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Friday, April 21, 2017

Lakeland Table Tennis To Renew USATT Sunday League

LAKELAND TABLE TENNIS TO OFFER USATT LEAGUE EACH SUNDAY



Brad Woodington, the President of Lakeland Table Tennis Association, has announced that the Lakeland Table Tennis Singles League will begin on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Woodington noted that several years ago, Lakeland Table Tennis had one of the largest USATT Leagues, which was very popular with players from all over Central Florida.

Renewed interests by many players and requests for the re-start of the Lakeland League has been heard. Woodington is excited about the possibilities of again becoming one of the largest USATT sponsored Singles League.

There is NO additional cost to join the Lakeland Table Tennis League, and you do NOT have to be a paying member of the USATT to join the league. All players from all ages and skills are welcome. 

HOW DO I JOIN THE LAKELAND TABLE TENNIS LEAGUE?

It is really simple! Just show up and sign the League Sign-In Sheet with your name and other information. Then, you just play as many matches as you wish with the other players who are on the list. You can play just one match or try to play everyone else that signs up! Remember, this is voluntary, but there is NO extra charge to join in the fun!

DO I GET A USATT RATING FOR THE LEAGUE?

Yes! After all the matches are played on Sunday, the results are submitted electronically to the USATT. A new League Rating is then generated for each player that competes. The new rating will be visible on each player's Profile Page on the USATT website. You can watch your League Rating climb as you continue to practice and improve each Sunday.

HOW ARE THE SCORES REPORTED DURING THE LEAGUE?

There is a scoresheet available. Whenever you finish a match, simply enter the name of the two players, the scores and circle the name of the winner. Do this with each match that is played. The scoresheet is then submitted electronically to the USATT League as soon as the League session is completed, The USATT then updates your new League Rating automatically. You do not have to wait several days. It is almost instantly updated!

WHY SHOULD I PARTICIPATE IN THE USATT LEAGUE?

Most players enjoy the competition with friends where the score is kept and reported. It allows players to view the progress they are making. It is also a great help in preparing players for upcoming USATT tournaments. Also, the USATT is providing this at no extra charge to help promote our great sport. Players have had very positive comments about their participation. So come on out to Lakeland Table Tennis and have some great competition and fun!

WHEN IS THE LAKELAND TABLE TENNIS LEAGUE SESSIONS?

The new Lakeland Table Tennis League will begin on April 23, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The league will be available each Sunday at the same time. You do NOT have to be there for the entire session. You can come at any time and play as many matches as you desire or have time. Just remember to sign in with your information and complete the scores on the scoresheet when a match is played. All matches are the best 3 out of 5 to 11. All USATT rules apply to the league competition.

WHAT IF I AM NOT A CURRENT MEMBER OF THE USATT?

No problem! You are eligible to play and a new Player Profile will be generated for you with a player number. That way, you can check on your new League Rating after each League session. Remember, there is no additional cost. At Lakeland, all you pay is $2.50 for the entire session as you enter the facility, There are NO other charges, membership fees or other expenses and parking is free. So, bring your paddle and a ball and have some great fun!

WHAT IF I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?

Just contact the League Director, Brad Woodington. He will be glad to answer your questions and be sure you get started in the Lakeland Table Tennis League. You can contact Brad at the following Email address: bradwoodington@gmail.com 

You can also visit our Lakeland Table Tennis League Website Page: 
http://www.floridatt.com/lakelandtt/page.php?6



Saturday, April 15, 2017

GREAT USATT TOURNAMENTS COMING TO LAKELAND, FLORIDA!!!

TWO GREAT USATT TOURNAMENTS IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

Florida Orange Blossom Series Spring Classic--May 5-6, 2017
Sunshine State Games-Florida Table Tennis Championship--June 17-18, 2017

Brad Woodington, the Tournament Director for all Lakeland Table Tennis Association Tournaments, is truly excited about the two great USATT tournaments coming to Lakeland, Florida. Woodington expects players from local, national and international areas to attend these two fabulous tournaments. 

FLORIDA ORANGE BLOSSOM SERIES--MAY 5-6, 2017

This highly popular USATT sanctioned tournament is part of a series of four great tournaments in the Florida Orange Blossom Series. Over $2100.00 in prize money will be available along with trophies for the first four places in each class of competition. A special pizza luncheon with soft drinks and bottled water will be provided for the players. 

All players will earn SERIES POINTS at this tournament, which will be totaled at the end of the season with serious prizes and cash awarded to the various winners. A great Newgy Robot, valued at over $1100.00 will be the grand prize along with close to $500.00 in prize money. Players are urged to attend all four of the SERIES tournaments to have a better chance of winning. Players from all classes are eligible to win, based on the total points earned at each tournament.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE FOR ORANGE BLOSSOM TOURNAMENT



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FLORIDA SUNSHINE STATE GAMES
FLORIDA TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

The spectacular Florida Sunshine State Games for Table Tennis is coming to Lakeland, Florida on June 17-18, 2017. Registration is already open for this huge USATT sanctioned tournament. Players are expected from all over for this wildly popular tournament. The Florida Sports Foundation is the proud sponsor of this great event. 

