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2014-2015 Season--GET REGISTERED TODAY

It is here...finally after a long summer wait the 2014-15 season is about to start!
All of these links are found here: http://nctta.com/documents
NCTTA Online Registration link: http://www.danserver.com/nctta/MemberApp.asp 
NCTTA Online Registration for Division Singles: http://www.nctta.org/singles/ 
NCTTA Fall 2014 Eligibility form: http://www.nctta.org/doc/Fall%202014%20Eligibility%20Form.pdf
NCTTA Rules and Regulations: http://www.nctta.org/doc/Rules_and_Regulations_2014-2015.pd
October 1st is the deadline before a late fee is assessed! Get registered today!

Minutes Update October 26, 2014

Updated NCTTA Bylaws

The NCTTA Bylaws have been updated.

NCTTA Tournaments Use Double Fish Balls


by Andy Kanengiser
NCTTA Media Committee Chairman

Double Fish table tennis balls will be in play at NCTTA tournaments over the next three years.

A new agreement announced in September will partner the NCTTA with Double Fish for divisional, regional and national championships through 2017.

"We are excited to be partnering with Double Fish in league competition all the way to our national championships,'' says NCTTA President Willy Leparulo.

The TMS 2015 College Table Tennis Championships are booked for Eau Claire, Wisconsin April 10-12. The event will bring about 300 of North America's best collegiate table tennis players to the Dairy State for three thrilling days of competition with Double Fish balls flying at rapid speeds.

Double Fish produces 40 mm three-star table tennis balls that are long lasting, and quite durable. Players often use Double Fish balls for months on end in training sessions without breaking.

Thanks to the new agreement, Double Fish balls "are the official ball sponsor'' for NCTTA tournaments, Leparulo said. NCTTA matches will begin using the balls with the start of Fall 2014 semester action beginning in October.

How many Double Fish balls will be needed for NCTTA divisional, regional and championship games?

It's hard to pinpoint an exact number. But NCTTA officials say they expect to use thousands and thousands of balls.

Double Fish balls are approved by the ITTF and have been used in the Olympics and the World Table Tennis Championships.
 

September 2014 Newsletter

The September 2014 NCTTA Newsletter is now out
It contains, among other things, important changes for the 2014-15 season!

Minutes Update August 2, 2014

Scholarship Application Deadline August 15

Applications are now being accepted for scholarships from the National Table Tennis Scholarship Program, by NCTTA and NEWGY. The deadline is August 15.
More details in the Scholarship section.

2014 Elections Results

Congrats to the following Board members who have been re-elected:

Vice-President: Joe Wells
Treasurer: Randy Kendle
Athlete Representative: Kevin Li

Thanks to all who voted!

2014 Elections Voting

To all NCTTA member club presidents/representatives:

Candidates for NCTTA board positions have submitted their Statements of
Intent, and voting is now open.

Here are the candidates and links to each one's Statements of Intent:

Vice President
Joseph Wells -
http://nctta.org/elections/2014/VicePresident_JosephWells.pdf

Treasurer
Randy Kendle -
http://nctta.org/elections/2014/Treasurer_RandyKendle.pdf

Athlete Representative
Kevin Li -
http://nctta.org/elections/2014/AthleteRep_KevinLi.pdf

Please submit your votes by email to elections@nctta.org, with the
following:
1. Your name
2. Your school
3. For each position, Yes or No, in terms of whether you are in support of the candidate
Even though only one candidate is listed for each position, votes need to be
submitted for each of them. If you wish to abstain from voting for a
particular position, then indicate "abstain" for that position.

The deadline for voting is 11:59 PM Eastern Time on Friday, June 13.
Only one vote per school will be counted. Invalid votes will not be counted.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask at the email address given above.
Thanks for your participation!

2014 Elections

To NCTTA school club presidents, members, alumni, coaches, and supporters:

The time has come for elections for certain positions on the NCTTA Board of Directors. For those of you interested in further involvement with NCTTA, here is your opportunity to play a crucial role in the direction of the organization, as well as that of college table tennis in the US and beyond.

These are the positions that are open for election, each with a link to its detailed description:

Please remember to read the NCTTA bylaws for qualifications to run: http://www.nctta.org/doc/NCTTA_Bylaws.pdf

Each of these positions have a term of 2 years.
Candidates must submit a Statement of Intent to elections@nctta.org, beginning May 26, 2014
The deadline is June 2 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
On or around June 3, the statements will be posted and candidates will be announced.
At that time, voting will begin, and will take place until June 13. Voting will be done by presidents (or representatives) of each NCTTA member school; each school will have 1 vote for each position.
Training for newly-elected Board members will occur June 14 to June 30, and terms will begin on July 1.

Please any direct any questions to elections@nctta.org

To those who decide to run, NCTTA wishes you the best of luck.

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