What are SKILL Levels, Ratings, and Competitive Play

Skill Rating Information-2.0 ….all the way to PRO which is 6.0!

CONTACT PLAYER Development to find out more if you have questions! EMAIL: sapickleballclub.skills@gmail.com

  • 2.00 – new to the game
  • 2.50 – beginners
  • 3.00 – recreational
  • 3.25 – competitive recreational
  • 3.50 – competitive and rated by PCO, USAPA or IPTPA
  • 4.0+ – competitive and rated by PCO, USAPA or IPTPA

At present, below are the ways for a player to rate their skill/play level in pickleball:

Sanctioned Tournament “UTPR” rating┬áis obtained during sanctioned pickleball tournaments.

IPTPA Rating “I” uses the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association’s Certified Rating Specialist to complete a player assessment based on static skills and actual game performance. This process is absolutely objective. Results are fed into an IPTPA Calculator for a Pass or Fail. (See the links below for more information, or contact Melody Fischer @ 780.618.5403)

RATING assessments…what you need to know:

Pickleball Rating Skills Needed Descriptions as defined by the IPTPA

To Arrange a rating with a CRS (Certified Rating Specialist) click here

The BC Pickleball Association maintains a list of tournaments at https://www.pickleballbc.ca/schedule–results.html . Please check there to see what tournaments are coming up and when their registrations open.

%d bloggers like this: