2023 Pickleball Tournament Calendar

Pickleball Tournament Calendar 2023

The 2023 pickleball tournament calendar is beginning to come into sharper focus. With the shortened season from just a few short years ago in the rearview mirror, 2023, looks to be another exciting year for both pickleball professionals and amateurs.

While we, obviously, cannot include every tournament below, here are the primary tournament events to add to your 2023 pickleball tournament calendar – including stops on the APP Tour, the PPA Tour, MLP, and other tournaments with prize purses exceeding $25,000.

Upcoming 2023 Schedule for Pro Pickleball Tournaments

Let’s take a look at the 2023 schedule for the MLP as well as the 2023 stops on both professional tours (where amateurs can also play).

MLP Schedule for 2023

Let’s start with, arguably, the most exciting events scheduled thus far for 2023 – MLP (Major League Pickleball).  In 2023, MLP will be expanding from 12 teams to 24 teams (with 12 teams in the “premier” league and 12 additional teams in the “challenger” league). The prize pool will also increase from $1 M in 2022 to the $5 – $8 M range in 2023.

Without further ado, shown below is the 2023 MLP Schedule:

Season 1

  • Jan 26 – 29, 2023: Mesa, AZ – Legacy Sports USA
  • March 23 – 26, 2023: Daytona Beach, FL – Pictona at Holly Hill
  • June 15 – 18, 2023: San Clemente, CA – Life Time Rancho San Clemente
  • June 19, 2023:  San Clemente, CA – Life Time Rancho San Clemente  (Season 1 Championship)

Season 2

  • Sep 21 – 24, 2023: Atlanta, GA – Life Time Peachtree Corners
  • Nov 2 – 5, 2023: La Quinta, CA – LaQuinta Resort & Club
  • Dec 7 – 10, 2023: Palm Springs, CA – San Clemente, CA – Life Time Rancho San Clemente
  • Dec. 11, 2023: San Clemente, CA – Life Time Rancho San Clemente  (Season 2 Championship)

APP Pickleball Tournament Calendar for 2023

In December 2022, the APP (Association of Pickleball Professionals) tour published its updated tournament calendar for 2023 – its fourth year. The 2023 tournament schedule boasts 16 stops (down from 32 stops in 2022) throughout the United States.

Here is a recap of each APP tournament stop in 2023:

  • January 11-15, 2023: Punta Gorda, FL
  • February 8-12, 2023: Daytona Beach, FL
  • March 29 – April 2, 2023: Mesa, AZ
  • April 26-30, 2023: Sacramento, CA
  • May 9-14, 2023: Cincinnati, OH
  • May 24-28, 2023: New York City, NY
  • June 21-25, 2023: San Jose, CA
  • June 28 – July 2, 2023: Newport Beach, CA
  • August 9-13: San Diego, CA
  • August 23-27, 2023: Philadelphia, PA
  • August 30 – September 3, 2023: Chicago, IL
  • September 6-10, 2023: New Jersey
  • September 27 – October 1, 2023: Atlanta, GA
  • October 4-8, 2023: Dallas, TX
  • October 25-29, 2023: Hilton Head, SC
  • November 29 – December 3, 2023: Houston, TX

For any updates throughout 2023, check out the APP Schedule on their website.

PPA Pickleball Tournament Calendar for 2023

The PPA (Pro Pickleball Association) – a non-USA Pickleball sanctioned tour – also has approximately 25 stops scheduled for 2023.

  • January 12-15, 2023: Rancho Mirage, CA
  • February 1-5, 2023: Phoenix, AZ
  • February 15-19, 2023: Mesa, AZ
  • February 23-26, 2023: Lakeville, MN
  • March 9-12, 2023: Holly Hill, FL
  • March 16-19, 2023: Austin, TX
  • April 4-8, 2023: St. George, UT
  • April 19-23: San Diego, CA
  • May 4-7, 2023: Charlotte, NC
  • May 17-21, 2023: Peachtree Corners, GA
  • May 25-28, 2023: Texas Open
  • June 8-11, 2023: San Clemente, CA
  • June 22-25, 2023: Nashville Open
  • July 13-16, 2023: Centennial, CO
  • July 27-30, 2023: Seattle, WA
  • August 3-6, 2023: Newport Beach, CA
  • August 15-19, 2023: Brigham City, UT
  • August 24-27, 2023: Kansas City Open
  • September 7-10, 2023: Cincinnati, OH
  • October 5-8, 2023: Las Vegas, NV
  • October 12-15, 2023: Boca Raton, FL
  • October 26-29, 2023: Dallas, TX
  • November 16-19, 2023: Orlando, FL
  • November 30 – December 3, 2023: San Clemente, CA
  • December 14-17, 2023: Las Vegas, NV

For any updates throughout 2023, check out the PPA Schedule on their website.

Other Tournaments with Purses of $25,000+ in 2023

In addition to the APP and PPA Tour stops, there are a host of other tournaments to add to your pickleball tournament calendar in 2023. Here are additional tournaments that are offering $25,000 or more in total pickleball prize money in 2023.

  • April 15-22, 2023: U.S. Open, Naples, Florida
  • July 19-23, 2023: Beer City Open, Grand Rapids, MI  (3-year partnership with the APP ended in 2022)

Final Thoughts

It’s, no doubt, going to be another exciting year for pickleball tournaments in 2023. While we have listed professional tournaments and tournaments with prize purses exceeding $25,000, there are many other local tournaments that offer a great experience with reasonable entry fees.

Now, go find some events near you and be sure to add them to your 2023 pickleball tournament calendar.

See you on the courts.

Coach Todd
About Todd

Todd is the talent behind PickleballMAX. He knows pickleball and demonstrates it on the court as a 4.5 – 5.0 player. In addition to creating content and running the PickleballMAX business, Todd is IPTPA Level II certified. As an instructor at the Ohio Pickleball Academy, he instructs students and runs adult and youth clinics. He also manages tournament desks throughout the tri state for tournaments ranging from 100-500 participants.

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