“Battle of the Paddle” Indoor Pickleball Tournament
The “Battle of the Paddle” Indoor Pickleball Tournament was held at the Mankato Family YMCA on Saturday, April 13th. The tournament began with an un-officiated round robin with the top teams advancing to bracket play. Participants of all ages and levels were encouraged to compete in the tournament. Congratulations to all the competitors and thank you for participating in this year’s “Battle of the Paddle” Indoor Pickleball Tournament!
Gameday Mankato Competition
The Gameday Mankato Competition was held at the Verizon Center on April 27th-28th. GameDay Competitions was found in 2014 after the organization saw a need to host arena style competitions within various communities to meet the needs of CrossFit athletes. These competitions are hosted in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois with the hope of expanding to other locations. If you are interested in participating, you can find the next Gameday Competition in Villa Park, IL on September 21st- 22nd.
Some upcoming events for May include the Mankato Peppers May Madness Softball Tournament.
Did you know? The Minnesota Vikings held training camp in Mankato from 1966-2017
SportsEvents Media Group, the leading industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports event planners produce excellent competitions in the United States, has announced Visit Mankato has been recognized as a 2018 Readers' Choice Award winner. For more information about Visit Mankato's honor, click here.
Read the January 2018 magazine here.