Take your padel skills to the next level by competing in one of our many LTA Padel competitions.
Whether you’ve only just picked up a bat or you’re a seasoned pro, we’ve got a competition for everyone – take a look at some of the many options on offer below.
Engaging in LTA Padel tournaments provides an excellent opportunity to test your abilities against a diverse range of opponents, helping you grow as a player and become part of a vibrant padel community.
The only thing you need to enter is an LTA Membership number, which you can easily get when you join Advantage.
Graded padel competitions
The perfect introduction to graded competition for new or inexperienced players. It's local, first come first served acceptance and can take place on just one court!
Draws are made up of eight players and played in a compass draw – which means each team is guaranteed to play at least three matches. Matches are played as one set.
If you want to compete against different players at different venues – the County Tour could be just for you. Acceptance to these events is based on the LTA Padel Rankings.
Draws are made up of eight players and are played in a round robin to elimination format – with each player competing in a group stage before the leaders go through to a straight knockout. Matches are played as short sets to four games.
Bigger venues, larger draws, but just as much fun. These competitions are perfect if you know your way around the court, have experience of competing and want to keep improving your game. Acceptance to Regional Tour events is based on LTA Padel Ranking.
Draws are made up of 16 players and are played in a round robin to elimination format – with each player competing in a group stage before the leaders go through to a straight knockout. Matches are played as short sets to four games.
The National Tour is for players who want to test themselves against the very best players in Britain and compete at the biggest venues across the nation. Acceptance to National Tour events is based on LTA Padel Ranking.
Draws can be made up of eight, 12 or 16 players and are played in a round robin to elimination (with consolation draw) or as a compass draw. Matches are played as best of three sets with a championship tie-break final set.
The British Tour encompasses the top padel competitions in the UK. The very best players from across Britain compete in standout events, across full weekends, for prize money. Acceptance onto British Tour events is based on players' LTA Padel Ranking.
FIP competition calendar 2024
Rocks Lane Chiswick (London)
27 – 31 March
Chris Dolphin - email@example.com
National Tennis Centre (London)
12 – 16 June
Javi Serrats - firstname.lastname@example.org
John Leach - email@example.com
Stratford Padel Club (London)
9 – 13 October
Denise Negro - firstname.lastname@example.org
LTA Padel National League
The biggest padel team competition in Great Britain – the National League is one of the highlights of the season.
Men’s and women’s teams are broken down into two divisions – with the top ranked teams battling it out in Division 1. Anyone can enter a team of five players and will be placed in either division based on their entry.
Teams will compete for a place in the National Finals, where they stand the chance of being crowned the national champions.
You can find out more information on entering a team through our entry information guide.
LTA Padel Youth Tour
There are junior padel competitions taking place across Great Britain for children of all ages and abilities.
Team Challenge is a great way to introduce kids to padel competitions at their local venue by taking part in fun, team matches with their friends.
The LTA Youth Tour provides junior players with their first opportunity to earn LTA Ranking points. Matches are fast paced and use a simple format so tournaments typically only last half a day!
The GB Seniors Padel Tour are competitions open to you if you’re in your 40th year or older. The tournaments are for all levels of ability, so whether you’re a seasoned regular or new to competing, there’s something for everyone!
All graded competition, including GB Seniors Tour tournaments are hosted at the weekend with some events taking a whole weekend and others completing in one day.
LTA Padel rankings
Your ranking is calculated once per week (on a Friday), based on the points you’re awarded for competing in graded events. The ranking is made up of your best six results in the last 52 weeks.
To get your ranking you must have an LTA Membership number.
Check out the latest LTA Padel rankings below:
If you are thinking about hosting your own padel tournament, please see details on how to do this in our guide below:
Start competing today
If you want to start competing or if you’re looking for your next padel competition, find and enter a tournament near you.