Professional Pickleball Tours
There are two professional pickleball tours: the Association of Pickleball Professionals (APP), and the Professional Pickleball Association (PPA).
APP Tour: The APP Tour debuted in the Summer of 2020. It includes A “Tour” of seven tournaments for professionals and amateurs with the Season Ending Championships in Punta Gorda, Florida. For more information and a schedule of tournaments go to https://apptour.org/
PPA Tour: The PPA Tour offers amateur through professional tournaments. They provide a series of qualifying tournaments where pickleball players can compete and qualify for three Grand Slam Tournaments. The PPA offers an annual membership for $30.00 per year. Member benefits include tournament participation, merchandise, rankings, and tournament major prize money. For more information on membership and tournaments go to https://www.propickleballassociation.com/