In The News
Pickleball Tournament A Hit At Spring Lake Heritage Festival, Honors Area Ambassadors
(Jun 19, 2013 Spring Lake, MI, www.mlive.com)
The first DeHoog Open Pickleball Tournament was a family affair on Sunday, June 16, as it was named for a husband and wife, first place winners were a brother and sister, and the runner-up team was a father and son.Looks Like A Perfect Day For... Pickleball?
(Jun 17, 2013 Scottsdale, AZ, hub.aa.com)
"I am proof that the game is easy to learn and play...This time, itís clearly my shot. Without much thought, I swing at the ball high in its arc and drive it down the line. It zips past pickleball enthusiast Ruth Rosenquist, one of the few times Iím able to get one past her.
Thatís when it happens ó just like Rosenquist, Wong and others promised it would: I get hooked on the game."More Pickleball Stories in the News...
Video In The News
Funny Name; Serious Game! Pickleball Gains Popularity
(Jun 18, 2013 Goodyear, AZ, www.azfamily.com) Anderson Pickleball
(Jun 12, 2013 Cincinnati, OH, news.cincinnati.com) Pickleball Is For All Ages
(Jun 3, 2013 Sioux Falls, SD, www.argusleader.com) More Video Stories in the News...
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Videos of 2012 USAPA National Tournament
2012 Men's Open Doubles Finals
Steve Wong & Enrique Ruiz
Timothy Nelson & Don Paschal
2012 Singles Videos
Gold and Bronze matches with Enrique Ruiz, Timothy Nelson, Billy Jacobsen, Jennifer Lucore & Christine Barksdale
2012 Mixed Open Doubles Finals
Steve Wong & Lydia Willis
Matthew Blom & Adina Jones
More Videos of 2012 National Tournament
Nets Are Here! Order Yours Now!
USAPA Portable Nets are now available and make a great birthday, or "just because" present for yourself or for that someone special.
The retail price is $149 plus shipping, however USAPA members save $10 on each net purchased and pay only $139 plus shipping. The price includes a nice carry bag.
Improved net systems are in stock. The new nets have mesh that is about 20% stronger and the carry bag has dividers.
Set up a full-width pickleball net anywhere in just a few minutes.
Purchase your net(s) online here.
Feature to Contact USAPA members
A feature has been added to the website here
to enable current USAPA members to contact other USAPA members. The only information shown to members is name, city, state, and phone number. The email address is not displayed, but members may send an email to the player through our website. Players with privacy concerns about displaying their city and phone number to other members may opt out by going to the same link.
The February 1, 2013 edition of the rulebook is available.
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USAPA Official Rules Page
USAPA Training Fund
The USAPA Grant program will provide funds to subsidize training programs for school students, local residents, organizations or individuals who are novices to Pickleball and do not belong to a Pickleball club or other organized group. More Information...
USAPA Monthly Newsletter
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The Training Room
The Training Room
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Pickleball Promotional Video
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Tournament and Doubles Ladder-League Software
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Information on the USAPA Ambassador Program
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