Desert Smash Celebrity Pickleball Challenge, Presented by Smirnoff Smash

WHAT: The first ever Desert Smash Celebrity Pickleball Challenge will take place at the “La Casa” event space at the La Quinta Resort and Club on Monday March 4th, 2024, from 3-5pm. For its’ inaugural event, presented by founding and presenting partner Smirnoff Smash, Desert Smash has partnered with some of the best in the sport, THE KITCHEN, and the MIAMI PICKLEBALL CLUB, who will be programming a fun afternoon of one of the world’s fastest-growing sports. This year’s event will benefit Charlize Theron’s eponymous foundation, the Charlize Theron African Outreach Project. Tickets include admission as well as product samplings, giveaways, and knowing that you’re supporting a great cause!

HOSTS: Colton Underwood and David Dobrik


Pickleball Pros and celebrities already confirmed to participate in the debut event include:

Colton Underwood, David Dobrik, Wes Burrows (professional pickleball player and coach), Sam Querrey (professional pickleball player and former tennis legend), JJ Wolf (professional tennis player), Roscoe Bellamy (professional pickleball player) with more to be announced soon.


WHERE: La Quinta Resort & Club, La Casa Event Space, 49-199 Eisenhower Drive, La Quinta, CA 92253

TIME: 3-5pm


  • General admission is $35
  • With the purchase of a Desert Smash ticket, you’ll receive 2 tree Pickleball tickets

The event is finished.

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