CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina (WTVD) -- With over 170 teams participating, the Town of Chapel Hill has declared its first pickleball tournament a success.
The tournament was held in Chapel Hill's first dedicated pickleball facility at Ephesus Park on October 13-15.
"We had a wonderfully successful tournament this weekend, and we've received many positive comments from participants, and look forward to more tournaments in the future." said organizer Brad Hemminger.
Pickleball is a relatively new sport, often described as a combination of tennis, ping pong, and badminton, said the town.
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