National Schools Novices, Elite Teams and Singles TT Championships billed for month-end

first_imgTHE Guyana Table Tennis Association will stage the 2019 edition of the National Schools Novices, Elite Teams and Singles TT Championships from October 25-27 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.The event is a collaborative effort between the governing body of the sport, the National Sports Commission and the Ministry of Education.According to information from the association, students from 35 schools participated in the last edition of the event. This year, the association is hoping to attract a similar or larger amount of schools as it looks to grow the sport.In total, there will be several categories over the three-day championships.The provisional schedule indicates that action serves off on October 25 (Friday afternoon) with the Open Girls and Open Boys Novices Singles Championships (18-and-under championship).Concurrently, the Open Girls Singles (18-and-under championships) would also start on the opening afternoon from 17:00hrs.From Saturday (October 26), the Open Elite Team Championship will serve off, while the Open Boys Singles Championship and the Boys Novices Singles Championship will be played from Sunday.All categories will conclude on the final day.According to information from the association, prizes will also go to the Most Disciplined team (for ensuring good sportsmanship, ethics and camaraderie); the Best Dressed team (for ensuring that schools play in uniform) and the Most Improved team.The GTTA will coordinate tournament fixtures and will provide umpires, tables, balls among other resources to ensure the smooth running of the tournament.last_img

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