Did you know that a modern table tennis match at the elite level lasts on the average about 30 minutes? Top players often smash the ball at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour. Come try your best speed at the third annual 2014 SXSW Ping Pong Tournament. Join us on this kickoff event which occurs at Startup Village on Friday, March 7 from 12:00pm - 6:00pm at the Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 400/402. You don’t have to be a professional to compete, but this single-elimination, doubles-tournament is only open to SXSW Interactive, Gold or Platinum registrants. Once you have your badge, there is no fee to participate. If you think you've got game just sign-up online and prepare to defeat your opponents! The tournament will feature up to 70 teams that will enter, but only one will be named the 2014 SXSW Ping Pong Champion! We'll provide the paddles, balls, and tables -- you bring your best ping pong skills. For more information please contact Maria Alonso.
2013 SXSW Ping Pong Tourrnament. Photo by Tammy Camp.