DUE TO IMPENDING WEATHER, DELAYS IN ORDERS MAY BE EXPECTED | SEE THE BULLETIN CONCERNING ROZENA HERE!
CAD 1.30
Your Account
Butterfly America Open Hosted by ICC Features Top Talent

Butterfly America Open Hosted by ICC Features Top Talent

(By Barbara Wei)
Butterfly America Open Hosted by ICC Features Top Talent

ICC (India Community Center) in Milpitas, California has become one of the most well known full-time table tennis facilities in America. In addition to their superb elite training programs, extensive coaching staff and professional space, ICC is pushing the envelope in producing high level USATT competitions. On May 4 -6, hundreds of the best table tennis players from around the Bay Area and beyond will compete at ICC for $7,500 in total prize money at the Butterfly America Open, a USATT Sanctioned 4-start event.

With 21 events, ranging from U150 to Men’s and Women’s Singles, the ICC Butterfly America Open will draw enthusiastic table tennis players of all ages and levels for the exciting 3-day event. Headlining the event will be the Men’s and Women’s Singles competitions, which will feature some of the best players and coaches in the country – expect 2400/2500+ competition from the quarterfinals onwards. Canadian superstar Zhen (Eugene) Wang leads the current Men’s singles standing while Ruini Li (2513) holds the parallel position for Women’s Singles. In the age events, USA Table Tennis National Team members will lead the charge, with Rachel Sung (2436), William Bai (2359), Joanna Sung (2286) and Ayane Saito (2275) having already confirmed their entries.

Entries will be accepted for the ICC Butterfly America Open until April 27th. Visit http://www.indiacc.org/programs/icc-tournaments/ to register and join America’s top players for an exciting weekend of competition in May!

Continual coverage of the America Open and stories about the athletes will be available at www.ButterflyOnline.com, or via Bowmar Sports/Butterfly North America’s Twitter and Facebook pages.

Latest News

Tip of the week: Top Ten Guidelines for Playing the Unconventional Style

September 25, 2018
Tip of the week: Top Ten Guidelines for Playing the Unconventional Style (By Larry Hodges) When a conventional… Read More

Ducks Makes a Splash: Their New Spin on Melon

September 21, 2018
Ducks Makes a Splash: Their New Spin on Melon (by Steve Hopkins) August was a big news month… Read More

AMICUS Training Tips Series: Irregular Practise Tips (Random Mode) with Richard Prause

September 20, 2018
AMICUS Training Tips Series: Irregular Practise Tips (Random Mode) with Richard Prause (Courtesy of ButterflyMag) Welcome to the… Read More

Tenergy 05 Hard: Reviewed by Current US National Team Coach, Stefan Feth

September 18, 2018
Tenergy 05 Hard: Reviewed by Current US National Team Coach, Stefan Feth I tested the “Tenergy 05 Hard”… Read More

WAB Featured Club: PongPlanet 6th Anniversary

September 18, 2018
WAB Featured Club: PongPlanet 6th Anniversary (by Bruce Liu) According to Business Insider, 99.7% of all business in… Read More

How to Punish those Slow, Spinny Loops

September 17, 2018
How to Punish those Slow, Spinny Loops (By Larry Hodges) It’s almost a cliché that players have more… Read More

Gold in Luxembourg for Puerto Rico’s Afanador

September 17, 2018
Gold in Luxembourg for Puerto Rico’s Afanador (by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The Luxembourg Open Table Tennis Championships… Read More

2018 Fall SpinMaster TT Tournament

September 16, 2018
2018 Fall SpinMaster TT Tournament (Courtesy of Grapevine Ping Pong Club) When: October 21st (Sunday), 2018. Where: The… Read More
View All News

Get the latest from Butterfly

Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table tennis news, table tennis technology, tournament results, and We Are Butterfly players, coaches, clubs and more.