USA Pickleball rules govern all play except where modified below by C’ville Social and local rules.

USA Pickleball Rules

Team Size

  1. Each team consists of two (2) players on the court at all times. Teams may play with 2 males, 2 females, or 1 male and 1 female.
  2. A game can be played with only one (1) member of a team present to avoid a forfeit.


  1. All matches will be self-officiated.
  2. Points are scored only by the serving team.
  3. Matches will consist of three (3) games played to 11, win by 2.
  4. Play all three (3) games, even if a team wins the first two (2) games.
  5. Home team will choose to serve first or choose which side they prefer to play on (not both).
  6. Enter total amount of games won when reporting scores.


  1. Please wear tennis shoes and athletic clothes.
  2. You are required to bring your own paddle and balls.