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PICKLEBALL EVENT MARYLAND MEMORIAL DAY TOURNAMENT

May 25th-26th, 2024

Owings Mills, Maryland

PICKLEBALL MEMORIAL EVENT MARYLAND

- Gen. John J. Pershing, U.S. Army

2nd Annual PickleMeSilly Memorial Day Tournament

Saturday May 25 & Sunday May 26, 2024

Garrison Forest High School

Owings Mills, Maryland

Description

We are happy to welcome back our Pickleball family for our 2nd Annual Memorial Day Pickleball Tournament! 

This year's event will be held on Saturday May 25th & Sunday 26th on the beautiful campus of Garrison Forest High School in Owings Mills, Maryland. Join us and usher in the summer with some much needed outdoor play under the sun to shake off the long winter indoor blues. 

We are hoping you will plan on joining us and bring your family, friends, and pups to enjoy a day of Pickleball and a relaxing holiday weekend picnic. All participants will be provided with coupon for something from the grill and drink. Vendors will offer additional food, drinks and treats. The campus space around the courts provides ample room to set up your picnic and games. 

Registration is $65 per player, plus $20 per event. A $5 fee is added by PBB.com. Both partners must be paid in full with signed waivers for registration to be considered complete and to ensure your spot in the tournament. 

Start times will be posted the week before the event. Any published start times before the official start times are announced are subject to change. 

Brackets will be a round robin with the top teams in each bracket advancing to playoffs. The number of teams advancing will be determined by the number of pools in each bracket. 

A champion, runner-up, and third place team will be awarded medals. 

All registered players who sign up BEFORE May 1st will receive a New Era brand commemorative t-shirt.

Men's & Women's Doubles - 3.0, 3.5, 4.0
Saturday May 25, 2024
Age groups 16-34, 35-50, 51-64, 65 and Above

Mixed Doubles - 3.0, 3.5, 4.0
Sunday May 26, 2024
Age groups 16-34, 35-50, 51-64, 65 and Above

Men's & Women's Singles - 3.5, 4.0
Sunday May 26, 2024
Age groups 16-41, 41 and Above

USAPA 2024 rules will apply. Officials will monitor and resolve any ruling challenges. 

Players and guests are invited to participate in our skills challenge competition. Test your Pickleball skills and compete to win prizes. One free play is provided to all registrants a donation is requested for all additional plays. A portion of the proceeds are donated to charity. 

Games will be played on 16 outdoor pickleball courts with temporary nets and use Franklin X-40 and Joola Heleus pickleballs.

PickleMeSilly is dedicated to providing our players with the most unique, well managed, and rewarding Pickleball events. We value your satisfaction above all, and strive to allow for the most playing time possible with the least amount of delays between matches. All players are guaranteed a minimum number of 3 games with some brackets offering more. If brackets are full, please sign up for the waiting list as they may be adjusted to accommodate the most in demand events. The tournament management reserves the right to cancel, combine, or alter any events at its sole discretion.

All participants of Picklemesilly LLC events and programs are required to complete a Waiver of Liability before being allowed to register for any events. Please read the waiver completely as it is a legally binding document and your electronic acceptance during your registration is in lieu of your in hand signature.e.

 

We are hiring volunteers!  Please Contact us and learn about the rewards of joining our team. 

 

Sponsorship Opportunities are still available! Learn about opportunities to help your business and products gain exposure into our Pickleball community. Please Contact us for more information. 

Additional Information

In addition to the fantastic Pickleball playing arena, the surrounding area offers plenty of grassy and shaded areas for players to set up chairs and picnics. Bring the pups, the kids, the parents, the whole family, all are welcome to come out and enjoy the day. We will have food and drinks and activities for the family to relax and enjoy the day and support your Pickleball competition. 

All areas are available on a first come first serve basis. Restrooms are available and adjacent to the courts. You are encouraged to bring your own pre-prepared food and drinks. Any food and drink services provided by the event will be announced in advance of the event. Alcohol consumption is not permitted on the school grounds. Coolers, tables, and eating is not allowed on courts. You may bring your own grill to set up in the lawn area. Please be courteous to surrounding friends with music levels, and be mindful when setting up any activities that may interfere with other's space and enjoyment. 

Please follow the posted parking directional signs to designation parking areas. Please be respectful of the campus grounds and do not drive or park on any grassy areas. If you need special assistance with parking please contact us at least a week before the event. Lock your car and secure your valuables.

Portable folding chairs are permitted in the open areas around the playing areas as long as they do not interfere with play and are not left unattended for long periods of time. Management asks that you cooperate with posted signage and instructions to promote the safest playing environment. No umbrellas or shade structures are allowed in the playing areas. No loud radio or noise makers are permitted. No soliciting, banners, and signs are permitted without permission. 

Pets are not permitted in the playing areas, but may be brought to sit outside the courts in the grassy areas if kept on a leash and safely restrained (and please clean up da poop). 

Any special requests for assistance with access to the event be submitted at least one week in advance.

We remind our players, and spectators, we are all part of the Pickleball family gathering to have a fun and enjoyable time. We are all expected to exhibit the highest degree of sportsmanship and fair play at all times. The management reserves the right to dismiss a player, team, or spectator at any time for violation of these expectations without warning, and without refund.

Event management and the host school are not responsible for lost or stolen property. Please secure your valuables at all times. If you need assistance with lost and found, please contact the Player's Services desk. 

If at any time you need assistance please alert our uniformed staff. A certified EMT will be present at the event for medical assistance and to respond to emergencies. An automated external defibrillator is provided by the host school.

If you wish to provide someone an emergency contact number at the event, please use our PickleMeSilly Event Hotline: 443-683-1718.

A final reminder, please prepare yourself to compete in this tournament. We strongly recommend wearing protective eye wear at all times while playing Pickleball. This is a competitive event, and you should be prepared to play at the intensity of the level of skill you have chosen. We suggest you arrive early and warm up as needed. Please bring plenty of drinks, and snacks, for you and your pups!

REFUND POLICY

No refunds will be issued after the registration closes on May 19, 2024. 


Withdrawals BEFORE May 1, 2024 will receive a full refund minus the $5 management fee per event paid at time of registration. 

Refunds will be issued if your event is cancelled. This is an outdoor tournament. Inclement weather and other conditions may cause the postponement of your event to a future date. Refunds are not issued if you cannot make the rescheduled date and time of your postponed event. 

For assistance with registration please contact us at Events@PickleMeSily.com.

WE APPRECIATE YOUR PARTICIPATION IN OUR EVENTS

We look forward to making your Memorial Day weekend a little extra special.

Tournament Venue Information

Garrison Forest High School

16 Pickleball Courts

300 Garrison Forest Drive

Owings Mills, Maryland 21118

Surface Type: Pickleball Hardcourt Surface

Ball Used: Franklin X-40

Parking: On site/No Fee

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