Our 4th Annual Rally In The Valley Pickleball Tournament was held July 30 to Aug 2, 2015 at the South Albany High School. This was a new venue for us and overall we think it worked great.
Our Gold Sponsors
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See our full list if sponsors below. They support you in the tournament, please support them if you are able.
Tournament Pics in Dropbox: – https://www.dropbox.com/sh/s08jewentvi0k84/AABhiwKGUyorRIK8j9oqhOQKa?dl=0
Click each folder (Action Shots and Medals) to see pictures. Click on the back button to go back to the home page and see other folders.
Our tournament had 165 players this year. There was a total of 140 teams who played 217 matches over the three days. We estimate that 250 people were at the tournament each day providing a significant economic impact to Albany businesses over the four days. We drew players from all over the Northwest and from as far away as Texas, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Utah, South Dakota, Arizona, Nevada and Washington plus many from the extended Willamette Valley and other parts of Oregon.
The weather was extremely hot for the first three days. Our Ice Cream Social on Saturday, the hottest day, went over big with Baskin-Robbins ice cream, pie and cookies. A surprise rain delay on Sunday was not enough to dampen the competitor’s spirits.
Thanks to each of the players and spectators for attending the Rally In The Valley. Each of you contributed to making this tournament a success. The pickleball community is a fantastic group and this tournament proved it to us once again. You just don’t meet better people anywhere. The friendships we have made through pickleball are invaluable.
Thanks goes out to the Albany Pickleball Club for all their hard work to arrange, set up and pull this event off. They were always there when help was needed. We can’t forget our pickleball friends from around the country who came in early and stayed late and were there to help us set up, tear down and pitched in daily for anything that was needed.
Special thanks to the referees and line judges who volunteered. We hope you know how important you are to the keeping a tournament running smoothly. We could not have pulled it off without your help.
Please patronize our Sponsors. In addition to your participation, they make our tournament successful. See below.
Edward Jones – Chris and Ralph Scariano
Joynt Family Chiropractic – Monmouth, OR
Albany Firefighters Union # 845
Mid Valley Physical Therapy
ReMax – Bill Raschko
Speten State Farm
Bounce 4 Fun
Albany Fire Department