Trophies

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​We just released one of the coolest features, and we couldn't be more excited. It is the ability to award digital trophies for your leagues and tournaments. Imagine being able to see all your trophies you have been awarded over the years. Just like having a trophy case! Pretty cool right?  And just like real trophies,...
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Achievements

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 We just released a fun new feature that I think everyone will really enjoy. We are calling it "Achievements". We will be automatically awarding achievements for reaching different milestones on the site. For example, once you have played 10 matches, you will be awarded a "10 Matches Played" achievement. Achievements can be seen on all profile...
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The GPN Web App

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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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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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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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Translators Needed for Global Pickleball Networks

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Did you know you can choose the language your network is displayed in? We currently support the following languages: Dutch English French German Polish Spanish  Swedish The problem is, we need help making the translations. If you would like to help, just email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Once I approve of your r...
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Network Groups

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​We recently added a new feature to networks called "Groups". A group is a simple way to organize groups of members within your network.  ​For example, we use groups to organize players in our official  New York City pickleball network.  Since New York City is such a vast area, we created a group for all 5 boroughs. Your network ...
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Network Member Points

We just released a new feature for the networks that awards "network points" for winning, or losing matches within any of the network's ladders, leagues or tournaments. In a way, it is like a network wide pickleball ladder.  The default settings awards 100 points for a win, and 10 points for a loss during the last 365 days....
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Pickleball Ladder Challenge Updates

To help make arranging a pickleball ladder match easier, you can now propose up to 3 different date and times when submitting a challenge. The challenged team/player, can then choose any one of the proposals while accepting the challenge. We have also added the ability for the challenger to update an unplayed challenge...
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The Calculated Playing Levels of GPN

​Every pickleball match you play on Global Pickleball Network, whether it be a league, tournament or even practice match, gets used to calculate your singles or doubles playing level. This helps you accurately assess your singles and doubles playing levels, and also find opponents with a similar playing level. Playing Level...
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