The All Ireland Padel Open Championship will take place on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September.
All clubs must organise the preliminary rounds of the tournament prior to the All Ireland Championship.
The categories for the tournament are BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE and ADVANCED. Both men, both women and mixed category allowed.
The format of the preliminary tournaments in each club is as follows:
-Matches to be played to the best of 3 sets.
-Players can only represent one club and not be playing on other preliminary rounds in other clubs.
-The top two teams from each category will go through to the finals of the All Ireland.
-The top two teams will receive the winning prizes in each club.
The format of the All Ireland Finals is as follows:
-Matches will be played to the best of 3 sets.
-Prizes for the top 3 teams in each category: trophies and One4all vouchers.
Players must register with their own padel clubs and provide the following information:
The Club entry fee per player is €10 (excludes fee for games)
The All Ireland Finals Tournament Fee per player is €15 (includes all games)
RULES OF PLAY
All the rules of padel and disciplinary code apply for this tournament under the International Padel Federation regulations and as stated by the Padel Federation of Ireland. Please look up the following link for further information: http://www.padelfederation.ie/padel-federation/padel-rules/
The tournament is organised by the Padel Federation of Ireland for all its affiliated clubs.
Please book your place in the league with your club before the end of July 2017. Local tournaments in affiliated clubs can begin immediately.