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USA Pickleball Diamond Amateur Championship

USA PB Diamond Regionals

USA Pickleball is excited to announce the inaugural Diamond Amateur Championship to be held December 1-7, 2022. The 12 Regional Championships will culminate in the new Diamond Amateur Championship taking place at Pictona in Holly Hills, FL. Gold Medalists from the Diamond Amateur Championship will earn pre-registration (Golden Tickets) to the following year’s National Championships in Indian Wells as another pathway for players to the Nationals in addition to the National Championship Series.

“We are excited to establish the Diamond Amateur Championship to provide players additional opportunities for high-level tournament play and an important avenue for earning golden tickets to the Nationals,” said Stu Upson, CEO USA Pickleball.  “Pictona is a world-class facility capability of hosting significant events like the Diamond Amateur Championship.“

“Pictona at Holly Hill is delighted to be the host for the first ever USA Pickleball Diamond Championship. The tournament will be the grand opening of the second phase of Pictona. Players will be greeted with a total of 49 courts, each separately fenced, and 13 courts under cover, which includes the championship court that seats up to 1200. We look forward to greeting players and fans from around the world and working with USA Pickleball to provide an outstanding tournament experience in beautiful Holly Hill, Florida,”  said Rainer and Julie Martens, Pictona Directors.

Qualifying for the 2022 season:

  • The 12 Regional Championships will culminate in the new Diamond Amateur Championship taking place December 1-7 at Pictona in Holly Hills, FL. Gold Medalists from the Diamond Amateur Championship will earn pre-registration (Golden Tickets) to the following year’s National Championships in Indian Wells.
  • Gold and Silver Medalists from the Regional tournaments will earn pre-registration into the Diamond Amateur Championship at Pictona. All other participants from the Regional tournaments will be eligible for the lottery into the Diamond Amateur Championship.
  • Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalists from Regional tournaments will be entered into the lottery for the 2022 National Championships in Indian Wells.

For full details on qualifying for the National Championships and the Diamond Amateur Championship, Click Here

Diamond Amateur Championship Format:       

Round Robin pools leading to a double elimination championship for each bracket will be used.  This format should guarantee more play for all players.

 

HOTEL PARTNERS
Fairfield Inn & Suites Daytona Beach Speedway/Airport
1820 Checkered Flag Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Hotel Number:  (386) 247-4700
5.5 miles from Pictona
$124 - $140 / night room rates

Features:

  • 105 rooms
  • Kings, double queens, suites 
  • Complimentary hot breakfast 
  • Free wi-fi 
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness center
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

To book your room online and receive the special Pictona discount, you must complete each of the following steps:
Click here to take you to the Marriott/Fairfield website
Select your arrival and departure dates at the top of the screen
Click “Special Rates”
Select Corporate/Promo 
Enter T1168
Click "View Rates" and finish your reservation

To book your room on the phone and receive the special Pictona discount:
Dial (386) 254-4700 and select option 2 for Reservations
When connected with a Marriott associate, please identify yourself as booking with the “Pictona Special Corporate Rate.”
The Marriott associate will be able to make your reservations based upon the availability of the hotel.

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Plaza Resort and Spa - Oceanfront
600 North Atlantic Avenue
Hotel Number:  (855) 262-1990
2.9 miles from Pictona

We're also pleased to be a partner with the Plaza Resort and Spa.  You are eligible to receive a 25% discount off of regular/rack rates (based on availability).    

Now with two new Pickleball courts on site for Plaza Resort members and guests!

The Plaza Resort & Spa’s desirable oceanfront setting between sandy beaches and city streets offers a fusion of both worlds.
Where sea meets land, experience the excitement and entertainment of Daytona Beach’s nearby shopping, dining, and attractions, as well as the peaceful sounds of the Atlantic Ocean. Pictona at Holly Hill is less than 10 minutes away.
 
Click here to reserve a room with Pictona's discounted rates.
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