2019 ITTF Parkinson’s World Table Tennis Championship

October 11th – 13th

For people with Parkinson’s

— and their families and friends —

who share a love of table tennis.

Tournament Schedule

Friday, October 11th

-Arrival-

8:00am – 5:00pm

For those who arrive early, neurological evaluations will take place throughout the day at the club. For those arriving Friday evening and Saturday morning, neurological evaluations will be done concurrently with the doubles tournament on Saturday. Neurologists will evaluate players according to the UPDRS Part 3 Motor Examination.

5:00pm -10:00pm

Welcome at the club for arriving players. Sign-in. Warm-up. Wine, Cheese and Snacks provided.

 

Saturday, October 12th

-Doubles Tournament-

8:30 -10:45am

Warm-up continues. Sign-in for those just arriving.

11:00am – 4:00pm

Doubles tournament. Come with a doubles partner or find one at the event. Play will start in Round Robin groups. A match consists of the best of three games to 11 points.

Lunch will be provided at 12:30. Snacks will be available all day.

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Playoffs for the teams that accumulated the best records in Round Robin play.

Evening

Dinner (on one’s own – a number of restaurants are within walking distance) and Free time.

For those who were not given a neurological evaluation on Friday, neurologists will evaluate players according to the UPDRS Part 3 Motor Examination.

Professional evaluation of players’ table tennis skills and assigning of ratings will take place throughout the day.

 

Sunday, October 13th

-Parkinson’s Championship-

8:30am – 10:00am

Warm-up

11:00am – 4:30pm

Parkinson’s Table Tennis Championship. Players will compete in one of the three categories to which they were assigned on Saturday — Light, Moderate or Advanced. Players will begin in Round Robin groups, followed by single-elimination playoffs. A match consists of the best of three games to 11 points. Lunch will be provided at 12:30. Snacks and drinks will be available all day.

5:30pm – 7:30 pm

Awards dinner and going-away party at the Pleasantville Country Club. A cash bar will be available.

Dinner will be served at 6:00pm.

Monday, October 13th

-Departures-

10:30 am+

The club will be open all day for any Parkinson’s players who would like to stay longer.

Visas

Please email us promptly at pingpongparkinson@gmail.com if you need an invitation letter for visa puposes

ITTF Parkinson’s World Table Tennis Championship Site

For Important Documents including the Prospectus, UPDS Clasification File, and the Entry Form

Hotels

We have a group rate at the following nearby hotels:

Comfort Inn (2 star), 20 Saw Mill River Rd., Hawthorne, NY – Call 914-592-8600 and inform them that you are here for the Ping Pong Parkinson Tournament and we have a group rate


Springhill Suites (3 star), 480 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY – 
Click here for our group rate


Sheraton (4 star), 600 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY – Click here for our group rate