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USA Pickleball Announces Exclusive Partnership with Acacia Sports as the Official Footwear Partner

13 Sep, 2021


USA Pickleball, the national governing body for the sport of pickleball in America, announces Acacia Sports as the Official Footwear partner. The exclusive partnership positions Acacia Sports, a major supplier of high-quality goods, specializing in pickleball, broomball, curling, and soccer, as the exclusive pickleball court shoe provider for USA Pickleball members. 

Pickleball has great appeal with over 4.2 million players in 2020, an increase of 700,000 participants over 2019, despite the pandemic. Pickleball is fun, family-oriented, socially distanced and has cross-generational appeal.

USA Pickleball members will receive exclusive discounts on all Acacia court shoes, indoor and outdoor, with a 20% discount off a single pair and 25% discount off three or more pairs purchased in a single order. 

In addition to offering member discounts, Acacia Sports will give a 5% charitable donation from member purchases to the USA Pickleball Junior programs, enhancing the initiatives of the organization to grow the sport within our youth community. 

“We are thrilled to join forces with USA Pickleball,” stated Rashid Khan of Acacia Sports. “This partnership represents not only our investment in the future of the sport, but also Acacia’s continued commitment to empowering players of all ages and abilities.”

Members can look forward to seeing Acacia on-site, along with other partners, at the 2021 USA Pickleball National Indoor Championship held in Hoover, Alabama June 8th – 13th at the Hoover Met Complex. 

“USA Pickleball is excited to partner with Acacia Sports as we continue enhancing membership benefits including exclusive discounts from top brands in the industry,” said George Bauernfeind, Chief Marketing Officer of USA Pickleball. “We also appreciate Acacia’s generosity in supporting our youth programs to grow funding, access, participation and tools for educators.”

USA Pickleball members can visit USAPickleball.org for more details about the partnership and exclusive member discounts. 

About USA Pickleball

The USA Pickleball Association, a non-profit 501(c)(3) was established in 2005 to further the advancement of the sport on a national level. As the official governing body of pickleball in the United States, USA Pickleball promotes the growth of pickleball by maintaining the rules, setting player ratings, advancing the sport through its national network of 2,000+ ambassadors, and sanctioning tournaments. Since 2013, USA Pickleball has grown 1,000% in its membership to 43,000. More information can be found at USAPickleball.org

About Acacia Sports

Acacia Sports is a premier manufacturer of high-quality sporting goods, specializing in Pickleball shoes and accessories. Acacia’s focus on cutting-edge technology, design, innovation and performance excellence has established Acacia as a leader in pickleball products that are comfortable, bold and feel-good during play. It is Acacia’s goal to serve every level of pickleball player, with pickleball specific designs, and the newest technologies and materials available. AcaciaSports.com

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