Welcome to SCTTA

 Welcome to the Sussex County Table Tennis Association Website (SCTTA). It has been up and running since April 2013. Information about SCTTA can be found below along with the current County Plan. Please send news items of interest for Table Tennis within Sussex County to email address below.

News

24th September - National Council (NC) - Meeting 29th September

Further Documents have been added to the preceeding new item for the NC Meeting this coming Saturday - Chairman's Report, VETTS Report and Business Operations Report.

National Council (NC) - Meeting 29th September

Further to the news item below please find the papers for the forthcoming NC Meeting on the 29th September. It includes a statement from the new Chairman of the NC Chris Dangerfield and as can be seen on the Agenda there are ietms around TT365 for discussion.

Table Tennis England News - Harry Fairchild

The weekly newsletter from TTE for 7th September  has a link to a documentary on Harry Fairchild and his training for, and his winning of a Gold Medal with Coach Pedro Santos and the Brighton City crowd. Please see also Newsletter for 14th September and 21st September in case you are non-affiliated to TTE and therefore do not receive them. 

Inter-County Cadet Coaching Event - Sussex & Surrey 2nd September - Report

On the 2nd September at Holy Trinity School in Crawley, a joint Coaching Session was held organised by Maureen Hazell. Coaches Jane Barella from Surrey and Marc Burman from Sussex were in attendance. From Sussex there were 6 Cadet Boys and 4 Cadet Girls. The County is looking to have further joint Caoching Events this coming season, not only with Surrey but also with Kent. 

Sussex County TT Association - County Meeting 24th September

The next County Meeting is to be held on Monday 24th September at the Dorset Public House in Lewes starting at 7 pm. The Agenda can be seen here. If there are items that you wish discussed then please let me know on the contact details below. All welcome. 

Sussex County TT Association - AGM 2nd July - Key Points

On the 2nd July the County held its AGM at the Dorset Public House in Lewes and the following were the key points:

  • Minute's silence for the passing of Carol Beames and Jim West;
  • Annual Reports from Officers were received;
  • Draft County Plan discussed:
    • Greater focus on policing County Affiliations & Licensed Coaches in Sussex;
    • Includes 5 year strategy statements (to be endorsed at County Meeting 24th September);
  • Ad-hoc Leagues e.g. Summer, to be endorsed by local leagues in which catchment area it is;
  • Affiliation numbers had increased by 19 to 936 in total (827 Adult, 99 Junior);
  • County Affiliation Fees remain unchanged for next season - £10 Adult, £5 Junior;
  • The County voted to for National Councillor to support proposed TTE affiliation Fee increases;
  • Joint activities with adjacent Counties being explored - see reports below for 7th July and 2nd September;
  • Peter Baldwin and Laurie Holland became Life Members;
  • Steve Steel and Diane Webb became Vice-Presidents;
  • Invitation Event set for 9th September - but subsequently postponed due to clashes other events;
  • No significant changes to Management Committee - Treasurer in place until replacement found;
  • League Reports received;
  • Breakdown of Affiliation Fee made available by Treasurer:
    • Details in AGM Minutes but roughly third Coaching and nearly half County Championship (CC) Teams;
    • CC used for development of County Cadets and Junior;
  • Mixed County Championship success:
    • Senior  1st Premier Champions!
    • Senior 2nd came 5th in Division 1B;
    • Senior 3rd Team came 4th in Division 2B;
    • Junior 1st Team - 6th in Premier;
    • Junior 2nd Team - 1st in Division 2C and promotion to Division 1;
    • Junior 3rd Team - came 6th in Division2C;
    • Cadet 1st Team - came 5th in Premier;
    • Cadet 2nd Team - came 6th in Division 1A;
    • Cadet 3rd Team - came 6th in Division 2A;
    • Veteran 1st Team - won Division 1B and promotion to Premier;
    • Veteran 2nd Team - came 7th in Division1B and relegated;
    • Veteran 3rd Team - won Division 2C and hence promotion;

Hasting Open Development Tournament - Bexhillians Club 30th September

Please see Entry Form for this event on the 30th September at the Bexhillians Club in Hastings. There are Open Mixed Singles for the Konrad Pieterse Shield and Open Drawn Mixed Doubles. The closing date is the 22nd September.

Top Edge Training Camp (October 26th to 28th) & Training Days

Craig Bryant and his Top Edge Business are holding a further Training Camp at the end of October - please see Flyer which includes links to entry form. To Edge also provides Training Days for Clubs and details can be seen in the following Brochure.

Coaching Event - Girls Only - 3rd August - Report

On the 3rd August a Girls Only Coaching session took place, organised by Maureen Hazell and led by Teresa Bennett, with Tin Tin Ho and Emma Torkington in attendance to assist. Please find a report here.

Inter-County Events - Surrey Friendly Match - Report

On the 7th July Sussex and Surrey held a friendly match involving county younger players. A report of the event can be found on the TTE website using the following link:

https://tabletennisengland.co.uk/news/local-news/counties-look-to-the-future-with-friendly-match/

Thanks to Jane Barella from Surrey along with others and Maureen Hazell for Sussex. This is all part of an initiative with Surrey in the first instance and Kent in the future for inter-county activities to give young playerss more experience.

National Council (NC) - Chairman & Next Meeting 29th September

A vote has been taken by the elected County National Councillors for the Chairman of the NC for the coming season between Tony Catt (from Sussex and the Chairman for the pass few years) and Chris Dangerfield who was elected. Please see Chris Dangerfield Manifesto. The next NC Meeting is on the 29th September in Newport Pagnell, Harben House, Tickford Street, MK16 9EY from 11 am. 

