schedule Changes:  The

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Calcutta Tourney & Adams Family Donations

The Club Calcutta tournament was held on Saturday, September 10, at Pine Nursery Park.  96 players were divided into 48 pairings and 16 teams in two 8 team groups.  Each team played 7 matches, and the leading points teams from

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Bend Pickleball Club and Big Country RV partner to help a family deal with tragedy

On June 19th, Donald Adams, his wife Barbara, their 8-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter were hit head-on in La Pine by a man witnesses said was speeding and making illegal passes. (Click HERE for KTVZ article regarding the accident.) The

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September 2016 News

General Meeting:  Please attend the General Meeting on September 8, 2016 at 6:00pm at the Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Road.   Among the topics of interest that will be discussed: New Board Member introductions. Referee Certifications. Summer Recap. Winter

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Tournament News Coverage

The Club received some good media coverage during the tournament.  Here are links to local media stories about the event. KTVZ News Video Bend Bulletin

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August News for The 15%

Welcome to August! The pinnacle of summer play is upon us and there is a lot going on! Organized Play: There will be no organized play during the week of August 7-13. Because of the tournament, BPC reserved time (12

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Tournament Volunteers Needed, Clinic Openings, Calcutta Tournament

Tournament Volunteers: The Big Country RV tournament is fast approaching and once again we are looking for volunteers to help make this another fun and memorable event. The sign-up sheet is located at the BPC SignUp Genius pages under the

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July (Already??!!) News

Happy Independence Day! Summer is finally here and pickleball is heating up all over Central Oregon! This letter is kind of long, but it has lots of important information! Please read through so you don’t miss out on anything! Oregon

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THANK YOU Bend Pickleball Club

Well, it’s official. The Third Annual Oregon Senior Games Pickleball Tournament is in the record books. What a great experience for the Bend Pickleball Club and the Bend community. Having sixteen beautiful courts and such a beautiful view of the

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2.5/3.0 Skill Building Sessions

Here’s a new way to build your skills! Starting this Monday June 20, we will be offering the option of leader-led drills in the first hour of the 2.5/3.0 MX Coed Play. For the drills we will use one court

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Important! Start Time Change!

The following went out to all club members via email on June 7 and is being reposted here because apparently a few people didn’t read it… Effective Monday, June 13, all organized play start times will move up 1/2 hour

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June News

Happy Memorial Day!  June is already upon us.   Club membership is at 614 and the courts are packed! The CUG is making plans to adjust schedules to get the most out of our allocated time. There are several clinics

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Court Closures, Thursday May 26, 2016

On Thursday, May 26, courts 1 through 8 will be closed while repairs are completed. As a result, the following TEMPORARY schedule changes are in effect NO CHALLENGE COURT PLAY UNTIL 1030AM. 3.0-3.5 COEDMXR WILL USE COURTS 9 THROUGH 16

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DROP IN PLAY Beginning this Thursday, May 12,  BPC will host “Drop In” play from 5:30pm until dark.  Ross Hart will be your captain. Drop In play works like this: 7 courts are reserved and divided among the skill levels.

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US Pickleball Open at J DUBS

Something new! On May 20th, CBSN will be showing matches from the first US Pickleball Open at 4 PM. A group of members are going to gather together to watch the match at J DUB’S at 932 Bond St in

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Skill Level Assessments (Ratings Sessions)

Hello BPC members! Every pickleball club in the country has the same issues with the rating process and struggles to find enough qualified raters. During the 2015 season we rated way over 100 BPC members. These put an enormous stress

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