Everything you need to know about the 2019 US Open Pickleball Championships

Everything you need to know about the 2019 US Open Pickleball Championships

April 24, 2019 0 Comments

2019 Minto US Open Pickleball Championships


Tournament information

  • April 27-May 4 in Naples, Florida, see the daily schedule here or here
  • Margaritaville Party in the Park will be on Saturday, April 27 from 9am-3pm
  • Last year, there were 2,000 players from 47 states and 20 countries
  • This year they are expecting over 2,100 players from 48 states and 16 countries
  • Ages range from 10 to 86 that will be competing for $50,000 in prize money
  • There were over 10,000 spectators last year
  • Advance tickets for the Zing Zang Championship Court are sold out online, but additional tickets will be available at the Snack Shack if space is available
  • No charge to watch on the 51 other courts
  • Pro Finals are at approximately 6 pm on Saturday, May 4


When you are there

  • The tournament is at East Naples Community Park- 3500 Thomasson Drive, map here
  • The Naples Botanical Garden Welcome Center at the event has more info about the tournament and fun things to do in Naples
  • Free entry but you must purchase a ticket for the Championship Court on Friday and Saturday
  • Parking is $5 per day with complimentary shuttles from the parking lots
  • You can bring your own chair and coolers but no glass or alcohol
  • Cash is king since most of the vendors only accept cash
  • Dogs are welcome
  • Alcohol will be served for select hours at the Landshark Beer Garden
  • Grab and go food will be sold at the Snack Shack under the US Open Expo Tent from 7am-5pm


Weather delays

  • If there is a weather delay, the will try to play the matches, but the format may be modified to finish the games
  • Matches that were not played one day do not carry over to any other days
  • There are no refunds due to weather issues
  • Delays will be communicated via email to the players and posted on the US Open Welcome page and at Pickleball Tournaments



  • Athletes can check in as early as Saturday, April 27 between 9am-3pm to receive their credential and player souvenir bag
  • Athletes must check in each day they are playing
  • Player credentials will give you access to the Zing Zang Championship Court Sunday-Thursday, but a purchased ticket is required for Friday and Saturday admission
  • All medal matches and Pro/Senior matches will have referees
  • Other matches will have referees assigned based on availability


How to stay up to date

  • Watch live on Pickleball Channel
  • Get live tournament updates here
  • You can get email updates from the event by filling out this form
  • Follow the Minto US Open Pickleball Championships on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
  • You can watch the Championships on May 24, 2019, at 7:00 pm EST on CBS Sports Network


Whether are you there or following the action from afar, it will be an exciting week of pickleball!

Good luck to all the athletes.  A special thank you to all the volunteers and everyone who helps run this wonderful event.


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