What a success!
A big thank you to the pros, sponsors and volunteers and everyone who came out for the great show! Over 300 enthusiasts from near and far turned out.
Be sure to check out the photo gallery!
Lake Oswego Pickleball Club Pro Exhibition
August 3, 2019 1:00pm
Pro exhibition, mini-clinic led by the pros, open play/social, food & beverages, raffle prizes valued at over $5,000
As an experienced tennis player and coach, Wes had been familiar with pickleball since middle school. He is an 11-time USAPA Nationals champion, two-time Tournament of Champions winner, and a two-time US Open champion.
A former NAIA All-American tennis player, Bonnie picked up pickleball when rehabbing an ACL injury. Since switching to pickleball, she is a seven-time USAPA Nationals champion, four-time Tournament of Champions winner, and a three-time US Open champion.
Tony grew up competing in tennis and racquetball, played college baseball and has competed in four Ironman Distance Triathlons. While he has spent much of his life teaching tennis as a certified USTA professional, over the past several years he parlayed his combined athletic skills into the sport of pickleball, and today is one of the country’s premier professional players, competing in tournaments nationwide.
Erik, as the Regional Sales Manager for HEAD/Penn Racquet Sports, combines his day job with his passion for racquet sports. He’s competed in high-level tennis and just started playing pickleball two years ago. Since then, Erik has won gold in the Men’s 35+ Doubles and bronze in Mixed Doubles at the 2019 US Open. He also placed third in Men’s Pro Doubles at the International Indoor Pickleball Championship in Centralia, WA. In 2018 Erik won that same IIPC tournament. He’s also 6’4… which happens to help in pickleball!
Tracie, a former triathlete now sponsored by Selkirk, took a three-year hiatus from pickleball to start a family. Now back in the game with a 5.8 UTPR, Tracie had a top-ten finish at the 2018 USAPA Nationals with consistent titles and podium finishes in regional events.
William is a three-time USAPA Nationals Junior champion. Pickleball runs in his family and Wes Gabrielsen is his coach so he's destined to continue his fast rise to pickleball stardom!
Joy played competitive junior USTA and high
school tennis and played college tennis and coached. Since then, she continued her tennis coaching career and competed nationally. She picked up pickleball six years ago and has medaled at several Nationals events. Today, with a PPR certification, she teaches both pickleball and tennis.
Michelle is a USAPA Nationals champion and medalist in Women’s 5.0, 19+ singles and medalist in several Open events. Originally from Southern California, Michelle comes from an extensive tennis background playing at the collegiate level and teaching PE over 15 years. She currently works full time as an IPTPA teaching pro at the Pickleball Zone in Bend.
Panini sandwiches, salads, desserts and beverages to be sold by Nicoletta's Table.
SALADS (packaged for individual servings)
Organic greens with country olives, roasted tomato, pickled red onion, parmesan,croutons, sherry vinaigrette $6
Chopped Caesar Salad, romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, shaved parmesan and house made croutons $6
Orzo pasta salad, roasted winter vegetables, roasted tomatoes, ricotta salata, basil, extra virgin olive oil $5
PANINI SANDWICHES half or whole $6 or $10
Italian cured meats with smoked mozzarella, arugula and oven dried tomato tapenade
Roasted turkey breast with provolone, butter lettuce, basil pesto and red pepper rouille
Caprese sandwich fresh whole milk mozzarella, tomato, arugula, basil and balsamic
DESSERTS AND DRINKS
assorted cookies or espresso brownie $2
sparkling water, soda (coke, sprite, diet coke) bottled water $2
33 South State St, Suite M
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Monday - Saturday 11:00 - 21:00
Sunday 16:00 - 21:00
1 ticket $5.00
3 tickets $10.00
8 tickets $20.00
You do not need to be present to win!
No need to wait - raffle tickets are now on sale during daily hosted sessions 8a-12p!
Sample of raffle items:
Three SELKIRK Paddles, models AMPED Light S2, AMPED Light Invikta, AMPED Invikta, each valued at $150 each, compliments of Selkirk.
Two SELKIRK Day Backpack Bags, valued at $50 each, compliments of Selkirk
Ten AMPED baseball caps, valued at $25 each, compliments of Selkirk
Three Onix paddles valued at $110 and $140 including the models Wes & Bonnie use!
One Head Radical Pro paddle, $90 value
Golf Basket from Lake Oswego Public Golf, valued at $35 compliments of Tom Mueller.
Two Starbucks baskets, one valued at $75.00, one at $35 compliments of JD Jansen, Starbucks on McVey.
Gifts from Palisades Market on McVey, compliments of Manager Deja Ryan, $40.
Family Night Basket, including, Domino's pizzas, movie tickets, a McDonalds gift card and a Taco Bell gift card, valued at $65, compliments of Clint Schaeffer, Domino's McVey (and others).
One complimentary massage, valued at $90, and one complimentary facial, valued at $90, compliments of Cynthia Oncage, owner of Massage Envy on State Street.
O Organics gift basket, compliments of Matt Brown, store director of Safeway on Lower Boones Ferry Road.
Various gift cards from local restaurants including Oswego Grill, Essence of China, Holy Taco, Manzana, Riccardo's and several others!
Two tickets to a performance at the Lakewood Theatre Company, valued at $50, compliments of Jeff Gorham.
Five pairs of K-Swiss pickleball shoes, valued at approx. $60.00/per pair donated by K-Swiss, thanks to Jeff Gorham.
To be auctioned: two vacation get-a-ways to the Oregon Coast
Around $3,000 worth of goods and services have been donated for the raffle, (not including the vacation get-a-ways).
LOPC wishes to express its gratitude to:
the pros for contributing their time and expertise,
the raffle prize donors for their generous support,
and to Pickleball Planet for sponsoring the event through its donation of the T-shirts worn by the pros and volunteers