DATES
Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18
Saturday
9 a.m. Under 1325 RR Singles
10 a.m. Under 2100 RR Singles
10 a.m. Sandpaper RR Singles
11:30 a.m. Under 1700 RR Singles
1 p.m. Under 2500 RR Singles
2:30 p.m. Under 1875 RR Singles
4 p.m. Under 1450 RR Singles
5:30 p.m. Under 2200 RR Singles
Sunday
9 a.m. Under 1800 RR Singles
10:30 a.m. Open RR Singles
Noon Under 2000 RR Singles
Noon Under 1200 RR Singles
1:30 p.m. Under 1575 RR Singles
3 p.m. Under 2300 RR Singles
3 p.m. Super Big Ball 44 mm RR Singles




Friday, April 7, 2017

GREAT TOURNAMENTS COMING TO LAKELAND, FLORIDA!

TWO GREAT USATT TOURNAMENTS IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

Florida Orange Blossom Series Spring Classic--May 5-6, 2017
Sunshine State Games-Florida Table Tennis Championship--June 17-18, 2017

Brad Woodington, the Tournament Director for all Lakeland Table Tennis Association Tournaments, is truly excited about the two great USATT tournaments coming to Lakeland, Florida. Woodington expects players from local, national and international areas to attend these two fabulous tournaments. 


FLORIDA ORANGE BLOSSOM SERIES--MAY 5-6, 2017

This highly popular USATT sanctioned tournament is part of a series of four great tournaments in the Florida Orange Blossom Series. Over $2100.00 in prize money will be available along with trophies for the first four places in each class of competition. A special pizza luncheon with soft drinks and bottled water will be provided for the players. 

All players will earn SERIES POINTS at this tournament, which will be totaled at the end of the season with serious prizes and cash awarded to the various winners. A great Newgy Robot, valued at over $1100.00 will be the grand prize along with close to $500.00 in prize money. Players are urged to attend all four of the SERIES tournaments to have a better chance of winning. Players from all classes are eligible to win, based on the total points earned at each tournament.




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FLORIDA SUNSHINE STATE GAMES
FLORIDA TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

The spectacular Florida Sunshine State Games for Table Tennis is coming to Lakeland, Florida on June 17-18, 2017. Registration is already open for this huge USATT sanctioned tournament. Players are expected from all over for this wildly popular tournament. The Florida Sports Foundation is the proud sponsor of this great event. 

DATES
Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18
Saturday
9 a.m. Under 1325 RR Singles
10 a.m. Under 2100 RR Singles
10 a.m. Sandpaper RR Singles
11:30 a.m. Under 1700 RR Singles
1 p.m. Under 2500 RR Singles
2:30 p.m. Under 1875 RR Singles
4 p.m. Under 1450 RR Singles
5:30 p.m. Under 2200 RR Singles
Sunday
9 a.m. Under 1800 RR Singles
10:30 a.m. Open RR Singles
Noon Under 2000 RR Singles
Noon Under 1200 RR Singles
1:30 p.m. Under 1575 RR Singles
3 p.m. Under 2300 RR Singles
3 p.m. Super Big Ball 44 mm RR Singles











Sunday, March 26, 2017

Last Week To Register For Great Clearwater USATT Tournament!!!

LAST WEEK TO REGISTER!!!
HUGE MID-FLORIDA TOUR TOURNAMENT COMING TO CLEARWATER!!!
APRIL 1, 2017
$2400.00 PRIZE MONEY---100 PLAYER MAXIMUM LIMIT
USATT SANCTIONED TWO-STAR TOURNAMENT


There is great enthusiasm in Clearwater, Florida as tournament officials prepare for one of the largest tournaments held in Clearwater, Florida. Officials are looking for the maximum of 100 players to be in attendance, with a possible waiting list. 

The prize money has been increased to $2400.00 with $1000.00 for the first place winner in the Championship Class. An additional $500 is allotted for second place. Also, in the Elite Class, $200.00 will be awarded for first place and $100.00 for second place. In all other classes, $50.00 for first and $25.00 for second will be provided. Trophies will be awarded in all classes.

This wildly popular Mid-Florida Table Tennis Tour Tournament uses the Colossal Round Round Format with 10 players in each round robin class in a full tournament. Players will compete against all other players in their class with the winners determined by their playing record during the tournament. In a full tournament, players will have nine matches to complete during the day.

The tournament begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the fabulous Long Center in Clearwater, Florida. The facility is open at 8:00 a.m. for Check-In and practice. 

