Registration for the Spring Compass Draw Pickleball Tournament Now Open! (Tournament Starts February 15).
Here is the link to the landing page video for the Brunswick Pickleball tournament league: SEE HOW THIS PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT WORKS
Don’t let the cold weather fool you, warmer temperatures are just around the corner! Time for some fun, competitive Pickleball in Brunswick! The Spring Compass Draw Pickleball Tournament League starts on February 15th (great way to work off that Valentine’s Day candy) and registration is now open!
We have several important tournament updates.
Shortening the rounds. Based on feedback we got from the players, we are shortening the rounds from 14 days down to 10 days. This should help keep things moving along quickly while still giving ample time for flexible scheduling.
Flexible subbing. With shorter rounds, we expect there will be an increased need for using subs for team members from time to time. Please use this option rather than forfeiting your matches. Subs can be anyone as long as the gender and rating are consistent with the parameters of the division. Some restrictions may apply to semi-final and final matches.
Register with DUPR. We are encouraging all players to register with DUPR (Dynamic Universal Pickleball Rating). This is totally free and signing up is easy (https://mydupr.com/). Once you register, you can enter your Compass Draw game scores in to the system and it will then first give you a provisional rating and then, when you have entered more games, a more stable rating. We will post a video demonstrating how to do this soon.
Update your rating. Before you can register for a division, you will first need to update your Profile and verify that the rating range we have for you is correct. This is also your opportunity to correct your rating, either based on your DUPR rating or just based on how you have been playing. Once you change it, it is locked down again until the start of the next tournament.
Here is the link to the “What the heck is a compass draw” video:
This is where we will post useful videos about how to register for doubles, how to enter scores, working with DUPR, etc. We already have our first video “What the heck is a Compass Draw?” posted (see below). This is a useful video to help you, or your friends interested in the Compass Draw, understand how this tournament works.
For the Spring Compass Draw, we are offering the following divisions ($20 per player):
— Women’s 3.0 Doubles. This is open to women in the 2.75-3.24 rating range who want to play against other all-women doubles teams. While competitive, this division is intended for the casual player.
–Women’s 3.5+ Doubles. This is open to women in the 3.25-4.5 rating range who also want to compete against other all-women doubles teams. It is intended for the higher-level players looking for a bit more competition. It is also a great way to prepare for sanctioned Pickleball tournaments.
–Men’s 3.0 Doubles. This is open to men in the 2.75-3.24 rating range who want to play against other men’s doubles teams. While competitive, this division is intended more for the casual player.
–Men’s 3.5+ Doubles. This is open to Men in the 3.25-4.5 rating range who want to compete against other men’s doubles teams. It is intended for the higher-level players looking for a bit more competition. It is also a great way to prepare for sanctioned Pickleball tournaments.
–2.5 CO-ED Doubles. This division is for players who may be relatively new to Pickleball. This is the first stop to get some fun competition in a low-stress environment. It is open to teams of two women, two men, or one woman-one man.
–3.0 Mixed Doubles. This division is for fun, competitive play with a social aspect. Many of the players you typically see on the local courts probably fit into this category. Teams consist of one man and one woman. NOTE: We reserve the right to make this a CO-ED division if necessary to increase participation numbers.
–3.5+ Mixed Doubles. This is a new division aimed at the more experienced players who are looking for higher-level competition. It is also a great way to prepare for sanctioned Pickleball tournaments. Teams consist of one man and one woman. NOTE: We reserve the right to make this a CO-ED division if necessary to increase participation numbers.
–Other divisions may be offered as needed. Looking for something different? Let us know and, if we think we can get at least 8 teams, we will add it!