From the Midwest Indoor Championships to the Kalamazoo Pickleball Classic, residents of Michigan have huge numbers of pickleball tournaments to choose from. And while there are plenty of amateur tournaments, the pros play in Michigan, too. The Beer City Open has a purse of $90,000 for its pro championships!
Michigan Pickleball Tournaments
A winter round robin style tournament played at Grand Rapids Raquet and Fitness.
$40 dollar registration fee, medals for prizes.
A warm up for the Summer Michigan Senior Olympics, this tournament hosted at Lifetime Fitness doesn’t count as a qualifier for the summer tournament. However, this is a great official USA Pickleball championship played in round robin format.
If you’re entering this event make sure you and your partner both play, as you’ll remain on the waitlist until the whole registration fee has been paid.
Another tournament hosted by Grand Rapids Racquet and Fitness, the Midwest Indoor Championships has Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, and Mixed Doubles.
The age groups played are 19+, 35+, and 55+, and only players with a 3.0 skill level or higher are eligible to play.
A fun, more casual event themed around Earth Day and ran by Revolin Sports, who make eco friendly pickleball paddles!
Played outdoors on tennis courts, there are men’s doubles, women’s doubles, and mixed tournament balls are playing for all skill levels. Held at Helder Park in Zeeland.
An outdoor MMP and USA Pickleball sanctioned tournament played at the Hartland Educational Centre. This is a skill level tournament split also into men’s, women’s, and mixed.
The tournament has a seventy team limit, so make sure you get on the waitlist!
One of the biggest pickleball tournaments in the state, this USA Pickleball sanctioned championship is played outside under lights at Belknap Park in Grand Rapids.
Over three days, there are men’s doubles, men’s singles, women’s doubles, women’s singles, and mixed doubles championships.
Divided by skill levels this tournament has singles and women’s doubles. The Kalamazoo Classic, taking place at Western Michigan University, has a $60 registration fee and no refund policy.
Another tournament taking place in Kalamazoo, Fever in the Zoo is a round robin tournament taking place at the Texas Township 6th Street Park.
This is an outdoor tournament, and with no refund policy for the $65 dollar registration fee, be sure to pray for sunshine!
This is one of the big ones! A professional pickleball tournament with a prize fund of over $36,000, it is only open to pickleball players with a ranking of 4.0 and above.
This is a doubles elimination tournament also takes place at the Texas Township 6th Street Park.
If you thought the Latitude 42 had a big prize fund, check out this one! The Beer City Open boasts a purse of $90,000 for its pro championships!
With amateur events playing alongside the pros at Belknap Park, this is a great tournament for all skill levels.
Taking place over four days, the Michigan Senior Olympic games is for players of skill level 3.5 and over, with singles, doubles, and mixed championships.
This tournament counts as a qualifier for the National Senior Games in Pittsburgh! This championship is held at the same venue as the Winter Games, at Lifetime Fitness.
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