Listed below are organisations that are involved in promoting the sport of Padel at home and abroad. If you would like your organisation added please use this form.
LTA Padel is the recognised acting governing body supported by it’s affiliated members of players, coaches, clubs and approved by the International Padel Federation (FIP). It has implemented regulation and minimal standards for court installations, coaching methods, and overall guidance for players, coaches, and clubs. It is currently seeking full recognition from the UK’s five Sports Councils (Sport England, Sport Scotland, UK Sport, Sport Wales and Sport Northern Ireland).
“To grow and promote the sport of Padel on a worldwide scale”
Representatives from thirteen European Padel Federations met in 2018 to further advance their cooperation and harmonise policies towards further advancing the sport of padel into the future.
In successive meetings in Lisbon and Madrid, during the months of May and June, the formation of the European Padel Federation (EPA) was agreed. The founding members of the new governing body of padel in Europe include the Austria Padel Federation, Padel Belgium, Czech Padel Federation, Danish Padel Federation, Finnish Padel Federation, Deutscher Padel Verband, British Padel, Nederlandse Padelbond, Polish Padel Federation, Portuguese Padel Federation, Spanish Padel Federation, Svenska Padelförbundet and Swiss Padel Association.
The Irish Padel Association was formed in 2016 to represent padel players in Ireland. We have over 100 members and are growing all the time. Our mission is to bring our great sport to ever more players in Ireland. So if you love padel and want to help it develop, join us!
"EPA is happy to announce that Irish Padel (Irish Padel Association) has joined our organisation as observer member. As foreseen in our bylaws, the observer’s status will be changed to regular member after approval is given by our September’s general assembly. Welcome."
Great news for all Irish padel players. Thanks to EPA for their recognition and to all Irish Padel Association council members, past and present, who have worked so hard for this.
The Six Nations Masters Padel Tournament which took place in Casa Padel was organised by the Irish Padel Association and hosted by Casa Padel.
The Spanish Padel Federation is responsible for the largest padel tennis community in Europe. Padel is the fastest-growing sport in Spain where it originally arrived from South America.
Founded in 1987, the Argentinian Padel Association is a recognised entity by the National Sports Secretary, the Argentinian Olympic Committee and the Argentinian Sports Confederation. It has been an official member of the International Padel Federation since 1991.
The Argentinian Padel Association is the second largest worldwide participating padel association. There are about 1.5 million padel players in Argentina. The APA has organised the World Team Championships 3 times and Argentina has been the winner of the World Team Championships 19 times.