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Winter Classic Pickleball Tournament

The Winter Classic Pickleball Tournament at Tanglewoods courts in Florida on Saturday and Sunday was a huge success. With over 79 mixed doubles teams competing in 12 separate age and ability classifications. This proved to have some great matches and the players had some exciting matches. In the pickleball matches for at Winter Classic Picklebal […]
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UPDATE: Potential new USAPA ratings system

Subcommittee established to examine potential ratings system for USAPA Author: Chris Thomas, USAPA Ratings Chair In the inaugural edition of the Pickleball Magazine in January, 2016, there were two brief articles on the subject of a new rating system. My purpose here is to bring the USAPA members up to date on recent progress and […]
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Pickleball meets pups in fundraising effort

Source: DEMOCAT BLOG Susan Ledford, Democrat staff writer12 a.m. EST February 13, 2016 Most of my blogs are about people helping animals, but this one is a little different. It’s about people helping dogs help other people. Debra Everington and CCI pup Chance at a recent pickleball practice session. (Photo: Susan Ledford/Democrat) Debra Everington, a 25-year volunteer […]
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Pickleball In Naples Florida

Collier Approves Pickleball Courts in East Naples Source: Katiejegan@https://twitter.com/katie_j_egan Feb 10, 2016 http://www.naplesherald.com Photo: Pickleball pro Kyle Yates. Commissioners also voted to unanimously approve Pickleball courts at East Naples Community Park, which will replace the existing tennis courts to support the upcoming 2016 U.S. Open Pickleball Championships April 26 to May 1. The current Pickleball courts in […]
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How To Become a Better Pickleball Player

How to Become a Better Pickleball Player  “(Pickleball) athletes should set up a time to practice specific skills as the cornerstone of their program, as it is foolish to think that any kind of success can be achieved without a strong attention to detail and efforts to polish those important (Pickleball) skills. –Coach Mo How […]
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Pickleball In San Luis Obispo California

BY NICK WILSON: nwilson@thetribunenews.com Source: The Tribune The sport of pickleball has grown so popular in Morro Bay that local club organizers of the sport say it’s time for permanent courts to be established. Kathy Thomas, the sport’s district co-ambassador, said that since her group began the Morro Bay Pickleball Club in October 2014, more than […]
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What is Pickleball & How Is It Starting In Washington DC?

By Noah Frank | @NoahFrankWTOPDecember 23, 2015 2:14 am Source: WTOP WASHINGTON — Just what the heck is pickleball? With a name like that, the sport both demands and requires an explanation. And like any great story, it all starts with the family dog. One day in 1965, former Rep. Joel Pritchard was playing with […]
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Pickleball Rules For Playing

Pickleball Rules Basic overview rules: The game can be played as singles or doubles. The same rules apply to both singles and doubles The Serve : The serve must be made underhand. Paddle contact must be navel level The serve is initiated with one foot behind the baseline The serve is made diagonally and must […]
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Havasu pickleball player to help introduce sport to South Africa

Many of Havasu’s winter visitors migrate south every winter, traveling hundreds or even thousands of miles to arrive in the city’s desert community. Graham Tungate, 72, of Canada, intends to go much farther this year, and he’s bringing something with him from Havasu. Source: Havasu pickleball player to help introduce sport to South Africa

2014 Tournament Results

Thanks USAPA for sharing the tournament results! We had some great games and matches! Read all the results here.   Source: 2014 Tournament Results