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U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Top Small Business 2023

Big Dill Pickleball Co. was named one of America’s top 70 small businesses for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s 2023 America’s Top Small Business Awards! This business was chosen out of 15,000 applicants. The awards celebrate small businesses and their contributions to the economy and job creation.

Episode 5 Podcast

Katy Luxem is the founder of Big Dill Pickleball Co. which specializes in making quality equipment with an emphasis on fun and friendly designs!

12 Best Pickleball Shoes of 2023

What to Look for in court shoes

"If you're serious about upping your game, ditching your running shoes for the right pair of sneakers can make a big difference, says Katy Luxem, founder of Big Dill Pickleball Co." Our expert opinion on the best shoes for pickleball.

How to Make Fast Friends While Traveling? 

Try Playing Pickleball

"One of the newest sports crazes is not only portable, but an opportunity to meet fellow travelers who can’t get enough of this addictive game."

Holiday Gift Guide

The Best Gear For A Pickleball Vacation

"One of the reasons pickleball has become so popular is because it’s just plain fun – as this brand can attest. In fact, they’ve put the “fun” in “functional” with this high quality set..."


This is one fine pickle of a paddle

"Katy Luxem...created a fun brand complete with entertaining designs for all to enjoy..."

Everyone's Playing Pickleball These days

The 21 Best Pickleball Sets

"These paddles from Big Dill Pickleball Co. have a fun, unique design...and are made from sturdy materials. The paddles are lightweight enough to make it easy for players of all levels to use."

The strategist

The 15 Very Best Outdoor Games

"Rosenberg likes this high-quality set of racquets and outdoor balls from woman-owned pickleball brand Big Dill, which he says is popular at summer camps ('where pickleball is definitely coming back in a big way') and suitable for younger players."

POP Culture Gifts

Vulture’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

"If you want to try the game that has turned Stephen Colbert and his good-natured celebrity pals into a merry band of paddle ambassadors —andyou want to do so with wordplay involved — then this starter set from Big Dill will fit the bill."

Gift Guide

52 Weird Christmas Gifts

"Yes, pickleball is becoming one of America's top sports, but the lack of pickle-themed products has left a sour taste in the mouths of many. Thanks to Big Dill Pickleball Co., that problem has been rectified. Thanks, progress!"

19 gifts to Help Your Favorite Player Eat, Dink, and Be Merry

The Best Pickleball Balls

"Pickleball balls do break, so be the clutch gift-giver who's thinking ahead and supplying your favorite pickleball friend with a new pack. This pack of four Big Dill pickleballs costs less than a fancy new paddle but supplies countless hours of playtime."

a panel of experts to get top secret intel on America's fastest growing sport

The 18 Best Pickleball Paddles

"It's time to break out the dad jokes for this paddle. The humorous design on this paddle is accompanied by a USA Pickleball approved design process that includes polypropylene and carbon fiber materials."

Gift Guide

40 Best Retirement Gifts to Celebrate the Golden Years

"This pickleball set includes four paddles, four balls, and a carry bag, so your friend can join up with friends for a fun game whenever the desire hits."


Good Things Utah

"Give the gift of physical activity with pickleball equipment."