At Cancer Research UK we hold and support many events each year but rarely do we come across something as unique as 3-a-side ping pong
T3 Ping Pong launches a new PINK Indoor/Outdoor 3-a-side table in support of Cancer Research UK’s ‘Pink Pong’ at Hackney Half Marathon on Sunday 8th May 2016
Be one of the first to have a go and play alongside some of the UK’s top table tennis super stars
This limited edition table has been kindly donated by T3 Ping Pong and their Kent based outdoor table manufacturer, Sign 2000 Ltd.
Liz May, Founder of Pink Pong said “We wanted a table that could really draw in the crowds - and this certainly does that. Its round shape makes it so much more inviting than a traditional table tennis table. T3 3-a-side table tennis is such a fun game to play and the great thing is, anyone can take part. It’s been really well received already just from the picture. And after launch, we’ve just heard it will be included in the opening of the Ping London’s 2016 Summer campaign at the end of June, which is excellent news!”
Pink Pong International Table Tennis stars featured on this unique table are Josh Band, Sean Doherty, Will Bayley, Amanda Mogey, Corinna Whitaker, Ryan Jenkins, Charlotte Carey, David Wetherill, Kelly Sibley and Liz May.
Date for the Diary: Launch Day - Hackney Half Marathon, (London)
The T3 Pink Pong Table will be launched at the Hackney Half Marathon on Sunday 8th May at the Cancer Research UK marquee in the Race Village.
To find us follow signs to Hackney Marshes, on Homerton Road, Hackney, E9 5PF
The ribbon will be cut at 10am followed by an exhibition T3 match between our top international players. (For more information contact Liz at Pink Pong: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Join us and show your support by being one of the first to have a game on our new table.
(Come on your own or as a triples team.) Open to all ages and abilities! We’ve even got spot prizes for the most fun players!
What is T3?
T3 Ping Pong is three or six-a-side table tennis. It follows similar rules to the traditional game, but it is played on a circular table with three or six players on each team. The distinctive circular design and specially constructed net are the foundations of a game which offers a greater range of shots increasing the scope for some spectacular rallies.
Launched in 2013, this unique British made and designed product, is being described as the biggest game changer in over 100 years of table tennis! And it’s obvious why!
T3 ping pong also caught the attention of the International sports community at ISPO in January, where it was awarded ‘FINALIST’ in the ISPO 2016/17 Brand New Awards held in Munich, Germany.
“We first met Liz of PINK PONG last year at the World Championships of Ping Pong when she approached us about making a pink T3! I could see it straight away, as could my 5 year old daughter who now wants to know why all our tables aren’t pink! The end result is even better and it features all the table tennis stars who support Pink Pong and Cancer Research UK.’
Digi Berry, Director, T3 Ping Pong
Annabel Coakley of Cancer Research UK said “At Cancer Research UK we hold and support many events each year but rarely do we come across something as unique as 3-a-side ping pong especially on a bright pink table! I think it will be a great addition to our fund rising equipment and we hope lots of people will come along and have a go.
We are absolutely delighted that T3 have decided to support Cancer Research UK and are extremely grateful for their kind donation! Although we have come a long way in the fight against cancer in the past 40 years there is still so much to do, and we can’t fund our vital lifesaving research without the generosity and dedication of our supporters and volunteers.’
The game is all about team, fun and inclusivity.
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T3 Ping Pong
From the beginning, our mantra has been “Two’s company, three’s a team”. Team spirit is in our DNA. We’re passionate about encouraging as many people as possible, young and old, to get active, to pick up a bat, and play together as a team. Players of all abilities team up alongside one another, enjoying the individual challenges as well as the strategy only a team sport can offer. T3 is fast becoming the new kid on the ping pong block. It’s faster and fiercer and offers players a wider range of shot directions and lengths than the conventional game, making room for some pretty spectacular rallies.
Contact: Jason Garcia
T: +44 (0)20 7404 9594
Why not crowdfund a table;
Crowdfunding enables individuals to raise funds for worthy projects, whilst patching together groups of people who live in the same community or have common interests. It couldn’t be easier, so if you want to not only make a positive change in your local community, but support this fantastic charity please visit: www.crowdpatch.co.uk
Cancer Research UK
Our vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Our ambition is to accelerate progress and see three-quarters of people surviving the disease within the next 20 years. But we can’t achieve our mission alone. We rely on our dedicated scientists, doctors and nurses, and the generosity of our supporters across the UK. Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound donated. With your help, we can beat cancer sooner.
Contact: Annabel Coakley
T: 07775 657 159
Pink Pong was established in September 2010 after one of our members was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. The initial aim and objective of “Pink Pong” was to firstly increase awareness of Cancer for everyone, and secondly, to raise money for different Cancer Charities and Foundations. In 2013, Pink Pong went into partnership with Cancer Research UK and our objective changed to become the first table tennis based charity to raise both money and awareness of ALL cancer.
Contact: Liz May
T: 07810 398 956
Sign 2000, based in Kent manufacture T3’s outdoor Ping Pong tables.
‘When we were asked if we’d like to help T3 create a bright pink table for Cancer Research, the answer was a YES! We’ve all been great supporters of the wonderful work this charity delivers so we were delighted to be able to help. And it’s been great fun having that big splash of pink through our factory - it really is striking!’
Steve Spackman, Marketing Director, Sign 2000
Contact: Steve Spackman
T: +44 (0)845 265 2000
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