Top News Stories

These are some of the top pickleball news stories coming out of the southern Nevada district. Check back often because there is a lot going on!

1st USAPA-certified referee clinic held in Vegas

Apr 2, 2017

USAPA certified referee, Steve Carter, hosted the 1st referee training class in Las Vegas. This class series enables attendees to become a USAPA-certified referee should they choose to complete the requirements. And if not, it still prepares them to be awesome referees! 18 referees in training attended the 3-hour classroom session then many stayed and…

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Boulder City Mix-up/Fix-up Day 2

Mar 25, 2017

Day 2 was action packed and oh so close! Roger Hall, Director of Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department, was there to hand out the awards. Mr. Hall is looking to host more Pickleball tournaments this summer. Super fun and a great day of playing Pickleball!!! Group A Awards: Rick Johnson, 93 points, 1st Place…

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Boulder City Mix-up/Fix-up Day 1

Mar 24, 2017

An awesome time was had by all at the 1st Day of the 2017 NPL Boulder City Fundraiser Tournament. The high score results are as follows: Group A: Kathy Herrick, 105 points Marguerite Bonde, 97 points Patti Chess, 77 points Group B: Dian Spencer, 105 points Simonne Purdy, 93 points Rani Ragoo, 87 points Also,…

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Las Vegas Pickleball League – Season 1 Wrap-up

Mar 15, 2017

Recently we completed our first regular season of the Las Vegas Pickleball League, the Largest Pickleball League in the world, hosting the biggest kick-off event ever with sixteen teams at six different venues. Siena had the best record at 6-1. Final results of the league are listed on the www.LasVegasPickleballLeague.org website. None of this was…

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Las Vegas Corporate Challenge Held March 5

Mar 5, 2017

Well, it was a little disappointing, wasn’t it? The weather didn’t cooperate once again with what would have been the biggest and most successful Pickleball event for the LVCC. We were all looking forward to the expanded format being played on the 12 beautiful courts at the Plaza Hotel. In spite of the horrid high…

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Scott Moore bringing his popular mini boot camp to the Plaza April 3 – 5

Mar 3, 2017

Scott Moore, 12-time national pickleball champion and 2015 Player of the Year, will be teaching a mini boot camp at the Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas April 3 – 5. Class format will be intensive, semi-private training in strategy, technique, skill development, positioning, effective practice, and mental toughness. Together with a small group of other…

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Prem Carnot offering training at Sun City Summerlin March 29 & 30

Mar 2, 2017

Prem Carnot, “The Pickleball Guru,” author of the Amazon best-seller, Smart Pickleball, is coming to Sun City Summerlin March 29 & 30. Training is 2.5 hours per day over 2 days for the clinic and 2 hours for a semi-private class. Skill level is newbie (2.0) through advanced (4.0) for the clinic and intermediate for…

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New skills training offered by Mario Najera

Mar 1, 2017

Mario Najera is hosting a 4-week coaching and drill series at Bally’s Casino Tennis Center. The 4-week session is 2 hours each week, geared to players with a rating of 4.0 or below, and is only $40 for the 4-week session. Each week will build on what was learned the previous week. To register email…

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Vegas area players bring home medals… woohoo!

Feb 23, 2017

Congrats to our Las Vegas pickleball players for bringing home medals over the last few weeks! Steve Cole – 3 Gold, 1 Bronze Mario Najera an awesome day of play and a Gold to go! Bill Batley a silver in men’s and 3 points from a medal match with me!! Pete Bresciani gave a Bronze….

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