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The Anchorage Open Table Tennis Tournament
is cancelled for Sat. October 25, 2014 is NOW POSTPONED until
Sunday Jan. 4 2015 at the AT & T Sports Pavilion.

With Drop-in session/Set up on Sat. Jan. 3rd from 9-11:55PM.  
 
 
Tournament Results:

 
DROP IN SESSIONS at AT & T Sports Pavilion:

Practice and SIGN up sessions: (AT & T Sports Pavilion has limited our sessions now to 2 hours effective Sept. 2014.  In some cases we may be able to stay longer pending next court sessions in the evenings.  Cost $7. per session.

  • Tues. Oct. 14 @ 10PM-11:59AM
  •  Thur. Oct. 16 @ 9-11PM
  •  Sun. Oct. 19 @ 9-11PM
  • Tues. Oct. 21 @ 10PM-11:59AM
  •  Thur. Oct. 23 @ 9-11PM
  • SAT. OCT. 25 TOURNAMENT POSTPONED UNTIL JAN. 2-15
  •  Sun. Oct. 26 @ 9-11PM
  • RE-CHECK DATES & TIMES (CLICK HERE)  O'Malley Sports Facility Website "
    Adult Open Gym Times" to CONFIRM times below have updated or changed.

    FULL ALASKA TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE HERE Anchorage, Fairbanks and Elsewhere Alaskans will be entering.

    Vang vs. Gil during the Fall 2013 Tournament at ATTSP

     

     

    Linda (Boyd's Daughter) and Boyd Bennett the birthday boy

    Long time Alaskan Table Tennis Coach, Boyd Bennett turns 85 year old.  See UPDATED MORE PHOTOS here of Birthday celebration in Eagle River on Sat. Sept. 14th.  Family and friends gave tribute to the founder of the Anchorage Table Tennis club from 1970 to the early 80's.  Present were Boyd's wife, Shirley, daughter Linda, grandson Brant, Andy Hutzel, Kyle Yan, Paul Elliott and Karl Augestad.  His seed set the foundation to growth of table tennis in Alaska.  He is Alaska's first inductee in the Alaska Table Tennis Hall of Fame!  He was a GOLD Ulu winner in men's singles in 1970 and former Alaska Open Singles Champion.  Played over seas in the Europe and in the military.  His back hand flick was feared by all agles.  See a neat interview back in 2012 by Karl Augestad at the "Parlor" above his garage!  (VIDEO INTERVIEW CLICK HERE)

    (Click HERE to See Calendar)

     

     

    Anchorage Park Foundation 1st Annual Ping Pong Tournament 

    Thanks to the Anchorage Park Foundation for hosting the first annual Minnesota Park Outdoor Ping Pong Rain or Shine the event went on. Splashy play back and forth with plenty of close matchups. Tournament on Monday August 19, 2013.  Held to celebrate the new concrete ping pong table at (you guessed it) Minnesota Park on (you guessed it) Minnesota Drive.  In a "Final Four" type bracket 32 players braved the elements to play not only against their opponent, but also against Mother Nature.  RAIN!  Yes it was wet but fun.

    Several subsitutes filled for no-show players.  Plenty of players showed up to fill the wet shoes.  Including Paul Elliott from the AKTTC.  The first round of matches took just over an hour with a single game to 11 point, serving rotation every 2 points and swapping sides at the first to 5 points.  See the PHOTOS and FINAL RESULTS HERE  


    1st Annual Minnesota Park Ping Pong Champion, Karl Augestad

    Steel net, wet and yet still lots of fun


    Informative and fun Table Tennis VIDEOS  Henry is a traveler who loves the game. Oregon, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Utah, Washington he loves to play. Suggested by Henry Blankenship.  Longtime friend of Alaskan, Andy Hutzel.  Partners in their World Record Table Tennis Endurance many years ago.

    The fight against Alzheimer’s with table tennis: http://bcove.me/qfsgx25r 

    Video of step by step way "How it is Made" Nittaku Table Tennis Balls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=noxZ2D4Zcjo

    Alaska Yukon Challenge  set for May 10 & 11, 2013 at the AT & T Sports Pavilion. Team and Singles events with $1000. in Prize Money & Trophies.  Thakns to Whitehorse Sponsor: Mega Reporting, Inc.,

    Jimmy Gao & Chidi N., Open Team Champions, $200 for 1st place in the 2013 Alaska Yukon Challenge

    Mark Weissler & Cade Loving, Novice Team Champs, AK-Yukon Challenge 2013 big break in activity at the AT & T Sports Pavilion as the venue gets a NEW WOOD FLOOR.  Activity resumes September 15th and later.

     

     

    Support Alaska Table Tennis buy a Flaming Snowball Salmon Table Tennis Trading pin limited edition Alaska Trading Pin.  

    On SALE! $6.50.  Regularly $7.50 and includes postage to USA addresses.  (CLICK HERE TO ORDER) Questions or information needed Contact: Karl Autestad at akttclub@gmail.com, or call 907-3604276.

    Design features ALASKA SALMON on top of a flaming snowball, Alaska Flag of the 8 stars of gold on a field of blue on the paddle, large size is 2" x 2".  Pin lapel back. 

     


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