2022 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships to be Held November 5-13

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

  • The 12 Regional Championships will culminate in the new Diamond Amateur Championship taking place December 1-7 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, Silver and Bronze Medalists from Regional tournaments will be eligible to enter 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: *If you are in a combined bracket, only the overall gold medalists get pre-registration. Gold Medalists from combined brackets that are not the overall gold medalists will be entered into the lottery.* 
    • 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 eligible to enter 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.

 

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