TT England - Membership Benefits

For those players and others who have renewed their annual TTE affiliation, and for those who have not yet done so, pleaee find on the following link the benefits of affiliation as indicated by TTE.

https://tabletennisengland.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Your-Guide-to-Membership-201819-web.pdf

Free Table Tennis News (FTT) - Number 66

Another view on the TT England structure and policy for information - FTT 66.

Archived News Items

All the news item from last season prior to item below have been archived - please see Archive page

TT England - AGM 7th July - Papers & News

TTE held their AGM on Saturday 7th July and please see below the associated Papers:

July/August TTE Newsletters - Again, if you do not receive the weekly News from TTE please find the recent ones - 150618, 220618, 290618, 060718, 130718, 200718, 270718, 030818, 100818, 170818, 240818, 310818. There are a range of articles and as can be seen Josh Bennett won the Senior Boys in the Butterfly English Secondary Schools International. There is also a TT Day Vidoe, end of Season Review, next Phase of the Governance Review, BeTT Funding and lots more.

July 2018 - Jarvis Sports Burgess Hill Veteran & Senior 1 Star 7th July - Results & Report

This event, run by Rory Scott, took place at Burgess Hill on the 7th July. Please see Report prepared by Rory Scott and a summary of the results with photos are as below:

  • Vets Band 1: Winner: Rory Scott; Runner-Up: Anthony Ellis;
  • Vets Band 2: Winner: Roger Pingram; Runner-Up: Tony Rowell;
  • Vets Band 3: Winner: Alan Papier; Runner-Up: Mick Stanners;
  • Senior Band 1: Winner: Mitchell Jones; Runner-Up: Rory Scott;
  • Senior Band 2: Winner: Vadym Krevs; Runner-Up: Dennis Hayden;
  • Senior Band 3: Winner: Stuart Vincent; Runner-Up: Freddy Goodall;

July 2018 - Horsham Spinners 2 Star 1st July - Results & Report

This event, run by Rory Scott, took place at Slinfold School on the 1st July. Please see Report prepared by Rory Scott. A summary of the results follow with Photo's and Draw Sheets.

  • U12: Winner: Anna Piercey; Runner-Up: Matthew Davies; Draw Sheet;
  • U13: Winner: Krish Chotai; Runner-Up: Sasha O'Halloran; 
  • U14: Winner: Henry Maric-Murray; Runner-Up: Leo Sochor-Grethe; Draw Sheet;
  • U15: Winner: Henry Maric-Murray; Runner-Up: Jack Trafford; Draw Sheet;
  • U18: Winner: Jack Trafford; Runner-Up: Brandon Bennett; Draw Sheet:

July 2018 - Jarvis Sports Chichester Veteran & Senior 2 Star 17th June - Results & Report

This event, was run and won by Rory Scott!! It took place at Six Villages Lesiure Centrewith 22 Players participating. Please see Report prepared by Rory Scott as weel as the Draw Sheet and Photo of the two winners.

June 2018 - Horsham Spinners 2 Star 16th June - Results & Report

This event, run by Rory Scott, took place at Slinfold School on the 16th June. Please see Report prepared by Rory Scott. A summary of the results follow with Photo's and Draw Sheets.

  • U12: Winner: Max Radiven; Runner-Up: Krish Chotai; Draw Sheet:
  • U13: Winner: Aniket Bhanushali; runner-Up: Lucas Gabb; Draw Sheet;
  • U14: Winner: Barney Mindlin; Runner-Up: Zach Hodges; Draw Sheet;
  • U16: Winner: Barney Mindlin; Runner-Up: Timmy Walters;

June 2018 - Jarvis Sports Burgess Hill Satellite Grand Prix 26th/27th May - Results & Report

This event took place at the Triangle Burgess Hill on the 26th/27th May and please see report prepared by Rory Scott who managed the event. A summary of the winners are as follows along with photo's and draw sheets:

 

Sussex County Table Tennis Association

Information About

Please see the Sussex County Privacy Policy.

The SCTTA is affiliated to the Table Tennis England (TTE) and represents 9 leagues within Sussex with 936 affiliated league playing members in the 2017/2018 Season. The SCTTA is a non profit making organisation and through affiliation fees paid by Players in the Sussex Leagues supports a number of County Teams at Cadet, Junior, Senior and Veteran level. Last Season 12 Teams were entered in the various categories with the Senior Team winning the Premier and Junior second Team winning Division 12C and the Veteran 1st Team winning pomotion back to the Pemier Division. The County also runs events each year such as Sussex Closed,Invitation Event (top 8 in various catagories), and in the recent past have run regular Circuit Events as well as Junior 2 and 4 star Tournaments and has supported Sussex Open Events. Last season Novice Tournaments were introduced and held in Hastings and Lewes. 

The County Management Committee are all Volunteers and meet around 6 times a year along with an AGM. If you wish to assist and Volunteer then please contact me as below.

County Plan

Sussex County Development

County Plan Season 2018/2019

The draft County Plan for Season 2018/2019 will be presented to the County Meeting on the 24th September, minor amendments and when agreed it will be shown here. 

Web Contact

Jim Skinner - Web Master & Sussex County Chairman

If you have any news items or articles that you would like displayed then please contact me as below on my email address. Similarly if you have any issues or suggestions for this website.

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Thanks.