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-

8:00 am-5:00 pm: 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. 

5:00-9:00 pm: Welcome at the club for arriving players. Sign-in. Warm-up. Wine and Cheese and Snacks provided. 

“I Love Ping Pong”, our Ping Pong Parkinson (3P) anthem, will be sung by Nenad Bach with the 3P Choir and the 3P Band. 

6:00 pm: Welcome + Delegate Meeting and Draw Doubles Competition 

7:00 pm: Dinner

 

 

Saturday, October 12th

-Parkinson’s Championships-

8:30 am – Club open for play and warm up.

Doubles tournament. Teams will begin in Round Robin groups, followed by single-elimination playoffs. Come with a doubles partner or find one at the event.

Parkinson’s Table Tennis Championships. 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 will be available all day.

Professional evaluation of players’ table tennis skills and assigning of ratings will take place until 11 am.

Evening: Dinner and Free time

 

Sunday, October 13th

-Parkinson’s Championships, continued-

8:30 am – Club open for play and warm up.

Parkinson’s Table Tennis Championships continued.

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

5:30-8:30 pm: Awards dinner and going-away party at the Pleasantville Country Club. A cash bar will be available.

5:30-6:30 pm: Cocktail Hour

6:30 pm: Margie Alley’s Film showing + Talk

7:00 pm: Dinner will be served

7:30 pm: Awards and Presentation

8:00 pm: Dessert will be served

 

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