Golden ticket tournaments

BIG NEWS!

Two events during the new Pickleball Amateur Series will be USA Pickleball Golden Ticket tournaments! USA Pickleball, the national governing body for pickleball in the U.S., has unveiled the 2024 schedule and a new format for Golden Ticket tournaments, the only guaranteed path for amateur players to play in the 2024 USA Pickleball National Championships.

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GOLDEN TICKET OPPORTUNITY IN MACON

The UTR Sports Macon Open Golden Ticket pickleball tournament in Georgia will be the first Golden Ticket event of the Pickleball Amateur Series from May 29-June 2. Registration opens soon.

SECURE YOUR GOLDEN TICKET IN DENVER

From July 10-14, the Apex Center will host the UTR Sports Denver Open Golden Ticket, one of two Golden Ticket events in the Pickleball Amateur Series. Registration opens soon.

PICKLEBALL AMATEUR SERIES COMING TO DALLAS

The Oasis Pickleball Club in Dallas, Texas, will host a USAP-sanctioned Pickleball Amateur Series tournament from April 5-7, 2024.

Learn more about the pickleball amateur series

All Pickleball Amateur Series events are USA Pickleball-sanctioned tournaments and feature multiple age and skill divisions, grouped by UTR-P Rating.

Atlanta TO WELCOME pickleball amateur series

ITA Atlanta will hold a UTR Sports Pickleball Amateur Series tournament from Oct. 4-6, 2024. Stay tuned for more!

Coming to punta gorda in October

The Pickleplex in Punta Gorda, Florida, will host a Pickleball Amateur Series stop from Oct. 18-20, 2024.

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Qualifier Events

  • Played throughout the year at premium pickleball venues in each region across the U.S..
  • Players must play in at least one of these qualifier events throughout the year in order to register for the Amateur Championships.
  • Players of all ratings and levels are welcome.
 

BEST OF THE BEST

The CHAMPIONSHIPS

The 2024 UTR Sports Pickleball Amateur Championships will feature the best players across the country who competed in the Qualifier Events. These players will go head-to-head to see who will be crowned UTR Sports Pickleball Amateur Series Champions.

WHY PLAY IN THE UTR SPORTS PICKLEBALL AMATEUR SERIES?

PICKLEBALL AMATEUR SERIES PARTNERS

NEW TO UTR SPORTS PICKLEBALL?

UTR Sports has the world-class UTR Pickleball Rating and offers pickleball events and tournaments throughout the country. Find more ways to play pickleball near you!

WHAT IS UTR PICKLEBALL RATING?

Players without match results receive a provisional UTR-P (P1-P5) based on questionnaire results. After a few matches, this converts to a reliable decimal rating on a scale of 1-10.0.

FAQs about utr sports Pickleball amateur series

FAQs about utr sports Pickleball amateur series

Is there a minimum skill level required to enter?

No, players are assigned to group in order of their UTR Pickleball Rating (UTR-P).

Learn about the UTR Pickleball Rating.

What if I don’t have a UTR-P rating?

All players new to UTR Sports will receive a provisional UTR Pickleball Rating (UTR-P) based up the questionnaire they completed at the time they created their profile.

Will players play against players near their own skill level?

Yes, players are assigned to groups in order of their UTR Pickleball Rating (UTR-P).

Do the pickleball tournaments provide doubles partners?

No, players are responsible for finding their own partners. Individuals in need of a partner can add themselves to the “Needing a Partner” list. Players are able to contact each other via the list to form teams.

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