The 2014 FunFest Table Tennis Tournament will take place at Scout Hall at Warvel Park, located at 7th and Market Streets, North Manchester on Aug. 9. The tournament events will begin at 8:30 a.m. and 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 six singles events. It will be hosted by the Manchester Table Tennis Club and sponsored by Custom Magnetics Inc. of North Manchester.
Singles events will be: 15-and-under, novice (anyone who has not won a table tennis tourney and has never been rated above 1000), Wabash County, Women’s, 40-and-over, and open. The open singles and open doubles events provide a chance to play with some outstanding area players.
Preliminary matches will be played in the form of modified single or double elimination round robins. Round robin group winners will then play single elimination matches. All matches will be best two of three games.
First place trophies will be awarded in events with three or more entries. First and second place trophies will be awarded in events having six or more entries.
The first 16 entry forms in each event will be accepted, with the deadline falling on Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. Entry forms at the two-dollar-per-person entry fee can be mailed or delivered to Mike Miller, Custom Magnetics, Inc., located at 801 W. Main Street, North Manchester, IN, 46962. Make checks payable to Custom Magnetics Inc.
USATT rules will apply. Tennis shoes are required and solid colored clothing (not orange) must be worn. Players are asked to bring their own paddles.
For further information, call tournament director Dan Metzger at 260-982-7416.