APRIL 6 - 8, 2018 - The Bangkok Open (Friday - Sunday) pickleball tournament
Spend this holiday weekend at the Bangkok Open playing Men's Doubles on April 6 then Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles April 7 (Men's and Mixed Doubles are now both full). All tournament registration is now CLOSED! Friday: 8am to 4pm; Saturday: 8am to 6pm. All players are reminded to report to the courts BEFORE 8am both days. All 3rd-place and final matches will be on Sunday starting at 2pm and ending by 6pm. Tournament will use yellow Onix outdoor balls. 16 pairs in Men's and Mixed, 8 pairs will play in the Women's Doubles event. All events are divided into equal divisions of 4 pairs each played round-robin style. Must win 2 out of 3 to 11 points. Must win by 2 points (maximum 15 points, so a game could end 15-14). Contact us for a good hotel rate (750 baht per night including breakfast, 2 to a room) walking distance of the tournament and near The Mall Bangkapi. Use our contact page for more information. Free Friday night buffet-style meal and program for all players sponsored by Peace Fellowship Church beginning at 6:15pm and ending at 8:30pm. Trophies and a small cash prize for the winners of each event, medals for 1st to 3rd place, consolation prizes for 4th place.
PICKLEBALL IN BANGKOK THAILAND!
Pickleball has come to Bangkok! We've been playing pickleball since January 2016: Saturdays 8am to 12 noon, Sundays beginning at 2pm or 3pm until 6:45pm on the Santisuk English School parking lot. Santisuk English School is not open on Saturdays or Sundays so no one will be in the office to answer your calls. We're outside playing pickleball!
NO PICKLEBALL these Sat/Sun in 2018: April 14 and 15 (Songkraan Holiday), July 28 & 29, October 13 & 14, and December 8, 9, & 23.
We play (almost) every Saturday and Sunday. Every time we play, there'll be 12-20 players on our 3 regulation-size courts. WEATHER PERMITTING! (we have no covering over the courts in case of rain)
We are the only place in Thailand developing excellent Thai pickleball players, with many at the 4.0 level or higher!
COST: first time FREE! 2nd time and after: 200 baht per person per day (for as long as you play that day).
EQUIPMENT: we do have paddles you can borrow if you don't have your own. We also sell pickleball paddles. See paddle selection and prices below.
Santisuk Pickleball at the Indian Open
October 26 to 31 saw a 9-member Thailand Pickleball team, all Santisuk players, travel to Mumbai (Bombay) India to compete in the 1st Indian Open. A total of 16 pairs competed in Men's Doubles, another 16 in Women's Doubles, and another 16 in Mixed Doubles. In all, over 90 different people from at least 4 different countries competed for the top prizes. Though the Thai team was small, Thailand was well represented on the winners podium as our Women's Doubles team of Fang and Ern WON THE GOLD! Fang and Steve also took Silver in the Mixed Doubles. Join these Asian champs playing pickleball almost every Saturday and Sunday at Santisuk!!!!
Our 3 Courts
Santisuk Pickleball in Action
Santisuk Team in Action: Bangkok Open (Feb. 2017) With the AIPA Team (All India Pickleball Association)
Equipment for Sale
Only Paddletek Bantam paddles are in stock, in a variety of colors.
NOTE: we can order quality pickleball nets (just like ours) but we'll need 1 - 2 months lead time, $250 each.
Outdoor pickleballs 100 baht each.