Winter Giant Round Robin Tournament
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT is $39 if entered by 3/26/17. SIGN UP TODAY!
Saturday April 15, 2017 @ 11:30AM - 5PM held at the O'Malley Sports Pavillion, 11051 O'Malley Centre Dr., Anchorage, AK 99515. Cost is $42.
Initial ENTRIES limited to 16 players, so sign up TODAY. (ENTRY FORM HERE)
Jerry Smith Alaska HARDBAT Championships
Friday & Sat. April 7-8, 2017, 5-9PM & 10A-6PM Fairbanks, AK. Sponsored by Fairbanks Interior Table Tennis. Held at UAF Gym. All competitors use HARDBAT paddles in Singles and Doubles. More information contact: Diann Darnall (907)978-2388, email@example.com ENTRY FORM HERE club website: http://fitt-club.net
Table Tennis Skill Clinic, March 4th was successful!
Replay the Live STREAM of the Table Tennis Clinc fb.me/Akttclub on FACEBOOK (low bandwith connection during the live stream resulted in lower resolution of FB LIVE recording)
Beginner and intermediate players were introduced to footwork skills, stroke development, multi-ball drills, competition strategy and fun activites at this exhausting clinic. A 3 hour Video was produced for students to review their coaching instructions. (Sample video soon)
Organized by coach Karl Augestad and 2 assistant club members, Terry Jose & Martin Chvatal exercised multiple drills to improve skills.
Want to play in a tournament? Tournament moved to either Sat. April 15, 2017. All skills and ages welcome. LIMITED to 20 players in GIANT ROUND ROBIN.
Updated 3/20/17, DROP-IN OPEN PLAY,
All skills welcome. Challenge matches, practice, drills and fun. Come join us.
DUE TO LOW attendance on sessions after 8:30-9PM, we will be eliminating the late start times Sun-Thur.
Sun. Mar. 26, @ 3:30-5:30PM, @ O'Malley Sports Pavilion, 11051 O'Malley Centre Dr. 99515, $7, contact: Karl Augestad (907)360-4276
Giant RR TTT EARLY BIRD DISCONT ENDS Sun. Mar. 26 @ 10PM. Enter NOW to save $$ enter by 10P today.
Tues. Mar. 28, @ 7:30-9:30PM @ O'Malley Sports Pavilion, 11051 O'Malley Centre Dr. 99515, $7, contact: Karl Augestad (907)360-4276
Sat. April 1, @ 8-10PM (Tentative) @ O'Malley Sports Pavilion, 11051 O'Malley Centre Dr. 99515, $7, contact: Karl Augestad (907)360-4276
Sat. April 15, WINTER GIANT SINGLES RR TOURNAMENT@ 12PM-5PM. Double Round Robin Event, All skill levels & Ages. LIMITED to 16 or 20 PLAYERS! First preliminary round will mix various level players in 4 or 5 pools of 4 players. Then results will sort results in to 4 playoff rounds so 1st place finishers will be pooled in to A pool, 2nd place finishers in to B pool, Etc. So playoff round pools of 4-5 players will gather athletes of similar skill level. ENTERY FEE IS $42. But EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT is $39/per person. All players will play 6-8 matches. Sign up SOON to secure your spot. Early Bird discount until 3/26/17 at 10PM. ENTRY DEADLINE IS Sun. April 9, 2017 @ 10PM or until 16 or 20 players have paid and signed up. Call or Email Karl Augestad for more information: (907)360-4276, firstname.lastname@example.org
O'Malley Sports Pavilion Session fee is $7. Challenge Matches or Practice up to 4 tables. See CALENDAR HERE
Update 3/17/17: The 3 tables from THE DOME have been recoverd and are in great condition. Thanks to Alice and Bryan with the DOME BOD and Management for allowing us to remove the tables. Fortunately they were in a pocket behind a set of bleachers is a slightly supported area protecting them from damage. Thanks to AKTTC members Paul Richards, Terry Jose, Paul Fernandez and Karl Augestad. Jan. 23, 2017, The Dome structure has collapsed. So future sessions scheduled for Mondays are postponed indefinitely.
Eagle River Table Tennis Club (Next session is Sun. 3/26/17)
Now open on SUNDAYS for 2 hours from 1PM to 3PM (times subject to availabilbity) at the Harry McDonald Memorial Sports Center, 13701 Harry McDonald Road, Eagle River, AK 99577, $8., contact: Zack Johns, (907)440-7334, ERTTC rep for more info. All Skill levels welcome. Paddles and balls available or bring your own. Come out and join us!
