Issue 6 - December

It's a Wrap!

The 2019 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships is in the books. There was an undeniable buzz in the air from this year’s national championships. Read More...


A Message From the USAPA President

​Looking back over the last eight years or so that I’ve been involved in pickleball, my journey has been richly filled with memories I will carry for the rest of my life.​ Read More...


Announcing the First Annual USA Pickleball National Indoor Championships!

The USA Pickleball National Indoor Championships is here!  We are excited to announce the first annual USA Pickleball National Indoor Championships will take place on June 9 -13, 2020 at the Finley Center in Hoover, AL.​ Read More...




2019 was a great year for USAPA with several significant, senior and quality hires in Marketing, Competition, Programs and Ambassadors, all of whom have all made an immediate impact. Read More...



Board Member Profile – Darryl Noble

  • As Treasurer of the USAPA, Darryl Noble has been a member of its Board for six years and serves on the governing body’s ratings committee, national tournament committee and is the group’s budget committee chairman. Read More...

Pickleball Creator Barney McCallum Passes Away

The last of the living founders of the sport of pickleball recently passed away. Read More...


USAPA Juniors Shine Bright at the 2019 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships

Junior pickleball players know the excitement of earning medals at tournaments but few have the skill and talent to win multiple medals at a single event.  Several players at this year’s 2019 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships have earned that unique distinction. Read More...


USA Pickleball Make Changes to Tournament Sanctioning

The USAPA is revising the tournament sanctioning requirements and tier structuring to simplify and provide ease of information of tournaments for both players and Tournament Directors. Read More...


Boys and Girls Club of Palm Springs Welcomes USAPA

The USAPA recently visited the Boys and Girls Club of Palm Springs, California during the Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships in Indian Wells, California. Read More...


Injections for orthopedic injuries: good or bad?

by Noe Sariban, PT, DPT

The medical field has changed considerably in the past 15 years, and continues to evolve on a daily basis. Certain treatment options that were not available a couple of decades ago, have provided people with opportunities to extend their athletic careers and improve their overall quality of life. Read More...



Newsletter 2019 - Issue 6 - December