The Ping Pong Party Returns

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Russell Moore

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The Ping Pong party returns in February as Pongathon goes twice a month at its Shoreditch venue of Richmix.

A mix of social table tennis, music and art, Pongathons launch in October was a great success and now you have the opportunity to win two 1 hours slots between 6-7 and 7-8 pm on it’s first night of the new year on February 21st. All you have to do to win is like the Pongathon Facebook page and then post your favourite table tennis related YouTube clip on to the wall (this can be best rally, funniest clip, best shot weirdest etc).

The winner will be announced on 17th February on the Pongathon Facebook wall.

Pongathon
Richmix,
Shoreditch,
35-47 Bethnal Green Road,
London
E1 6LA

Here’s what the guys at Pongathon have to say about their events:

Featuring:
o Wall to Wall Ping Pong Tables over two floors
o DJ’s – Ronnie Joice/Alex Gromadzki /Live Visual Art from Coco
o Pongathon T-shirts, headbands and wristbands for best 70’s sportswear!
o Lots of FREE to enter competitions including the Pongathon Mini Bat Challenge! / Beat-The-Pongbot / Mini Table Challenges/ Loads of cool merch for the winners!
o Twice Monthly residency at Richmix from February 7th 2012
o Book your private Pongathon tables in advance at www.pongathon.com
o Join the Pongathon community at www.facebook.com/pongathon
o Doors: 5pm -11pm/ Richmix -35 – 47 Bethnal Green Road LondonE1 6LA

After the massively successful launch of Pongathon on October 24th Pongathon has, without doubt, captured the imagination of the capitals’ passionate social ping pong players. From after work challenges and corporate parties everyone is spinning at the Pongathon’s! Such has been the demand for Pongathon that more tables and another night has been added, meaning from February 7th ‘Pongathon Tuesdays’ will be at Richmix every other week. More ping for your pong you might say!

Once again Pongathon will be bringing you wall-to wall ping pong action set against a backdrop of live visual art from Coco and hip swiveling ‘chunes’ to pong to from resident DJ’s Alex Gromadzki and Ronnie Joice. Our Pongathon pros will be on hand to provide tips and tricks and entertain the crowds with some exhibition play and of course no Pongathon is complete without Beat-The-Pongbot, our own ping pong robot that takes on all comers! Loads of free to enter competitions will include; the world’s smallest mini- bat tournament, mini table doubles and singles and round-the-table with loads of prizes and cool merch for the winners.

You can now also book your tables in advance directly from www.pongathon.com, a nice way to guarantee your exclusive ping pong action for those after work challenges! Our Pongathon hosts will organize your social play, provide some witty banter and adjudicate those contentious points! And here is some really nice news! Pongathon subscribers receive 10% off advanced table bookings and purchases from The Pongathon Shop and kit suppliers, TT Links.

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