Check back all day long for game updates, scores, and the inside track on MLP Daytona Beach! Nothing like waking up to the fresh smell of the Mad Drops taking on the Seattle Pioneers to start your Sunday! First up at 9 AM is the Los Angeles Mad Drops up against the Seattle Pioneers and then the California BLQK Bears square off with the New Jersey 5’s with only two teams standing for a spot in the finals!
With the final event of the first season, MLP San Clemente is just weeks away and all teams are gearing up for the competition with the very top contenders in each level hoping to be one of two teams in that level to make it to the Season One Super Finals on Monday, June 19th!
On Monday, June 19th, before the Superfinals at MLP San Clemente, 8 teams consisting of a combination of Major League Pickleball Team Owners, Staff, and Sponsors will face off in the inaugural MLPalooza Tournament! Eight MLP Pro Players participated in a snake draft and picked their teams on Wednesday night, May 10th. See the draft order, list of coaches, team names, and rosters below:
Major League Pickleball (MLP by Margaritaville) today announced world-class additions to its fleet of 24 team ownership groups, highlighted by social media influencers Dude Perfect (Frisco, TX franchise), star pro athletes Jayson Tatum, Haley Jones, and Josh Allen (Los Angeles Mad Drops), Jewell Loyd and Zach LaVine (Miami Pickleball Club), and World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen (AZ Drive).
The full results from our Challenger Level Shuffle Draft are in! The following transactions were completed on Thursday, May 4, 2023. We are excited to welcome 6 new players to our league and welcome back John Cincola. Here are the order of the trades and picks as they were received Thursday:
The MLP 2023 San Clemente Challenger Level Shuffle Draft Pool is in! The players below declared their intent to participate in MLP San Clemente 2023 and are eligible to be drafted in the Shuffle Draft. Doubles and Singles DUPRs are included with half-life. If a player is highlighted in orange, that means their half life is below 10 for DOUBLES DUPR and that generally means there is not enough recent data or data at all to assure that rating is reliable. Half-life measures how many matches you've played and how recent they are.
Pickle Pro Labs (“PPL”) was retained by Major League Pickleball (“MLP”) and Professional Pickleball Association (“PPA”) to conduct previously announced joint testing of players' paddles at the MLP event in Daytona, Florida, March 23-26, 2023.