The GOOD Games and Canadian National Pickleball League Forge Dynamic Partnership to Elevate Sports Excellence

GUELPH, ON – February 28, 2024 – The GOOD Games, Canada’s Biggest Festival of Sport, is thrilled to announce its strategic partnership with the Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL) to host a highly anticipated national competition. Taking place within the vibrant atmosphere of the University of Guelph’s Athletic Center, this collaboration signifies a monumental step towards showcasing top-tier athletic talent while fostering community engagement and promoting active lifestyles.

Mike Jean, Co-Organizer of The GOOD Games, expresses his enthusiasm for this groundbreaking alliance: “At The GOOD Games, we are dedicated to celebrating sportsmanship, athleticism, and inclusivity. Partnering with the CNPL allows us to expand our offerings, bringing professional team pickleball to our festival and enhancing the experience for athletes and spectators alike.”

Mike McAninch, Commissioner of the CNPL, shares a similar sentiment: “With a shared dedication to promoting active lifestyles and community involvement, CNPL and The GOOD Games unite to bring the best of professional team pickleball to Canada’s premier sports festival. Rooted in Guelph, both of our organisations bring together passion and excitement for sport, tracing back to where our journeys began. Join us for the next chapter of unforgettable experiences, and together, we will encourage our nation to embrace the bliss of play.”

The partnership between The GOOD Games and CNPL underscores their mutual commitment to excellence, innovation, and the transformative power of sports. This collaboration represents a significant milestone for both organisations, as they join forces to create unparalleled sporting experiences and inspire individuals of all ages to embrace an active lifestyle.

The GOOD Games CEO, Helen Stoumbos emphasises the significance of this collaboration: “We envision the CNPL competition as an integral component of The GOOD Games experience, offering participants and fans the opportunity to witness elite-level pickleball competition amidst the festive atmosphere of our multi-sport festival.”

The CNPL competition, set for July 6th and 7th, 2024 at The GOOD Games, promises exhilarating matches, electrifying performances, and a celebration of sportsmanship and camaraderie. Athletes from across Canada will converge in Guelph to showcase their skills, compete at the highest level, and inspire others to embrace the joy of sport.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey of athleticism, community, and boundless joy. Together, let us champion the spirit of play and create lasting memories at The GOOD Games and the Canadian National Pickleball League competition.

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Mike Jean
The GOOD Games
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