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For 2018

Southern Table Tennis will run a junior coaching program on Tuesday nights during all school terms for the year 2018.   We will also be running 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.

Junior Competition Term 4

The teams for this term are

No Name Why Me Beef Patties Throwing
Rhylee Reuben Ethan Seth
Oscar Henry Riley Koewyn
Tallis Calum Patrick Sam
Maybel Matthew Christian Anthony
Breeze Jake James Isaac

Grand final tonight is between “Beef Patties” and “Why Me”.  There will be several players missing so players from “No Name” and “Throwing” may be asked to fill in for the grand final.  Everyone else will be playing matches in a round robin format.

The Junior Coaching Program

The junior coaching program is held on Tuesday nights from 7pm to 8.30pm during all school terms.  The sessions are held at our 11 table stadium which is on States Rd, MORPHETT VALE.  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 and if a child wishes to keep on playing we charge a onetime $30 administration fee and the child then receives their own bat.  The cost is then $5 per session and you may use the primary school ‘Sports Voucher’ system to pay for a complete term.

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

School holiday coaching program 

The junior holiday program has been cancelled for the coming school holidays.

TTSA Saturday morning competition

The TTSA Summer Smash Hit competition commences on Saturday the 27th of October and concludes on the 9th of March 2018.  The competition goes for 11 weeks and there is a break over the Christmas 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.   Places are limited and they are taking entries now.


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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