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Nov 4, 2018

Day 1 – Saturday Notebook

Today was a historic day for the sport of pickleball as the much-anticipated start of the 2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships got underway at the world-renowned Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Over 2,200 players from 46 states are on...
Nov 3, 2018

Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships to Feature Pro Athletes from Other Sports

Momentum is a word used most often in sports and nowhere is that more evident than in the world of pickleball. The sport is clearly on the upswing in popularity and participation and its explosive growth is reflected not...
Oct 26, 2018

2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships to Offer Largest Cash Prize in the History of the Sport

Indian Wells, Calif. – Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 – Event sports & entertainment management company Desert Champions, in conjunction with the USA Pickleball Association (USAPA), today announced a cash prize purse of $75,000 for the Open and Sr. Open...
Oct 17, 2018

Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships Welcomes Pickleball Central, Selkirk Sport, City of Indian Wells and HEAD as Event Partners

HEAD, Dura, Douglas Equipment Named Official Equipment Providers Indian Wells, Calif., October 17, 2018 – The 2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships – to be held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden November 3-11, 2018 – has announced Pickleball...
Oct 7, 2018

Indian Wells Tennis Garden to Host 2018 USA Pickleball National Championships

Margaritaville Signs on as Title Sponsor of the Tournament November 3-11 Event to Showcase One of the Country’s Fastest-Growing Sports Indian Wells, Calif., September 4, 2018 – The 2018 USA Pickleball National Championships – expected to draw approximately 2,500...
Oct 7, 2018

History of the USAPA National Championships

After launching the USA Pickleball Association in 2005, in late 2007 the Board of Directors voted to establish its first National Tournament.  The purpose was to showcase the best pickleball talent in both Open Division categories and age groups. ...
Oct 7, 2018

Player Spotlight: Marcin Rozpedski

One of the most recognizable names in the sport of pickleball, Marcin Rozpedski is a native of Warsaw, Poland where, at an early age, excelled on the tennis courts. At the age of 15, knowing he needed to hone...