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World Pickleball Championship underway in Punta Gorda

Posted at 4:39 PM, Feb 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-04 23:27:26-05

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — The World Pickleball Championship is underway and will continue through Feb. 7, in Punta Gorda. The $100,000 tournament at the Pickleplex, 26300 Airport Rd., will have top players from across the globe competing to determine who is the best in the world.

The tournament is also open to those who play on a less competitive, intermediate level.

There are fees to register and compete.

Tickets to observe the event start at $15 for general admission with a VIP option for $50. VIP offers premium seating and a food voucher. There is a $5 parking fee which is not included in ticket prices.

This is a rain or shine event. Tickets are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged for another day.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit