Trying to put on a big league tournament for the first time has its challenges, but for Vicky Noakes and Sherry Prince it was mostly rewards.  Follow along as Pickleball Channel brings you a new episode of I ❤ Pickleball where we take you to Oklahoma City and the Sooner State Games.  You will get to meet these two fantastic pickleball ambassadors who coordinated a USAPA sanctioned, high-level tournament for the first time. Watch now as you see some of their struggles and a lot of their successes as they put on an event to bring more pickleball to everyone in their state! Watch now to see the smiles and laughter that give pickleball its unique reputation as a friendly and fun sport.

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  1. Thanks for displaying some of the trials and tribulations involved in organizing a sanctioned pickleball tournament in Oklahoma. The video was short, but well done. We hope to someday put on a sanctioned tournament in Green Valley, AZ at Quail Creek where we have 16 designated pickleball courts. On March 18 we will be celebrating the 50th birthday of pickleball by putting on a pickleball rodeo for our club members. We will include a pickleball history contest with questions and prizes. Thanks for all you do to promote pickleball.

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