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Head of the Charles Regatta

Head of the Charles Regatta Names Tori Stevens as Executive Director

The Head of the Charles Regatta, the world’s largest rowing regatta, announced that Tori Stevens will assume the role of executive director beginning July 1, succeeding Fred Schoch, who had a 33-year tenure leading the Regatta. Stevens comes to HOCR after serving as chief executive officer for SUP3R, an affiliated company of Superfly. Before her […]

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Virginia Picklebrawl

Salem to Host USA Pickleball-Sanctioned Tournament

Salem, Virginia, will be hosting the region’s first USA Pickleball-sanctioned tournament in September at the Moyer Sports Complex’s 13 new pickleball courts, which are currently being constructed in Salem. “Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge is looking forward to welcoming players, officials, and spectators to our region. Hosting a tournament of this scale gives us an opportunity […]

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USA Pickleball Cares

USA Pickleball Launches Charitable Arm

USA Pickleball has launched the organization’s official charitable arm, “USA Pickleball Serves,” as National Pickleball Month will be celebrated in April. In conjunction with the announcement and beginning of National Pickleball Month in April, USA Pickleball will host an introductory clinic at Arizona Athletic Grounds for over 120 local students on April 2, the day […]

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USA Pickleball Arizona

Mesa to Host 2024 USA Pickleball National Championships

Mesa, Arizona, will host the 2024 Biofreeze USA Pickleball National Championships from November 10–17 at the Arizona Athletic Grounds, a venue that includes 41 courts and a 2,000-seat dedicated stadium. “We look forward to welcoming our community to the Valley of the Sun to enjoy this year’s Nationals along with the beautiful weather, outdoor activities, […]

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USA Pickleball Golden Ticket

USA Pickleball Unveils New Golden Ticket Tournament Format and Schedule for 2024

USA Pickleball will have a new format for its Golden Ticket tournaments in 2024, the only guaranteed path for amateur players to play in the 2024 national championships. As featured tournaments where bracket winners earn pre-registration access to nationals, Golden Ticket events offer participants the opportunity to compete at some of the best facilities around […]

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USA Pickleball National Championships
The 2023 USA Pickleball National Championships attracted an estimated 10,000 attendees on its final day of competition. (Photo courtesy of USA Pickleball)

USA Pickleball to Explore Championships Location

At the close of its national championships, USA Pickleball has announced it will reassess plans for the future location of the event. The national governing body hosted the 2023 Biofreeze USA Pickleball National Championships powered by Invited and the PPA Tour at the Brookhaven Country Club near Dallas and said it expects to decide on […]

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Pure pickleball

USA Pickleball Announces Move to New Scottsdale Facility

Pure Pickleball has announced plans to develop a facility near Talking Stick Resort & Casino in Scottsdale, Arizona, that will be the largest pickleball facility in Arizona and one of the largest facilities in the world, becoming the home for USA Pickleball’s permanent headquarters in Scottsdale. The venue is expected to open in the fall […]

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USA Pickleball Launches ‘Quiet Category’ of Products

USA Pickleball will launch a “quiet category” for pickleball products, an initiative that aims to reduce the sport’s sound output during recreational play. The quiet category will promote products that deliver 50% or less acoustics of the equipment used in community parks. The quiet category will include specific USA Pickleball guidelines for manufacturers with limits […]

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USA Pickleball Names Mike Nealy as Chief Executive Officer

USA Pickleball has named Mike Nealy as its new chief executive officer. Nealy, a longtime sports executive, will begin his position at USA Pickleball in mid-June. Nealy served for eight years as executive director of the Arizona Sports Foundation, which operates the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl. Nealy, who becomes the second chief executive officer in USA […]

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