Heron Pickleball Tournament

Catherine Lawson
D: 410-758-0620 ext. 1200 

Pickleball Tournament at Gunston

Heron Pickleball Tournament

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Raise your paddles and stay out of the kitchen! Join us for the Heron Pickleball Tournament located on the Gunston tennis courts. All funds raised go to purchasing new equipment and complete needed facility upgrades for Gunston’s 20 interscholastic teams (plus four recreation leagues!) that comprise Heron Athletics. Gunston celebrity guest Mr. Dize will be flipping his famous chocolate chip pancakes beginning around 8:45 a.m.

We are looking for Men’s, Women’s, and Mixed teams in addition to Student/Parent teams. Don’t have a partner? No problem- we will match you up for the type of team you would like to participate in. 


All start times are subject to change and events might be merged or split based on event registration.  

  • Check in opens at 8:30 a.m.
  • Pancakes Served: 8:45-11:15 a.m. 
  • Tournament:
    Beginners 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon (ish)
    Intermediate/Advanced 12:30-3 p.m. (ish)


  • Round Robin; 3 or 4 Games Guaranteed
  • Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles
  • Balls: Franklin X-40 pickleballs
  • Tournament Not Sanctioned/No Referee 
  • Surface Type: Asphalt
  • Courts: Outdoors Not Covered
  • Net Type: Portable
  • USA Pickleball Membership Not Required


Individual Registration:

  • $25 students, faculty/staff 
  • $40 General Registration

Sponsorship Levels

Thank You to our Sponsors

Premier Hustle Sponsors

Fred Frederick Heron Hustle Premier Sponsorship

Court Sponsors

Joyce & Associates LLC Mile/Court Sponsor
Easton Dermatology Associates, LLC Mile/Court Sponsor
Friends of Gunston Mile/Court Sponsor

Award Sponsors

The Gillespie Family, Award Sponsor
McCallister, Detar, Showalter and Walker Award Sponsor

Paddle Sponsor

The Shifrin Family, P'21'21
Dr. Laurie & John Lewis, Sneaker Sponsor

Kitchen Sponsor

Dink Sponsor