Pickleball TOURNAMENT Proshot March Madness

The Proshot Pickleball March Madness Tournament will take place from March 15-17, 2024 at the Proshot Pickleball facility in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. This annual tournament features singles, doubles and mixed doubles brackets across various skill levels from 3.0 to 4.5+ and age groups. Cash prizes will be awarded for the Open division events.

Tournament Date and Time

  • Tournament Dates: March 15-17, 2024
  • Daily Start Time: 8:00 AM
  • Daily End Time: 11:55 PM
  • Tournament Timezone: Eastern Time Zone

Entry Fee Costs

  • Registration Fee: $70 per player
  • Additional Event Fee: $10 per additional event ($40 for Open events)
  • Software Fees:
    • Non-refundable Pickleball Brackets Fee: $5 per event (max $10)
    • Stripe Processing Fees: Varies based on payment method

Refund Policy

  • Pickleball Brackets and Stripe fees are non-refundable
  • Players withdrawing before March 1, 2024 will be charged a $5 withdrawal fee
  • No refunds for withdrawals after March 1, 2024

Event Capacity

As a large indoor facility with 8 permanent pickleball courts, the venue can easily accommodate several hundred participants across the various skill levels and age groups. Registration is first come, first served.

Tournament Venue and Courts

The March Madness Tournament will be held at the Proshot Pickleball facility located at 6725 E. Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234. Key details about the venue:

  • 100% rain and windproof indoor venue
  • State-of-the-art facility with proshop
  • Surface Type: Pickleball Hardcourt
  • Play Area: Indoor Air Conditioned
  • Net Type: Permanent Pickleball Nets
  • Number of Courts: 8 Permanent Pickleball Courts
  • Ample Free Parking available

The indoor venue ensures the tournament can take place rain or shine. The consistent indoor conditions also provide an equal playing field for all participants.

Tournament Events and Divisions

The Pickleball March Madness Tournament offers a wide range of bracketed events across different competition levels, ages and gender divisions.

Skill Level Brackets

Competitive divisions offered:

  • 3.0 Skill Level
  • 3.5 Skill Level
  • 4.0 Skill Level
  • 4.5+ Skill Level

Players must compete in their assigned USA Pickleball skill level rating. You can play up a level, but not down.

Age Group Divisions

Age based divisions include:

  • 19+ Division: Ages 19-49 years old
  • 50+ Division: Ages 50 years and older

Event Categories

The tournament features:

  • Men’s & Women’s Singles
  • Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Gender Doubles
  • Open Singles (Cash Prizes)
  • Open Doubles (Cash Prizes)

Tournament Rules and Policies

Governing Rules: 2023 USA Pickleball rules apply, will update to 2024

Key Rules and Policies:

  • Approved paddles
  • Player line calling responsibilities
  • Service rules and motions
  • Hinder rules
  • Time out policies
  • Medical timeouts
  • Technical fouls and warnings
  • Good sportsmanship required


  • Referees used for medal matches only
  • Player responsibilities in self-officiated matches

Tournament Match and Medal Round Format

The Pickleball March Madness Tournament utilizes a match format common in competitive pickleball tournaments.

Pool Play

Pool play has groups of 3-4 teams playing matches to determine seeding for medal rounds. Typically play 2 matches per pool.

Medal Rounds

The top 2 teams in each pool advance to a single elimination medal bracket. 1st place plays 2nd place from other pools, until the gold and bronze winners are determined.

Match Scoring

Match format is best 2 out of 3 games to 11 points, win by 1. The 3rd game is played to 15 points, win by 1.

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Tournament Prizes and Awards

The Pickleball March Madness Tournament offers both cash prizes and medals across the various skill and age based divisions.

Cash Prizes

Cash prizes will be awarded for Open Skill Level events:

  • Open Singles (Men’s & Women’s)
  • Open Doubles (Men’s, Women’s & Mixed)

Prize amounts scale based on number of teams in each open event and will be announced before the tournament.


Commemorative medals are awarded to the top finishers in every competitive division:

  • Gold Medals: Awarded to 1st Place
  • Silver Medals: Awarded to 2nd Place
  • Bronze Medals: Awarded to 3rd Place

Player Registration and Brackets

Interested players can register online via Pickleball Brackets. The tournament uses pool play and medal rounds to determine winners.

Registration Links

Use the Pickleball Brackets links below to register:



What type of balls will be used?

We will be using Onix Fuse Outdoor balls for this tournament. These are standard outdoor pickleballs approved for tournament play.

Will food & drinks be available for purchase at the facility?

Yes, we will have a small concession stand selling drinks, snacks, and light food options for players and spectators.

Is the tournament wheelchair accessible?

Yes, our facility is fully accessible. Please contact the Tournament Director if you require any special accommodations.

Do I have to wear tennis shoes or can I play barefoot?

For safety reasons, players must wear closed-toed athletic shoes while playing. Bare feet or open-toed shoes like flip flops are prohibited.

Can I register for multiple events across different skill levels?

Yes, you may register for events at different skill levels but not lower than your current rating in pickleball brackets.

Will paddles be available to borrow/rent if needed?

Unfortunately we do not have rental paddles available. All players must bring their own approved paddle.

Is there a place to store my belongings if I’m not playing?

We have limited storage space but encourage players to keep valuables with you or locked in your vehicle outside. We are not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Will there be a trainer on-site in case of player injury?

We will have staff trained in basic first-aid, along with ice packs, wraps, etc. More serious injuries will be transported by EMS to the nearest hospital.

How are partners matched if registering without one?

Players without partners will be paired based on similar ratings/skill level by the Tournament Director on a first registered basis.

Will matches be livestreamed or recorded?

At this time we do not plan to record or livestream matches. Photo and videos from the event may be posted on our social media pages after the event with player permission.

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