Officials News Articles

  • Time to have your say in our Competition Review

    October 18, 2021

    Pinned article: Now is the time to make your views count in our survey about the future structure of table tennis competitions in England.

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  • National Conference a big hit with delegates

    June 7, 2021

    The 2021 Table Tennis England National Conference and Pride of Table Tennis Awards ceremony, held online on Saturday, was a great success.

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  • Pride of Table Tennis winners announced!

    June 5, 2021

    The superstar volunteers of our sport have been honoured at the Pride of Table Tennis Awards ceremony.

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  • Don’t miss our National Conference!

    May 27, 2021

    With less than a month to go until the virtual Club, Coach and Volunteer Conference, taking place on Saturday 5th June, we have revealed some exciting content that will form the day’s agenda.

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  • Book your place at our National Conference

    April 21, 2021

    Table Tennis England invites Clubs, Coaches and Volunteers to book their place for the 2021 National Conference.

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  • Pride of Table Tennis national shortlists revealed!

    March 30, 2021

    The countdown is on to the unveiling of this year’s Pride of Table Tennis National Award winners!

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  • Friends reunited as officials meet online

    January 28, 2021

    The Technical Officials Committee (TOC) webinar this week brought together 94 umpires, referees and tournament organisers.

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  • Applications open for Birmingham 2022 umpires

    January 22, 2021

    Table Tennis England has opened the process of Umpire Selection for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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  • Technical Officials invited to join webinar

    January 13, 2021

    Technical Officials have a chance to catch up with each other, hear updates and ask questions about the latest officiating developments at our webinar this month.

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  • Last few days to nominate your local heroes!

    October 14, 2020

    Do you know someone who has risen to the challenges posed by the pandemic and carried on helping people to enjoy table tennis? If so, they could be our Lockdown Local Hero!

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  • Jill Parker: Join me in thanking our sport’s volunteers

    October 7, 2020

    Table Tennis England President Jill Parker MBE has spoken of her gratitude to the volunteers who helped her throughout her career and is urging our members to honour volunteers by nominating them for a Pride of Table Tennis Award.

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  • More time to show Pride in our volunteers!

    September 30, 2020

    We’re extending the nomination period for the Pride of Table Tennis Awards, giving clubs, leagues and other table tennis organisations longer to make sure they honour their unsung heroes.

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  • Make your Pride nominations official!

    August 13, 2020

    Our sport couldn’t run without the army of officials who help to make events happen – and we are looking to honour these unsung heroes.

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  • My path to umpiring Olympic gold medal match

    August 10, 2020

    Tom Purcell recalls his pathway to officiating at that gold medal match between Wang Hao and Zhang Jike, and describes how Table Tennis England’s umpire education programme aims to set more English officials on the same trajectory.

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  • Help us take Pride in our amazing volunteers!

    July 9, 2020

    Do you know a local hero of the sport who could follow in the footsteps of our Volunteer of the Year Pat Johnson?

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  • Umpires Zoom through exams to stay on 2022 path

    July 8, 2020

    Lockdown has not stopped a group of umpires working hard to gain their Level 2 qualification and stay on track to officiate at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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  • Pride of Table Tennis Awards: Nominations now open!

    July 1, 2020

    The time has come to recognise and honour volunteers for the outstanding and often unseen contributions they make to enable our great sport to flourish.

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  • Para ace Dan is giving plenty back to the sport

    April 21, 2020

    When Dan Bullen talks about giving something back to the sport which has taken him from beginner to challenging for Paralympics selection, he is not doing things by halves.

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  • Umpires step into international ranks

    April 8, 2020

    English umpires Jenny Sanders and Jo Outhwaite have joined the global ranks of officials after passing their International Umpire exams.

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  • Umpires can get on pathway to Birmingham!

    February 12, 2020

    Our upcoming umpire training courses could get you on court at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham!

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