Fun, Philanthropy, and a Few Dinks!


ECCO is thrilled to announce its highly anticipated, inaugural charity pickleball tournament, The Big Dill. The doubles tournament will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2024, at The Pickle Bar in Summerville.

Pickleball enthusiasts, players of all skill levels, and community members are invited to participate in this exciting tournament. The tournament will be in partnership with KM Pickleball Solutions. The Big Dill will celebrate sportsmanship and teamwork through the nation’s fastest-growing sport while providing a top-tier experience to every player who steps on the court – while supporting ECCO’s mission of providing help and hope to local neighbors facing financial distress.

The full-day tournament will have men’s, women’s, and senior’s doubles brackets of 3.0+, 3.5+, 4.0+, and 4.5+. Brackets will be staggered throughout the day, to allow for maximum play and matches. Registration is $70 per player, $140 per team.

Registration includes:

  • Spot in the tournament
  • Access to the Saturday after-party
  • T-shirt and pickleball swag bag
  • The opportunity to DO GOOD in the community!

Sponsorship Information

In addition to registering for the tournament, there are multiple ways to get your business/group involved. Below is a quick rundown of our current sponsorship opportunities. Sponsorships start at $250, and many levels even include teams in the tournament and other great marketing benefits. Our goal is to share your businesses’ generosity with the entire community!

If you’d like more information, please email Jodi Mallon at jmallon@eccocharleston.org or call 843-416-7127 today.