Hungarian Open 2022

Welcome to the 1st Hungarian Open!

We are so excited to be able to host the 1st Hungarian Open in 2022 and we hope you are excited to come along, play and visit Budapest, one of the most beautiful capital in the World!

We are delighted to be hosting Hungarian Open at the fantastic Marczibányi Sportcentrum in the heart of Budapest, where we will have 4 courts on a hard surface.

Registration

– Registration fee (inc. 1 division) = 40 EURO

– Additional division fee = 15 EURO/Division

Registration + 1 event (40 €), Registration + 2 events (55 €), Registration + 3 events (70 €)

Tournament Schedule and Events

We are running events from Friday 12nd of August to Sunday 14th of August. Please see the schedule below for which events are running on which days.

Friday 12nd of August

– Men’s and Women’s Doubles

Saturday 13rd of August

– Men’s and Women’s Singles

Sunday 14th of August

– Mixed Doubles

· All events will be a morning round robin followed by single elimination knockout in the afternoon.

· All players are guaranteed a minimum of 4 games per event they enter.

· The tournament director reserves the right to combine categories if there are an insufficient number of entries (less than 5).

· There are limited places available in each category and players are only able to enter one skill/age category per event,

Venue Location

Marczibányi Sportcentrum, 1022, Budapest Marczibányi tér 16.

Marczibányi Sportcentrum in the heart of the city (3 kms far from city centre), which features a bar and cafe, lounge with seats for viewing, changing and bathroom facilities. There are 4 pickleball courts.

Accommodation

For this event we have not negotiated a special event rate with a specific hotel. The venue is so close to city centre, and the public transportation is perfect (next to metro line red, and tram 4/6) so you can book your hotel at the city centre. If you need help le tus know.

Covid-19

Although we appreciate that COVID-19 is still around, we will not be enforcing any vaccination or testing criteria in order to enter the Hungarian Open 2022. This is subject to change in accordance with any legislation or guidance that is implemented in between now and the event. Those travelling into Hungary should consult the entry requirements.

Tournament T&Cs

By signing the electronic signature on the registration form, you agree to the following:

· Cancellation and refund requests must be made by 11:59pm (CET) on 30th June 2022.

· Registration fees (€40) are non-refundable but division fees (€15) will be refunded up to the date of registration closing.

· Tournament director has the discretion to combine categories in the event of too few entries and also to move players between categories, and his decision is final.

· Agree to follow any Covid-19 related requirements

· Promise to follow Pickleball Hungary code of conduct and uphold Pickleball Hungary values.

About the Organisers: Pickleball Hungary

Pickleball Hungary is a Not-for-profit organisation set up to promote and encourage the development of pickleball. We have run more than 10 successful tournaments with more than 100 players commenting on the efficiency of organisation and the great atmosphere of our tournaments.

Tournament Director: Zoltán Bőhm (pickleball@pickleball.hu)