Lines people needed….


As you probably know, The Lakes CC (next door) is hosting the first prop division pickleball tournament in the Desert in  three weeks time (March 31-April 2).  It should be a great time to watch the best pros do their best playing.  One sure way to get the best seat for this event is to participate (not being a pro and all) is to be a lines person.  Here below is the appeal for just that. Let us know (with a reply below) if you want in and we’ll get more information to you.

Subject: Introduction – Professional Pickleball Federation – Desert Championships, Palm Desert Ca

Hello Barbara, Margo!

The PPF is working in collaboration with the USAPA to advance the sport through a focus on competition and player support for the highest level of play.  We are currently working with Marcin Rozpedski with The Lakes Country Club to host a Pro division at his upcoming Spring Fling event held March 31 to April 2.  Many of the top players in the country are traveling here for this inaugural event – it promises to be a very exciting weekend!
To ensure the highest quality of event, and so that the pros can focus on their play – we intend to have linesman on every match, not just medal matches. I am hoping I can enlist your help to work with pickleball clubs in the area to provide volunteers on these dates. We’ll need approx 50 volunteers that would be a part of something very special.  Byron and Marsha  Freso (USAPA Certified referee) would conduct a training on Mar 30 to ensure all linesman are comfortable. They would be teamed up with USAPA Certified referees for each of the matches.
Please let me know how we could recruit these volunteers – I can work directly with the local club leaders if you can make the introduction.
Looking forward to a great event!
In good health’
Carl Schmits

President, PPF



2 thoughts on “Lines people needed….

  1. I’ll volunteer Rod but I have showdown (day 2 of our ladies invitational)on Mar 30 so couldn’t do training. Count me in otherwise!


  2. I am available to be a linesperson part of that time and am also available for training on 30th,depending on time.


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