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NOVEMBER 15 – 16, 2024

@ PALM BEACH GARDENS TENNIS & PICKLEBALL CENTER

 

Event Details:

Round-Robin Format, Players Receive T-shirt +

2025 Delray Beach Open ATP Tennis Ticket ($45+ Value)

 
CLICK TO REGISTER

 

 

Players International Management  (PIM), organizers of the YellowTennisBall.com Series of over 30 state, national and international USTA and ITF events, and the World Pickleball Classic, is excited to host the 5th annual WORLD PICKLEBALL OPEN (WPO) presented by Hospital for Special Surgery Florida; the event is held Fri, November 15 - Sat., November 16, 2024 at Palm Beach Gardens Tennis & Pickleball Center (5110 117th Court North, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418*). We’ve hosted over 1,300 participants the last three years so please register early – many divisions will sell out!   

We look forward to creating a memorable experience for our sponsors and participants! Event information is listed below and please call (561.330.6003) or email ([email protected]) if you have any questions. We look forward to hosting you and please remember to register early – Player Registration opens Monday, July 1, 2024! 

To receive up-to-date event info., player news, special event updates, please contact Ivan Baron ([email protected]and we will add you to our Event E-blasts!

Click to Register

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Click for 2023 Highlight Show

 

2024 IMPORTANT DATES – SCHEDULE

 

Entry Fees:

  • July 1 - Oct. 2, 2024 - Early Bird: $50 Event Registration Fee + $40 Entry Fee per event entered
  • Oct. 3 - Nov. 1: $60 Event Registration Fee + $40 Entry Fee per event entered

Mon., July 1: Registration Opens – Limited space available!

Tue., Oct. 22Last day to withdraw and receive a full refund

Fri, Nov. 15 - Sat., Nov. 16Match Play. Spectator admission is free. We are hosting a Holiday Toy Drive, and if able, please bring a brand new toy to the Tournament Desk as all items will be donated to local hospitals – thank you!

Fri.., Nov. 15Men's & Women’s Doubles Skills: 19+, 50+, 60+ (3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5+)

  • Sat., Nov. 16Mixed Doubles Skills: 19+, 50+, 60+ (3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5+)

 

 

EVENT INFO.

 

Event Site. Palm Beach Gardens Tennis & Pickleball Center (5110 117th Court N., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418; 561-630-1180). Click for map.

Players Receive:

  • World Pickleball Series T-shirt
  • Voucher for one complimentary ticket to the Delray Beach Open ATP Pro Tennis Event, one of the largest men's pro tennis events in the U.S & host to over 60,000 spectators. Voucher valid for choice of session 1-6 (Fri, Feb. 7 - Mon, Feb. 11 Day or Evening); Voucher distributed at WPC & valid only day of at the Box Office Windows (30 NW 1st Ave., Delray Beach).

 

Mandatory Forms: CHECK-IN & FORMS:**IMPORTANT** Please check in 20 minutes before your match time as ALL PLAYERS must fill out the following forms online and show their confirmation emails upon check-in (Medical Release Form and Event Registration Form)

Things to do around townClick here

Travel: Located approximately 25 minutes north of Palm Beach International Airport and one hour 20 minutes north of Ft. Lauderdale airport. Facility info.

Parking:  Complimentary.

  • Animals. No animals are allowed on-site.

 

AdmissionSpectator admission is free. We are hosting a Holiday Toy Drive and if able, please bring a brand new toy to the Tournament Desk as all items will be donated to local hospitals – thank you! 

Food / Beverage Concessions. Will be available for purchase on-site.

Pets: No pets allowed on-site.

 

Entry Fees:

  • Early Bird: $70 Event Registration Fee + $40 Entry Fee per event entered 
  • Normal Registration$80 Event Registration Fee + $40 Entry Fee per event entered 

 

Player Gift: All participants will receive one t-shirt per person (regardless of how many divisional events they compete in).

Ball TypePro Penn 40 

Weather: Competitions will be conducted unless event staff determines the weather conditions to be potentially dangerous, life threatening or if the facility would incur significant damage.  There will be no cash refunds for cancelled events due to weather.

 

FORMAT OF PLAY: All events will consist of a Round Robin format.  Event has the right to combine divisions and/or alter format based on amount of players/teams registered and/or if any weather issues arise. The tournament format is a Round Robin with a minimum of 3 matches for all participants.


