Atlantic Regional Pickleball Tournament

The Connecticut Sports Management Group, Inc. a 501(C)3 Not-For-Profit corporation is pleased to offer the 3rd Annual USAPA Atlantic Regional Pickleball Tournament presented by Pickleball-X in the capital of the great state of Connecticut, Hartford. We anticipate over 400 participants plus family members, friends, spectators and the media to this four day event. We expect players from the eighteen states and provinces in the USAPA Atlantic Region (CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, ME, NB, NH, NS, NJ, NY, PA, PE, QC, RI, VA, VT, WV) and other neighboring states. 

Tournament Committee Members:

 -  Janice Pauly - Tournament Director, CT Ambassador - Tournament Questions - Please Email Us.
 - CT sports Management Group, Inc., Host Organization - Registration and All other Questions - Please Email Us. 
 - Sean & Dee Diamond - Volunteer Coordinators - To Sign Up to Volunteer Please Click Here. 
 - Barb Lopiccolo - Referee Coordinator - To Sign Up to Referree Please Click Here.

Dates & Tournament Schedule:

   - Thursday, October 26th: Warm-up and Clinic by: TBD
   - Friday, October 27th: Men's Singles & Women's Doubles.
   - Saturday, October 28th: Mixed Doubles.
   - Sunday, October 29th: Men's Doubles & Women's Singles.


- William O'Neill State Armory. 360 Broad Street. Hartford, CT 06105. 
- 23 Indoor Courts - One location. 

Age Groups:

- Skill Level/Age Group Tournament. Ages 12-90, Skill Levels 2.5-5.0. Player’s age as of: 12/31/17 

Presenting Sponsor: 

Entry Fee & Registration Information:

- Registration Fee and First Event: $60.00. Each additional event: $5.00 
- $5.00 per person charge for warm-up on Thursday, October 26th. Times to be announced. 
- Registration Deadline: Friday, September 15th 
- USAPA membership is required for play in the USAPA Atlantic Regional Pickleball Tournament presented by Pickleball-X. A picture ID with your Birthdate must be presented  at check-in / registration. 
- If you need a USAPA Membership or need to Renew Your Membership please click on the "Join Now" button below.  

How to Register:

Participants have TWO options for registration; Online or Hardcopy Registration Form. You do NOT have to do both.  - Please make all checks out to the; CT Sports Management Group, Inc. and send to 975 Middle St. Unit G. Middletown, CT 06457.  

- Register Online - Registration is Now Open! 

- Download the Registration Form 

Tournament Format & Information:

- Format: Round Robin.  Large divisions will be divided into seeded round robin pools.  The top two teams in each pool will advance to a single elimination playoff round.
- Final format of play may be adjusted anytime up until tournament pending the skill levels, ages and final enrollment numbers in each division.
- USAPA Rules Apply
- Tournament Ball: Onix Pure2 Yellow indoor ball.

Refund Policy:

 - NO refunds will be permitted simply because an entrant fails to participate.
 - NO refunds will be given due to cancellation because of inclement weather. We will make every effort to reschedule events due to inclement weather.
Exceptions to the Refund Policy:
 - Refunds will be granted if the participant contacts our office by the entry deadline Fri., September 15th. A $10.00 cancellation fee will be deducted from the refund.
 - Cancelations after the entry deadline will NOT be eligible for a refund with the following exceptions.  
 - Entries received after entry deadline. Entries received after maximum number of individuals/teams is bracketed or if there are not enough individuals/teams to form a division. 
 - CSMG Administration reserves the right to cancel a division due to a lack of entries.

Player & Team List:

The Player and Event listing can be found on and will be updated daily. Please allow one day from the date you registered for us to catch-up and post NEW registrations!

Partner Finder:

- Are you looking for a Doubles Partner? Here is great resource for individuals to view available players and add yourself to the Partner Finder Database. 

Hotel Information:

- To veiw the rates of participating hotels that the 2017 Atlantic Regional Pickleball Tournament exclusively offer. Housing Link - Please Click Here

Social Activities - Things To Do & Places to Eat in Hartford:

- Coming Soon

Sponsorship Opportunities

Volunteers & Referees Needed:

 - We're using the leading online SignUp and reminder tool,, to organize our volunteers! Volunteers will be entered into daily raffles to win valuable prizes!
 - Sign up in 3 easy steps

  1. Click this link to see our SignUp on
  2. Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
  3. Click Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on AND only the volunteer & referree coordinators will have access to your information. It will not be shared.

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