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British Senior Schools 2018

Good luck to the Scotland team playing at the Senior Schools in Worcester this weekend!

DTTC have five players in the squad – Shannon, Catrin, Lauren, Danny and Keir.

Kenny will also be travelling down as one of the TTS umpires.

See the English Schools Table Tennis article here for further details.

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DTTC Summer Sessions

DTTC has had many top youngsters competing at national and international level over the years and we are now looking out for the next crop of talented players.

Lauren MacLeod will be holding a weekly beginners’ session at DTTC over the summer holidays every Wednesday from 11am to 12 pm from 4th July to 15th August.  The cost is £3 per session or £18 for all 7 sessions.

Lauren is a Scottish National player at Junior level, qualified UKCC Level 1 coach and is also studying a sports coaching course.  As well as coaching at DTTC, she also coaches at Carlisle Table Tennis Club.

Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. If there is enough interest, we may be able to run extra sessions to accommodate.

Ages are from 8 years old and upwards; however, younger players are also welcome as long as parents are able to accompany them and assist.

For booking and other queries, please get in touch using our contact details.

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Summer League 2018

DTTC will be holding its annual summer league this year from w/c 11th June 2018.
The format this year will be:
  • Teams of two
  • Handicap to 21
Matches will be scheduled for a Tuesday or Wednesday with other nights available.
For those interest in playing, please let Kenny Lee know by Friday 1st June.
Cost will be £3 per person to cover prizes etc.  Pay-as-you-go hall fees still apply (£1/£2 for standard members or £2/£3 for non-members) for each visit to the hall.
If there are any further queries, please get in touch with Kenny.
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DTTC 50/50 Draw

Dumfries Table Tennis Club will be holding a monthly 50/50 draw which will be open to all Club users as well as their friends and family.

Cost is £12 for entry into 12 monthly draws.

The monthly prize is 50% of the 50/50 Draw subscriptions for each month.

The winning number will be the National Lottery Lotto Bonus Ball from the last Saturday draw of the month.

Please contact Stuart Brown for further details.

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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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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.