Do you want your Illinois tournament listed on this site? Only tournaments that take place in Illinois will be posted; exceptions are USAPA Nationals, USAPA Regionals, and the US Open. 

Please send us an email with a link to a specific web page for your tournament. If you do not have a web page, please send all of your information in a PDF format. Your PDF flyer must include a website or a contact person that includes phone number and email address.

Follow the Five Ws Format: 
  1. Who - Events (MD, WD, MX)
  2. What - Tournament name
  3. When - Dates and times
  4. Where - Name, address, and phone number of facility
  5. Why / How  - Registration link and tournament director's email address and phone number
Due to the growth of pickleball, and high volume of requests, tournaments that do not follow this format will not be posted. 

Playing Pickleball


Please see the Clubs page for pickleball clubs in Illinois.

Places 2 Play

If you are looking for places to play (parks or indoor facilities), please use

USAPA Ambassadors

I am based out of Rockford, IL; If you are looking for pickleball outside of Rockford, please contact a USAPA Ambassador in your area. 


Northern Illinois Pickleball is a non-profit group through the Rockford Park District Foundation

Contact Us

This website was founded in 2010. I volunteer my time to run it; I also have a full-time, and a part-time job. So, if you have a request, it may be a few days before it is fulfilled.