If you’re an avid pickleball fan, then you’ve likely heard of the World Pickleball Tour (WPT). Its mission is to create player-focused experiences and tour events designed to ignite and nourish the love of pickleball. The WPT is quickly becoming one of the most popular pickleball tours in the world and recently released its 2023 schedule. With 35+ events across all corners of the United States, the WPT has emerged as one of the most sought-after tours in pickleball, focusing 100% of its energy on amateur players and player experience. Between the no-pressure atmosphere, music, complimentary photographers, raffles, and other amenities, the WPT has built a fun and unique tour experience that will undoubtedly appeal to the pickleball masses. In a short amount of time, the WPT has become a premier tour with a new and exciting vision.
The World Pickleball Tour. Pickleball For The Players.
The 2023 schedule will also feature several new events, including a tournament in Denver, CO, Chicago, IL, St. George, UT, and more! Other notable events include:
- Savannah, GA
- Las Vegas, NV
- Austin, TX
- Palm Springs, CA
In 2023, the WPT will visit some of the most popular pickleball destinations in North America, kicking the season off in January with the WPT Winter Classic in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. From there, the tour will move to the West Coast for back-to-back California events before heading back to Florida in February. Moving forward to May, the JustPaddles team is excited to sponsor the WPT Kansas City Challenger on May 19-21 in Overland Park, KS at Elite Tennis and Wellness.
Note that all event gold medalists qualify for the WPT Amateur Invitational Championships.
Pickleball Amateur Championship
The WPT will also be hosting its first-ever Amateur Championship in 2023. This prestigious event will bring together the best amateur pickleball players from around the world. All event gold medalists qualify for the WPT Amateur Invitational Championships, a $175,000 cash purse event hosted in Dallas, Texas at Oasis Pickleball. If you’re looking for a destination pickleball event for 2023, this is one you’ll have to add to your list amongst other great tourneys.
In addition to the 2023 World Pickleball Tour, the WPT now offers Pickleball Experiences. Two of the best things in life are now joined together as one with the WPT Experiences. (That’s pickleball and vacations!) Work on your game, then work on your tan in one of the most beautiful destinations in North America.
Most people go on vacation and need to hop back into their routine when they get back home. With the WPT's Experiences, you’ll return home a sharper version of your pickleball self!
JustPaddles is proud to be the Official Online Retailer of the World Pickleball Tour for the 2023 season. With 35+ events on the calendar for the year, you will see JustPaddles at many different WPT events throughout the year and throughout the country.
“We couldn’t be happier to be aligned with the WPT as their official retailer. We share the same passion for pickleball and the amateur players they cater so well to. We can’t wait for the upcoming season!”
The WPT is dedicated to growing the sport of pickleball and elevating the competitive level of play. This year’s schedule is a testament to that commitment, as it will provide players with more opportunities than ever before to compete and showcase their skills. Whether you’re an experienced player or just starting out, the WPT will surely provide an unforgettable experience. So mark your calendars. The World Pickleball Tour’s 2023 schedule is sure to be one of the most exciting yet. Get ready to pickleball like never before this year!