Exciting Press Release

ASIA PICKLEBALL OPEN (APO) 2022

Get ready for Asia's biggest pickleball event of the year

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Tournament Details

ORGANISERS                           

APO is jointly organised by Thai Pickleball Association (THPA), Asia Federation of Pickleball (AFP) and Pickleball Global (PG).

WHEN                            

5 – 9 Jan 2022 | Wed - Sun (5 Days) | 09:00am - 18:00pm.

 

WHERE                          

Thanyapura - Phuket, Thailand

Approximately 16 mins (13KM) drive from Phuket International Airport (HKT)

 

TOURNAMENT TIER            

This is Global Pickleball Ranking (GPR) Asia continental, Tier 4 tournament.

REGISTRATION             

1 Sep to 30 Nov 2021

 

PRIZE MONEY               

Totalling US$15,000 (OPEN divisions)

 

FORMAT                        

Men’s Singles | Women’s Singles

Men’s Doubles | Women’s Doubles

Mixed Doubles

Team Challenge

       - Min 6 Max 8 players

       - MD + WD + XD

 

SKILL LEVELS                  

Intermediate, Advanced, Open

 

AGE GROUP                  

14U, 18U, 19+, 50+

 

COURT         

 16 Pickleball Indoor Courts (hard surface)

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Phuket, Thailand

This is an amazing opportunity to help showcase some of the best picklers in Asia, as well as players from international countries, and provide some timely relief to everyone dealing with COVID-19's challenges.

 

Phuket, the beautiful island in Thailand beckons you to enjoy the sun, beach, food, tourist attractions, and of course, Pickleball smorgasbord with 16 indoor courts at your disposal.

 

Phuket is Thailand's largest isle lingering on the country's southwest coast, kissed by the Listerine-green Andaman Sea. The interior is a lush jungly tangle; its 36 beaches a paint chart of creams and golds, with a capital city – Phuket Town – packed with character and cracking good street food.

Tournament Conditions

  1. All participants must be 100% vaccinated.

  2. RT-PCR test before arrival and during your stay in Phuket. If result is negative, you are free to move around without having to quarantine.

  3. You must fly to Phuket from abroad. No transit in Bangkok.

  4. You must stay in a SHA+ accredited hotel in Phuket only.

  5. If you are staying less than 14 days in Phuket, you must fly out of Phuket to an international destination.

  6. If you are staying for 14 days or more in Phuket, you will then be able to travel to any domestic destination in Thailand.

  7. APO committee allows cancellation and get your booking fees refunded. T&C applies.

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