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WTTC to Host North American Table Tennis Championships

By Will Shortz/WTTC | Sept. 02, 2015, 7:48 p.m. (ET)

Lily ZhangNorth America Championships  - This weekend, Sept. 5-7, the Westchester TTC will host the 5-star, ITTF-sanctioned North America Championships. The top players from the U.S. and Canada, eight men and eight women from each country, will compete for $8,000 in prizes and a chance to represent North America at the next World Championships. Juniors and cadets will also compete. Play will go from morning till evening on all three days. Spectator tickets are $15/day, or $25/three-day pass. A child is free with a paid adult. • There will be a welcome party and barbecue Friday night, Sept. 4, from 5-9 pm. Come and meet the players. Tickets are $25, with unlimited food and drink. • We still need a few more helpers for ticket sellers and airport greeters. If you're willing and able, let me know. Anyone helping will get a free pass all weekend.

5-star ITTF-sponsored event

@Westchester Table Tennis Center, Sept. 5-7

Eight top American male and American female players compete against their Canadian counterparts • Also Cadet boys and girls • Plus a team from Bermuda

American players include:

• Jimmy Butler, Houston, TX, four-time (and reigning) U.S. National Men’s Table Tennis Champion
• Kanak Jha, Milpitas, CA, 15, 2014 North America Cup Men’s Singles Champion; 2014 World Cup participant (youngest ever)
• Lily Zhang, Berkeley, CA, 2012 Olympian; 2012 and 2014 U.S. National Women’s Champion
• Crystal Wang, Boyds, MD, 13, 2014 U.S. Women’s Singles finalist; youngest player ever to make the U.S. national team (male or female)


• Friday, Sept. 4 — Warm-up (all day); Welcome party (5-9 pm)
• Saturday-Monday, Sept. 5-7 — Competition (all day); Men’s singles semifinals and finals Sunday starting at 4 pm; Women’s singles semifinals Monday, 11 am; Men’s team final Monday, 4:30 pm; Women’s singles final Monday, 6:30 pm


• Friday’s welcome party and barbecue + meet the players — $25
• Spectators (Sat.-Mon.) — $15/day or $25/three-day pass; child free with paid adult 

175 Tompkins Ave, Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 741-0738

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