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DUPR's April Collegiate Power Rankings Released

by Erik Tice on

Who doesn't love some power rankings?

The DUPR Collegiate Power Rankings were released on Friday. Here are the eligibility requirements.

They're calculated by adding the doubles DUPR of the four best players (two men and two women) at a school together. To be considered for the power rankings, a school must have attended a DUPR team event.

To be eligible to count towards their school's power ranking, a player 1.) must still be a current student at that college, 2.) must have played in any DUPR event, and 3.) must have a doubles DUPR.

Spring, summer, and fall graduates have until July 31st, August 31st, and December 31st, respectively, before their student status is removed.

State-by-state comparison

To nobody's surprise, both Florida and Utah have four schools in the top 25. 

  • Utah: Utah Tech, Utah Valley, Utah State, and University of Utah
  • Florida: FAU, University of Florida, Florida State, and University of North Florida
  • Arizona isn’t far behind with three schools in the top 25: ASU, GCU, and UA

As the collegiate club pickleball scene grows, the biggest change I see coming is that California is going to grow tremendously in 2024-2025 - there are too many schools and players in California for it not to potentially dominate the landscape in the near future.

Upcoming DUPR Collegiate Events

  • Super Regionals
  • Campus Regionals
    • April 6 - Michigan Midnight Madness - Ann Arbor, MI
    • April 12-14 - Collegiate Pickleball Festival by IPA - Cincinnati, OH
    • April 13-14 - New England Campus Regionals - Bloomfield, CT
    • April 21 - Baylor Campus Regional - Baylor, TX

All of these events are leading up to the Collegiate National Championships – June 1-2 – Cincinnati, Ohio.

As it gets closer to the National Championships, be on the lookout for more DUPR Collegiate Coverage from The Dink.

Erik Tice

Erik Tice

Erik produces content for The Dink related to pro and collegiate pickleball. He is an avid watcher of pickleball and became passionate about the sport in early 2022.

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