Determining your self rating will be useful for recreational (“Open”) play at the FPA.
In recreational play, play is usually divided into Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels. The intermediate level sometimes divided further into Intermediate and Advanced Intermediate.
Dividing play by skill level allows all players to have fun and challenging games, as well as wok on the skills needed to move up to the next level.
While signing up for tournaments and deciding who to play with, you will need to know your pickleball rating. Below are some helpful resources for self-rating.