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STTC Tournament 2019

The annual club tournament is fast approaching –

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES: Friday 26th April 2019

Categories are as follows: 

  • Open Singles
  • Restricted Singles
  • Sandpaper Hardbat
  • Junior Open Singles
  • Junior Handicap Singles
  • Thursday Pot Luck Doubles

All matches will be played on regular Friday evening sessions EXCEPT for the Thursday Pot Luck Doubles, qualifying for which will take place at the regular Thursday sessions.

Please enter as many events as you wish, there is NO entry fee.
Entrance to watch the finals will also be free.

Finals matches will include the final of each event below plus the 2 Open Singles Semi-Finals

Dates as follows:

Friday 3rd May – Junior Open and handicap events – 6:30 to 8:30pm 

Friday 10th May – Contingency date for incomplete Junior rounds – Time to be confirmed

Friday 17th May – Open and Restricted singles and hard bat events – 7 to 10pm

Finals dates to be confirmed

Bury Table Tennis Hard Bat Tournament, 2019

Well the League season is pretty much over (apart form the odd re-scheduled match perhaps) and it’s almost time to hear the resonant ‘clack’ of those sandpaper-covered hard bats. 

It’s a different sort of game to ‘normal’ table tennis; you don’t have to deal with fiendish spin but the hard bat game certainly has its own joys and frustrations.

Nonetheless, it can be strangely compelling and you can sometimes beat players you wouldn’t get near in the normal game.

For an insight into the history of hard bat table tennis, see Chris Smith’s article.

It’s always a fun evening, whatever happens so if you fancy taking part, the details are below.

Bury TT hard bat tournament 2019 flyer