The approval of tournaments padel high level in France, such as categories P1000, P1500 and P2000, follows a specific process defined by the French Tennis Federation (FFT). This process aims to guarantee quality organization and competition, in accordance with established standards. Discover below the key steps to approve a tournament. padel in these high categories.

  • Harmonized National Calendar : The French Tennis Federation (FFT) harmonizes the calendar of category P 1000, P 1500, P 2000 tournaments, French and regional Championships, National Division 1 Interclubs, Interregional and Regional 1 Conferences, as well as Tournaments National Youth (TNJ).
  • Call for applications : Clubs are invited to apply for the organization of the TNJ, and the P 1000, P 1500, P 2000 tournaments for the period from January 1 to August 31, 2024. The dates are set by the FFT.

Roles of the National Council of Padel (CNP) and the FFT

  • CNP : Arbitrates and harmonizes the federal calendar.
  • Approval :
    • For P 1000 or P 1500, the selected clubs must enter the approval in ADOC.
    • For the TNJ, P 2000 and French Championships, the entry is made directly by the FFT in the federal administrative database.

Designation of JAP

  • P 1000 : The JAP are designated by the organizing club.
  • TNJ, P 1500, P 2000 and French Championships : The JAP are designated by the FFT.

Validation of designation

  • Once the JAP has been designated and accepted in the “JA” application Padel », only the FFT (Headquarters) can validate the tournament for publication in TENUP.

2025 sports calendar

  • Period : September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2025.
  • A call for applications for this period will be launched soon.
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.