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2024 Louisiana State Championship

September 6 - September 8

$60
2024 Louisiana State Championship

Join the excitement at the 2024 Louisiana State Championship, set to take place from September 6th to September 8th at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. This event is part of the inaugural United Pickleball State Championship (UPSC), a series spanning all 50 states. Gold Medalists from each state tournament will secure invitations to the year-end United States Championship in Dallas, TX, with all event fees waived.

What to Expect at the 2024 Louisiana State Championship

The 2024 Louisiana State Championship promises to be an engaging and competitive event for pickleball players of all skill levels. With divisions for different skill levels and age groups, players will have the opportunity to compete against others at their level while fostering a sense of community and camaraderie.

Why Participate in the State Championship Series?

Participating in the United Pickleball State Championship offers a unique opportunity to showcase your skills on a larger stage. Furthermore, this series, which spans all 50 states, provides an inclusive platform for players of varying ages and skill levels. It not only encourages spirited competition but also fosters camaraderie among pickleball players nationwide. Additionally, the chance to compete in the largest pickleball tournament in each state ensures a diverse and competitive field, thereby pushing players to improve their game. Consequently, engaging in this series can significantly enhance your playing experience and broaden your network within the pickleball community.

Champions Division

Players who secure skill-level gold at a state championship are eligible for a complimentary event fee to the United States Championship in Dallas, TX. This exclusive offer recognizes and rewards excellence in the Champions Division, ensuring the best possible competition. The United States Championship will take place from November 4th to the 9th.

Divisions Offered

The 2024 Louisiana State Championship features a range of divisions to cater to players of varying age groups and skill levels:

  • Skill Levels: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0
  • Age Groups: 18U, 19+, 35+, 50+, 60+, 70+
  • Playing Divisions: MD, WD, MXD, MS, WS

Registration Information

Registration opens on April 1, 2024, at 12:00 PM. The fee structure is as follows:

  • April: Early Registration – $45 + event fees
  • May – July: Registration – $60 + event fees
  • August: Late Registration – $75 + event fees
  • September: Very Late Registration – $90 + event fees

All Doubles Events: $20 each
All Singles Events: $35 each

Additional Information

Players will utilize their “World Pickleball” rating (WPR) from their player profile. If there is no WPR, then the “Pickleball Brackets” rating (PBR) is used. Self-rating is the responsibility of the player to set at a skill level not lower than their DUPR or UTPR.

Format Details

The tournament format is “Round Robin with Playoffs,” with pool play followed by playoffs of the top teams. Here are the details:

  • Fewer than 3 teams/players will be moved into a combined bracket.
  • Double Round Robin 1 to 15 win by 2 for 3 teams.
  • Games: 1 to 15 win by 2 for brackets with 4, 5, or 6 teams.
  • Games: 1 to 11 win by 2 for brackets with 6 or 7 teams.
  • 8 or more teams will be split into pools with the top 2 teams going to a playoff round.

Pickleball Is Great reserves the right to refuse service at any time. The Tournament Director may need to combine and adjust brackets as needed.

Refund Policy

The cancellation deadline is August 31, 2024. If you withdraw before this date, you will be issued a refund (with a $15 processing fee deducted). Refunds will be issued at the conclusion of the tournament.

Venue Information

The Hilton New Orleans Riverside is located at 2 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130, United States. The venue features 16 indoor, air-conditioned courts with a tennis hardcourt surface and portable nets. The tournament will use Franklin X40 balls. Please note that parking is paid, and players are guaranteed three games per event.

The Hilton Riverside recently upgraded the lighting in the facility and is currently renovating the floors and lines of the pickleball courts. We hope these renovations will be completed before the tournament.

FAQs

Which state has the best pickleball players?

The answer will be revealed soon enough, courtesy of the inaugural United Pickleball State Championship (UPSC), where the top players from each state will compete.

When does the 2024 Louisiana State Championship take place?

The 2024 Louisiana State Championship will take place from September 6th to September 8th, 2024.

Where is the venue for the 2024 Louisiana State Championship?

The tournament will be held at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, located at 2 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.

How can I register for the 2024 Louisiana State Championship?

Registration opens on April 1, 2024, at 12:00 PM. Fees vary depending on the registration period, with early registration starting at $45 + event fees.

The 2024 Louisiana State Championship is not just a tournament; it’s a celebration of pickleball excellence. Whether you’re a seasoned competitor or new to the sport, this event promises a memorable experience. Secure your spot and be part of the excitement!

Details

Start:
September 6
End:
September 8
Cost:
$60
Event Category:
Website:
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Organizer

Mike Hoxie
Phone
9713331744
Email
Pickleballsgreat@gmail.com

Venue

Hilton New Orleans Riverside
2 Poydras St Fl 6
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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Phone
504-561-0500
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