Pickleball Canada is pleased to announce that Onix (Indoor) and Durafast (Outdoor) have been named the Official Tournament Ball for the 2021 Pickleball Canada National Championship that took place in Red Deer, Alberta from August 10 – 15, 2021, and the upcoming 2022 Pickleball Canada Championships: Atlantic Regional in Fredericton, New Brunswick, June 3 – 5, Western Regional in Regina, Saskatchewan, July 23 – 25, and the Eastern Regional to be held in Quebec, date still to determined.
“We are delighted to have Onix and Durafast as Pickleball Canada’s Official Tournament Balls”, said Karen Rust, President of Pickleball Canada. “Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in North America, with over 26,000 Pickleball Canada registered players. Partnering with Onix, a company that provides top-quality balls, and supports all levels of pickleball play, is important to Pickleball Canada and pickleball in Canada”.
Since its founding in 2005, Onix has become the leading manufacturer of performance pickleball paddles, balls, and accessories and is dedicated to growing and supporting the sport at all levels. “Onix has been supporting grassroots pickleball, as well as international players and tournaments for many years. Specifically, in Canada, we have been supporting clubs, coaches, players, and tournaments for more than five years”, said Jay Simmons, Product Manager, Onix USA, and Mitchell Rothfleisch, C.E.O. Sports Topspin, Canadian Distributor of Onix and Durafast. “We are extremely happy to be working directly with Pickleball Canada and their new Executive Director, Carla Anderson. We are equally proud that Onix and the Dura Fast 40 pickleball have been chosen as the Official Tournament Balls of Pickleball Canada”.
Pickleball Canada’s purpose is to develop and sustain a dynamic, integrated Canadian system that promotes participation, competition, and excellence in pickleball.