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USA TABLE TENNIS WELCOMES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TO AMERICA FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER

(By USA Table Tennis) USA Table Tennis (“USATT”), the National Governing Body for the sport of table tennis, today announced that the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships will be held in Houston, Texas, from November 23 through 29, 2021. USATT will serve as the host National Federation for this historic and prestigious event, which was […]

USATT’s Thursday Night Live Series: Team Butterfly Takes a 2-0 Lead

(by Steve Hopkins) USA Table Tennis conducted its second Challenge Series event last Thursday.   This week, “America’s First Virtual Table Tennis Challenge” matched Sharon Alguetti (2634) versus Liu Juan (2662).  Table tennis is one of the few sports where men and women compete against each other in major tournaments using the same rating system – […]

USATT Launches Challenge Series

(by Steve Hopkins) USA Table Tennis conducted its first Challenge Series event last Thursday (July 30).  The series has been dubbed “America’s First Virtual Table Tennis Challenge”, though the virtual aspects of the matches refer to the fan’s experience from home.  The challenges will feature Thursday matches between US National Team members.  The first match […]

First USATT National Ranking Youth tournament/trial

(Courtesy of ICC) We highly recommend all Youth players to participate in this tournament.  First USATT National Ranking Youth Tournament 2019 Event details  Date: March 27 to 31 Entry Deadline: Feb 28, 2019 Where: ICC Table Tennis Center, 1507 N. Milpitas blvd, Milpitas, CA Current number of players: 63 Goal on number of players: 100 […]

Super Camp Completion Sets Direction for 2018

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Super Camp Completion Sets Direction for 2018 Well the second ever USATT Super Camp has drawn to a close and the players are departing. The California crew first to depart, leaving the hotel at 3:55am! It has been an absolute pleasure to witness a team coming together, for me personally being behind […]

Team Building an Integral Part of 2017 Super Camp

(By Matt Hetherington) Team Building an Integral Part of 2017 Super Camp Team building and becoming one unified national team has been a goal which USATT High Performance Director has been strongly focused on since taking up his position, so unsurprisingly it was one of the key themes of the 2017 USATT Super Camp which […]

SafeSport Letter to USATT Community

(By USATT) USATT Community SafeSport Letter To our USATT members and other key stakeholders, It has been since last February when we last communicated about the SafeSport initiative and updated compliance procedures (here is a link to the letter I sent, which is also on our USATT SafeSport page – http://www.teamusa.org/usa-table-tennis/usatt/safesport). Since then, Dennis and I, […]

USATT Release Tentative Event Schedule for 2017 US Open Championships

(By USATT) USATT Release Tentative Schedule for 2017 US Open Championships December 13-16 2017: US Para Open (ITTF Factor 40) December 17 2017: 2018 Youth Olympic Games North American Qualification Tournament December 17-22: 2017 US Open Championships (ITTF Approved Event) Please click here to see the tentative schedule

Top three seeds impose authority, quarter-final places secured in style

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Top three seeds impose authority, quarter-final places secured The top three seeded outfits in the Women’s Team event at the 2017 ITTF Pan American Championships in Cartagena de Indias, justified their exalted positions by emerging unscathed on the first day of play, Monday 11th September. Not only did they […]

2017 Badger Open Deadline Extended

(Courtesy of Ed Hogshead) 2017 Badger Open Deadline Extended – Don’t miss out! 2017 Badger Open Sept. 15-17, 2017 Franklin, WI (S. of Milwaukee)    SEPT. 8 UPDATE  Approaching 250 Players!   Our Sponsor, Butterfly, has graciously agreed to provide more tables AND keep the same great conditions, so there’s MORE room for MORE players.  […]

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