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USATT Competition Management Seminar Aims to Boost Event Management Expertise in Table Tennis Community

by USA Table Tennis

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Ontario, CA – October 11, 2023 – USATT is thrilled to announce the upcoming USATT Competition Management Seminar, scheduled to take place on December 14 and 15, 2023, in Ontario, CA. This comprehensive seminar is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals involved in organizing and managing sanctioned table tennis events. By doing so, USATT aims to create a pool of proficient competition managers who can contribute to the growth and success of table tennis events at all levels.

USATT firmly believes that hosting high-quality events is not only a valuable financial growth source for clubs but also a powerful means of attracting new players to the sport. The USATT Competition Management Seminar will help participants to successfully manage and coordinate sanctioned events, ensuring a better experience for players, officials, and spectators alike.

The seminar will feature a lineup of distinguished experts in the field, including:

  • Vlad Farcas – USATT Events Coordinator
  • Gorazd Vecko – ITTF Competition Management Course Conductor
  • Tina Ren – Sanctioning Process Expert (USATT Membership and Services Specialist)
  • Mark Thompson – SafeSport Athlete Protection Officer
  • Jasna Rather – High Performance Specialist

Applicants interested in participating in this unique educational opportunity must have a background in table tennis activities. To secure a spot, applications must be submitted before the deadline on November 15, 2023.

Virginia Sung, CEO of USATT, expressed her excitement about the event, stating, " USATT is honored to offer this unique opportunity to the table tennis community, particularly our esteemed member clubs. Developing competition management skills is crucial to enhancing the overall experience for players in USATT events and offering a better product to all our stakeholders. This seminar is a testament to our commitment to nurturing and advancing the sport of table tennis in the United States."

The USATT Competition Management Seminar is set to be a great resource for individuals who are passionate about the sport of table tennis and aspire to contribute to its growth. It will equip them with the knowledge and expertise needed to successfully organize and manage sanctioned events, elevating the standard of table tennis competitions across the country.

For more information, application details, and updates about the USATT Competition Management Seminar, please visit the official USATT website at

Contact: Vlad Farcas –

USATT Competition Management – Prospectus

USATT Competition Management Course – Application Link