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 8/30/2017 Left to right, Kyle Yates, Tyler Wren, Jennifer Lucore, Suzee Anderson, Christine McGrath and Daniel Moore. (Not pictured, Roberto Donati, Hilary Marold)

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Following the largest professional event in the sport, pickleball’s Tournament of Champions in Brigham City, UT, leading manufacturer Paddletek, the Professional Pickleball Federation and International Federation of Pickleball team up to bring the sport’s top players through 4 European countries delivering exhibitions and clinics to players of all ages and skill levels to help further promote the sport on the international stage. The 8 day roadshow concludes with a 3-day event September 15-17 in Madrid, Spain, where Team Europe takes on Team North America in the Bainbridge Cup on Friday followed by the Spanish Open Championships with a PPF / Elite division offering cash prizes.

The Paddletek / PPF European Roadshow will deliver top level instruction and exhibition at 8 locations in Europe, including 3 in London, UK; 2 sites in Amsterdam, Netherlands; 2 locations near Nice, France, and in Madrid, Spain. Established local pickleball clubs are coordinating these with the IPF and PPF.

Several of the events will be livestreamed in HD to both Facebook Live and YouTube Live for an international audience. Previous PPF broadcasts have exceeded 3 million minutes in viewing, 200k viewers, reaching over half a million pickleball players and sports fans.

Paddletek is a leading developer and manufacturer of the best selling paddles in pickleball. Team Paddletek features top players holding the greatest number of US Open, USAPA Nationals, and Tournament of Champions titles.  See profiles below or at

The PPF is a non-profit organization with a goal to advance the sport through the support, promotion, and creation of opportunities for professional players to achieve excellence in pickleball. This is through the organization of a competitive Pro tour, with exhibitions and clinics conducted by PPF members.


Doug Clark; Paddletek, Director of Marketing and Sales; +;

Carl Schmits,  President, PPF ; +1.480.382.2275,

Mike Hess; President, IFP and Picleball Spain; +1.949.528.6646;

UK – Mike Daly, President, South London Area Pickleball; +44.2086606727;

The Netherlands – Bernadette Snijders Blok;  Founder Pickleball Holland;

France – Pierre Obozinski; Président Pickleball France;

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