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2019 Ambassador Retreats
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  There are openings for both of the 2019 USAPA Ambassador Retreats. Join your fellow Ambassadors at the East and/or West Coast Retreat for an amazing event that you will never forget!! It’s new, it’s exciting, entertaining and educational all in one location at the beautiful C... Read more...

Compression-only CPR Saves One Pickleball Player’s Life – And It Might Save Yours!
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"Hey, there’s something wrong with Larry,” someone shouted so loudly Stacy Spell started  immediately running. Larry Tucker had stopped breathing between games on the new pickleball courts in Squaw Valley. Cardiac Arrest. Heart Attack. Call it what you like, but Larry needed help – and fast! ... Read more...

Cloud with a Gold Lining
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“That funny cat video is amazing. I’m going to email it to my aunt,” you say. Five minutes later, your email has crashed, and the cat video is forever stuck in limbo. And you are slapping yourself for trying to send such a huge file. Now imagine that the file is 2 million times larger. And... Read more...

Big Pickleball Dreams Produce Magnificent Facility in Arkansas
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Twelve years of dreams began in 2006 with discussions, persuasions, promotions, and financial scheming. The dreams became reality with the opening of a new fourteen-court outdoor pickleball facility in Hot Springs Village AR on September 1, 2018.  The forty-year-old tennis courts that became eight ... Read more...

Middletown – The Pickleball Capital of Ohio
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Pickleball enthusiasts in this All American city in the southwestern part of the Buckeye state love the sport so much they decided to play for 24 hours straight – a marathon that ran from 12 Noon on September 2 through 12 Noon the next day. In all, 91 players participated in the first unofficial ... Read more...

Pickleball’s Popularity is Growing in Golden State’s Santa Clara County
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PICKLEBALL!  One of America’s fastest growing sports is now open for play at the Sunnyvale Municipal Tennis Center located in the San Francisco Bay area. Four permanent outdoor pickleball courts were recently installed to accommodate the growing need for managed and well-maintained resources. ... Read more...

Celebrating Pinehurst’s Ageless Pickleball Queen
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Over 50 pickleball players and adoring fans gathered in early September at the courts at Pinehurst No. 6 to pay tribute to Mary Crusius. Celebrating her 90th birthday, Mary was instrumental in bringing one of the nation's fastest growing sports to the golf-crazed town in 2012. Members of the... Read more...

San Francisco – Home to the New Louis Sutton Pickleball Complex
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It’s easy to see why singer Tony Bennett may have ‘Left his Heart in San Francisco.’ Passion, love of life and a spirit of adventure runs high for many Californians, especially those who play the sport of pickleball.  Recently, the Golden Gate Pickleball Club, led by President Freddie Na... Read more...

More Graduates Receiving Diplomas at USAPA Pickleball University
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Beautiful Colorado Springs provided the setting for the USAPA Pickleball University. A reception and welcome dinner for 45 students and six instructors kicked off the festivities for the four day event. The initial two days were filled with drills and skills to help the participating students im... Read more...

USAPA High School Grant Program
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  Many USAPA ambassadors and members are familiar with the USAPA Community Grant Program. They may be less familiar or completely unaware of the USAPA High School Grant Program. The grant program goal is to introduce pickleball into the high school curriculum. The program will award a hi... Read more...

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