May 15, 2023
Attention all pickleball enthusiasts in the Ottawa area! The Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL) is seeking your support for the upcoming draft qualifier event at the prestigious RA Centre in Ottawa. We are calling upon passionate individuals who love the sport to join us as volunteers and Certified Level 1 and 2 Referees for this exciting event on June 3 and 4. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the action, contribute to the success of the tournament, and witness the talent that will shape the inaugural season of the CNPL.
Volunteers play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of any sporting event, and the CNPL draft qualifier event is no exception. We need enthusiastic individuals who are willing to contribute their time, energy, and skills to various tasks such as registration, court setup, hospitality, scorekeeping, and crowd management. Your dedication and support will help create a memorable experience for players and spectators alike.
For the successful execution of the CNPL draft qualifier event, we are seeking Certified Level 1 and 2 Referees who have a solid understanding of the rules and regulations of pickleball. As a referee, you will ensure fair play, uphold the integrity of the game, and make accurate and timely decisions during matches. Your expertise and attention to detail are essential in providing a professional and competitive environment for the participants.
Why Volunteer or Referee?
1. Deepen Your Connection to Pickleball: Being involved as a volunteer or referee allows you to immerse yourself in the sport you love. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with players, gain insight into their techniques, and witness the competitive spirit firsthand.
2. Support the Growth of Pickleball: By volunteering or refereeing, you actively contribute to the development and promotion of pickleball in your local community. Your involvement helps raise awareness and fosters a sense of camaraderie among players and fans.
3. Learn and Improve: Volunteering and refereeing provide valuable learning opportunities. Whether you’re honing your organizational skills, enhancing your decision-making abilities, or expanding your knowledge of the sport, you’ll undoubtedly develop new skills that can be applied both on and off the court.
4. Join a Vibrant Community: By joining the CNPL draft qualifier event as a volunteer or referee, you become part of a dynamic community of like-minded individuals who share a passion for pickleball. You’ll forge new friendships, create lasting memories, and be surrounded by a supportive network of fellow enthusiasts.
How to Get Involved:
If you’re ready to be part of the CNPL draft qualifier event as a volunteer or Certified Level 1 and 2 Referee, we encourage you to email Cam Taylor at [email protected] to sign up and indicate your area of interest. Training sessions will be provided for volunteers to ensure you are well-prepared for the event.
Your contribution as a volunteer/referee is invaluable, and we greatly appreciate your dedication to making this event a resounding success.
Let’s come together, Ottawa, and make the CNPL draft qualifier event an unforgettable experience for all participants. Join us in celebrating the sport we love and support the growth of pickleball in our community!
See you at the RA Centre in Ottawa on June 3 and 4!