One of the big questions people ask is “what skill level or rating am I?” Or what skill level should I enter in a tournament. Here are a 2 documents that can help you determine your skill level. One is from the USAPA and the other is a self rating flowchart from the Pickleball Guru, Prem Carnot.
The USAPA Tournament Rating System went into effect in 2018/2019 and will effect how you will be able to register for sanctioned tournaments. Here are some Tournament Rating System FAQ’s.
USAPA 2019 Skill Level Definitions:
The USAPA recently developed a comprehensive program that clearly outlines the necessary skills for each respective player’s rating. On the website, interactive display buttons are available to walk you through the process.