Tag: Bainbridge Island Pickleball Community

Contingent of Foreign and Out-of-State Players Help Enrich Bainbridge’s Founders Tournament

BIHM Founders Tournament logo 2023 - courtesy of Bainbridge Island Historical MuseumChohika “Char” Wannachinda lives in Seattle now, but she was born and raised in Thailand. The 45-year-old marketing director for a Seattle-area senior living firm started playing Pickleball just four and a half months ago, but her game is so …

Even if you don’t play Pickleball, the Upcoming Founders Tournament is a fun Place to Hang Out and Soak Up the Games

Founders Tournament logoLooking for a fun diversion from the Dog Days of summer? Pickleball’s Founders Tournament might be your ticket.

The tourney, now in its fourth year, will be held from August 8th through August 13th at the Founders Courts

Pickleball has Truly Arrived: Stephen Colbert is Hosting a Celebrity Tourney Thursday Night!

Stephen Colbert imageWe know that Pickleball – the game founded on our little island – has gone global in the past year or so, and has been the subject of numerous stories appearing in high-brow publications like The New Yorker, and, er, …

Local Pickleballers Already Planning for August’s Founders Tournament

Founders Courts courtesy of Bainbridge Island Pickleball, BIPRD - Battle Point ParkWith the game now firmly ensconced as the official sport of Washington State, local Pickleballers are moving forward on another front: again putting together plans to hold the much anticipated “Founders Tournament ” at Battle Point Park this coming August.…

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