ALASKA YUKON CHALLENGE TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT
June 10-11, 2016, O'Malley Sports Center
Forty players from Anchorage, Fairbanks, Whitehorse and Dawson, Yukon participated in the 2016 Alaska Yukon Challenge on June 10-11, 2016 in Anchorage, Alaska. With a strong 16 member contingent from Fairbanks Interior Table Tennis and 10 players from Whitehorse & Dawson City, Yukon Canada and the remaining 14 players representing the Alaska Table Tennis Club in Anchorage.
Singles events played out Friday night. The U1000 Singles (formerly know as Novice) consisted of 17 athletes blended in 4 pools of 4 and 5 players in round robin play. Advancing to the playoffs were top 2 finishers from each pool: Ethan Gaw (Yukon), Craig Prtyka (FITT), Dylan Bruce (AKTTC), Aporn Stein (FITT), Michael Bruce (AKTTC), Nico Kayser (FITT), Herb Sivitz (AKTTC) and Michael Bruce (AKTTC). See final results below.
In Open Singles 22 athletes competed in 6 pools of 3 and 4 players. With the top 2 advancing to the single elimination playoffs. Advancing was Rendy Tan (AKTTC), Chidi Nworkorie (AKTTC), Dave DeMay (FITT), Diann Darnall (FITT), Daniel Li (Yukon), Tarus Yurkin (Yukon), Andrew Kim (AKTTC), Johan Dohan (AKTTC), Scott Harris (AKTTC), Terry Slocum (FITT), Mark Weissler (AKTTC) and Moses Lan (CA)
Results: (partial results, completed shortly, reconfirming data)
U1000 Singles: Finals: Ethan Gaw over Dylan Bruce, 11-5, 11-6 with Ethan starting with -5 handicap)
- Ethan Gaw (Yukon)
- Dylan Bruce (AKTTC)
- Grace Anne Janssen (Yukon) and 3. Craig Partyka (FITT)
Open Singles: Finals: Dave DeMay over Chidi Nworkorie 11-4, 11-3 with Chidi starting with -11 handicap)
- Dave DeMay (FITT)
- Chidi Nworkorie (AKTTC)
- Terry Slocum (FITT) and 3. Daniel Li (Yukon)
U1000 Teams: Finals: King Pong over The Dawsons 3 matches to 2.
- King Pong (Michael Bruce and Herb Sivitz) (AKTTC)
- The Dawsons (Ethan Gaw and Gerald Parsons) (Yukon)
- Capp On (Aporn Stein and CArol Johnson) (FITT) and 3. Unicorns (Ming Haung and Kate Crocker) (Yukon)
Open Teams: Finals: Rendy and Chidi over Cinnamon Twins 2 matches to 1. Abbreviated to best 2 of 3 matches due to time limits.
- Rendy and Chidi (Rendy Tan and Chidi Nworkorie) AKTTC
- Cinnamon Twins (Ryan Bachi and Taras Yurkin) Yukon,
- AK Spin Masters (David DeMay and Scott Kennedy) FITT, and 3. Pong Bros (Andrew Persen and Terry Slocum)
Events in Novice & Open Singles, Open & Novice Team events. 10 tables, Exciting action from Friday 6P-10PM, Sat. 10AM to 8PM,
Alaska Yukon Challenge (Information and ENTRY FORM HERE)
aka: Yukon Alaska Challenge! Friday & Saturday June 10-11, 2016 at the O'Malley Sports Center, AKA: (AT & T Sports Pavilion) in Anchorage, AK. $1400 in cash prizes!
Events: Open Singles, Novice Singles, Open Team and Novice Team events.
See entry form for more infomation and details.
INFORMATION & ENTRY FORM (CLICK HERE) Entry is closed.
Singles and Doubles handicap scoring for all skill levels. In 2016 the AYC is celebrating 40 years from the first Alaska & Yukon fellowship exchange in 1976!
Hardbat Table Tennis continues to grow in Fairbanks as twenty-six players challenged each other at recent the Jerry Smith Alaska Hardbat Championships held April 8-9 at the UAF Patty Center. Top players from Anchorage and Eagle River joined the Fairbanks and North Pole players in five different events.
JOIN US FOR DROP IN SESSIONS
Thurs. June 30 @ 8:30-10:30PM @ ATTSP AT & T Sports Pavilion, 11051 O'Malley Centre Dr. (behind the Alaska Club South)
Tues. July 5 @ 8-9PM, 4 tables @ ATTSP
Mon. July 11 @ 7-9PM @ THE DOME The Dome, Changepoint Dr.
Thur. July 16 @ 8:30-10:30P
Session fee is $7. Challenge Matches or Practice up to 4 tables. See CALENDAR HERE