In order to enter the Indian Wells Tennis Garden (IWTG) for the 2022 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships, all attendees are required to show one of the following:
1 – Valid proof of full vaccination against COVID-19
2 – Negative PCR COVID test taken between November 2 and 13th
The requirements also apply to children (above 6 months of age) and there are no exceptions under any circumstances.
To expedite entry into the venue, fully vaccinated visitors should sign up for a CLEAR account and obtain a CLEAR Digital Vaccine Card as soon as possible, but no less than 24 hours before arriving to the IWTG.
The CLEAR Digital Vaccine card is the fastest and easiest way to enter the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. You can use another valid method, such as a CDC physical card and government-issued ID but expect delays at entry.
United States residents 17 years of age and younger, and all international residents, will need to provide alternative digital proof of full vaccination using government-issued documentation and/or a digital CDC Vaccination Card.
IWTG will continue to enforce this policy following recommendations of health authorities and in keeping with State of California and Riverside County directives.
The same vaccination requirements as adults apply to children 6 months of age and older entering the IWTG: valid proof of full vaccination or negative PCR COVID test within 72 hours.
A person is considered “fully vaccinated” when two weeks have passed since they completed a COVID-19 vaccine series. For example, one (1) dose of the Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, or two (2) doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine within no more than 12 weeks).
Yes, IWTG will accept proof of a negative PCR COVID test taken between November 2 and 13th. Attendees must provide official digital or printed documentation from a testing provider. The test result record must show the name of the person tested, type of test performed, the entity issuing the result, test sample collection date, and the test result. Individuals caught submitting a fraudulent test will face legal consequences and immediate ban from the IWTG.
No, PCR COVID test must be taken between November 2 and 13 showing a negative result.
To locate a testing site near the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, please click here.
IWTG accepts all globally approved vaccines.
No, you do not need to carry your vaccination card with you. Your Digital Vaccine Card located on your smartphone is all you need to show proof of vaccination to enter the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
No, at this time the Indian Wells Tennis Garden is not requiring a booster shot for those who are fully vaccinated.
If you received an official event credential for the 2021 event and have previously provided your full proof of vaccination, there is no further action you need to take. Please pick up your credential when you arrive at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
If you did not attend the 2021 event you will need to show full proof of vaccination via CLEAR Digital Vaccine Card when you arrive onsite in order to receive your credential.
You can pick up your credential onsite by showing a negative PCR COVID test taken between November 2 and November 13 .