Fourth Annual Fall Tournament 2016
The OPA Fall Tournament took place November 18 and 19th. Thanks to our volunteers and team entries we had a very successful tournament. We had a total of 88 teams with 137 participants. On Friday the mixed teams played at Willow Creek and the Owatonna Family Christian Church. Saturday the tournament took place at the Owatonna Junior High. Some of the participants came from as far away as Sioux Falls SD, Eau Claire WI, Pierre SD, Buffalo City WI, River Falls WI, Chippewa Falls WI, Windom, Duluth and Winona. Several teams came from the Metro Area. We also had teams from Mankato, Rochester, Faribault, Chatfield, St. Peter, Goodview and Owatonna. We would like to thank our sponsors. Court Sponsor Community Bank. General Sponsors Fareway Foods, Dresser Family Denistry, Hy-Vee, Lowes, and Buffalo Wild Wings.
There are pictures of some of the winners on our web site owatonnapickleball.com Unfortunately we did not get pictures of the mixed 3.5 4.0/4.5.
Winners of our Fall 2016 Tournament
Mixed 4.0/4.5 - First Place Dawn Rysdon/Jordan Hanisch Sioux Falls SD Second Place Beth Trout/Mike Frankenfield Faribault Third Place Cindy Miller/Gary Thomsen Blaine/Eden Prairie
Mixed 3.5 - First Place Darla Miller/Steve Cable Pierre SD Second Place Twila Jesso/Wayne Peterson Coon Rapids Third Place Karen and John Shenk Chaska
Mixed 3.0 - First Place Jill Burt/Kiran Punjabi Winona Second Place Sue Standafer/Don Pyatt Savage/Minneapolis Third Place Jude Bittner/Rick Wright Mason City IA/Mankato
Mixed 2.5/70's - First Place Joanne and John Hace Chaska Second Place Elizabeth and Earle Peters Mankato Third Place Jane and Curt Goke Eden Prairie
Men's 4.5 - First Place Brian Asbury/Brooks DeZellner Chanhassen/Eden Prairie Second Place Christopher Wong/Jordan Hanisch Sioux Falls SD Third Place Dan McConnell/Ian Asbury Rochester/Chanhassen
Men's 4.0 - First Place Luke Jesso/Muhammed Ali Coon Rapids/Bloomington Second Place Shane Wampler/Steve Cable Faribault/Pierre SD Third Place Kyle Snay/Matt Weller St. Peter/Kasota
Men's 3.5 - First Place Joe Jensen/Nick Asbury Eden Prairie/Chanhassen Second Place Kiran Punjabi/Vivik Nagpal Winona Third Place Bruce and Jonathan Hawkinson St. Peter
Men's 2.5/3.0 - First Place Joe Tumulak/Hal Hackbarth Mason City IA/Clear Lake IA Second Place Phil Meyer/Rick Wright St. Peter Third Place Dange Ton/Rafat Nasir Winona
Men's 70's - First Place John Hace/Dave Sulzbach Chaska/Minneapolis Second Place John Sandry/Earle Peters Mankato Third Place Curt Goke/Bob Campbell Eden Prairie/Edina
Women's 4.0/4.5 - First Place Beth Trout /Cindy Miller Faribault/Blaine Second Place Teresa Anderson/Mary Bednarowski River Falls WI Third Place Dawn Ryson/Susie Ferreby Sioux Falls SD
Women's 3.5 - First Place Jolene Blumb/Lori Urmann Champlin Second Place Bridget McMullin/Diana St. Aubin Apple Valley Third Place Lisa Marek/Daniel Tsai Burnsville
Women's 3.0 - First Place Sandy Buckley/Jude Bittner Mankato/Mason City IA Second Place Jill Burt/Joleen Smith Winona/Minnesota City Third Place Kay Abts/Renee Wise Winona/Mankato
Women's 2.5/70's - First Place Bridget Serig/Jean Joyce Eagan Second Place Jane Goke/Joanne Hace Eden Prairie/Chaska Third Place Becky Snell/Lori Wolf Apple Valley
Congratulations to Everyone Hope You Had a Fun Time.
OPA 4th Annual Fall Tournament
Along with Owatonna Park and Recreation will hold our 4th Annual Fall Tournament November 18th and 19th 2016. Location of play: Has yet to be determined. You will be notified via email to confirm location of play. The email provided on entry form is where notifications will be sent.
November 18th – 5:30 pm - Mixed Doubles Friday
November 19th – 9:00 am - Men’s and Youth Doubles Saturday,
November 19th – 1:00 pm –Women’s Doubles Saturday
Skill Levels: 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5+
Levels: 70+ and Youth (age 10-16)
(some levels may be combined if low number of entries)
Format: Un-officiated round robin – Top four teams advance to single elimination.
Balls being used: RiverStyks solid color pink (highly visible, USAPA approved)
Awards: Medals will be awarded to top 3 teams in each division
Lunch: Thanksgiving Dinner (with all the trimmings) will be provided on Saturday with entry fee. There is a $ 5.00 lunch fee for non-participants. Bottled water, coffee, fruit and snacks available
Locker Room: Will be available
Entry Fee (Adults): $25.00 per person – If playing in two divisions there is an additional $5.00 per person
Entry Fee (Youths): $10.00 per person.
Entry Fee Payment: Payable to OPA.
Mail to: Renae Jeno 6420 SW 18th St. Owatonna, MN 55060
Registration Deadline: November 15th, 2016
Location of Play will be determined after the November 15th deadline. Emails will be sent out confirming location of play.
After signing up please send payment fee to above address.