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All India Pickleball Association


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About All India Pickleball Association

Mr. Sunil Valavalkar brought the game into India in 2008 and he formed the All India Pickleball Association (AIPA) in the year 2008 as a not-for-profit organisation under Section 25 of the Companies Act and has been promoting the sport in India for the last 15 years. AIPA has been formally granted affiliation of the International Pickleball Federation (IPF), USA in the year 2015. It is also the founding member of Asia Federation of Pickleball, Singapore.

During the past 15 years AIPA has conducted a Bainbridge Cup Tournament in December 2022, 6 National Tournaments, 2 Federation Cups, 3 Indian Open Tournaments, 3 National Ranking Tournaments, various State Level Tournaments, 2 League Championships, and many Club Level Tournaments. As a result currently over 10,000 players are actively playing Pickleball on the Pan India Level.

Under the able leadership of the President Shri Arvind Ramesh Prabhoo, AIPA is trying its best to get the sport recognised by the Government and the Sports Authority of India. This will lead to the game being included in school & University games and thereafter in National games.

AIPA's vision is to popularize the sport in India and ensure grassroot development of the sport throughout India. AIPA has already started its engagement & development programme in which talented players are identified and given all around training in skills, diet, physical endurance, mental conditioning, etc. under the watchful eyes of specialists in respective fields. AIPA thrives to achieve success by creating and nurturing a robust bunch of talented players who can compete against the best players in World Pickleball.

Contact All India Pickleball Association

Technical POC: Sunil Valavalkar


Address: Prabodhankar Thackeray Krisa Sankul, Shahaji Raje Narg, Navpada, Vile Parle East, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400057, India

Phone/WhatsApp: (+91) (22) 9820531733

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President: Arvind Ramesh Prabhoo

Vice President: Sridhar Reddy / Pradeep Saxena

Secretary: Chetan Sanil

Treasurer: Nikhil Mathure

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