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NCTTA-Newgy 2014 Scholarship Winners

Filed under: Newgy — Tags: , , — by Jena on September 12, 2014 @ 1:31 pm

 

For the past several years, Newgy Industries has been proud to partner with the NCTTA (National Collegiate Table Tennis Association) to award college students/table tennis players with scholarships. Table tennis scholarship recipients are selected based on their table tennis skills, classroom success, essays and financial need. This is a great opportunity to help talented and motivated college students advance in table tennis while continuing their education.

Congratulations to the 2014 NCTTA-Newgy Scholarship recipients!

Bliss J. Chang – University of Alabama, Birmingham

Cheng Li – Mississippi College

Yichi Zhang – Mississippi College

Ellen Hwang – University of California at Berkeley

Caroline Kajihara – Texas Wesleyan University

Nan “Nancy” Zhou – Brown University

 

September Newgy Akron Open Table Tennis Tournament

Filed under: Newgy,Samson Dubina — Tags: , , , — by Jena on August 25, 2014 @ 2:42 pm

 

The September Newgy Akron Open Table Tennis Tournament will be Friday, September 26 – Saturday, September 27, 2014 and is open to both recreational players and USATT players.

Walsh University will host the concluding event of the Ohio Circuit.

Walsh University is located at 2020 East Maple Street, North Canton, Ohio 44720 and has space for 30 ping-pong tables and 300 spectators.  The venue features air conditioning, 28′ ceilings, 800 lux lighting and a beautiful wood floor to play on.

Tournament features:
$3,000 in Cash, Trophies and Other Great Prizes!
FREE Tournament Shirts!
FREE Meals, FREE Snacks, FREE Drinks!
Discounted Hotels!
Discounted Flights!

Tournament Sponsors: Newgy, Studio 330, Wil-Cut, Paddle Palace, Nittaku, PongTrac, Butterfly and Simplex Creative.

Sign up soon as space is limited!

Click here for more information and for the Entry Form.

Click here to see a list of the players already signed up.

Featured Club: SMC Woodbury Table Tennis Club

Filed under: Newgy — Tags: , , , — by Jena on August 19, 2014 @ 1:39 pm

 

The SMC Woodbury Table Tennis Club is the premier place to play and train on Long Island, New York. It features 8 new ping-pong tables in a 7500 square feet air conditioned facility.

Table tennis coaching is available with the club’s coach Sameh Awadallah. Sameh was a top ranked professional table tennis player and national team member in Egypt before moving to the USA five years ago. He coaches all levels from beginner to advanced. He is known for having “the best backhand in America.”

The club is open for League Night on Tuesdays and for Open Play on Fridays.

SMC Woodbury is hosting a table tennis clinic on August 29-30 with pro table tennis players/coaches Samson Dubina and Sameh Awadallah. The clinic will be geared toward intermediate and advanced level players.

To learn more about this table tennis club, visit www.woodburytabletennis.com.

2014 Transplant Games of America – Table Tennis

Filed under: Newgy — Tags: , , — by Jena on July 23, 2014 @ 2:33 pm

 

The 2014 Transplant Games of America were held July 11-15 in Houston, Texas.  The multi-sport festival event promotes the need for Organ and Tissue donation. Eligible athletes have received a life-saving transplant. The competition includes 18 different sports and games including table tennis, bowling, basketball, cycling, trivia challenge and more.

The Table Tennis Tournament included Men’s and Women’s divisions, ages 11-70+.

Congrats to our friend Gay Eisen of Nashville, Tennessee, who won the Silver in her age group. She practices on her Robo-Pong ping pong robot and has trained with Newgy’s Coach Roger Dickson for several years at the Newgy Table Tennis Center.

For complete tournament results, click here.

2014 U.S. Open Table Tennis Championship Results

Filed under: Newgy — Tags: , , , , , — by Jena on July 13, 2014 @ 3:05 pm

700 top table tennis players from around the world competed in the 2014 U.S. Open Table Tennis Championship last week. About 100 ping-pong tables were filled with some of the best players at the DeVos Convention Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Congrats to all the winners in the more than 80 event divisions, which included Men’s and Women’s Singles, Doubles, Hardbat, Sandpaper, Wheelchair, Junior Boys and Girls and many more.

Wenzhang Tao of China took home the Gold in the Men’s Singles division and Yuko Fujii of Japan earned the Gold in the Women’s Singles division.

A special congratulations to Newgy’s sponsored player and friend, Sameh Awadallah (Boshra) for earning 2nd Place in the 030 Men’s Division.

For complete tournament results, click here.

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