Member News

Put Away the Noise Complaints at the Pickleball Courts

Spring has sprung and the pop of pickleball is in the air. Unfortunately, not everyone is happy about that. If you’re wondering how you can continue to enjoy this sport without upsetting your neighbors, we have a solution. Our patented all-weather 1/8-inch thick AcoustiFence Pickleball Noise Curtains (STC30) have successfully reduced noise levels up to…

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USA Pickleball Members Provide Pickleball Equipment to U.S. Troops

On February 13th the Peachtree City-Fayette Pickleball Club hosted a tournament in their area to raise funds and collect donated items to support the troops at Camp Arifjan, a United States Army installation in Kuwait which accommodates elements of the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard. The desire to…

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New Rulebook Revision Process Kicks off in April

USA Pickleball gets a lot of feedback on rules.  It comes from a variety of sources, including social media.  After the 2021 Rulebook was published, one particular aspect of feedback was loud and clear; players want more opportunity to provide input, to review new rule ideas before they are approved and adopted, and most importantly,…

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Ambassadors Tackle Sportsmanship

A group of Ambassadors and players have volunteered to address the topic of Sportsmanship.  The addition of an important, but understated addition to the 2021 Official Rulebook titled, “The Players” is generating interest in expanding what is currently found on pages 1 and 2 of the Official Rulebook for the purpose of determining fair play…

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For the Love of Tennis and Pickleball

When you think of the perfect Valentine’s Day, most likely pickleball is in those plans. For one couple, they found love on the tennis courts more than 43 years ago and feel very fortunate to now live the life of coaching tennis and pickleball together every day. Mike and Chrissie Lissner met when Chrissie was…

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Treat Yourself this Valentine’s Day with USA Pickleball Member Rewards

Did you know that with your USA Pickleball membership you have access to hundreds of valuable rewards to treat yourself, or someone special this Valentine’s Day? Whether you want to purchase flowers or jewelry for someone, or buy something for yourself, you have access to numerous discounts as an added benefit to your annual USA…

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2021 Junior Pickleball Planning Tips

By Bob Nibarger Ready or not, 2021, is here and we are looking at a new year of opportunities!  With Spring just around the corner, there is hope and excitement as we begin planning for outdoor programming.  I often get asked a common question, “with the uncertainty of COVID-19, how can we plan anything for…

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Children’s Book “How Pickleball Saved Ollie Otter” Supports USA Pickleball

One man’s inspiration to write a children’s book about pickleball is now supporting USA Pickleball! Lawrence Blundred, of Cincinnati, OH, was inspired to write “How Pickleball Saved Ollie Otter” by his love for the sport, the birth of his grandson Oliver, and an opportunity to share the legacy of his late wife, Donna, who was…

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Partner Spotlight: Pickleball Den

Pickleball Den offers both Tournament and Club software. If you run a club, or a tournament, you have found the best system on the market. Efficiency, reliability and player satisfaction are key to a successful tournament and Pickleball Den has the solution. Pickleball Den tournament software uses the most recent mobile device technology which provides…

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Hudef: Did You Know?

Get to know one of our partners: Hudef. Tell us USA Pickleball members, DID YOU KNOW?… Hudef was the first to research and develop the technology of paddle surface rotation. The name Hudef comes from a strong, brave and very kind warrior in the east. The original meaning of Hudef is “breaking the cocoon into…

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