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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Tournament Update and News


Bill Mitcheson from the Spacecoast Table Tennis Club announced a continuing expansion of their great facilities along the beautiful east coast of Florida. Mitcheson confirmed that a top quality, tournament grade Table Tennis table has been purchased. The table will be placed at their Cocoa Beach location. One of the existing tables will then be moved to the Merritt Island location. In addition, one of the tables from Merritt Island will be donated to the Grant Street Gym location. Plans also include the purchase of additional tables in the near future.

Mitcheson also reminds everyone that they have an active Facebook page and now an email address. You can contact the club at   spacecoasttabletennis@gmail.com

It is an exciting time for Table Tennis in Florida and especially in the communities served by the Spacecoast Table Tennis Club!


The Land O' Lakes Table Tennis Club has announced that for the first time in their nine year history, professional Table Tennis training will be available at their club. Mike Coppola, the director of the club, is proud of this milestone event.

Marina Shumakova, a 2008 Olympian athlete, will conduct the training courses. Marina is sponsored by Killerspin to help promote Table Tennis in the USA. The Pasco County Recreation Department and the Land O' Lakes are jointly sponsoring these initial training sessions. 

The courses will begin on September 14, 2015 and will run for 10 weeks. If you desire more information, please phone the Pasco County Recreation Department at : 813-929-1220.

It is great to have a world-class Olympic athlete here to help promote our sport.


Registration Continues for the Lakeland Tournament

The Lakeland Table Tennis Association continues to register players for their next major USATT sanctioned tournament. Brad Woodington, President of the association urges players to enter any or all of the four fantastic events available at the popular tournament. Players from all over Florida and International countries have already entered this exciting tournament. A total of $2000.00 will be available as cash prizes and trophies will be presented to the top four players in the various events.

The tournament is scheduled for September 18-19, 2015 in beautiful Lakeland, Florida. This is a Mid-Florida Table Tennis Tour Event that is coming to Lakeland. You can find out additional information at the following website: LAKELAND TABLE TENNIS WEBSITE

On-line Registration is extremely easy for all the events at the tournament.
 Just click on the following link to REGISTER ON-LINE

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