Posted December 12, 2023 in Press Releases

Three-day tournament held at Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

WHAT: Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, Rock Entertainment Group, and Topnotch Events will host the inaugural Pickle in the Land presented by Nature Stone Flooring at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland on Dec. 15-17, 2023. The venue will host close to 600 registered players on 20 courts during this weekend’s pickleball tournament. All skill levels were welcome to register, with participants competing for prize money totaling more than $19,000.

Professional pickleball players will join the event from Major League Pickleball (MLP) and Professional Pickleball Associations (PPA), including CJ Klinger, Andre Mick, Lina Padegimaite, and Lacy Schneeman. Pro exhibition matches will take place on Saturday, Dec. 16 with singles and doubles matches starting from 6pm.

There will be no ticketing for this event. General admission is free. More details and schedule of the tournament are available at www.pickleintheland.com.

WHO: Close to 600 pickleball players across all skill levels

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Rock Entertainment Group

Topnotch Management

WHERE: Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

300 Lakeside Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44113

WHEN: Dec. 15-17, 2023


About Greater Cleveland Sports Commission: Since 2000, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission (GCSC) has been responsible for attracting over 222 sporting events which provide more than $917 million in economic activity to Northeast Ohio. GCSC serves to measurably improve the economy of Greater Cleveland and enrich the community by attracting, creating, managing and enhancing significant sporting and competitive events. For more information, visit clevelandsports.org.

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