Jul 022018
 

The Sombrero Showdown and Amigos Cup are two international competitions combined into a single five-day event that will take place from Thursday, February 7 to Monday, February 11, 2019. The Sombrero Showdown is an under 60 & over 60 (SSIPA) International Tournament and the Amigos Cup is a fun team round robin for all Sombrero Showdown participants.

SOMBRERO SHOWDOWN and AMIGOS CUP

This unique event offers two international competitions combined into a single five-day event.

1. The first event is the Sombrero Showdown, for players 25+ years old. For those players 60 and over, your brackets will be run as a SSIPA tournament. This four-day event will run from Thursday, February 7 to Sunday, February 10, 2019 in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. 

2. The second event is the Amigos Cup. This fun and friendly event will feature “Team San Carlos” versus “Team The World.” Teams will be formed by “ALL” players who register for the Sombrero Showdown. It is a one-day event which will run on Monday, February 11, 2019 in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. 

We welcome pickleball pro, Scott Moore, who will run a clinic on the days leading up to the tournament (February 4, 5, 6). More details here.

REGISTRATION:

One registration fee covers both the Sombrero Showdown (2 events) and the Amigos Cup
Registration Fee: $45.00 USD
Registration Deadline: January 8, 2019
Register here (scroll to bottom of that page to register)

 

 Ball: Franklin Optic Yellow X40

Tournament Details

Thursday, February 7- Sunday, February 10, 2019

Sombrero Showdown


Format:
Double Elimination / Round Robin
Age/Skill Based Tournament
Ages: 30+, 50+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+ (planned)
Skill: 3.0 to 5.0

Non-Sanctioned Event

Sombrero Showdown Schedule for SSIPA and non-SSIPA:  

  • Thursday, February 7, 2019: Men’s Doubles.      Ages 30 – 49, 50 – 59, 60+,65+,70+,75+,80+; Skill: 3.0 – 5.0
  • Friday, February 8, 2019:      Mixed Doubles.      Ages 30 – 49, 50 – 59, Skill: 3.0 – 5.0  … ​and … Ages 60+,65+,70+,75+,80+; Skill: 4.0 – 5.0
  • Saturday, February 9, 2019:  Mixed Doubles.      Ages 60+,65+,70+,75+,80+; Skill: 3.0 – 3.5
  • Sunday, February 10, 2019:  Women’s Doubles. Ages 30 – 49, 50 – 59, 60+,65+,70+,75+,80+; Skill: 3.0 – 5.0

 

Monday, February 11, 2019

2nd Annual Amigos Cup

 

Pickleball’s first Mexican Challenge, as the San Carlos Pickleball Association takes on The World!

Fun Pickleball Play in the San Carlos Sun

Format:
Team Competition: Team San Carlos versus Team The World
A fun one day round robin
All players play multiple matches throughout the day
Limited to participants of the Sombrero Showdown (under 60 and over 60 SSIPA)

Events Schedule:

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019: courts available for all players to practice
  • Thursday, February 7, 2019: Men’s Doubles (Sombrero Showdown). Ages 30 – 49, 50 – 59, 60+,65+,70+,75+,80+; Skill: 3.0 – 5.0
  • Friday, February 8, 2019:  Mixed Doubles (Sombrero Showdown). Ages 30 – 49, 50 – 59, Skill: 3.0 – 5.0 and Ages 60+,65+,70+,75+,80+; Skill: 4.0 – 5.0
  • Saturday, February 9, 2019: Mixed Doubles (Sombrero Showdown). Ages 60+,65+,70+,75+,80+; Skill: 3.0 – 3.5
  • Sunday, February 10, 2019: Women’s Doubles (Sombrero Showdown). Ages 30 – 49, 50 – 59, 60+,65+,70+,75+,80+; Skill: 3.0 – 5.0
  • Monday, February 11, 2019: Amigos Cup — San Carlos vs The World

Click here for photos from the 2018 Sombrero Showdown and visit us on Facebook.

Video from 2018 tournament (men’s and mixed days)

Location:

Mirador Courts in San Carlos, Sonora Mexico.

Find out all there is to see and do in San Carlos here.

Learn about San Carlos Pickleball here.

Sombrero Showdown 2018 in the News

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From Pickleball Magazine March/April 2018 (click to read the magazine: pages 38 – 39 and 42-44)

with a focus also on the SSIPA component and all there is to do in San Carlos

Sombrero Showdown in Canadian Pickleball Magazine April  (click to read the magazine: page 11)