Is it "Pickleball" or "Pickle ball"?

Is it "Pickleball" or "Pickle ball"?

You might be wondering: how do you spell pickleball? Is it one word? Or two -- pickle ball? 

If you're reading this blog post, we don't have to tell you -- pickleball is an incredibly popular sport. We've seen a bit of confusion out there about how to spell it, so we thought we'd set the record straight. 


So, why are people confused? The original spelling from the 1970s was pickle-ball, but as the sport as gotten more popular, it evolved into one word. 

As a matter of fact, in the later years, the sport is so popular that it's even referred to colloquially as just pickle. As in, "Sorry, can't do whatever you need me to do, I am playing pickle." But the official name is still pickleball. 

Now that you know, feel free to correct everyone who spells it wrong so that they know you're a Varsity Pickle player. And while you're at it, be sure to dress in the team uniform, so everyone knows you play pickleball. 

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