This provides the dates and locations for 2022 USA Pickleball tournaments and an overview of the qualifying process for the 2022 and 2023 USA Pickleball National Championships in Indian Wells.
 2022 USA Pickleball Tournament Schedule

APP Masters (NCS): Boca Raton, FL (1/18-1/23)

USAP Southwest Regional: Mesa, AZ (3/22-3/27)

USAP Mountain Regional: Las Vegas, NV (3/28-4/3)

APP Phoenix (NCS): Mesa, AZ (3/30-4/4)

USAP Mid-South Regional: McKinney, TX  (4/28-5/1)

APP New York City (NCS): New York, NY (5/25-5/29)

USAP Middle States Regional: St. Louis, MO (5/26-5/29)

USAP North Mid-Atlantic Regional: Cranberry Township, PA (6/3-6/5)

USAP Great Plains Regional: Colorado Springs, CO (6/6-6/12)

USAP National Indoor Championships: Hoover, AL  (6/7-6/12)

USAP Great Lakes Regional: Ft. Wayne, IN (6/16-6/19)

USAP Atlantic South Regional: Opelika, AL (6/21-6/26)

USAP Atlantic Regional: Portland, ME (6/24-6/26)

USAP Newport Beach Championship (NCS): Newport Beach, CA (6/28-7/3)

USAP Pacific Northwest Regional: TBD, WA (Dates TBD)

Beer City Open (NCS): Grand Rapids, MI (7/20-7/24)

APP Atlanta Metro Open (NCS): Atlanta, GA (9/7-9/11)

USAP Mid-Atlantic Regional: Myrtle Beach, SC (9/21-9/25)

USAP West Regional: Location TBD (Dates TBD)

USAP National Championships: Indian Wells, CA (11/5-11/13)

Diamond Amateur Championship: Holly Hill, FL  (12/5-12/11)

In addition to this list, please CLICK HERE to see the full list of USAP Sanctioned Tournaments

Qualification Process

There are several important changes being implemented in 2022, including:

  • The 12 Regional Championships will culminate in the new Diamond Amateur Championship taking place December 5-11 at Pictona in Holly Hill, FL. Gold Medalists from the Diamond Amateur Championship will earn pre-registration (Golden Tickets) to the following year’s National Championships in Indian Wells.
  • Gold and Silver Medalists from the Regional tournaments will earn pre-registration into the Diamond Amateur Championship at Pictona. All other participants from the Regional tournaments will be eligible for the lottery into the Diamond Amateur Championship.
  • Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalists from Regional tournaments will be entered into the lottery for the 2022 National Championships in Indian Wells.
  • There will be no pre-registration (Golden Tickets) from the 2022 Regional tournaments to the 2022 National Championships in Indian Wells.
  • The National Championship Series (NCS) will be expanded to 6 tournaments in 2022. The NCS events will offer pre-registration (Golden Tickets) to the 2022 National Championships in Indian Wells as did the 2021 NCS tournaments. Only Gold Medalists from the following tournaments will qualify for 2022 pre-registration:
    • 2021 Newport Beach Championships (NCS)
    • 2021 USAP Mid-Atlantic Regional
    • 2021 USAP West Regional
    • 2021 Tournament of Champions (NCS)
    • 2021 APP Atlanta Metro Open (NCS)
    • 2021 APP Hilton Head Open (NCS)
    • 2021 USAP National Championships (Indian Wells)
    • 2022 APP Masters (NCS)
    • 2022 APP Phoenix (NCS)
    • 2022 APP New York, NY (NCS)
    • 2022 USAP National Indoor Championships
    • 2022 USAP Newport Beach Championships (NCS)
    • 2022 APP Beer City Open (NCS)
    • 2022 APP Atlanta Open (NCS)
  • Silver and Bronze Medalists from the 2021/2022 tournaments listed above will be entered into the lottery for the 2022 National Championships in Indian Wells.

 

Looking ahead to the 2023 season, the following qualifying procedures for the National Championships in Indian Wells will be added:

  • Gold Medalists from the 2022 Diamond Amateur Championship at Pictona will receive pre-registration (Golden Tickets) into the 2023 National Championships in Indian Wells.
  • Silver and Bronze Medalists from the 2022 Diamond Amateur Championship at Pictona will be eligible for Phase 1 of the 2023 National Championships lottery. If openings remain after Phase 1, all Medalists from the 2023 Regional tournaments will be eligible for Phase 2 of the National Championships lottery.