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Do You Live in a Pickleball Hotbed?

News Stacie Townsend 02-24-2020

According to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) 2019 Pickleball Participant Report, there are four regions in the United States that are popular for the most passionate pickleball players (also known as core pickleball players, which are defined as pickleball players that play pickleball 8 or more times per year). These four regions, which account for almost 75% of all core pickleball players in the United States, are:

  1. South Atlantic (FL, GA, SC, NC, VA, WV, DC) = 276,000 core pickleball players
  2. East North Central (WI, MI, IL, OH, IN) = 268,000 core pickleball players
  3. Pacific (CA, OR, WA) = 260,000 core pickleball players
  4. Mountain (AZ, NV, NM, UT, CO, ID, WY, MT) = 164,000 core pickleball players

Do you live in one of these pickleball hotbeds? Where do you think the best pickleball players come from? Share in the comments below!


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