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

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You aren't going to believe these pickleball stats!

You aren't going to believe these pickleball stats!

February 08, 2019 0 Comments

What an amazing run pickleball is having.  Check out the numbers below:

  • USAPA membership grew 650% in the last 5 years, now totals 31,000 people
  • 20,933 known pickleball courts worldwide
  • 1 million players in the U.S.
  • Almost 43% of core players are 65+
  • USAPA growth in 2018- new members 8,649, new ambassadors 432
  • 136 sanctioned USAPA tournaments
  • 1,100 facilities added in 2018, an average of almost 92/month

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