ToC Pong

JANUARY 23, 2015

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City will host their sixth annual ToC Pong Challenge on Friday, January 23, 2015 to raise money and awareness for Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City.

You can check out past press coverage of the Tournament of Champions Pong Wall Street Journal and Fox5.

A professional table tennis table is centered within the all-glass squash show court in Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal and a Master of Ceremonies and expert referee oversees the tournament.

For more information about the ToC Pong Challenge 2015 or to purchase a team sponsorship, please visit bigsnyc.org./events/TOCPong.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City began in 1904 as the first formalized mentoring program in the United States. Today BBBSNYC serves more than 3,000 children and their families in the five boroughs. By matching kids with caring adult mentors, BBBSNYC provides them with a much needed positive influence in their lives. Through the power of these relationships, the Littles are exposed to a world of possibility and hope thay might not have imagined otherwise.

2015 SCHEDULE (Friday, January 23, 2015)

11:45am

Event registration

Noon

1st round play

2:00pm-3:45pm

Consolidated consolation round

4:00pm-4:45pm

Consolation Quarterfinals

5:00pm-5:30pm

Main Draw Quarterfinals

5:45pm

Semi Final

6:00pm

Championship Final

6:15pm - 7:30pm

Awards Ceremony & Cocktail Reception

 

TOURNAMENT RULES

  • Each team will consist of two individuals.
  • Play will consist of 15 minute matches beginning at noon.
  • Specific 1st Round time slots will be provided to all participants by January 22.
  • Every team plays twice within a specified hour in their respective quarterfinal bracket. Consolation Quarterfinalists return for one hour of play at 4 p.m. and Main Draw Quarterfinalists return at 5 p.m.
  • The format tournament is double elimination. All teams are guaranteed a minimum of two matches. There will be a maximum of 32 teams.

 

Download Table Tennis Rules

 

 

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