Triangle Table Tennis to Host Three National Events in March 2017
Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 7pm
MORRISVILLE, N.C. -- Triangle Table Tennis is delighted to announce that it has been selected to host the USA Table Tennis (USATT) 2017 National Team Trials. This event will attract the top players in the U.S. to compete for the right to represent the U.S. during the 2017 World Table Tennis Championships in Germany. Qualifying rounds will be held on March 23, with individual selection rounds on March 24, 25, and 26, guaranteeing intense competition on all days. Event and single day passes are available for purchase, allowing local spectators to enjoy the high level play. More information is available at http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Table-Tennis/Features/2017/January/24/2017-National-Team-Trials-Information.
Immediately following the National Team Trials, Triangle Table Tennis will host a USATT High Performance Training Camp for qualifying advanced and elite athletes, including National Team members as well as top local and regional players, on March 27-29. More information on the USATT High Performance Training Camp is available at http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Table-Tennis/Features/2017/January/31/2017-Spring-High-Performance-Training.
Immediately following the USATT High Performance Training Camp, Triangle Table Tennis is proud to host the upcoming 2017 Butterfly Cary Cup Championship, a Butterfly Tour event, and renowned USATT 4-star sanction level table tennis tournament now in its 16th year. With cash and prizes totaling over $18,000, the 2017 Butterfly Cary Cup Championship will once again attract top competitors from across the U.S. and the world. This perennially popular tournament will run from Thursday, March 30 through Sunday, April 2 with multiple events for hundreds of players of all levels. The main event, a Giant Round Robin with 160 players, will begin on Saturday, April 1. Spectators are invited to enjoy the finals on Sunday, April 2, free of charge. More details on the tournament schedule are available on the entry form at http://triangletabletennis.com/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/2017-Butterfly-Cary-Cup-Entry-Form-v4.pdf.
"We're delighted that Triangle Table Tennis, and our sponsors including USATT and Butterfly, can bring these 3 exciting national events, totaling 11 days with the top players in the U.S., for the benefit of local players and spectators," said Ann Campbell, President of Triangle Table Tennis, at 2900 Perimeter Park Drive in Morrisville, NC.
Triangle Table Tennis is the largest table tennis center in the U.S. and has a mission of promoting table tennis as a life-long sport for players of all ages and skills levels. Since opening near RDU Airport in the summer of 2014, Triangle Table Tennis has become one of only ten designated USA Table Tennis (USATT) National Centers of Excellence, and one of only two designated International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Training Center Hot Spots in the U.S. With 30,000 square feet, 40 Butterfly competition tables, large court sizes, professional sport flooring, high ceilings, high intensity lighting, well-outfitted fitness room, locker rooms with showers, pro shop, break room, and spectator seating, Triangle Table Tennis exceeds the standards for USATT and ITTF competitions and training, while also offering a safe and attractive environment for recreational players seeking fun and fitness. Beginner through advanced players can enjoy expert coaching, weekly leagues, monthly tournaments, camps, lessons, and private events at the Center, open 7 days and 80 hours a week at 2900 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 200, Morrisville NC 27560, 919-388-0272, www.triangletabletennis.com.
Contact: Ann Campbell