Scoring Doubles Pickleball Using the Rally Point System


  • Each side has only ONE service although both players on a team will alternate serve at points throughout the game.
  • The service passes consecutively to the players as shown in the diagram below.
  • At the beginning of the game and when the score is even, the server serves from the right court. When it is odd, the server serves from the left court.
  • If the serving side wins a rally, the serving side scores a point and the same server serves again from the alternate service court.
  • If the receiving side wins a rally, the receiving side scores a point but receiving players do not switch sides (see next point for clarification). The receiving side becomes the new serving side.
  • Players do not change their respective service courts until they win a point when their side is serving.
  • The service court is changed by the serving side (never the receiving side) and only when a point is scored. In all other cases, the players continue to stay in their respective service court from where they played the previous rally. This guarantees an alternate server.
  • The order of server depends on whether the score is odd or even.
  • Games are played to 15 points (win-by-two). If the game is not won (by two points) by the time the score reaches 20-20, the first team to reach 21 points wins (win-by-one).
For the best experience attend the sessions that most closely match your ability level


A new or low-intensity player that is simply looking for some exercise with limited desire for the competitive aspect of the game.


Tend to be more experienced players with a stronger competitive and intensity nature peerhaps looking to advance to the next level if desired.

Advanced 3.5+

Must have a 3.5+ USAPA Rating or medaled in a 3.0 in a sanctioned tournament or achieved a 3.5 Club Rating.

September 2020
Ladies Tournament

September 2020
Men’s Tournament

September 2020
Mixed Doubles Tournament

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Nov 6 Ladies

November 29, 2019 Mixed Tournament

Dec 11, 2019 Mixed

Feb 7, 2020 Mixed

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