Tag: pro pickleball

2024 CNPL Draft Recap

Lions Start Rebuild by Selecting Montreal Native Ernesto Fajardo 1st Overall While it wasn’t a huge surprise, considering his showing at the East qualifier, the Montreal Lions began the process of rebuilding their entire team with area native Ernesto Fajardo. He was followed closely by the only other pick in the first round, veteran Jessica […]

CNPL Trade Alert!

Vancouver Rush and East Toronto Smash Finally Seal Long-Awaited Trade In a move that has been eagerly anticipated by pickleball enthusiasts across the Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL), the Vancouver Rush and East Toronto Smash have finally come to an agreement on a significant trade that promises to bring about a seismic shift in the […]

Central Qualifier – Four Fathers Brewery Hosts Exciting First Event

With many spots up for grabs in the Canadian National Pickleball League, participants at the first qualifier of 2024 at Cambridge’s Four Fathers Brewery premier venue put on quite a show. There were a few familiar faces in attendance, and many more new ones, and the action didn’t disappoint. Fighting for spots or just getting […]

Fifteen Players Re-Signed to CNPL Teams

In the Canadian National Pickleball League’s buildup to its second season, Toronto United, the reigning champions, have made bold moves to secure their position at the top. Among the 15 players re-signed league-wide, Toronto United leads the pack with four essential talents staying put. Matt Kawamoto, recognized for his agility and strategic finesse, spearheads the […]

CNPL x GOOD Games

The GOOD Games and Canadian National Pickleball League Forge Dynamic Partnership to Elevate Sports Excellence GUELPH, ON – February 28, 2024 – The GOOD Games, Canada’s Biggest Festival of Sport, is thrilled to announce its strategic partnership with the Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL) to host a highly anticipated national competition. Taking place within the […]

Announcement – 2024 CNPL Draft Qualifiers

CNPL Announces Locations of Central, East and West Qualifiers The Canadian National Pickleball League is excited to announce this year’s draft qualifier locations and times for all passionate pickleball players and fans. The East (RA Centre, Ottawa) and West (OWA Pickleball Complex, Vernon, BC) are returning from last year and additional Central qualifier is at […]