Pickleball Fun Day
Pickleball Fun Day Fundraiser
Saturday September 23, 2023 – 8 am to 7 pm
Asheville Sports Club
137 Coxe Ave.
Join us for all day pickleball games and fun including
Friendly Competition, Open Play, Round Robin,
Drink and Dink, Mixed Double, Clinics, and Raffles!
Asheville Sports Club and Asheville Sister Cities are honored to sponsor a Pickleball Fun Day fundraiser at Asheville Sports Club to provide wheelchairs for the city of Osogbo, Nigeria, Asheville’s sister city. Our goal is to raise $10,000 to provide wheelchairs for fifty primary health center throughout the city of Osogbo. Asheville Sports Club will host the fundraiser in coordination with and the help of the local chapter of Sister Cities International and a group of pickleball organizers and enthusiasts. Asheville Sister cities is a 501c3 non-profit organization.
$25 ADMISSION TICKET INCLUDES ONE EVENT.
EACH ADDITIONAL EVENT IS $5.
EACH PARTICIPANT MUST REGISTER FOR EACH EVENT ON THE LINKS BELOW.
Pay in person at the fundraiser or ahead of time by purchasing tickets below. Admission tickets are also available for purchase to donate to the fundraiser, watch the court action, and join in lunch and raffle.
Program of Events
|Time||EVENT NAME and description||Click on Link Below to Register|
|8 – 9 am||MORNING OPEN PLAY – 10 participants||Playtime
|9 – 10 am||FIRST PICKLEBALL CLINIC for skill ratings 2.0-3.0 taught by Yira Sanchez and David Kelly – 8 participants; paddles provided|
|10 am – 12pm||DRINKS AND DINKS dinking tournament – a fun skill based way to play at the kitchen. – 16 participants||Asheville
|12 – 1 pm||LUNCH AND RAFFLE – Lunch can be ordered from many restaurants nearby.|
|1 – 3 pm||MIXED DOUBLES TOURNAMENT – 16 participants||Asheville
|3 – 4 pm||SECOND PICKLEBALL CLINIC for skill ratings 2.0-3.0 led by Yira Sanchez and David Kelly – 8 participants; paddles provided||Playtime
|4 – 6 pm||AFTERNOON OPEN PLAY and ROUND ROBIN SCRAMBLE this is a chance to play with all other players and see who stacks up to determine King and Queen of the court – 16 participants|
|6 – 7 pm||EVENING OPEN PLAY- 10 participants|
If you would like to volunteer for a two hour shift on the day of the fundraiser, please click here to sign up.
Raffle tickets are available below for raffle prizes which will displayed on sign-in table. Raffle drawing will be held throughout the day and one does not need to be present to win. Raffle prizes provided by Highland Brewing, Petite Bois Jewelry, Salvage Station, Metro Wines, and Sarilla.
If you would like to donate to this fundraiser without purchasing a ticket, please click here. When making a donation, keep in mind that donation of $100 will buy one wheelchair. Please consider donating $25 for a quarter chair, $50 for a half chair, $100 for a full chair, or more for multiple chairs. Asheville Sister Cities Inc. is a 501c3 charitable organization and all proceeds from this fundraiser go directly to purchasing wheelchairs in our Sister City of Osogbo, Nigeria.”