A Cook Islands player competes in the 2018 ITTF Junior Circuit Cook Islands Junior & Cadet Open that was held in Rarotonga in 2018. 18060518
Cook Islands Table Tennis Association will be hosting a national championship from October 12 to 14 at the Nikao Primary School Hall.
tournament will feature under-15, U19 and open categories in both the male and
female divisions. It will be played in singles and pairs.
member Ben Tuteru hopes the tournament will help revive the sport and recognise
the country’s leading table tennis players.
really want to encourage representation from the islands and the business
community, and expatriate workers are welcome to attend and represent their
countries. There is no restriction to participation,” Tuteru said.
haven’t been able to organise any national event in the past partly due to
unavailability of a venue but we are blessed to be given the Nikao Primary
School Hall for this competition.”
a build up towards the championship, the association will hold training camps
on Wednesday and Thursday next week from 5pm at the Nikao Primary School Hall.
training camps which are free of charge will help prepare the participants for
the main event.
who is interested in competing at the national event are welcome to attend the
training camps. We will basically run some drills to get them ready for the
national competition will begin with the U15 and U19 grades on October 12
followed by opens competition. The games will start at 5pm daily.
open category will have prizes and the association is looking for sponsors for
the age group competition.
there are sponsors out there who would like to help us by sponsoring prizes for
the U15 and U19 divisions, we would like to hear from them and we thank them in
advance,” Tuteru said.
fee with the completed form must be submitted a day before the competition gets
underway. Participants can email tearoa.iorangi@gmail or call
52904 and 57075 for Ben Tuteru for more information.
fee for the open division is $10 per person while for age group U15 and U19
grades, it’s free.