Official Pickleball Rules
Click here to read the official pickleball rules from the International Federation of Pickleball (and adopted by the USAPA).
You can read a condensed version of the basic rules of pickleball here.
Player Skill Ratings
Player ratings (from 1.0 to 5.0) are used to group players by ability levels so that players can compete in tournaments or leagues with other players of similar ability.
Pickleball Canada (PCO) and United States of America Pickleball Association (USAPA) have implemented the International Federation of Pickleball (IFP) Rating system. This allows players to have the same Player Ratings in both Canada and the USA.
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