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PRESS RELEASE: October 13, 2008

For Immediate Release 

NCTTA Announces Exclusive Table Tennis Equipment Partnership with Killerspin LLC.

The National Collegiate Table Tennis Association formally announces an exclusive 3-year Table Tennis Equipment League and Championship Partnership with Killerspin LLC.  Killerspin will provide balls and barriers to 17 NCTTA Divisions throughout the country. With this agreement Killerspin becomes the official equipment supplier for College Table Tennis.

In addition to ongoing support of the NCTTA league, for the next three years Killerspin will also provide top-of-the-line equipment for the National Championships, including True Blue tables, 3-star champion balls, and barriers. This will kick off with the 2009 NCTTA Championships in Rochester, Minnesota in April.

As part of the agreement, member schools of the NCTTA and their participating club members can enjoy phenomenal discounts on Killerspin equipment, including:

·         20% off all regularly priced merchandise, excluding the purchase of table tennis tables

·         25% off the purchase of regularly priced tournament-used tables (pickup only)

·         15% off the purchase of regularly priced new table tennis tables

Chicago-based Killerspin produces premium quality table tennis equipment, sports apparel and media. Killerspin’s media initiatives have brought table tennis to the masses, with professional competitions that have been broadcast on Fox Sports Net and ESPN around the globe. Additionally, Killerspin gear and sponsored players are regularly featured in well-known publications including Rolling Stone and Maxim, as well as in popular television series, such as ‘The Simple Life’, Bravo TV’s ‘Meet the Parker’, and HGTV.  Recently, Killerspin was the exclusive table tennis equipment supplier and featured in the blockbuster Hollywood hit, Balls of Fury, and well as for the independent film Ping Pong Playa.

The National Collegiate Table Tennis Association (NCTTA) is the governing body of College Table Tennis and is a government-recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting competitive table tennis at the collegiate level in the US and Canada. NCTTA also provides assistance and leadership in implementing College/University Table Tennis programs, securing the opportunity for student-athletes to compete in the sport of Table Tennis in schools and achieve athletic and academic excellence. NCTTA maintains the eligibility and integrity of intercollegiate Table Tennis while providing the regulation of Varsity Table Tennis at the Collegiate Level in North America.

For more information, contact the Media Relations Committee at the National Collegiate Table Tennis Association at