New River Community College Tournament
The New River Community College Educational Foundation of Virginia is organizing a pickleball tournament on Saturday, Oct. 21, to support Access to Community College Education (ACCE) at NRCC for Radford City students.
Supporting Student Tuition
The tournament will be held at the pickleball courts at Bisset Park in Radford, commencing at 9 a.m. All skill levels are encouraged to participate.
The registration fee for the tournament stands at $25 per player, and interested participants must complete their registration by Monday, October 16, using this link.
This fee covers the cost of a tournament t-shirt. Food, beverages, and additional t-shirts will be available for purchase at the event.
The proceeds generated from this event will be allocated towards supporting student tuition at NRCC through the ACCE program.
For further details regarding the tournament, please reach out to Kaylee Pelkey at 540-674-3608 or [email protected].
ACCE is a collaborative initiative in economic development that facilitates debt-free college access for high school and home-schooled graduates by funding NRCC tuition for a duration of two years.
The level of support ACCE provides is contingent on individual student needs and the availability of program funds. For additional information regarding ACCE at NRCC, please visit nr.edu/acce.
Crossing Broad Charity Pickleball Tournament
The 1st Annual Crossing Broad Charity Pickleball Tournament, proudly presented by Videon Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram, is scheduled for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bounce Pickleball Club, 10 S Morehall Rd, Malvern, PA 19355.
Two More Teams Needed!
Organizers are actively seeking two more teams to complete the tournament roster. Interested participants are encouraged to sign up straight away. The skill levels of the registered teams range from 3.0 to 4.5.
Team tickets include complimentary food from Tuckedito, as well as complimentary beer from Kenwood Beer. Moreover, the grand prize comprises two Eagles tickets, complete with transportation provided by Phans of Philly, for the Week 17 game against the Giants.
This match is poised to be a pivotal divisional showdown, similar to last season. All proceeds from this event will be directed towards Give & Go Athletics, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering athletic programs for inner-city youth.
Raffles featuring stays at Ocean’s Casino, Eagles merchandise from Dye Hard Fan Philly, gift cards to Playa Bowls, and more will also be available.
Staten Island, New York
Staten Island is set to host two pickleball tournaments in the coming weeks, both aimed at public school students.
“Pickleball Has Become The Rage”
“We see that pickleball has become the rage; perhaps it is among the fastest-growing sports in the country,” said Borough President Vito Fosella at a press conference.
Nicholas Mele, principal of Edwin Markham Intermediate School (I.S. 51) in Graniteville, and Alan Lewin, of the Department of Education’s Office of Student Services, said the tournaments would be the first of their kind in the borough for all middle school and high school students.
The tournaments will mark a first of its kind in the borough, encompassing all middle and high school students. Borough Hall said in a press release, “We look forward to contributing to the expansion of this sports culture phenomenon for the enjoyment of all Staten Islanders,”
The high school tournament, led by Alan Lewin, is scheduled to occur at the Michael J. Petrides Educational Complex at 715 Ocean Terrace, Sunnyside, Staten Island, New York, on October 28.
Meanwhile, Nicholas Mele will oversee the intermediate-level tournament spanning Staten Island middle schools on November 8.
Annual Goose Festival
A weekend filled with diverse events, games, and live music is on the horizon as Fennville, Michigan, welcomes its annual Goose Festival.
Goose Festival Carnival
The festival is scheduled to run from today, Thursday, to Sunday, October 12 to 15.
The Goose Festival Carnival will commence at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Main Street Green, remaining open until 10 p.m. On Saturday, the carnival will run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., followed by a shorter schedule on Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The festivities on Saturday will commence with a pickleball tournament at 8 a.m. at the Fennville Community Athletic Center on N Maple Street. The tournament continues with another 8 a.m. start on Sunday.
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