USAPA - United States Pickleball Association Pickleball Paddle & Ball Testing Procedures

Read the entire document just sent today by Christine Barksdale (USAPA Managing Director of Competition & Athlete Programs).

 Download the entire Testing Procedure Document

Original email below:


I am pleased to announce Chesapeake Testing as the lab selected to perform equipment specification testing for the USAPA.

Attached you will find the details on the new process. I am expecting questions and possible details that need fine tuning. Your questions will be collected and answered in a Frequently Asked Questions section of the website.

I want to thank you for your patience during the testing moratorium and am happy to notify you that we are accepting paddle submissions beginning Monday, January 23, 2017.


Christine K. Barksdale
Managing Director, Competition & Athlete Programs
USA Pickleball Association
P.O. Box 7354 | Surprise, Arizona 85374
Tel: 360.608.8459