Pickleball Tournament Calendar 2022

Pickleball Tournament Calendar 2022

Have you lined up your partners and filled out your pickleball tournament calendar for 2022?  It is, no doubt, going to be another extraordinarily busy year for pickleball tournaments – for both amateurs and pros.  Prize money also continues to explode in 2022 as events attempt to attract the very best pickleball players.

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Both the PPA and the APP have published their calendars for 2022 with the APP offering 32 events with prize money in 2022 totaling over $1,700,000 and the PPA Tour boasting 19 events with over $3,000,000 in payouts.

Although there are similarities between the two tours, there are also significant differences between the two professional pickleball tours.

APP Pickleball Tournament Calendar for 2022

The APP (Association of Pickleball Professionals) Tour – the first USA Pickleball sanctioned tour – has 32 stops scheduled for 2022 with prize money for each event ranging from $25,000 – $125,000.  Here is a breakdown of each tournament stop in 2022 for the APP Tour, including total prize money associated with the event:

January 13-16, 2022
Mesa Open, Arizona
$75,000

January 18-23, 2022
APP Masters, Florida
$75,000

February 23-27, 2022
Punta Gorda, FL
$40,000

March 2-6, 2022
Plantation Open, Florida
$40,000

March 15-20, 2022
Delray Beach Pickleball Open, Florida
$60,000

March 30 – April 4, 2022
Legacy Open, Arizona
$60,000

April 6-10, 2022
Prescott, Arizona
$50,000

April 14-17, 2022
South Carolina Open, South Carolina
$50,000

May 4-8, 2022
St. Louis Open, Missouri
$100,000

May 5-7, 2022
Guadalajara Open, Mexico
$35,000

May 12-15, 2022
Cincinnati Open, Ohio
$35,000

May 25-29, 2022
New York City, New York
$125,000

June 3-5, 2022
Indianapolis Open, Indiana
$35,000

June 15-19, 2022
So Cal Classic, California
$40,000

June 23-26, 2022
Los Angeles Open, California
$40,000

June 30 – July 3, 2022
English Open, United Kingdom
$TBA

July 20-24, 2022
Beer City Open, Michigan
$75,000

July 27-31, 2022
Pacific NW Classic, Oregon
$25,000

August 10-14, 2022
APP New Jersey Open, New Jersey
$50,000

August 25-28, 2022
Philadelphia Open, Pennsylvania
$35,000

August 25-28, 2022
French Open, France
$TBA

August 31 – September 4, 2022
Chicago Open, Illinois
$50,000

September 1-4, 2022
Spanish Open, Spain
$TBA

September 7-11, 2022
Atlanta Metro Open, Georgia
$60,000

October 6-9, 2022
Alabama Classic, Alabama
$35,000

October 13-16, 2022
APP Houston Open, Texas
$50,000

October 20-23, 2022
APP Austin Open, Texas
$50,000

October 26-30, 2022
Hilton Head Open, South Carolina
$60,000

November 17-20, 2022
World Pickleball Classic, FL
$25,000

November 30 – December 4, 2022
Casa Grande Open, Arizona
$50,000

December 8-11, 2022
World Pickleball Open, Florida
$25,000

December 9-11, 2022
Cancun Open, Mexico
$35,000

For any updates throughout 2022, check out the APP Schedule on their website.

PPA Pickleball Tournament Calendar for 2022

The PPA (Pro Pickleball Association) – a non-USA Pickleball sanctioned tour – has approximately 19 stops scheduled for 2022. According to the PPA, “The 2022 PPA Tour will feature a new breakdown of events with Majors, 1,000s’, 500’s, and 250’s events. These events are tiered to offer a different amount of PPA Points that make up seedings, standings, and the season’s champions.”

Shown below is a breakdown of each tournament stop in 2022 for the PPA Tour:

January 25-30, 2022
Carvana Desert Ridge Open, Arizona

February 16-20, 2022
Foot Solutions Arizona Grand Slam, Arizona

February 24-27, 2022
Ororo PPA Indoor National Championships, MN

March 10-13, 2022
PPA Riverland Open, Florida

March 23-27, 2022
Austin Open, Texas

April 6-10, 2022
Red Rock Open, Utah

May 5-8, 2022
North Carolina Open, North Carolina

May 18-22, 2022
Atlanta Open, Georgia

June 9-12, 2022
Select Medical Orange County Cup, California

July 28-31, 2022
Rocky Mountain Open, Colorado

August 11-14, 2022
Takeya Showcase, California

August 17-21, 2022
PPA TBA

September 7-11, 2022
Baird Wealth Management Open, Ohio

September 22-25, 2022
Toronto Open, Canada

October 5-9, 2022
N2Grate DC Open

October 19-23, 2022
PPA Championship (Grand Slam), Nevada

November 3-6, 2022
Baird Wealth Management Texas Open, Texas

December 1-4, 2022
Orlando Cup, FL

December 15-18, 2022
The Hyundai Masters (Grand Slam), California

For any updates throughout 2022, check out the PPA Schedule on their website.

Other Tournaments with Purses of $25,000+ in 2022

In addition to the APP and PPA Tour stops, there are a host of other tournaments to add to your pickleball tournament calendar in 2022. Here are additional tournaments that are offering $25,000 or more in total pickleball prize money.

April 23-30, 2022
Minto U.S. Open, Naples, Florida
Prize Money: TBD  ($70,000 in 2021)

August 15-20, 2022
Tournament of Champions, Brigham City, Utah
Prize Money:  TBD ($100,000 in 2021)

Final Thoughts

It’s, no doubt, going to be another exciting year for pickleball tournaments in 2022.  While we have listed tournaments with prize money of $25,000 or more, there are many other local tournaments that offer a great experience with reasonable entry fees.  One of those tournaments may be exactly what you’re looking for.

Now, go find some events near you and be sure to add them to your 2022 pickleball tournament calendar.

See you on the courts.

>>READ MORE: The State of Pickleball in 2022<<

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