We know you, and we know that you love to play pickleball. It’s a great sport, one that is easy to learn and fun to play. And the best part? You can do it anywhere—in your backyard, at the park, or even on vacation!
But what if you want to play this game at an even higher level than you already are? What if you want to qualify for the pickleball world championship? Well, we have good news: It’s never too late to try your luck.
In this blog post, we’ll tell you about the dates and schedule of the US Minto Open Pickleball 2023 championships so you can apply earlier. We’ll also tell you how you can qualify for the national pickleball championship.
So let’s get started!
- The US Minto Open Pickleball competitions for 2023 will commence from 15th April till 22nd in the beautiful city of Naples, Florida.
- The Naples Pickleball Complex that is regarded as among the top gaming facilities worldwide will host the competition for the fifth consecutive year.
- These will be weekly series of matches in which top players around the globe can participate.
- The events feature singles, doubles, mixed doubles, and men’s & women’s matches with huge prize rewards.
- The contests are open to all players. And, there are no qualifying matches needed. You will be selected through the US OPEN Registration Lottery. So cheers!
- Registration is currently open, so you can apply as soon as possible.
What is Pickleball World Championship?
The Minto US pickleball championship is a yearly series of competitions that takes place in the beautiful city of Naples, Florida. People worldwide compete against one another at these world competitions, including elite players and intermediate. The events feature some amazing doubles, singles, and mixed doubles matches.
The contest for 2023 will commence from 15th April till 22nd. The Naples Complex that is regarded as among the top gaming facilities worldwide will host the competition for the fifth consecutive year. So, if you want to showcase your abilities and battle against the top players in the nation, this is the golden chance!
To your surprise, there aren’t any age limitations for the competitions. What I mean to say is you may compete and participate in competition even if you are 60 years old. Isn’t it cool?
2023 US Open Championship Dates and Schedule
|1||15 April 2023||Saturday||08:00 – 20:00 EDT|
|2||16 April 2023||Sunday||08:00 – 20:00 EDT|
|3||17 April 2023||Monday||08:00 – 20:00 EDT|
|4||18 April 2023||Tuesday||08:00 – 20:00 EDT|
|5||19 April 2023||Wednesday||08:00 – 20:00 EDT|
|6||20 April 2023||Thursday||08:00 – 20:00 EDT|
|7||21 April 2023||Friday||08:00 – 20:00 EDT|
|8||22 April 2023||Saturday||08:00 – 20:00 EDT|
Pickleball Singles Championship
If you’re looking for a singles contest, then you’re in luck! Why? Because the US Open championship also features singles matches so you’ll be able to play your game against your competitor in a singles game. Isn’t it best? Right!
But before you sign up for the competition, be sure to learn some handy singles strategies!
You’ll be able to play singles matches on Saturday, April 15, 2023. Here are some additional details you’d like to know before taking part in the competitions:
- A skill rating of 4.0 or above is required to take part in full-court singles.
- Skill ratings of 3.5 or below are required to take part in Skinny singles.
- For the Pro Singles match, the event will open up to 4.5 or above players.
Pickleball Doubles Championship
Why settle for less when you can play with your best? Do you like to play in team matches?
The US Open Champ is for a doubles game too… Yes, you read it right!
You’ll be able to take part in team matches and you’ll need to compete against some of the best players in the world. The doubles matches will take place on Sunday, April 16, 2023.
Here are some additional details you’d like to know before taking part in the competitions:
- Events might be merged based on the number of entries.
- These competitions are only divided by age.
- These contests are designed for participants with advanced skill levels.
- For the team to compete in any age competition, at least 1 member must possess a 4.0 rating or higher.
- The age groups are as follows: 19+, 25+, 30+, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, and 80+.
So now you know that to win doubles competitions, you must learn some of the best strategies. But no worries! We have prepared a detailed article on advanced doubles strategies which you read here.
Pickleball Mixed Doubles Championship
The US Open Contest also features many fascinating mixed doubles matches for players across the globe. You can too participate in such contests if you meet the required criteria. In a mixed doubles game, the competition remains fierce and the level of play is extremely high.
What’s best? If you play in mixed doubles matches and win a game, you’ll be rewarded with a prize of $10,000.
The mixed doubles matches will take place on Monday, April 17, 2023. And just like the doubles competitions, you must have a 4.0 rating or higher to participate in any age event.
Women’s Pickleball Championship
The women’s doubles contest matches will also take place from April 18-19. This will be an exciting event for all of the participants and spectators. There will be a lot of skill and athleticism on display, as well as some intense competition. Above all, this is sure to be a great event for everyone involved. Remember, events might be merged based on the number of entries.
Men’s Pickleball Championship
Do you want to get a crown of men’s champ? So be ready for the exciting matches in the month of April. The events are open to any male player who meets the eligibility requirements and required skill ratings.
For any further information, visit the official website here
It is easier to qualify for the United States national contest if you have already played in the US Open previously. And, if you possess any silver, gold, or bronze medal in US Open, you can also easily qualify for the competition.
The US OPEN serves as the world’s largest pickleball party. You can have a full week of nonstop enjoyment, packed with live music, delicious meals and drinks, and plenty of humor. The competitions for 2023 will commence from 15th April till 22nd in the beautiful city of Naples, Florida.
If you want to compete in the US Open Championships, or are just interested to see the sports, make your way to Florida in Apr. 2023. It is going to be a fantastic occasion!
Registration is currently open, so join up as soon as possible. Don’t pass up this fantastic opportunity!
Hi, I’m Sana Sabir. I’m a freelance content writer from Pakistan. I am passionate about fitness and sports, so much so that it’s the reason my career has taken off. My background is in business studies and I love to write about fitness and sports-related topics.
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