LAKELAND TT INCREASES PRIZE AMOUNT TO $2,000.00 FOR TOURNAMENT
The Lakeland Table Tennis Association has announced an increase in the prize money available for the next upcoming USATT sanctioned tournament that is scheduled for May 1-2, 2015 in Lakeland, Florida. A total of $1,950.00 will be up for grabs in the Colossal Round Robin Singles and the brand new event, Super Big Ball Singles will add an additional $50.00 for the winner. In addition to the prize money, trophies will be awarded to the top 4 places in all the Colossal Round Robin Events, the USSTTA Sandpaper Event and the Super Big Ball Singles Event. Trophies will be awarded to both team members in the Doubles competition for first and second place.
Brad Woodington, LTTA President and Tournament Director, is excited about the increase in prize money and the new Super Big Ball Singles Event. The new Big Ball Event features the larger 44 mm ball and an increase to the net height of 2 cm, raising the net to 17.25 cm instead of the standard 15.25 cm. In addition, players are required to use a short-pip paddle with sponge. Paddles are provided for players who do not have their own custom approved paddle for the competition, The 44 mm game has become very popular in Japan and is growing in popularity in Europe, A new SBBTTA (Super Big Ball Table Tennis Association) has been organized in the United States to promote the sport. You can find out more information about the new sport HERE
Registration is now open for all the events at the Lakeland, Florida Tournament. You can find out more information and register for the upcoming tournament HERE
If you have additional questions or assistance in registering, please contact Brad Woodington
(863)-225-2603 or Email: email@example.com