You don't want to miss this spectacular Mid-Florida Tour Tournament. The top four players in each class will win TOUR POINTS that accumulate at each Mid-Florida Tour Tournament. At the end of the year, the winners will be awarded some serious prizes, including a top of the line Newgy Robot, valued at over $1000.00. Cash prizes will also be awarded to the winners of the Tour.


For additional information:
Contact Carolyn Adams
727-557-7299
carolyn@sunsettabletennis.com



Saturday, March 18, 2017

Mid-Florida Tour Tournament Coming To Clearwater-April 1, 2017

HUGE MID-FLORIDA TOUR TOURNAMENT COMING TO CLEARWATER!!!
APRIL 1, 2017
$2400.00 PRIZE MONEY---100 PLAYER MAXIMUM LIMIT
USATT SANCTIONED TWO-STAR TOURNAMENT

There is great enthusiasm in Clearwater, Florida as tournament officials prepare for one of the largest tournaments held in Clearwater, Florida. Officials are looking for the maximum of 100 players to be in attendance, with a possible waiting list. 

The prize money has been increased to $2400.00 with $1000.00 for the first place winner in the Championship Class. An additional $500 is allotted for second place. Also, in the Elite Class, $200.00 will be awarded for first place and $100.00 for second place. In all other classes, $50.00 for first and $25.00 for second will be provided. Trophies will be awarded in all classes.

This wildly popular Mid-Florida Table Tennis Tour Tournament uses the Colossal Round Round Format with 10 players in each round robin class in a full tournament. Players will compete against all other players in their class with the winners determined by their playing record during the tournament. In a full tournament, players will have nine matches to complete during the day.

The tournament begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the fabulous Long Center in Clearwater, Florida. The facility is open at 8:00 a.m. for Check-In and practice. 

You don't want to miss this spectacular Mid-Florida Tour Tournament. The top four players in each class will win TOUR POINTS that accumulate at each Mid-Florida Tour Tournament. At the end of the year, the winners will be awarded some serious prizes, including a top of the line Newgy Robot, valued at over $1000.00. Cash prizes will also be awarded to the winners of the Tour.


For additional information:
Contact Carolyn Adams
727-557-7299



Wednesday, March 15, 2017

LAST CHANCE TO ENTER ORLANDO TOURNAMENT!!!

LAST CHANCE TO ENTER ORLANDO TOURNAMENT!!!

The tournament officials for the Central Florida Table Tennis Club in Orlando, Florida have announced an extremely popular Mid-Florida Table Tennis Tour Tournament is coming to Orlando, Florida on March 18, 2017. During this fully sanctioned USATT tournament, players will be eligible to earn TOUR POINTS which accumulate during the season. Prizes, awards and cash awards will be presented to the winner of the Mid-Florida Table Tennis Tour at the conclusion of the 2017 season. One of the large prizes is a top-of-the-line Newgy Robot, valued at over $1000.00. Players have a much better chance of winning the top prizes by attending as many Tour Tournaments as possible.

The Orlando Annual Winter Open 2017 will feature a Colossal Round Robin Format which allows 110 players to compete for the cash prizes and trophies that are available. A complimentary Pizza luncheon is available to the players, with bottled water and soft drinks. The Orlando officials are expecting a huge number of players to attend this Mid-Florida Tour Tournament event in their great facility in Orlando, Florida.

DON'T MISS THIS FABULOUS USATT TOURNAMENT!!!

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Orlando Winter Open Table Tennis Tournament--Last Week To Enter!!!

MID-FLORIDA TABLE TENNIS TOUR TOURNAMENT 
ORLANDO'S ANNUAL WINTER OPEN 2017
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017

CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION

DON'T MISS THIS GREAT TOURNAMENT!!!



The tournament officials for the Central Florida Table Tennis Club in Orlando, Florida have announced an extremely popular Mid-Florida Table Tennis Tour Tournament is coming to Orlando, Florida on March 18, 2017. During this fully sanctioned USATT tournament, players will be eligible to earn TOUR POINTS which accumulate during the season. Prizes, awards and cash awards will be presented to the winner of the Mid-Florida Table Tennis Tour at the conclusion of the 2017 season. One of the large prizes is a top-of-the-line Newgy Robot, valued at over $1000.00. Players have a much better chance of winning the top prizes by attending as many Tour Tournaments as possible.

The Orlando Annual Winter Open 2017 will feature a Colossal Round Robin Format which allows 110 players to compete for the cash prizes and trophies that are available. A complimentary Pizza luncheon is available to the players, with bottled water and soft drinks. The Orlando officials are expecting a huge number of players to attend this Mid-Florida Tour Tournament event in their great facility in Orlando, Florida.

DON'T MISS THIS FABULOUS USATT TOURNAMENT!!!