• All matches to either 11 or 15 points, Site Director will explain format day of.
• Medals awarded based amount of matches won. In case of ties: Head-to-head, then point differential if needed
• Divisions with 8 or more teams will be broken into two or more pools with a playoff round for medals. 
• While this is a non-sanctioned event, we plan to have a certified referee onsite for questions regarding rules


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VOLUNTEER INFO


Volunteer Info. Volunteering is an invitation to link with great people and oversee the day-to-day operation.  All Volunteers will receive a T-shirt, Lunch or Dinner, and one complimentary ticket to the 2024 Delray Beach Open ATP Men’s Tennis Event (Session TBA: $40+ Value). 

  • VOLUNTEER DEADLINE TO APPLYOctober 1, 2024 (limited spots, register early!) APPLY HERE
  • VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENTS: Information Booth, Court Monitors, Match Coordinators & Player Orientation, Tournament Desk, Hospitality & Player Bags.

 

 

 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

What is Pickleball?

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MARQUEE SPONSORS

 

HSS Florida is a state-of-the-art facility located in West Palm Beach and provides patients with the highest quality care from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. The doctors at HSS Florida have years of experience caring for people with all types of orthopedic conditions. Whether you’re looking for a diagnosis or a second opinion, surgical or nonsurgical orthopedic care, rehabilitation or performance services, our experts will guide you every step of the way.  PRESENTING SPONSOR + OFFICIAL HOSPITAL 

Palm Beach Sports Commission is a private, not-for-profit organization contracted by Palm Beach County to promote and market the County as a sports tourism destination. The Commission brings sporting events and activities to the County, enhances economic impact, stimulates bed tax revenues (with a focus on the off-season), and maximizes utilization of County facilities. HOST COUNTY SPONSOR

Palm Beach Gardens Tennis & Pickleball Center. The City of Palm Beach Gardens Tennis & Pickleball Center is a premier community public tennis and pickleball facility, winning 2019-2020 USTA National Member Organization of the Year, 2018 USTA Florida Member Organization of the Year Award and 2014 United States Tennis Association (USTA) National Outstanding Facility Award. The Tennis & Pickleball Center has 20 hydro-grid clay courts and multiple pickleball courts.  HOST-SITE

 

Delray Beach Open. Held Feb. 7-16, 2025 (33rd anniversary,) is one of the largest men's ATP Pro tennis events in the country. The event hosts over 60,000 spectators, is televised nationally and internationally in over 100 countries, and hosts the Delray Beach Open Food & Wine Series.

 

TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE

 

Tournament Director: Ivan Baron, [email protected] 561-330-6003

Director of Player Relations: Adam Baron, [email protected]

Tournament Desk Operations: Elad Yair, [email protected]

Operations Assistant: Jax Kenney, [email protected] 

Site Director: Morgan Gravlin,  MGravlin@YellowTennisBall.com 

Chief Referee: Dereck Prince

Tournament Chairman: Mark Baron

WE LOOK FORWARD TO HOSTING YOU AT THE WORLD PICKLEBALL OPEN!

 

 

 

 

 

Marriott Palm Beach Gardens

4000 RCA BLVD., PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL 33410, 561-622-8888

The Marriott Palm Beach Gardens embodies a convenience and ease with a downtown location near Roger Dean Stadium and Peanut Island, our hotel is perfect for extended-stay vacations and weekend getaways. More than 40 golf courses are also within a 15-mile radius. Enjoy relaxing in our newly appointed rooms with luxury bedding and contemporary wood floors all including the latest technology. If you are looking to burn off some stress, clear your mind or maintain your exercise regimen during your trip, then look no further. Our new fitness center includes two Peloton bikes, separate area for both free weights and yoga. Please don’t forget to pack your swim suit as our outdoor pool is perfect for laps as well. MacArthur’s, is our newly designed restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, features healthy and hearty options to satisfy your cravings.

Perhaps an evening cocktail at our new lobby bar too! Whether you’re in town for business or a little escape from everyday life, please indulge.  Enjoy a hot buffet breakfast for up to 4 people.

Rate $169.00 a night plus tax… Limited rooms, reserve by October 26, 2023.

Click here to reserve your room or call 888-236-2427.

Hilton Garden Inn Palm Beach Gardens

3505 Kyoto Gardens Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410, 561.694.5833

Reservations: Click here or call 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667) number and asking for World Pickleball Classic or giving them the following code C-WPO23

Room Block Reminders:

  • Cutoff Date: October 23, 2023
  • Rate: $169.00 per night plus 13% tax – Standard King Room or a Standard Double Queen Room
  • Continental Breakfast Included in Rate

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