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Super Senior International Pickleball Association
2020 Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can join?
     Membership is open to any person desiring to support the Mission of the Association.  Apply on-line at: www.SSIPA-PB.org

     

  • What is the dues structure?
    Dues allow players to sign up for one (1) tournament or for Annual Membership, 3 Year, 5 Year, Lifetime or become a Founder, Individual Lifetime Member.

     

  • How is the SSIPA organized?|
    The SSIPA is registered as a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization in the State of Texas. It is governed by an all-volunteer board of seven (7) individuals.

     

  • What is the relationship with the USAPA?
    The SSIPA compliments and supports the USAPA with a tournament circuit for players 50+.  SSIPA members that play in a USAPA sanctioned tournament will be members of the USAPA.

     

  • How are SSIPA tournaments different than other tournament events?
    Players are assured of playing with other players in their age groups within similar skill levels. SSIPA offers both US and International venues of play.

     

  • Who can participate in an SSIPA circuit event?
    SSIPA members or temporary members and is 50+ in age.
     

  • What determines my age?
     Age will be determined by the player’s age on December 31 of the current year.

     

  • Are the SSIPA tournaments skill or age based?
    Age based starting at 50+, competing with other players in their age group: 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80+.  Brackets will include 2.5 & 3.0, 3.5 & 4.0, 4.5 & 5.0 in each age group.  Any event that had 3 or more teams entered would make a bracket. 

     

  • What is the competition format?
     SSIPA will be following the same competition formats as a USAPA sanctioned tournament as outlined in the USAPA/IFP Official Tournament Rulebook.

     

  • How do I contact SSIPA?
    You can contact us on the web page www.SSIPA-PB.org under Contact US; Email us at SSIPA.PB@gmail.com  or via Facebook: ask to join our Group at: Super Senior International Pickleball Association