Tournament Event Schedule

2019 Duel In The Desert
At Palm Creek
Thurs Feb 28 To Sun Mar 3
Our 16th Annual Pickleball Tournament

4 Great Days of Pickleball Play – 5 Days of Fun, Entertainment and Events You Won’t Want to Miss!

Sponsors and Vendors Galore! All along the “Pickleball Promenade”.  Sports and fitness related booths for players.

EVENT SCHEDULE – SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Wednesday February 27           Open Play – 8AM till 9 PM – No Organized Play
Grab your partner and come down to the courts for a tune-up before the main event!  All 32 courts are open all day; no waiting, and if there is a little waiting, say “hey” to all your friends!

Thursday February 28                Grand Opening Ceremonies  7:45 AM

Flag Ceremony with Palm Creek Choir
8:00 AM Start
WOMEN’S DOUBLES 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0 (50+, 60+, 65+, 70+)
Vendors

Lots of fun to start the tournament ! Vendors everywhere, food available, and some of the best play in Arizona. Come and cheer on your favorite teams!

Friday March 1                     Opening Ceremonies   7:45 AM

Flag Ceremony with Palm Creek Choir
8:00 AM Start
MIXED DOUBLES 4.0, 4.5, 5.0 (50+, 60+, 65+, 70+)

Vendors

This will be a great day! Vendors everywhere, food available, and some of the best play in Arizona. Come and cheer on your favorite men’s skill teams!

Saturday March 2             Opening Ceremonies  7 :45 AM

Flag Ceremony with Palm Creek Choir
8:00 AM Start
MIXED DOUBLES 3.0, 3.5 (50+, 60+, 65+, 70+)
MEN’S DOUBLES 4.5, 5.0 (50+, 60+, 65+, 70+)
Vendors

Another great day, and a busy one. Enjoy the free services provided by vendors, shop for great pickleball apparel, try out the food service.

Sunday March 3                Opening Ceremonies  7:45 AM

Flag Ceremony with Palm Creek Choir
8:00 AM Start
MEN’S DOUBLES 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 (50+, 60+, 65+, 70+)
Vendors

The last day! Today try out the massage services, shop for bargains, enjoy something entirely different from the food services, and watch some of the best pickleball of the tournament!

Thanks for joining us.   Have a safe trip home!