Sports
FunFest Table Tennis Tourney planned Aug. 11

By The Paper staff

The 2018 FunFest Table Tennis Tournament will take place at Scout Hall in Warvel Park, located at the intersection of Seventh and Markets on Saturday, Aug. 11. Parking will be available.

The tournament begins at 9 a.m. and will end by 4 p.m.

The Wabash County singles event will only be open to residents of Wabash County.

The tourney will have competition in seven categories, including one doubles and mixed single events. The event is hosted by Manchester Table Tennis Club and sponsored by Custom Magnetics of North Manchester.

Singles events will be 15-and-under, novice, Wabash County, women’s, 40-and-over and open. The open singles and doubles events provide the opportunity to play with some outstanding area players.

Preliminary matches will be played in the form of modified single and double elimination round robins.

Round robin group winners will then play single elimination matches. All matches will best two of three games.

First place trophies will be awarded in events with three or more entries.

The entry is $2 per event per person.

Entry forms are due by Friday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m.

Entries may be mailed to Dan Metzger, 2882 Singer Rd, North Manchester. Make checks out to Custom Magnetics, Inc.

USATT rules will apply. Tennis shoes are required, as well as solid colored clothing, non-white.

Players are asked to bring their own paddles.

For information, contact tournament director Dan Metzger, 260-982-7416
 

Posted on 2018 Jul 31