Pickleball’s popularity has skyrocketed, and now some of the biggest names in sports are getting in on the action. The 2023 Biofreeze USA Pickleball National Championships in Dallas will kick off with a star-studded Celebrity Pickleball Showdown on November 7, 2023 at Brookhaven Country Club.
Several renowned professional athletes will be picking up paddles and embracing their inner pickleball pros for this exciting exhibition match. Basketball icons Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd, and Tony Romo will bring their competitive drive from the courts and gridiron to the pickleball stage. They’ll be joined by Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin and 16-time tennis champ John Isner as they show off their paddle skills.
Facing off against the all-star athletes will be some of the top professionals of the Professional Pickleball Association (PPA) Tour. Dave Fleming, the voice of the PPA Tour, said the celebrities are “thrilled to hit the court and join the fun” at the record-setting 2023 Nationals. The matchup of legends versus top players promises to deliver intense rallies, trick shots, and thrilling victories.
After the Celebrity Showdown, the 2023 Nationals will commence as the biggest pickleball competition ever held. With over 3,500 amateur and pro players competing on 65-plus courts, the event will make history with the largest prize purse awarded.
Beyond the tournaments, attendees can enjoy live music, interactive games, food and drinks, shopping, and family fun. The Celebrity Pickleball Showdown kicks off a massive celebration of the sport that has taken the world by storm.
Make plans to witness sports heroes like Nowitzki, Kidd, Romo, Seguin and Isner embrace a new sport surrounded by thousands of cheering pickleball lovers. Get tickets online to the Celebrity Showdown and stay for the most epic Nationals competition yet!