The Cancer Challenge Pickleball Tournament brings pickleball enthusiasts together in an event to benefit cancer services and programs throughout NWA.

Pickleball events are held at the Kingsdale Tennis Center, 4 Riordan Drive, Bella Vista, AR

Pickleball Times
Pickleball Kasandra Gehkre





1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Open courts for practice (all registered players)

 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

KaSandra Gehrke Pickleball Clinic (for more information, click here)

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Adult Tennis and Pickleball Outdoor Happy Hour

Pickleball exhibition match featuring KaSandra Gehrke at 6:30 pm



8:00 AM – NooN

Women’s Doubles

(Courts will be available for practice at 7:00 am for Women’s Doubles participants only)

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Men’s Doubles

(Courts will be available for practice at 12:00 pm for Men’s Doubles participants only)


8:00 AM – Noon

Mixed Doubles

(Courts will be available for practice at 7:00 am for Mixed Doubles participants only)

event information

  • This is an outdoor, non-sanctioned tournament
  • Bracket formats will be determined by the number of teams registered for each bracket.  Our goal will be to have each team play every other team in their bracket (round robin)
  • If possible, age brackets will be used.  To be determined by the tournament director after registration
  • Players must play at or above their USAPA skill ratings (UTPR).  If not known, the tournament director will determine skill rating
  • 8 teams max per bracket (Women’s Doubles, Men’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles: 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5 +)
  • Team medals awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for each bracket
  • We will use yellow Onix Fuse G2 outdoor pickleballs
  • $50 per person (Includes ticket to Thursday night Tennis & Pickleball Outdoor Happy Hour and player bag)
  • $10 per person for additional event (Women’s or Men’s Doubles plus Mixed Doubles)
  • The Thursday (8/6) evening Tennis and Pickleball Outdoor Happy Hour is included in the tournament registration fee.  Location will be at the Kingsdale Tennis Complex where we will be playing the tournament.  Adult beverages and snacks will be provided.
  • Deadline for registration is Thursday, July 30 at 11:59 pm


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