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2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Table Tennis: Participant and Spectator Guide

by USA Table Tennis

2024 US Olympic Team Trials - Table Tennis

From March 21-24, the West Monroe Sports & Events Facility will welcome the best table tennis players from across the country for the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Table Tennis. The event marks the grand opening of the West Monroe Sports & Events facility in West Monroe, Louisiana. Over the course of 4 days of competition, this brand-new state-of-the-art venue will bear witness to Olympic dreams realized.


The Women's Team has earned 3 quota spots for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 by winning the championship title at the 2023 Pan Am Championships in Havana, Cuba. Lily Zhang, the #1 ranked female athlete in the top 50 as of March 1, 2024 (World Ranked #33), has secured her spot on the team for the 4th time. The remaining two team members will be determined through the U.S. Olympic Trials in West Monroe. Notably, 21-year-old Amy Wang, the reigning 2023 US National Champion, 2023 US Open Champion, and 2023 Pan Am Championship Champion, will be in attendance.


The Men's Team did not secure a team quota spot for Paris 2024. To represent the US in the Olympics, athletes must obtain a quota in Singles. The opportunity for this will be at the Pan Am Regional Olympic Trials in Lima, Peru, from May 14-18, 2024. The top two players from the U.S. Olympic Trials in West Monroe will earn the chance to compete at the Pan Am Regional Qualifier. The entire Men's National Team that recently participated in Busan for the World Championship is expected to compete, with notable players like Nikhil Kumar, winner of the World Championships Team Trials in Corpus Christi, Texas. Kumar, following a career best win over Liam Pitchford (WR #29) at the World Championships, will look to continue his success in West Monroe.


Table Tennis is one of the very few sports that welcomes all players to compete in the U.S. Olympic Trials. This inclusivity makes the field open to anyone, emphasizing the importance of widespread participation and encouraging all interested individuals, regardless of their background or skill level, to sign up for this prestigious event. To register please visit www.omnipong.com


The U.S. Olympic Trials – Table Tennis will unfold over four days, from March 21 to March 24, having 3 different stages of competition:


Day 1 (March 21): Qualification Stage

Day 1 (March 21): Stage 1

Day 2 (March 22): Stage 2

Day 3 (March 23): Stage 3 - Single elimination for the remaining 8 players

Day 4 (March 24): Stage 3 - Continued single elimination with points determining final placements


Days 3 and 4 are particularly crucial, as they will decide the final representatives for Paris 2024.


For those unable to attend in person, the event will be live-streamed, ensuring that everyone can follow the journey of their favorite players. Stay tuned for updates on where to watch the live stream.


Daily Tickets for March 20 – March 23: $20

Championship Tickets for March 24: $40


Information for Participants

Registration: Open on www.OmniPong.com, where you can find the prospectus, player list, officials and uniform regulations.

Technical Meeting: March 20, 7 pm CT at the competition venue. Athletes and Coaches are encouraged to attend as the Tournament Director, Competition Manager, and Referee team will go over the rules and regulations.

Practice: The competition venue will be available for practice starting at 12 pm CT on March 20, offering participants the chance to familiarize themselves with the surroundings.


Get ready for an exciting showdown at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Table Tennis. The event will directly determine two Team USA Olympic members for the women's team and two men who will have the opportunity to compete for the chance to make the U.S. Olympic Team at the Pan Am Regional Qualifier. Don't miss the action at the West Monroe Sports & Events facility from March 21 to March 24.

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