The Maryland Indoor Amateur Open @ The PutAway

From 2100 players in 2022 to nearly 10,000 participants in 2023, the Amateur Pickleball Association has become one of the largest tours focused on the amateur player from 2.5-5.0.  The Maryland Indoor Amateur Open will be at The PutAway Severna Park indoor facility.  This event is open to all players from 2.5-5.0 with events broken down by skill level first and then age division dependent on the total number of teams/players registered within each skill level of play.  All teams/players will compete in a minimum of 5 games during each event with some divisions playing as many as 10-12 games based on the event format and number of teams in attendance.  Sign up for this tournament now to save your spot!

Registration Rates – Early Bird $65 for first event, $45 for second event, and $25 for third event available until January 22nd.  $10 increase on each event at that time.

Schedule – formatting will typically have Doubles (8am+) on Saturday, Mixed Doubles (8am+) on Sunday, and Singles matches on one of the two days with a focus on Saturday afternoon when doubles play concludes.  The schedule may be modified by the director prior to the start of the event if deemed necessary.

Format – there is a 5 game guarantee in place; single game round-robin matches played to 11, win by 2, for doubles; consolation brackets/games will maintain this format while the Gold/Silver/Bronze medal bracket transitions to a single game match to 15, win by 2.  Singles will include rally scoring to 21, win by 2, during all games IF available during this event.

***UPDATE February 7 12:30PM***

This event is now sold out with the only open positions being:

Men’s Doubles – 3.5 – 1 player
Men’s Doubles – 4.5 – 1 player
Mixed Doubles – 4.0-4.5 (19+) – 2 FEMALE players
Men’s Singles – 4.5 – 1 player
Women’s Singles – 4.0 – 1 player

Email if you are interested in filling a spot.  Please do NOT register if you don’t fit one of these spots.


February 10-11, 2024


The PutAway - Severna Park 254 Najoles Rd Suite A-K Millersville, MD 21108

Event Format:

– This event is open to all skill levels as we will set matches with “like abilities” within each division.
– Select the appropriate Skill Rating during registration so we can match play accordingly.
– Exact format is dictated by attendance with expectations having Round-Robin match play followed by bracket play for all participants.
– Championship brackets will include rewards for participants finishing 1st-3rd within their division.
– No partner? No problem…we will make an attempt to find a partner for those who need one.  Please indicate “need” for your preferred partner during the registration process.
– Complete schedule/draw will be released the Tuesday/Wednesday prior to the start of the event.

Event Policies:

All participants must wear court approved shoes. There are no refunds once registration has been submitted. Please review the terms & conditions link to view available credit policies. This is an outdoor event.

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