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Chico Spring Classic Pickleball Tournament – April 2019

Chico's Spring Classic Pickleball Tournament 2019 was a success and there was plenty of excitement on the courts. Despite the breeze the weather was perfect and everyone showed up ready to have fun. We had many visitors from Northern California including Redding,...

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Women’s Pickleball Ladder League Spring 2019

Join the Women's Pickleball Ladder League! Become a part of one of the fastest growing sports in the country! Pickleball combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. All games are played at Community Park. Players sign up individually and will be placed...

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Playing Tip: It’s Your Job

Every player has a job to do, and it varies depending on where you are in the game. When you serve, land a safe serve and stay behind the baseline to await a return of serve. Don’t creep up too early. When your partner serves, stay behind the baseline to await the...

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Rule Review: Do Overs

There are very few times when you get a “do over” in pickleball. The most common second chances are when you hit a let serve, or when play is stopped because an errant ball or an over-zealous player from another court enters your court, interfering with play. You must...

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Women’s Pickleball – Ladder League

Join the Women's Pickleball Ladder League! This league begins September 20th, and runs for eight weeks. All games played at Community Park on Thursday evenings, from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Players sign up individually and will be placed according to their self pickleball...

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Rule Review: It’s Your Fault

If a ball in play hits you before it bounces on the court, it is a fault against you. If a ball bounces anywhere on the court and then hits you, it is a fault against you. If a ball is speeding high out of bounds and it hits you even when you are standing all the way...

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Chico Pickleball Tournament – September 2018

If you haven't already registered, please be sure to do so as soon as possible. Round Robin tournament awards medals for the top 3 in each division - beginner, intermediate and advanced. Men and women play Saturday; mixed doubles play Sunday (must have a partner)....

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Live a Longer, Healthier Life Playing Pickleball

As a member of the USAPA, I was recently sent this video from the Pickleball Channel that suggests that playing this great sport may help you live longer. Basically they state that people who have a love for life (socialize with others), exercise and eat a healthy...

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Rule Review: Whose Call is it?

We don't have referees at drop-in pickleball, so you wear the stripes. Step up to the responsibility when the ball is on your side of the net, and don’t argue or overcall when the ball is on your opponents' side. Call "out" balls clearly and promptly as you see them....

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Chico Pickleball Website Launch

It's official! ChicoPickleball.com is live and here to support our enthusiasm for the game we all love and for many of us, can't seem to live without. Our goal is to keep fellow Pickleball players within the area up to date on local events, classes, tournaments,...

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