The Houston Gold Cup @ Life Time Kingwood

From 2100 players in 2022 to nearly 10,000 participants in 2023, the Amateur Pickleball Association has become one of the largest tours focused on the amateur player from 2.5-5.0.  The Houston Gold Cup will take place at Life Time Kingwood.  This event is open to all players from 2.5-5.0 with events broken down by skill level first and then age division dependent on the total number of teams/players registered within each skill level of play.  All teams/players will compete in a minimum of 5 games during each event with some divisions playing as many as 10-12 games based on the event format and number of teams in attendance.  Sign up for this tournament now to save your spot!

Registration Rates – Early Bird $75 for first event, $55 for second, and $35 for the third until September 16th.  $10 increase on each event at that time.

Schedule – formatting will typically have Doubles (8am+) on Saturday, Mixed Doubles (8am+) on Sunday, and Singles on one of the two days with a primary focus on Saturday afternoon. The schedule may be modified by the director prior to the start of the event if deemed necessary.

Format – there is a 5 game guarantee in place, though most players will see 6+ games; single game round-robin matches played to 11, win by 2, for doubles; consolation brackets/games will maintain this format while the Gold/Silver/Bronze medal bracket finals transitions to a best 2 of 3 set. Singles will include rally scoring to 21, win by 2, during all games.


October 5-6, 2024


Life Time Kingwood 20515 W Lake Houston Pkwy Humbler, TX 77346

Event Format:

– This event is open to all skill levels as we will set matches based on skill level, then age.
– Select the appropriate Skill Rating during registration so we can match play accordingly.
– Exact format is dictated by attendance with expectations having Round-Robin match play followed by bracket play for all participants.
– Championship brackets will include awards for participants finishing 1st-3rd within their division.
– No partner? Please indicate “need” for your preferred partner during the registration process and we will make every attempt to find a partner for you.
– Complete schedule/draw will be released the Wednesday prior to the start of the event with registration closing on that Tuesday.

Event Policies:

All participants must wear court approved shoes. There are no refunds once registration has been submitted. Please review the terms & conditions link to view available credit policies. This is an outdoor event.

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