First Pickleball Tour!

Debuts Summer 2020

A “Series” of six tournaments for professionals and amateurs with the Season Ending Championships in Punta Gorda, Florida

ABOUT THE US MIDWEST / SOUTHERN SERIES

Debuts Summer 2020

Six month prize money circuit for professionals

The company, United Pickleball Management, serves as the chief operating organization which governs the individual tournaments associated within The US Midwest / Southern Series. The Association of Pickleball Professionals (APP), is an Advisory Committee setup to assist UPM, and handlings of the Series. The US Midwest / Southern Series runs from May to late October throughout the Midwest and Southern sections of the United States.

APP Masters Logo

The “Association of Pickleball Professionals” Advisory Committee will serve as a committee for the US Midwest / Southern Series! The founder of the APP is Ken Herrmann. Rick Witsken and Altaf Merchant will serve as Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively. Other members of the APP include Rob Davidson, Melissa McCurley, Joey Farias, Scott Moore, Steve Kennedy, Zane Navratil, Stephanie Lane, Leigh Waters, Byron Freso, and Irina Tereschenko!

REGISTRATION OPENS ON OCTOBER 15, 2019

* Registration / Invitations for the APP Masters will open on September 8th after the Milwaukee Open.

EVENTS SCHEDULE

Owensboro Pickleball Logo

OWENSBORO PICKLEBALL OPEN
May 8, 2020 – May 10, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Cincinnati Pickleball Open Logo

CINCINNATI PICKLEBALL OPEN
June 5, 2020 – June 7, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Indianapolis Pickleball Open Logo

INDIANAPOLIS PICKLEBALL OPEN
June 19, 2020 – June 21, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Chicago Pickleball Open Logo

CHICAGO PICKLEBALL OPEN
July 23, 2020 – July 26, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Milwaukee Pickleball Open Logo

MILWAUKEE PICKLEBALL OPEN
September 5, 2020 – September 7, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

Nashville Pickleball Open Logo

NASHVILLE PICKLEBALL OPEN
October 2, 2020 – October 4, 2020
Prize Money: $25K

APP Masters Logo

APP MASTERS @ PUNTA GORDA
October 21, 2020 – October 25, 2020
Prize Money: $40K

CHICAGO PICKLEBALL OPEN HIGHLIGHT VIDEOS

Chicago Pickleball Open Day 1
Chicago Pickleball Open Day 2
Chicago Pickleball Open Day 3
Chicago Pickleball Open Day 4
Chicago Pickleball Open Day 5

UPM MANAGEMENT

Ken Herrmann (Creative Founder)

Dana Joseph

Rick Witsken

Bridget Witsken

SPONSORSHIPS

Sponsorship information will be released on 9/10/2019.

In the meantime, for initial inquiries on becoming a sponsor, please email us at:

info@unitedpickleballmanagement.com