National Fire Service Table-Tennis Championships coming up in April!


Fire Service

Please see below details for the 2016 UK Fire Service (FireSportUK) National Table Tennis Championships, which are to be held at Britannia Leisure Centre, Hyde Road, London, N1 5JU on Sunday 17th April 2016.

The Championships are open to all UK Fire & Rescue operational, non-operational & support staff past and present, and all playing standards are welcomed to take part on what will be a fun event. A table tennis taster session and master class will also be available for boys & girls, guests and spectators. The venue to vie for prestigious UK Fire National Table Tennis titles will be at London Shoreditch’s Britannia Leisure Centre, Hyde Rd. London N1 5JU, on Sunday 17 April 2016 starting from 10am until 4pm.

All entrants will automatically be required to take part in the singles & doubles competition unless otherwise indicated. Entrants will be drawn into groups of four or more and will then play each other on a round-robin basis, with the top two advancing to the knockout stages [main draw]. All matches will be best of 5 games up to 11. The final order in a group will be decided as per ITTF Regulation 3.7.5. Consolation singles will be held for entrants who fail to make qualification into the main draw on a straight knock-out basis.

There will also be a women’s and a veteran’s tournament depending on entries If you are interested in taking part, please send your name and contact details to Mr Chris Beckley, national secretary [FireSportUk table-tennis section] either by mobile phone: 07958 735935 or email

Duncan Jenkinson
February 19, 2016