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There is no app in the app store, but you can run the site as a web app. This will create an icon on your phone, and it will look and feel just like a downloaded app. ​ For an iPhone... Step 1 ​Go here , and click the icon shown. You can also do this from any page without using this link. Step 2 Scroll down, and click the "Add to Home Screen" link ...
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The Rules of Pickleball

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Have you ever had a question regarding a rule in pickleball?  Or how the scoring works? Or even just how to play the game? Well, most of your questions can probably be answered just by reading USAPA's official rulebook.  The rulebook covers everything including: Court size and dimensions The height of the net What is the "N...
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How Does a Pickleball Ladder Work?

A pickleball ladder is a system for ranking teams (singles or doubles) based on the matches they win or lose.   As teams play each other, they receive points. The more points a team has, the higher up on the ladder they will climb. The goal of a pickleball ladder, is to be at the top. Think of it like king of the mount...
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Scheduled Play for Pickleball

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Do you play pickleball at a set time and location each week? Are you looking to attract more players? We have just released a new tool that we think will be a game changer. We are calling it "scheduled play". When logged in, you will now see a new scheduled play icon at the top right of every page: ​ When you click that icon, you will be taken to t...
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I’m visiting from out of town for 10 days. Would love to play pickleball. I’m a 3.5+ player. Women’s doubles or mixed doubles.... Read More
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Organize a Pickleball Ladder League & Get a Free Paddle!

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​At Global Pickleball Network, we believe we have the best ladder league software available. Now all we need are people using it!! So to get people using our software, we are offering a free pickleball paddle (up to $120 value) to any organizer who creates a ladder league, and gets at least 20 matches played in October of 2019. ...
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Tyson McGuffin - The #1 Pickleball Player in the World!

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Have you ever wondered what it takes to become the greatest pickleball player in the world? Here is some great information about Tyson McGuffin, the current #1 pickleball player. We found it interesting that he has an extensive tennis background. As more tennis players join the sport, how much more competition will there be at the top? Ranking...
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The Pickleball Ball

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Do you have questions about the pickleball ball? How much do they cost? What is the difference between an indoor and an outdoor ball? How long do they last? We have the answers.  Is a pickleball just a regular wiffle ball?        Although the two are very similar the answer is no. Wiffle balls have oblong hol...
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I think you reversed the indoor and outdoor pickleballs, Durafast 40 has 40 holes but is outdoor not indoor, and the 26 with the ... Read More
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How to Create a Pickleball Tournament

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Have you ever wanted to run your own pickleball tournament? At Global Pickleball Network, we give you all the tools you need to create a pickleball tournament in just a few minutes. Here are just a few of the features our pickleball tournament software offers: Run a singles or doubles tournament Single or double elimination Any brack...
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How to Find a Pickleball Court

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One of the most difficult aspects of playing pickleball isn't actually the sport itself.  It is finding a place to play.  Global Pickleball Network has created a great tool for finding and submitting pickleball courts.  Check out this short video showing how to search for a pickleball court near you. Once you are ready, go here ...
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Our Favorite Pickleball Facilities in America

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The growing popularity of pickleball has resulted in the development of some amazing facilities throughout the United States. Here are four of our favorites: Little Valley Pickleball Complex About: The facility hosts a variety of pickleball events including lessons, clinics, leagues, youth pickleball, and tournaments; they have hosted the USAP...
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