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Photo Gallery: 2022 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships

Photo Gallery: 2022 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships November 5 – 13, 2022Indian Wells, CaliforniaPhoto Credit: Bruce Yeung / Steve TaylorFor more information, please visit the USA Pickleball National Championships event website here. This year’s event welcomed 2,291 players in total including both Pros and amateurs, 4,158 total matches, 102 USA Pickleball certified referees, and…

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USA Pickleball’s Inaugural Diamond Amateur Championship Set to Kick-Off Today

Nearly 1,200 players will compete in the first-ever Diamond Amateur Championship from December 1-7 in Holly Hill, Florida Holly Hill, FL (December 1, 2022) — USA Pickleball, the National Governing Body for the sport of pickleball, today kicked off the inaugural Diamond Amateur Championship. A total of 1,193 players, ages 13-83 from 47 states, will…

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Pickleball Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2022

INDIAN WELLS, California — Contributor Norm Davis and athletes Pat Kane, Larry Moon and Wesley Gabrielsen were inducted into the Pickleball Hall of Fame and honored at the Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships in November. The Pickleball Hall of Fame annually recognizes outstanding individuals who have made a significant impact on the sport of pickleball….

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USA Pickleball Statement on Player Ratings

USA Pickleball Statement on Player Ratings There have been several developments in the player ratings landscape over the past two weeks and, as the National Governing Body, USA Pickleball continues to be fully engaged in discussions with all key stakeholders regarding the future of player ratings. It is an involved process that carries a significant…

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2022 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships – Broadcast Schedule Announced

MARGARITAVILLE USA PICKLEBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS LIVE @ NATIONALS RETURNS WITH EXTENSIVE BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR 2022 EVENT ESPN and Broadcast Partners Provide Exclusive Coverage with 80+ Hours of Live Coverage  The Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships will feature Live @ Nationals with expansive coverage on ESPN+, For The Fans, Roku, Selkirk TV and YouTube, and over…

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RECS facility brings value-based sport to the masses

This article originally appeared in the September/October 2022 issue of Pickleball Magazine. Visit pickleballmagazine.com for more. On the heels of an era where communities have gone through challenging periods of isolation, one unique facility aims to bring people together. Kevin Richards launched RECS  Recreate, Exercise, Compete, Socialize — in early 2022 with pickleball as its…

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In the Middle – Maren Morris featured in September/October 2022 Pickleball Magazine

In the Middle While on tour this summer, country pop singer-songwriter phenom Maren Morris and her band set up a travel pickleball court in the middle of a parking lot in between cities. Written By: Laura Gainor Photos: Rachel Deeb September/October 2022 Issue of Pickleball Magazine Pickleball has reached mega-star status. Film and television icons,…

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2022 Consumer Cellular USA Pickleball Newport Beach Championships Highlights

What a beautiful week at the 2022 Consumer Cellular USA Pickleball Newport Beach Championships, hosted at The Tennis & Pickleball Club at Newport Beach! With more than 1,400 players from 32 states across the country, and 10 countries represented from around the world, both professional and amateur players competed for their chance to play at…

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USA Pickleball Featured on Good Morning America

As more media outlets continue to pick up on the Pickleball popularity wave, USA Pickleball has found itself once again in the national television spotlight. This past week, Good Morning America has joined the queue to be the next news station to feature pickleball as one of the fastest-growing sports in America. Good Morning America…

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USA Pickleball, SHEFIT Announce Multi-year Partnership

Player recognition program highlights women’s achievement in the sport SURPRISE, Ariz. – June 28, 2022 — USA Pickleball and SHEFIT announced today a multi-year agreement making SHEFIT the Official Sports Bra Partner of USA Pickleball. The partnership will include event activations and the establishment of the SHEFIT Rising Star Award, which will be awarded to…

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