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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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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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The Official Networks of Global Pickleball Network

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The Official Networks of GPN are online communities where members can find a pickleball partner, meet other players in their area, and even create or join a  pickleball ladder, league or tournament. The goal of the official networks are to get as many players in a network as possible. There are currently 80 l...
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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 and pickleball partners near you same skill...
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