Leixlip TTC Open Nights

Leixlip TTC will be open during May and June on Tuesday nights, from 8:00 – 10:30.

There will be 7 tables for playing, plus 1 table with a robot. The cost will be 5 euro per person, and there will complimentary tea, coffee, biscuits and chat.

For more details, visit the Leixlip TTC website.

Update: The opening times have been changed from 7:30pm to 8pm instead.

Map to Leixlip TTC

International Women’s Day – Free Event in Dundrum

Free table tennis for women of all ages, on Saturday, 8th March, from 2pm, in Dundrum TTC.

Register now at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/announcements/womens-day-free-table-tennis to book your place as the capacity is limited.

Dundrum Confucius Cup

Dundrum are running an open competition this Sunday, with a total prize fund of €1,500. Click here for to visit the Dundrum website.

Open Competitions this Weekend

Castleknock College

On Saturday 25th January, there is an open competition in Castleknock College. Details on this competition can be found here.

Dundrum TTC

Dundrum TTC are hosting are another open competition on Sunday 26th JanuaryDetails of the competition can be found here. The top 4 players qualify for a super final competition on 23rd February, with a prizefund of €1,500.

Funding for Sports Clubs

Sports Capital Programme 2014 Announced

The Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport has announced that a €40 million Sports Capital Programme will be available for 2014. This funding is the main channel of Government support for developing sports facilities and purchasing sports equipment for sports clubs and organisations across Ireland.

For more details on this, view the latest ITTA newsletter here.

Upcoming Competitions

Warm up for the new season with these open competitions:

ESB Sportsco

Sat 12th Oct, 12pm – 5pm

An open competition is being run in Sportsco by Tibor Pofok. Entry costs €15 on the day, or €12 if you enter in advance. To enter, you can contact Tibor at pofokt@yahoo.com, 0851079317.

Dundrum

Sun 20th Oct, 11:30PM – 5PM

An open competition is being run in Dundrum TTC. Entry costs €15 on the day, or €10 if you enter before Monday 13th. For more details on the event, or to enter online, you can visit the Dundrum website here.

World Championship of Ping Pong

Sat 2nd Nov, 10am – 7pm, UCD Sports Hall Dublin

The inaugural ‘World Championship of Ping Pong: Irish Qualifier’ to be held in UCD Sports Hall, Dublin on Saturday 2nd November, 2013. Players will be provided with sandpaper bats, and entry is capped at 64 players. For more details about the event, visit the ITTA press release here.

Upcoming Events

Details of several competitions and AGMs coming up in the coming weeks:

Open Competition in Sportsco

Sat 25th May

Tibor Pofok is running an open competition in Sportsco on Saturday 25th May, from 12 – 5pm. Entry fee is €12, and you can enter by texting your name to 0851079317 before Thursday.

Leinster Branch AGM

Mon 27th May

The Annual General Meeting of the Leinster Branch ITTA will be held in ALSAA, on Monday 27 May 2013 at 7.30 pm sharp. Please issue this notice to all players, coaches and parents in your club. It is imperative for the good of table tennis that we have a good turnout at this AGM.

ITTA AGM

Sat 8th June

The Annual General Meeting of Irish Table Tennis Association Limited will be held at the Irish Sports HQ, National Sports Complex, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 on Saturday 8th June 2013 at 10.30am. Click here for more details.

Summer League in Dundrum

Mon 10th June

Dundrum Table Tennis Club is organizing Summer League 2013. Players will be grouped in 3 or 4 divisions based on level of play / Leinster League division, and play against everyone from the division, so everyone should get a lot of close matches – all levels are welcome. 4 Mondays for division matches, starting from 10th June, and the finals will be played on 8th July. To enter, or for more details on the event, click here.