spacerNational Collegiate Table Tennis Association
National Collegiate Table Tennis Association

Plano Convention and Visitors Bureau
Plano Convention and Visitors Bureau



Spectator Information

Table tennis balls screaming back and forth at up to 70 miles an hour. Extreme top-spin action across 16 competition courts. 7 different national titles at stake. Lightning-quick reflexes, searing intensity, unwavering focus. 

The 2012 College Table Tennis National Championships go way beyond the basement past-time many of us know. Experience the speed, power, and athleticism of this Olympic sport first-hand as a spectator. 

If you're new to competitive table tennis, the College Table Tennis Championships are a spectator-friendly introduction. If you're a follower of the sport, then you'll appreciate the level of skill on display with several Olympians and Olympic hopefuls competing.

Fun Activities

In addition to watching the great competition, there's other fun things to do at the Championships:

  • Learn more about the sport and how to play through table tennis clinics and demonstrations
  • Take on the table tennis robot (ball machine). Think you can handle it?
  • Grab a chance to win won of the many door prizes that will be given away throughout the event


Both single day and 3-day passes will be sold at the door. One or more event finals will be held each day of the event. Check the event schedule for details. 

Single-Day Pass:
Adults - $5
Students & Seniors - $4

Event Pass (3 days):
Adults - $12
Students & Seniors - $10

Getting to the Championships

The Championships will be held in Plano, Texas from April 13 through April 15. Air travel is most convenient to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. If you'll be driving to the event, get directions from the venue information page. Plenty of free parking is available at the venue.

Need a place to stay?

If you need a place to stay while attending the Championships, you'll want to take advantage of the special rates we have lined up at the tournament hotel.