Red Deer hosting national pickle ball event this week

The 2021 national pickleball championships kick off in Red Deer Aug. 10 and run until Aug. 15.
There are more than 900 participants and all matches will be held at the pickleball courts Motorworks Field that features 20 pickleball courts.
The event is expected to provide economic spinoff benefits to the city.
The pickleball nationals have been held every year since 2012, except in 2020 due to COVID-19.
The public are invited to attend and watch the tournament.