Maine Table Tennis League begins September 11


LEWISTON — The Maine Table Tennis League will officially begin its 21st season of organized table tennis on Monday, Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lewiston Armory. Entrance is at rear of the building near the ball field.

The league invites anyone, regardless of ability to participate in the sport for competition or exercise. Dues are $40 for adults and $30 for players 12 and under. They are due at the time of registration. The season runs from September thru May. Practice times are available throughout the year.

League play is on Monday evenings from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Practice times are Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and Sundays from 2-5 p.m.

The league boasts the only certified United States of America Table Tennis referee in Maine, who is presently the Vice-President of the League, Rick Shea.

The Maine Table Tennis League is the only entity of its kind in the State sanctioned by the USATT to hold tournaments.

The league supplies the balls for play as well as a robot for members to practice on their own. For those needing paddles or supplies, the league has them available at reduced prices.

Players are asked to change sneakers before playing, which means they should carry an extra pair of footwear.