Summer Slam & Jam


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Pints & Paddle is excited to partner with The Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund to support cancer research, prevention, treatment, and community needs throughout Minnesota.

Together, we are hosting Slam & Jam — a summer weekend of festivities, featuring Minnesota’s largest pickleball tournament, live music, cornhole, delicious food and refreshing drinks. Don’t miss out on the fun – come join us and make a difference!


Play With Purpose

Our tournament features 21 divisions (mixed, men’s, and women’s) to ensure a great experience for beginners and seasoned players alike. Whether it’s your first competition or your hundredth, you’re sure to have a fantastic time!

Competitive Details
– Round robin play at Lakeview Knolls Park, a brand new 18-court outdoor facility, just 5 minutes from Pints & Paddle.
– All teams advance to a March Madness style single-elimination bracket at Pints & Paddle.
All teams get a minimum of 6 games.

Post-Game Fun
– Relax and watch the championship matches, courtside or from our second floor mezzanine.
– Enjoy delicious food and drinks at the attached Pints & Paddle’s taproom, featuring 78 self-serve taps and a scratch-made American kitchen.
– Unwind on the spacious patio with live music playing all day long.


Maple Grove’s Premier Live Music Weekend

This isn’t just a pickleball tournament – it’s a party! Friday, Saturday & Sunday night rock out to free live music by local artists on the patio at Pints & Paddle.

More details to come!


Got the Competitive Spirit?

In addition to the Summer Slam & Jam pickleball tournament, Pints & Paddle will be hosting both a competitive and casual cornhole tournament!

More details to come!


Celebrity Showdown

Kick off the event with a night of exhibition matches featuring pickleball pros and local celebrities! Stayed tuned for more details.

More details to come!


Friday & Saturday

Watch the best of the best compete for a shot at the $2,000 prize (per division) purse in the Pro Divisions on Friday and Saturday night.

Mixed divisions will play on Friday and Men’s / Women’s divisions will be played on Saturday.


Award Winning Taproom

Scratch-Made American Kitchen: Pints & Paddle serves up delicious American cuisine made from scratch. Our menu features popular items like the Bang Bang Wrap and Smash Burgers, alongside many other customer favorites.

78 Self-Serve Taps: With an impressive 78 self-serve taps, you’re in control! Sample a variety of beers, ciders, seltzers, wines, or even explore their cocktail and mocktail options. There’s something to satisfy every taste bud at Pints & Paddle.


Local Brands

Browse the latest pickleball gear, athletic apparel, nutrition products, and more at the exhibitor booths on Court 10! Local brands will be showcasing their products throughout the tournament.


Live Far Away? No Worries!

We have partnered with several Maple Grove hotels to give you the best possible rates for this event. Use the below link to view the options.


Explore Maple Grove

You’ll have no trouble finding things to do when you visit Maple Grove. We have exciting attractions to experience, beautiful outdoor spaces to explore, and arts and culture to engage all your senses.

So there is live music, how does that work? Do I have to pay? When is the live music?

Join us for a fun-filled day with live music! We’ll kick things off with a DJ on the patio, getting the party started right at noon. Then, around 5 pm, live bands take the stage to keep the energy high into the evening. Come for the competition, stay for the entertainment! No entry fee.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

Outside food and drink are NOT permitted at Pints & Paddle. Our facility features a scratch-made American kitchen and 78 self-service taps, with beer, cider, seltzer, wine, cocktail and mocktail options.

Part of the tournament is hosted outdoors, what happens if it rains?

Registration fees directly benefit the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund.

We’ll make every effort to hold the tournament, even in slightly bad weather. However, due to the charitable nature of this event, refunds cannot be issued for weather-related modifications.

I want to come watch the tournament, is that allowed?

Pints & Paddle boasts a spacious second-floor mezzanine overlooking the event, perfect for watching the competition. Grab a beer and enjoy the best seat in the house!

This tournament is for charity?

YES! Proceeds from the tournament go directly to the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund! The mission of the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund is to assist and support the cancer community in Minnesota by funding research, prevention, treatment and other programs relating to the cancer community’s principal needs.

By playing in this tournament, you are making a difference.


Summer Memberships

Our Summer Memberships are now available! Join before June 1st at our cheapest rates of $29.99 per month or $79.99 for the entire summer. Enjoy savings on pickleball, taproom, pro-shop and more!