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Annual End of Season Dinner – Friday 18th May

Dumfries Table Tennis Club cordially invites all members, non-members and families to its Annual End of Season Dinner

  • Location: Park House, Cairndale Hotel
  • Date: Friday 18th May 2018
  • Time: 7pm until late (dinner to be served at 7.30pm)
  • Cost: Adults – £18 / Under 14 (as at 18th May 2018) – £12

There will be a 3 course dinner, entertainment, prize-giving as well as music and dancing.

Book your tickets from Kenny Lee, Lauren Macleod, Catrin Ace or Kay Solaja.

Payment is due by 11th May.  Cheques should be made payable to “DTTC”.

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Calendar of Events

Details of local and national events will be made available on this page on a regular basis.

Calendars:

Age Restrictions 2017/2018:

  • U13s – Born on or after 1st January 2005
  • U15s – Born on or after 1st January 2003
  • U18s – Born on or after 1st January 2000
  • Veterans 2017 events – Born on or before 31st December 1977
  • Veterans 2018 events – Born on or before 31st December 1978

Scottish National Championships

  • Date: Saturday 28th April 2018 / Sunday 29th April 2018
  • Location: Bell’s Sports Centre, Perth
  • Entry Form: Online
  • Deadline: Monday 19th February 2018
  • Notes: Rearranged from 3rd/4th March 2018 due to the weather

North Ayrshire Open

  • Date: Saturday 28th April 2018 / Sunday 29th April 2018
  • Location: St Matthew’s Academy, Saltcoats
  • Entry Form: To be released
  • Deadline: To be confirmed
  • Notes: Postponed due to the Scottish National Championships being rearranged.

DTTC Awards Dinner

  • Date: Friday 18th May 2018
  • Time: 7pm
  • Location: Park House, Cairndale Hotel
  • Cost: Adult – £18 / Under 14 (as at 18th May 2018) – £12
  • Notes: Tickets available from Kenny Lee, Lauren Macleod, Catrin Ace or Kay Solaja. For those paying by cheque, these should be made payable to “DTTC”.

Senior Schools International

  • Date: Friday 22nd June 2018 – Sunday 24th June 2018
  • Location: Worcester University Arena
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Coaching Sessions

Please note that coaching sessions have now moved to Monday nights from 6pm to 7.30pm on a trial basis until the summer.  The Monday Club night still remains but will now start at 7.30pm to accommodate.
The first coaching session will start this coming Monday 23rd April.
Sessions will be open for everyone of all ages and abilities.
The cost will be the same:
Members (Junior/Senior) – £2/£3
Non-members (Junior/Senior) – £3/£4
Those who take part in coaching will be welcome to stay for the open session afterwards for no extra cost.
Details of weekly sessions are available here.
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Scotland Call-up

Well done to Dylan who, having finished runner up to Edinburgh’s Charlie Ellis in the over 40s event at the Scottish National Championships, secured enough points for the season to be selected for the Scottish team for the Home Nations Championships in Cardiff this September.

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Scottish Inter-League 2018 Results

The Scottish Inter-League was held at Bell’s Sports Centre, Perth, over the weekend of 24th/25th March.  Dumfries Table Tennis League was represented by 6 teams.

Senior Men – Danny Bajwa; Dylan De Silva; Kenny Lee

  • 4th place

Senior Ladies – Catrin Ace; Norma Brown

  • Runners-Up

Men’s Veterans – Kay Solaja; Gordon Duff; Graham Gault

  • 6th Group 2; 11th overall

Junior Boys – Blaire Huxtable; Ross Thompson; Ross Burns

  • 7th place

Cadet Boys – Josh Orr; Reuben De Silva; Stewart Roberts

  • 7th place

Minor Girls – Shannon Brown; Maria De Silva

  • 3rd place

An optional mixed ladies event was played on Sunday:

  • Shannon – 4th place
  • Maria – 6th place

Further details:

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Scottish Inter-League 2018

We are pleased to announce that the following players will represent the Dumfries Table Tennis League at the Scottish Inter-League to be held in Perth over the weekend of 24th/25th March.

  • Men’s Veterans: Kay Solaja; Gordon Duff: Graham Gault
  • Senior Men: Danny Bajwa; Dylan De Silva; Kenny Lee
  • Senior Ladies: Catrin Ace; Norma Brown
  • Junior Boys (U18): Blaire Huxtable; Ross Thompson; Ross Burns
  • Cadet Boys (U15): Josh Orr; Reuben De Silva; Stewart Roberts
  • Minor Girls (U13): Shannon Brown; Maria De Silva

We wish the teams all the best for the weekend.

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Friday Coaching Sessions

Please note that there is no coaching on Friday 23rd March.

Sessions will resume after the school holidays on Friday 20th April.

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Coaching Friday 2nd March – Cancelled

Due to the continued amber weather warning and high winds coaching will not be running this evening.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

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DTTC Championships 2017/2018

The DTTC Championships were held on 27th and 28th January 2018.

Twenty-three players were entered across sixteen events so plenty of matches on show.

Josh Orr was the star of the weekend with five titles won over both days.

Full details available below:

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Coaching Sessions 22nd and 26th January 2018

Please note that there is no after-school session on Monday 22nd January 2018.  We hope to resume on 29th January.

Also, due to to the Club Championships on 27th/28th January there will be no coaching sessions on Friday 26th January. However, the Club will be open for those interested from 7pm to 8.30pm for practise – normal open session fees apply. Coaching sessions will resume on 2nd February.