Play at padel represents a real budget : between the track, the balls, the equipment and the extras (drinks, snacks), fans pay more and more. According to a study by Deloitte (2021), the average price for reserving a court for one hour (including all extras), in France, was estimated at 32 €.

The good news is that we have the solutions to make you pay less for your games of padel...no discount vouchers in this article, but some tips to make the most of your time spent on the slopes.

The solution: make tournaments padel

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With more than 50 competitors and 7 competitors in France, demand has exploded in the space of a few years. The number of tournaments is increasing and makes it possible to satisfy all tastes, especially those of recreational players (from P660 to P25). it's about the best solution in terms of price per playing time. Indeed, whether they are approved or not, tournaments allow you to play several matches even if you lose in the first round. You can therefore aim for the title… or try a good consolation course to play as long as possible.

Apart from the license (€ 20 per year), the registration price generally depends on the club hosting the event. The higher the category, the more the price increases, but all this remains affordable. The FFT has well understood the importance of this phenomenon since currently, there are more tournaments padel than tennis tournaments.

Amateur circuits, the other good plan

The sponsors are not left out and are also launching their own tours, always in a fun and friendly spirit. This type of event remains paying but offers activities, product tests, prizes and moments of sharing which add to an already unique gaming experience.

The three most important circuits are the Cupra Padel Tour (in collaboration with Head), the Betsson Padel Tour (related to UrbanPadel), and the Betclic Remontada Padel (Photo) which recently offered a grandiose finale at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. Other more local organizations exist such as WithPadel, le padel with a southern and relaxed style, or the famous Liga Bruschetta, in the southwest of France, which is so popular. So, which competition appeals to you the most?

It was through his father that Auxence discovered the padel, one evening in June 2018. Today, he passionately follows the international circuit and teases the pala in his training club, Toulouse Padel Club. You can also find it on La Feuille de Match and LesViolets.com, two specialist media on Toulouse Football Club.