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Get Ready for the Ultimate Pickleball Extravaganza- Dinks for Deerfield!

Deerfield Park Foundation and Deerfield Park District are thrilled to invite you to our highly anticipated two-day community pickleball event, Dinks for Deerfield! Get ready for an action-packed weekend filled with exciting matches, delightful food, cold refreshments, and unforgettable camaraderie at Shepard Park. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a novice eager to join in the fun, this event promises something for everyone. Let’s kick off the summer season with a smash! Mark your calendars and gather your team for a weekend of pickleball excitement!🥒🏓

Event Details:
  • Friday, May 31st: Dinks and (Soft) Drinks from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, June 1st: Tournament from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Location: Shepard Park courts, 1040 Hackberry Rd. Deerfield, IL
  • Weather Contingency: In case of inclement weather, the tournament will relocate to Sachs Recreation Center.
Tournament Information:
  • Skill Level Divisions: 2.0/2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0+
  • Team Composition: Mixed or same gender, any age combination
  • Registration Requirement: Teams must list a teammate upon registration
  • Format:
    • Preliminary Matches: Round-robin format with a minimum of five matches. Rally scoring applies, meaning every rally results in a point, regardless of which team served.
    • Championship Matches: Bracket play with top four teams seeded. Traditional scoring applies.
  • Social Event: Join us for Dinks and (Soft) Drinks on Friday!
  • Tournament: Compete in your skill level division for a chance to win prizes.
  • Sponsorship Opportunities: Showcase your support for the community and pickleball.

For more information and to register, visit the Deerfield Park Foundation page on our Deerfield Park District website or contact Stan Robbin by email or by phone 847-650-1060.