Le FIP RISE BOURG EN BRESSE will be held from 21th and the 25th of November next and promises an incredible experience for players and spectators. 

Subscribed to calendar of the International Federation of Padel (FIP), this tournament will see international players and the elite of the padel French, for a competition that promises to be high levels.

The origins of this FIP

This new adventure was born from the initiative of 6 former tennis referees, formerly gathered around Hubert Picquier under the label of the Young Arbitrators of Ain. These enthusiasts have decided to revive an event that marked the history of Bourg-en-Bresse: theOpen Overlook! The year Yahiya Doumbia, present in Bourg-en-Bresse, won the Lyon Tennis Grand Prix hosted by GMO the following week.

Except that we are in 2023 and to be as innovative as at the time, this event will not be a tennis tournament... but padel !

Thus was born the tournament of padel international FIP RISE BOURG EN BRESSE, which promises high quality matches. This competition registered in the calendar of the International Federation of Padel (FIP), with the support of the ARA League and the French Tennis Federation, will guarantee a high level of play and quality organization.

Qualifying and first rounds will take place on the facilities of the S.O. Club with the support of Tennis Padel Fleyriat.

The originality of this tournament lies in its arena of 1300 seats, specially installed for the occasion and which will welcome the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final. This arena will offer players a unique experience, with a worthy show of the biggest tournaments in the world. Spectators will be able to enjoy a show of padel exceptional, in an electric atmosphere.

A celebrity tournament

Who says padel usually says party. It is for this reason that many events will be organized for the public, schoolchildren, high school students, medical institutes, leisure centers... and a celebrity tournament will delight viewers.

In addition, the partners of the FIP RISE BOURG EN BRESSE will be able to enjoy a unique experience thanks to the village located in hall A of the Ainterexpo park in Bourg-en-Bresse. This village can accommodate more than 600 people per evening for moments of conviviality. Whether in the “padel private boxes or in the gourmet restaurant, everything will be done to ensure that companies provide their customers, guests and employees with a unique experience.

The FIP RISE BOURG EN BRESSE is a major event for the world of padel, which confirms the place of this constantly evolving discipline. International players and the cream of the padel French will fight to win this prestigious competition, which promises moments of intense sport and spectacular exchanges.

Buy your seats in the arena

The price of tickets to attend the tournament is 15 euros per day, with the possibility of purchasing a pass for 25 euros for two days.

This tournament is also an opportunity to discover the town of Bourg-en-Bresse and its region, which offer an ideal setting for the padel. The city is proud to host this international sporting event, which confirms its dynamism and its openness to the world.

More info on the Facebook of the event.

Franck Binisti

Franck Binisti discovers the padel at the Club des Pyramides in 2009 in the Paris region. Since padel is part of his life. You often see him touring France going to cover the major events of padel French.