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For 2019

Tuesday Night Junior Program Overview:

Southern Table Tennis runs a junior coaching program on Tuesday nights during all school terms for the year.   We also runs a junior team based competitions in Terms 2 and 4 which will run alongside the coaching program on Tuesday nights.  There will also be one off occasional competitions against other clubs and we will be encouraging players to enter TTSA and affiliate junior tournaments.  Junior players are also welcome to participate in any other activities conducted by Southern Table Tennis, including the main competition on Wednesday and Thursday nights.

These sessions are a fun introduction to table tennis using a combination of free play, coaching and assorted games.  They are suitable for children over 8 years old and of all standards.  We offer one come and try session for free.  The cost is then $5 per session and you may use the primary school ‘Sports Voucher’ system.

Tuesday Night Junior Program – Term 1

Term 1 provides players with a mix of coaching and playing a few matches in round robin groups. Several coaches will be in attendance to provide a degree of personalised attention to all junior players. For those not ready to commence playing matches, a fun form of coaching / skill development will be provided across the session. The stadium is open at 7.00pm, please be in attendance by 7.15pm. The formal session is from 7.30pm to 8.30 pm. The registeration form is appended.

Good News for Primary School Students – Sports Vouchers now provide $100.00 funding assistance to attend sporting programs. Parents can claim one voucher a year. This means when you register, you now can obtain 2 consecutive school terms of table tennis completely FREE of charge (other than the $30.00 fee which provides new juniors with a table tennis bat and  cover).

Tuesday Night Junior Registration Form With Sports Voucher 2019  (manual version to complete and bring to Southern)

Tuesday Night Junior Reg Form With 2019 Voucher – Smart pdf  (can lodge online)

Junior Team Competition Term 2 and 4 

We will be running two junior competitions this year, one in term 2 and another in term 4.  The competitions will take place on Tuesday nights between 7.00 pm and about 8.30 pm and requires players to register as individuals.  We will then form teams of equal ability from the nominations received.  Players will get to play at least 3 matches each night.  All matches are played at Southern Table Tennis and the competition is suitable for players of all abilities.  The cost is $50 for the term for players who have previously paid the administration fee.  Primary school children may use the school voucher system to pay for the competition.  To nominate for a competition send your name, age, address, parents/guardian name and your contact details to Marcel on 0417 870 181 or via email to president@southerntabletennis.org.au

TTSA Saturday Morning ‘Smash Hit’ Competition

The TTSA Summer Smash Hit is an 11 week competition conducted from late October to early March in the following year, with a break during the school holiday period.  The competition goes for 11 weeks and there has been a break over the school holiday period.  The matches are spread between Southern, Brighton and Adelaide table tennis clubs.  This is a great way to get some experience playing juniors from other clubs and we encourage all Southern juniors to take part.

If you have any questions in relation to junior table tennis or wish to be on the mailing list for future junior events please contact Marcel STORKEN on 0417 870 181 or send your details to president@southerntabletennis.org.au

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