Kamloops Open 2023


~Sanctioned tournament~

Direct link to registration page on Pickleball Brackets

Put the dates on your calendar – June 9-11, 2023.
This event will take place in the beautiful Riverside Park.

Tournament events will include singles, men’s and women’s doubles, mixed doubles. The tournament will be a skill/age event, with five skill levels: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0+ and two age categories: any age and 60+. Teams must play at the skill level of the highest rated partner and in the age category of the youngest player.

The format for Doubles will be Double Elimination with re-entry to the championship bracket.
Championship side and medal matches will be 2 out of 3 games to 11 points (win by 2).
Loser side will be one game to 15 points (win by 2).
Round Robin format may be used for smaller events of five or fewer teams. Brackets may be combined, or limited in size, based on the number of entries.

Registration is $65 and $10 for each event. Registration opens on April 1, 2023 for Kamloops Pickleball club members and April 2, 2023 for non members.

April 1 - KPC Member advanced registration starts at 9am
April 2 - Registration Opens starts at 9 am
May 26 - Registration closes at 9:00 pm
May 26 - Last day for refunds

June 9 - Event Day: Men's Singles, Women's Doubles
June 10 - Event Day: Mixed Doubles
June 11 - Event Day: Men's Doubles, Women's Singles

Additional Information


Priority will be given to team registrations that are complete. Registrations will be considered
complete when both players have registered and paid the tournament fees. Teams that have not
completed registration of both players within 48 hours will be moved to the waitlist. Teams on the
waitlist that complete their registration will be added to the event, provided there is space.

The organizing committee reserves the right to cap the number of registrants on any one day of the tournament when the facilities/schedule reach capacity.

This is a Pickleball Canada sanctioned tournament. All registrants must be members in good standing through June 11, 2023 to play in this tournament.

The tournament director reserves the right to review, and possibly alter the rating of players who self-rate below or above their actual rating.

For more information on ratings for first time sanctioned tournament players please visit the link below.


In order to register for this tournament you must have a Pickleball Brackets Account.
In your PLAYER PROFILE check "Receive in game text messages". Cell Carrier should be selected. This is how you will receive your game notifications and court assignments

All matches will have referees and all medal matches will have certified referees. Want to volunteer as a referee please sign up at: www.pickleballdesk.com

Refund Policy


Registration Fees, minus a $10 Administration Fee, will be refunded for withdrawals before May 26, 9:00 pm. Any withdrawals after May 26, 9:01 pm will not be refunded.

This is an outdoor tournament. If there is inclement weather, all will be done to play matches, but there will be NO refunds or credits due to inclement weather. Cancellation is a possibility due to inclement weather, health concerns (COVID) or other unforeseen circumstances during the tournament. If this occurs, the tournament director and organizing committee reserve the right to revise event formats.

This tournament will abide by all Public Health Orders. Refunds will not be issued if cancelled due to PHO reasons.

Venue Information


Riverside Park

100 Lorne St


British Columbia V2C 1V9



Surface Type: Sport Court

Play Area Type: Outdoor Non-Covered

Net Type: Permanent (10) & Heavy-Duty Mobile (6)

Ball Used: Durafast 40

Number of Courts: 16

Parking: No Fee (A map with the free parking locations will be sent out before the tournament.)



Sandman Signature Hotel

Promo Code: 273794

Miles From Tourney: 0.50

225 Lorne St


British Columbia V2C 1W2



Excellent location across from park. No need to worry about parking at the venue.
Guests can call the hotel direct at 250-377-7263 and quote: BLOCK ID 273794 – Block Name: Kamloops Pickleball Tournament

Alternatively, the guest can log into the website:
Group Link: https://reservations.sandmanhotels.com/113143?groupID=3816546

Standard / Accessible Rooms – Single King – City Side - $148
Signature Jacuzzi /kitchen Suites Rooms City Side- $175
Signature Suites with a pull-out bed $129
Executive Double Queen rooms – Park View - $193
Signature Suites some with pull-out sofas and some have a kitchenette $211
All rooms are plus tax, per room, per night.