About Us


The American Platform Tennis Association is a non-profit organization that governs the sport for its 32,000 members, which includes individuals, municipalities, and clubs [see By-Laws]. With an annual operating budget of $1,000,000, the APTA runs the APTA TOUR and sanctions more than 250 annual tournaments, including 47 National Championship events. The organization provides National Rankings, Platform Tennis Index (PTI), and a league management system for APTA members; maintains the official rules and etiquette of the sport; administers the Platform Tennis Hall of Fame; regulates standards for balls, paddles, and courts; manages its website and produces and distributes comprehensive media communications.

Mission of the American Platform Tennis Association

The mission of the APTA is to:

  • govern the sport; 
  • grow participation among all levels and types of players and across all regions;
  • improve all aspects of the game.

We will accomplish this mission by:

  • maintaining the rules and codes of behavior to ensure the integrity of the game;
  • creating and increasing awareness of our sport;
  • providing guidance to leagues, clubs and municipalities on how to start platform tennis leagues and programs and then how to make those leagues and programs successful;
  • promoting the sport among current players to raise their level of passion.

Platform Tennis National Championships and Rankings 

The APTA has overseen the national tournaments since its founding in 1934. Throughout the season, the APTA Ranking Committee calculates positions of teams in dozens of categories based on tournament performance. Champions and Rankings


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