SSG Table Tennis



Location and Schedule

Saturday, June 16 – Sunday, June 17, 2018

Simpson Park Community Center
1725 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Lakeland, Florida 33805

Saturday, June 16
9:00 a.m. – Under 1325 RR Singles
10:00 a.m. – Under 2100 RR Singles
10:00 a.m. – Sandpaper   RR Singles
11:30 a.m. – Under 1700 RR Singles
1:00 p.m. – Under 2500 RR Singles
2:30 p.m. – Under 1875 RR Singles
4:00 p.m. – Under 1450 RR Singles
5:30 p.m. – Under 2200 RR Singles

Sunday, June 17
9:00 a.m. – Under 1800 RR Singles
10:30 a.m. – Open RR Singles
Noon – Under 2000 RR Singles
Noon – Senior 50+  RR Singles 32 player max
1:30 p.m. – Under 1575 RR Singles
3:00 p.m. – Under 2300 RR Singles
3:00 p.m. – Super Big Ball 44 RR


  • Super Big Ball 44RR Singles
  • Sandpaper RR Singles
  • Senior 50+ RR Singles 32 Max
  • Under 1325 RR Singles
  • Under 1450 RR Singles
  • Under 1575 RR Singles
  • Under 1700 RR Singles
  • Under 1800 RR Singles
  • Under 1875 RR Singles
  • Under 2000 RR Singles
  • Under 2100 RR Singles
  • Under 2200 RR Singles
  • Under 2300 RR Singles
  • Under 2500 RR Singles
  • Open RR Singles

Entry Requirements

  1. Entry fee is $25 for the 1st event and $10 for each additional event and includes an official Sunshine State Games t-shirt. NO refunds.
  2. Events will be rated with results sent to USATT.
  3. USATT membership is required except for Sandpaper Singles, Senior 50+ and Super Big Ball events. USATT annual membership is $75.00 Adult, $45.00 Youth. A tournament pass (Assoicate Membership) is available for $20and must be repurchased each event played after. USATT membership is available on-site. Do not send with registration. Memberships fees should be made payable to LTTA. Each applicant must complete an Individual Entry Form and Waiver of Liability and submit them by the entry deadline or register online.
  4. All entries must be received by the EXTENDED REGISTRATION DEADLINE of Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. No late entries accepted.
  5. All players are encouraged to enter multiple events. Players may enter several events for which they are eligible and are not limited to one event. This will allow players to play more matches at the tournament.
  6. It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm their registration by calling toll-free 1-866-FL-GAMES (354-2637) or click the entry confirmation link under the registration tab.
  7. Players must check-in at least one hour prior to scheduled event time. Late players will be scratched from event.


  1. For all events round robin format will be utilized. For divisions with 6 or less players, each player will play each other and winners will be determined by their playing record. For divisions with 7 or more players, the division will be broken into pools, playing a preliminary round robin within the pool. ONE or TWO winners from each pool will advance to a single elimination tournament.(depending on number of participants in event and time / tables available)
  2. Players with estimated ratings or no official USATT Ratings will not be allowed to advance out of the preliminary or first round robin in all events except OPEN RR, Senior 50+, Sandpaper & Super Big Ball events
  3. All divisions will be best of five – 11 point games. Except Sandpaper, best 2 of 3 to 21 points and Super Big Ball 2 of 3 to 11
  4. The Effective Date for the USATT Rating for all events will be two weeks prior to the tournament date, 6-1-18 – THIS EVENT IS A SANCTIONED USATT 2 STAR EVENT
  5. Butterfly tables and nets; White Nittaku Japan 3 Star Premium POLLY 40+ balls. Super Big Ball, Orange Nittaku 3 star premium 44mm. Wooden floors and composite tile floor.
  6. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division.
  7. Tournament Director reserves the right to change format of any event.

Sport Rules

  1. This tournament will be conducted in accordance to USA Table Tennis rules for competition. NO WHITE SHIRTS
  2.  Sandpaper event will be conducted in accordance with the USSTTA rules.
  3.  Super Big Ball event will be conducted in accordance with the SBBTTA rules.
  4.  Senior 50+ event is NON USATT Sanctioned and Qualifier for Florida Senior Games 2018 in December and ONLY the first 32 paid entries will be accepted.

Registration and Contacts

CLICK HERE to register online for the 2018 SSG Table Tennis Championships.


Orenthious “OJ” Hill: (850) 410-5286 or (850) 296-5388  or

Brad Woodington: (863) 370-5163 cell or

Joseph Aracri: (229) 977-5799 cell or

Raymond D. Spann: (352) 600-0864 cell OR