Chapel Hill declares first pickleball tournament a success

ByBrian Rainey WTVD logo
Thursday, October 19, 2017

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.

Click here to learn more about pickleball and local opportunities for play.

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