NPL Club Affiliates - VIC, NSW & QLD
17th October 2023
The NPL has announced it's first three official affiliate clubs across the country - Focus Pickleball Redcliffe, Elsternwick Park Tennis & Pickleball Centre & Bar Beach All Sports.
The National Pickleball League has confirmed it’s first three NPL Affiliate Clubs across Victoria, New South Wales & Queensland.
Queensland – Focus Pickleball Redcliffe (PLATINUM)
Victoria – Elsternwick Park Tennis & Pickleball Centre (SILVER)
New South Wales – Bar Beach All Sports Newcastle (SILVER)
The NPL Affiliate Club program aims to support local & regional Pickleball clubs around Australia in growing the participation, awareness & popularity of Pickleball by providing:
Tournament & League Support
Dedicated Software & Event Blueprints
1-2 Sanctioned Regional Championships per year
Social Media recognition/advertising
Seamless player pathways into other NPL Events
The NPL Regional Championships are held across Australia at NPL affiliate clubs throughout the year. The championships are intended to provide all club players and Pickleball athletes from the region an introduction to competitive Pickleball as well as a pathway into professional Pickleball, including The National Pickleball League team league. NPL provides marketing collateral, tournament support & prize money for all NPL Regional Championships.
NPL Regional Championships are a Tier 4 Event and provide a clear pathway into future professional NPL events.
Tier 1 (Pro): The NPL
Tier 2 (Pro): NPL National Championships
Tier 3 (Pro): NPL Championships - Cities
Tier 4: NPL Regional Championships
Tier 5: Other NPL Affiliate Club Championships
Tier 6: NPL & NPL Affiliate Social Leagues
In addition to being an NPL Affiliate, Focus Pickleball Redcliffe will be the host of the QLD portion of National Pickleball League – Season 1 in 2024, with 5 rounds played at their state-of-the-art dedicated Pickleball facility.
For more information on the Affiliate Club program – all clubs can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
About National Pickleball League (NPL)
NPL is the premium pickleball organisation of Australia. The NPL brand offers Australia’s professional national league, tournaments, corporate days, school/university programs, social leagues, events & introductory Pickleball days. NPL aims to build the total number of Pickleball players in Australia via professional league pathways, marketing, content & venue investment. NPL aims to expand its product internationally in 2024.