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Sign up to the right of this box under "UPCOMING EVENTS".  Make sure you are signing up for the correct age group

     

BEGINNER CLASSES AT KICKINGBIRD

New members of GOPB are welcome to sign up for the beginner classes at Kickingbird. Do you know the rules, scoring & strategy of play.  If not we are here to help you. If you are a member you will receive an email with an invite.  If you join after the invite please send Vicky Noakes a text @ 405-206-3909. All these events will be under UPCOMING EVENTS to the right. Click on the link and you can enter and pay. 

Monday and Tuesday Afternoons

Sept 26-27th Mon & Tues afternoon 12-3pm - 16 players $10          

Oct 10-11th Mon & Tues afternoon 12-3pm - 16 players $10

Nov 7-8th Mon & Tues afternoon 12-3pm - 16 players $10

Dec19-20th Mon & Tues afternoon 12-3pm - 16 players $10

Saturday and Sunday Evenings

Oct 15-16th Sat & Sun evenings 5-8 - 16 players $10

Nov 12-13th Sat & Sun evenings 5-8 - 16 players $10

Dec 19-20 Sat & Sun evenings 5-8 - 16 players $10

Beginner Lessons at Santa Fe

Calling all novice players who need additional help with the basic rules, shots, game play & scoring. Santa Fe is offering beginner lessons to GOPB members who want to learn the game or just need a refresh. Lessons are October 4, 5 & 6th, 12:30-2:30 pm. Become a GOPB member and you will receive an email invite. 

To receive an invite, text your name to Judy @ 405-209-9697

                   2022 Tournaments

Our club is owned and operated solely by ​the members. 

Here are some of the  services provided by volunteer members: 

  • Assist with beginner lessons/ drills
  • Socials/Hospitality 
  • Crews for Tournaments 
  • Court Monitors​ at Kickingbird, Santa Fe Family  Life Center and in Norman​
  • Assist with demonstrations for new sites 
  • General Housekeeping/Maintenance of our sites 
  • Repair of Equipment 
  • Ratings Committee 
  • Referee Training
  • Board of Directors

We all need to answer the call, share the load and get involved in some capacity from time to time to keep the operation of the club running efficiently.   The larger ​the ​GOPB Club gets​​ more help and assistance is needed.  Think seriously about where we can plug you in?   

For more information, please contact Michelle Simpson by texting  405-738-7050.  

Pickleball Code of Conduct

Every person involved in pickleball (participant, official, volunteer, or representative of the USAPA & GOPB or spectator) pledges as follows:

  1. I will not engage in unsportsmanlike conduct or encourage others to do so.
  2. I will not engage in any behavior that would endanger the health, safety or wellbeing of others.
  3. I will not engage in the use of profanity.
  4. I will treat others with respect.
  5. I will exhibit fairness and honesty in my dealings with others.
  6. I will not flaunt my position.
  7. I will not use USAPA records or materials for personal gain.
  8. I will observe the Golden Rule of doing unto others as I would have them do unto me.

The above Code applies in all situations that relate directly or indirectly to pickleball play.


Important Notice to Tournament Players

 The club expects you to play at your club primary rating or higher when you enter tournaments. If  your UTPR rating is lower than your club rating you will need to override the rating during the registration of the tournament. Example (if you are a club 3.5 you should not enter at your NTRP rating of a 3.0) when you enter a tournament at a lower rating than your club rating, your club rating will be dropped. You can go and read about the club policy here


UPCOMING EVENTS

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GOPB is growing and we would love to have you join us.  We have 1700+ players from ages 12-87. Check our locations and play a free round or two, paddles are provided. Club membership is $40 per year. This includes a club name tag.
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Who We Are

Our History

The Greater Oklahoma City Pickleball Club was founded in 2009 and has grown from a handful to now nearly +1800 members. Our complete history can be found GOPB History

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