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April Newsletter

posted 16 Apr 2015, 08:13 by Dundrum Table Tennis Club   [ updated 16 Apr 2015, 08:14 ]
UPCOMING EVENTS 

Junior Challenger, April 2015 
Next Junior Challenger event is on Sunday, 26/04, 9:30am. Make sure to register now, as the entry is limited to 64 places and half of them already gone. To allow time for preparation, the entry will close on Wednesday, 22/04. 

PingZone Open, May 2015
Next PingZone Open tournament is on Sunday, 17/05, 11:30am, and there are only 48 places available! We will have a raffle draw at the end, with some nice prizes, and all players are automatically entered. Spectators are also very welcome and additional raffle tickets will be available at only €1 or free with any purchase at the catering stand. Register now at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/tournament

Summer League
Summer League is provisionally planned for June, starting on the Monday, 1/06. Last year was a record turn-out with 80 players, and you can check out results and final match videos at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/summer-league/2014. Registration for this year's event will be open in the next few weeks.

Our club will be open during the summer months, so if your own club is closed, don't despair. Details of summer membership will be published soon.

Summer Camp
Easter Camp was a great success, and all players have worked very hard, so we're already planning the Summer Camp! Provisional dates are 6-10/07/2015 (Monday-Friday). More details will be soon available at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/camp


EVENTS' REPORTS

2015 Confucius Cup 
We are very grateful for the sponsorship of this tournament by the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, which offers a range of evening courses about China, its language and its culture. Congratulations to Vladislavs Agurjanovs for winning the Concucius Cup title in close final match against Gavin Maguire. You can find full results, photos, and semi-final & final match videos at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/tournament/2015-confucius-cup

2015 Senior Inter-provincials
Two of our players Vladislavs Agurjanovs and Marta Zareba have joined the Leinster team, who finished runner-up this year, after the loss to Ulster in the final round. You can find full results at Table Tennis Ireland website and some matches videos from the event at our YouTube channel.

Leinster Table Tennis League
This season was a great success for the club, as we had a record 11 teams playing, 5 of them have qualified into the Cup finals last Saturday, and two of them won! You can find full results at Leinster Table Tennis League website and hope to see you at the Presentation Night on Thursday.


CLUB ACTIVITIES

Coaching
Vladislavs Agurjanovs, is available every evening for 1-1 or group coaching, or practice sessions for premier level players. 

If you're serious about improving your game check details and fill-out the contact form to book your session or sign-up for group classes. All sessions have to booked through the club. His calendar is filling up quickly, so don't wait too long! 

Opening hours
Junior coaching with Vlad Agurjanovs and other coaches
  • Wednesday, Friday: 3:30pm-5:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday: 9:30am-11:30am
Open play - beginners / social
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Open play - intermediate / advanced
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30pm-10:30pm