October 6-October 8, 2023
Come join America’s newest sports craze at the Salem Pickleball Tournament Sponsored by VBR Sports. Grab your paddles – we got the courts – and let’s pickleball!
Welcome to the Salem Pickleball Tournament Sponsored by VBR Sports – a Pickleball tournament like none other.
The tournament will be organized in an exciting and fun format hosted in a unique indoor venue space. Along with pickleball play, there will a large social component added to the entire weekend. And if this your first time playing, fantastic! This it the PERFECT tournament to start!
Young and old – SINGLES, DOUBLES AND MIXED – beginner to professional – it is for all! Join APT on August 14-16, 2020 at the Salem Civic Center Arena for the Salem Pickleball Tournament.
You can register online by clicking the Register Now button below.
Let’s Get Involved!
Want to Give Back with American Pickleball Tour? You can help by either volunteering at the tournament or bring canned food and items for our Food Drive for the Salem Food Bank.
Food Needs Include:
Canned Vegetables, Crackers, Boxed Cereal, Canned Fruit, Juice, Macaroni and Cheese, Dry Potatoes, Canned Pasta, Rice, Canned Tuna, Jell-O, Spaghetti Sauce, Dry Pasta, Peanut Butter and Jelly, Canned Tomatoes, Bath Tissue, Bar Soap
Have a question about the APT Tour? Here are some frequently asked questions. We hope this helps you with yours!
When is the Salem Pickleball Tournament?
The tournament will start on Friday, August 14 and end on Sunday, August 16.
How can I register for the Pickleball Tournament?
You can register online here: https://americanpickleballtour.com/salem#register
Is there Age Requirement?
All ages are welcome to play in the APT Tournaments.
When is the Last Day to Register for the Salem Pickleball Tournament?
The last day to register is Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 12pm (CST).
How do I register under my age and skill level?
During the registration process, you will be asked to dictate your age group and skill level.
Is the APT Tournament Sanctioned?
As of now, the APT Tournament is not sanctioned.
What does the APT swag include?
All registered participants will receive either a APT Hat or Visor along with a APT towel.
How much does the tournament cost and what does it cover?
The tournament is $50 and provides you unlimited play - one per competition event (singles, gender doubles and mixed doubles).
Is the APT an Outdoor or Indoor Tournament?
The APT is an Official Indoor Tournament.
How is the format of the Tournament played?
The tournament will be played in a round-robin style play per age/skill. A single elimination tournament will follow the round robin play.
How many games are gauranteed?
All teams/individuals are guaranteed three games in the round robin play and at least one in the single elimination tournament.
What are the Court Dimensions?
A pickleball court is 20’ x 44’ for both singles and doubles. The net is hung at 36” at the ends and hangs 34” in the middle.
What is the Primary Tournament Ball Used?
What type of Nets will be provided?
What surface will the matches be played on?
Do I need to bring my own paddle or will those be provided?
Paddles will not be provided. Please bring your own Pickleball Paddles. Balls, Nets, and Courts will be provided.
Can I Volunteer for the Salem Pickleball Tournament?
Yes! We need all the help we can get. Please head over to the volunteer page to sign up: https://americanpickleballtour.com
What Volunteer Opportunities are Available?
The volunteer opportunities are endless. Some include: Registration/Check-In, Court Moderators/Info, Bracket Committee, and More!
Where Can I Sign Up To Volunteer?
You can sign up here:
What do I receive when I volunteer?
You will receive an APT shirt, food/drink, and our continual gratitude!
Have a question?
Email us at email@example.com or call us at 847-829-4536.