Cajun Fried Pickleball Classic

Cajun Fried Pickleball Classic

Cajun Fried Pickleball Classic

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Parking- Free parking is available at Cajun Field. Free daily admission onto the Cajun Heartland State Fair grounds to access the Convention Center and tournament included with player fee.

Spectators will be allowed to set up chairs inside. No tents can be set up on the courts.

Player Hospitality room provided with complimentary snacks and water.

Players will receive a complimentary tote bag including tournament t-shirt, sponsor information and swag.

Additional concessions will be available for purchase on the Fair grounds. 

Friday Pickleball Clinics

Optional Add-On Pickleball Clinics Hosted by legacy 5.0 players, certified IPTPA Pickleball Coaches Rodney “Rocket” Grubbs and Josh Grubbs of Pickleball Rocks. 

Register for a Pickleball Clinic

INTERMEDIATE CLINIC:  3.0 – 3.5 Rated Players  (CLINIC FULL)      
TIME: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM or 10:00 – 11:30 AM       
COST $25

This clinic is designed for the player who has been playing pickleball awhile and is ready to take their game up a level.  It’s not as hard you most people think.


Rodney “Rocket” Grubbs and Josh Grubbs are two of the most recognized players and instructors in pickleball.  Both are legacy 5.0 players, certified IPTPA Pickleball Coaches and travel the country helping pickleball grow through their company, Pickleball Rocks and the Pickleball Rocks Training Academy.


In this clinic, Rocket and Josh will cover:

  • The best grip for best results.
  • The pendulum swing and why it is so important.
  • Why you dink and why and when you drive.
  • The magic of the swing shot wall.
  • TWO easy changes that will improve your game almost instantly.
  • Drills that you can and should do every day.

             You will learn each drill and hit a lot of balls.


You will leave with a 21 Day homework plan to jump to that next level….and stay there.


BEGINNER CLINIC: 2.0-2.5 Rated Players  (LIMITED SPOTS REMAIN)               
TIME:  12:00 -   1:30 PM       
COST $25

This clinic is designed will be 90 action packed minutes for the players who are just getting started and want to improve quickly.  All the basic strokes will be covered.


Each paid player will receive 90 fast paced minutes of training plus a $10 Gift Card redeemable at the Pickleball Rocks Traveling Store booth at the tournament.

Refund Policy

Early Bird Registration Deadline: April 30 at 11:59 PM

Final Registration Deadline: May 12 at 11:55 PM

Cancellations made BEFORE the entry deadline will receive a full refund (less processing fees) provided a valid medical excuse. Registration fees are non-transferable.

Players who withdraw after the entry deadline will NOT receive a refund.

Hotel Accommodations


Promo Code: PICKLE

2350 West Congress St, Lafayette, Louisiana 70506

Call the hotel directly at 337-291-1977 with group code PICKLE or book your room online with above link to receive group discounted rate or book online.


TownPlace Suites by Marriott

119 Lake Farm Rd, Lafayette 70578
Room Rate from $104, call and mention Cajun Fried Pickleball to book


201 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, Louisiana 70508

Book by May 4, 2023, to receive group discounted rate



114 Rue Fernand (behind Chili's on Pinhook)


Thanks to Our Sponsors

Special Thanks to Our Pickleball Classic Sponsors:

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Tournament Reception

Tournament players and sponsors are invited to join us on Friday evening for a Cajun Country Crawfish Boil, presented by Louisiana Seafood. 

Complimentary food, drinks, door prizes and live entertainment by the Southwinz Band. 

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