MESA REGAL PICKLEBALL CLUB
The Mesa Regal Pickleball Club is for residents of the Mesa Regal RV Park, in Mesa, Arizona. The Club currently has 502 Members from 2016-17 registrations. We have 7 pickleball courts, a Board of Directors that consists of a President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Member-at-Large, Committee Representatives, and Program Coordinators.
Changes/Extra Information to note:
- SATURDAY SHOOTOUT – ALL COURTS WILL BE USED!! Sign up posted on Mondays at noon on pickleball bulletin board.
- Pickleball machine drills this Sunday are blocking shots at the net! THANKS, JOHN MORRISON for setting this up for our members!!
THANKS TO ALL OUR CO-ORDINATORS AND TRAINERS FOR VOLUNTEERING THEIR TIME TO GIVE SO MANY WONDERFUL FREE OPPORTUNITIES TO OUR CLUB MEMBERS!
If you are attending a scheduled event, check in 15 minutes prior to event and thank our volunteers for their time!!
SKILL LEVEL RATINGS – Tuesday 8:30-10:30
To participate in scheduled levelled events at Mesa Regal we like you to have a Mesa Regal or USAPA rating. If you would like to be rated at Mesa Regal and participate in skill level events, please sign up at the pickleball stage for next Tuesday. Thanks to Maurice and his team for volunteering their time to rate our club members. More info, contact Maurice at email@example.com.
RECYCLING – THANKS FOR PARTYING!!!MRPBClub OLYMPIC REPORT
What a great afternoon of fun and socialization. Thanks to Katie, Neil and their committee for a superb Olympic event. Great costumes, good country camaraderie, excellent food and sportsmanship were the highlights of the day. Awards/Medals were awarded to:
Scotland – GOLD Ireland – SILVER Australia – BRONZE
Special mention went to Poland, Greece & France. ALL TEAMS ROCKED!!!
Thanks to those of you who have passed on your comments…..” we would like to thank you and all the Super Pickle volunteers who made the special Olympics or rather the Olympics – special 😉. We had lots of fun and appreciate all the hard work of all involved”. Your comments are much appreciated!!!
ARTIST PICKLEBALL DOOR PRIZES
Calling on Mesa Regal’s creative and talented artisans (painters, woodcarvers, quilters, knitters, stain glassers, ceramic potters, rubber stampers, paper tole artisans, and zipper artists), we welcome any small donations of your artwork projects as door prizes for our upcoming pickleball senior(s) grad social on March 2nd.
If you wish to provide us with a piece of your work, or if you know of a neighbor or friend artisan who also might be interested in providing us with a little gift, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanking you immensely in advance! Thanks, Sue, for organizing door prizes for our Social!
SENIOR(S) PROM TIX
Purchase at the pickleball courts this week from Donita Houghton or Pat Duggan or go to purchase at these sites: Pat-Site 1770, Ann-Site 2176 or Donita-Site 552. $10/ticket and you can now purchase for those family or friends you like to party with!!! YAHOO!! Tickets are limited and won’t last long, get them quickly.
CAL AM Pickleball Tournament – Feb 14-16th
Even with some rain, the tournament was completed in three days. Congratulations to all our teams for representing Mesa Regal at the tournament. It was a clean GOLD sweep for all events medals and a BRONZE too!! Medals were presented to:
Women’s Doubles – Wanda Morrison/Noella Johnson – GOLD
Men’s Doubles – Lionel Fauchoux/Michael Fauchoux – GOLD
Brad Wlasiuk/Jim Lewis – BRONZE
Mixed Doubles – Wanda Morrison/Jim Lewis – GOLD
Again, a HUGE thanks to Neil Ranson for organizing these teams for our club, refereeing at VDO and just being an amazingly GREAT CLUB MEMBER.
TOURNAMENTS – www.pickleballtournaments.com
Wow, it was a crazy tournament week – three tournaments overlapping and rain as well!!! Congratulations to all our MRPBClub members who competed in any of the tourneys. It is a great way to improve your game and quite different than playing in Open Play! Medals brought home this week by MRPBClub members are as follows:
MXD 3.0 – BRONZE – Jeanne Pineault-Jean Guy Pineault
WD 4.0 – GOLD – Jean Leblanc
PEBBLE CREEK TOURNAMENT
MXD 3.5 70+ – GOLD – Jacquee Ware
LEISURE WORLD TOURNAMENT
MD 4.0 – BRONZE – Randy Cook
MD 3.5 – SILVER – Lionel Fauchoux/Michael Fauchoux –
GRAND CANYON STATE GAMES – Pueblo El Mirage – February 21-25
This is a great tournament to watch some amazing pickleball play by competitors of all ages. Especially exciting is watching the Open Events for the 19+ age group….those youngsters can sure move!!! It is well worth the drive to watch all the events.
SUNLAND SPRINGS VILLAGE – February 28-March 3
A brand new tournament this year for SSV. Many of our MRPBClub members are participating so it would be great to watch and cheer them on!!
That’s all folks…..keep positive, keep smiling and happy playing!!!!