Spalding County Pickleball Complex - 1301 Cowan Road Griffin, Georgia 30223 United States
All start times are subject to change and events might be merged or split based on event registration.
ALL players signing up for PRO play MUST read - click HERE
APP PRO TOUR INFORMATION REGARDING REGISTRATION, ENTRY, ACCEPTANCE, DRAW SIZES, FORMATS, AND OTHER PRO COMPETITION INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT THE PRO TOUR UPDATES LINK ABOVE. PRO PLAYERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR REGULARLY REVIEWING AND CHECKING THIS PRO TOUR UPDATES DOCUMENT AND ALL DOCUMENTS REFERENCED THEREIN.
PRO MEN’S SINGLES QUALIFIERS AND PRO MEN’S DOUBLES QUALIFIERS WILL TYPICALLY TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY OF THE EVENT WEEK. MIXED PRO DOUBLES QUALIFIERS WILL TYPICALLY BE HELD ON THE MORNING OF THE MIXED PRO DOUBLES MAIN DRAW EVENT. HOWEVER, PLEASE CHECK THE PRO TOUR UPDATES LINK ABOVE FOR EVENT-SPECIFIC INFORMATION AND UPDATES AS QUALIFYING DATES MAY VARY BY EVENT.
APP Tour Event - Sunday APP Gold Medal Match Day for PRO Events
There will be a $15 grounds pass fee for Thursday - Sunday; this will include stadium seating
Sign up HERE to purchase your tickets in advance.
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PLAYERS MUST PAY WHEN YOU REGISTER - NO EXCEPTIONS !
USA Pickleball sanctioned tournament - MMP
Every player must have a current USAP Membership and this number MUST be included in your player profile. Your membership must be active through the last day of the tournament, if not, you will not be allowed to register.
AARP PRO EVENTS/REQUIREMENTS
New: AARP Champions Tour Wildcard Request
Any champion pro wanting to participate in an AARP Champions Tour event and is NOT eligible due to having a low UTPR, may apply for a wildcard.
Please submit a request for desired tour stop and events you wish to enter to:
Deadline for submission is three days midnight prior to specific tournament registration deadline.
ALL AMATEUR PLAYERS MUST READ - PLAYER RESPONSIBILITY
What does it mean to be registered?
* Player in a singles amateur event has registered and paid their tournament fees
* Player in a doubles amateur event; both players have registered and both players have paid their tournament fees
You or your team could be moved to the waitlist: (see the following items)
* If your partner (doubles) has not registered/paid
* Contract to play is between players and it is their responsibility to comply with the tournament
requirements to participate as stated above - player responsibility
Playing in Amateur Events:
* Players may only play in one event per day.
* Brackets will be filled on a first come basis.
** As a waitlist develops, we will be managing bracket sizes to accommodate demand.
** Therefore bracket maximums may be adjusted from registration opening to day of play.
FORMAT OF PLAY:
All players will have the ability to play for the Gold Medal match thru the consolation bracket.
All players are guaranteed two ( 2 ) matches.
All matches in the "Main Draw" will be 2 out of 3 games to 11; winning by 2 points; all matches in the "Consolation Draw" will be one game to 15 winning by 2 points. Medal rounds will be 2 out of 3 games to 11 win by 2.
4 or 5 team brackets will play a round robin format; 2 out of 3 games to 11, win by 2 points
3 or fewer teams will be combined brackets
5+ player brackets will play double elimination 2 out of 3 games to 11, win by 2 points.
4 player brackets will play a round robin format; 2 out of 3 games to 11, win by 2 points;
3 or fewer players will be combined brackets
If your event is a round robin format - THERE WILL BE NO PLAYOFFS
Skill Player Partner Replacement Policy:
Any registered player losing a partner, after registrations have closed, must replace that partner with an already registered player. The replacement must be in the same skill/age group that you are scheduled to play. Players can play down in age and up in skill. Replacements need to be known and communicated to the registration coordinator listed on the CONTACT page by 4pm the day before you are scheduled to play. Replacements can be found on the players needing partners list, which can be found on pickleballbrackets.com.
Payment of Skill Partner Replacement Players:
If the cancellation deadline hasn't passed the player withdrawing from the event would be refunded less $25 withdrawal fee and PT Software fee; the player entering the event would need to pay the registration fee, PT Software Fee and the event fee.
If registration deadline has passed, then the player withdrawing would not be refunded the registration fee; all players must pay the registration fee; the event fee would have to be reimbursed by the replacement player.
CANCELLATION DEADLINE - August 31, 2023
Withdrawals before August 31, 2023 will receive a full refund minus a $25 cancellation fee.
If you registered and paid the registration fee and were put on the wait list; you will not be charged the event fee until you are actually moved into the event. If you do not move off the wait list; a full refund will be issued at the end of the tournament. The cancellation fee will not apply.
**The PT Software Fee is non-refundable as stated on the checkout**
Refunds will be issued 7- 10 days at the completion of the tournament.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE – SEPTEMBER 17, 2023
No refunds or credits for any reason after the CANCELLATION DEADLINE ABOVE unless the Registration & Weather Insurance Policy has been purchased prior to the CANCELLATION DEADLINE ABOVE.
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY:
APP events are outdoor events. If weather or any other unforeseen circumstance occurs the APP will do all it can to play matches. If brackets are in mid play when a weather or unforeseen circumstance occurs the situation will be evaluated on a case by case basis to determine if the bracket may be finished or if winners may be determined
REGISTRATION & WEATHER INSURANCE POLICY
If you withdraw before CANCELLATION DEADLINE ABOVE, you will be issued a full refund less the cancellation fee without the need to purchase Registration Insurance.
During registration you may choose to purchase the Registration & Weather Insurance in the event you have to cancel out of the event after CANCELLATION DEADLINE ABOVE. See the policy for specific coverage details.
Spalding County Pickleball Complex
1301 Cowan Road
Surface Type: Pickleball Hardcourt Surface
Play Area Type: Outdoor Non-Covered
Net Type: Permanent
Onix DuraFast 40
Number of Courts: 16
Parking: No Fee
Baymont Inn & Suites by Wyndham
Miles From Tourney: 3.00
2007 N Expressway
$89+ tax /night
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS SUITES GRIFFIN
Miles From Tourney: 2.30
1361 N. Expressway
$204+ tax /night
Max Events Per Registration
Guaranteed Games Per Event