BEDFORD & DISTRICT TABLE TENNIS LEAGUE HOME NEWS SPONSORS LINKS CONTACT
  
  Register Here    Login  
Main Menu
Downloads
Login
Username:

Password:


Lost Password?

Register now!
Webmaster
John Alsop
Visit Our Advertisers
Other Site Links
Northants TT (2621)
North Herts TT (2104)
Bedford Communi... (2085)
St Neots TT Clu... (1919)
ESTTA (1861)
TTE (1208)
Revolution TTC (985)
Follow BDTTL On Twitter
Like BDTTL On Facebook
Facebook BDTTL Friends


BDTTL League & General Table Tennis News
Division Two of the Revolution TTC Summer League is well under way having already played three rounds and Division One is due to commence on Monday 18th June. There are a few spare places in Division One so if you would like to enter individually to make up a team or to enter an entire team then please text me on 07921 093199. The last round is on Monday 30th July. The standard for Division One is for players that normally play in Divisions 2-4 of the Bedford & District Table Tennis League although consideration will be given to other standards.
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file

Your support is urgently needed for Elstow TTC's latest fundraising venture - The Beetle Drive. This hilarious game is being held at Clapham Village Hall on Friday 29th June 6.30 - 9.30 pm. Your host for the evening is our very own charismatic (or should that be asthmatic?) Mr David Fosbrook, ably assisted by the Debbie McGee of the Elstow Monday Over 60s Club, Mrs Maureen Cooper. This dynamic duo will ensure a good time is had by all and that beetles will be created with absolutely no skill required at all - the perfect antidote to table tennis. Your 7.00 ticket will get you a fish and chip supper and, of course, there is a bar. We are very keen to make this a success as we are trying to include people from the local Parkinson's exercise classes. Bring your family and friends for a novel night out. Tickets are available from Maureen and Liz. See them in person on Tuesday evenings at the Revolution TTC Summer League at Lincroft School, Oakley or contact Liz on 07786 100161.
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file

The Bedford & District Table Tennis League Annual General Meeting will take place at Elstow TTC, 192 Wilstead Road, Elstow MK42 9YD on Wednesday 4th July 2018 at 8.00 pm. Please note that any nominations for Officers, Management Committee and the Hon. Auditor, which must come from a registered player or member, can be made either in writing to the Honorary General Secretary prior to, or verbally at, the Annual General Meeting. Any proposal for alterations to the League rules must be sent to him at least 21 days before the date of the AGM. At the end of the evening the League trophies will be presented. A few weeks before the meeting, any League rule propositions and a copy of last yearís Minutes will be circulated for review.
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file



Congratulations to Revolution TTC's Sara Williams who consolidated her No. 1 England veteran ranking by securing the VETTS National O40s Women's title in Wolverhampton on Sunday 13th May. Sara defeated England No.2 veteran Sanja Clements 10-12, 11-7, 17-15, 11-2 in the final. Her trophy was presented by the VETTS President John Hilton.
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file



Congratulations to Bedford Modern's Ben Dunkley who became the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS) National U11 Boy's Champion on 28th April. The competition was held at Edge Grove school in Hertfordshire and the final positions were 1st Ben Dunkley (Bedford Modern School), 2nd Ben Hawes (Norwich), 3rd Oscar Wiseman (Handcross Park), 4th Elliot Saunders (St Piranís).
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file

The Revolution Summer League on Tuesday evenings has been delayed by one week and will now commence on 22nd May. There is a free week on Tuesday 12th June due to SATS exams. The Monday evenings will now commence on 18th June. Follow the link to enter the summer league. There will be normal practice sessions on Mondays and Tuesdays until the start of the summer league.
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file


(L. to R. Najam Sheraz, Phil Crossley, Tim Thomas, Dave Beddall - League Chairman)

Congratulations to Phoenix C team comprising of Najam Sheraz, Phil Crossley and Tim Thomas who narrowly defeated the Elstow A team comprising Tom Nowakowski, Colin Luscombe and John Simms by just 8 points in the Smith Cup final, held on Monday 30th April at Elstow TTC. Phoenix's Tim Thomas managed to secure the win in a close battle against Colin Luscombe in the final match. Further details will be posted in the next few days.

Elstow D won the Plate final by default as Revolution I could, unfortunately, field only two players due to a last minute team player illness.
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file

The Bedford & District Table Tennis League's second Charity Handicap Tournament, in remembrance of Brian Copperwheat a long time and fondly remembered league player, will be held on Monday 9th April at the Sports Hall, Lincroft School, Station Road, Oakley, MK43 7RE commencing promptly at 7.45pm. The entry fee on the night is a minimum contribution of £3 and all income received goes in aid of local charities. The tournament competition format will be decided based on the number of entries. A Plate competition will also take place so you are guaranteed at least two matches. There will be a raffle and all prizes donated are gratefully received. Please register for this event
as handicaps need to be computed prior to the competition. After registering you should receive an email acknowledgement. If your email acknowledgement isn't received then please email alsop.john@btinternet.com with your details.
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file

Results have now been received for all the quarter final matches of the Smith Cup & Plate competitions and can be accessed via the drop down menu on the left. Six of the eight matches were played within an eighteen points winning margin with the closest match between Elstow F v Elstow D where the latter won by just five points. The final match of this encounter was between 11 year old Freya Opperman and the vastly more experienced Kerr Clement. Despite the vast difference in experience Freya only just lost -9, 8, -8, -3 giving their higher ranked team the match all determined on the last game. A very credible achievement to the handicapper, Elstow's Dave Thomas, who knew the two teams very well. Elstow D's Mark White caused the most damage for the higher ranked team and Freya Opperman was the star performer for the F team which included an 8, 10, 10, -3 win against Patrick Lyall and an -7, -4, -0, -5 loss against Mark White.
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file

Elstow TTC have put together a 2018 calendar in aid of the Parkinson's UK charity. All profits from the sale of the £10 calendar will go to this very worthwhile charity which Elstow TTC have been supporting through many fundraising events during the last year. Please contact Simon Collier on 07962 420268 to get yours now. I'm sorry to disappoint/relieve you to confirm the calendar photo shots are in the best possible taste.
 
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file

A few issues have arisen with emailing results cards some of which were also experienced last season. When emailing the results card could you 1). have a meaningful subject to the email such as "Revolution B v St Neots A 161017 Result" rather than just "Results" 2). please email BOTH the Divisional Administrator and the Fixture Secretary 3). when emailing the Divisional Administrator use the generic email address divN@bedfordttleague.co.uk where N is the division number e.g. 1,2,3,4,5,6. DO NOT use the divisional administrators personal email address. Thank you for your attention to this matter and please inform your other team members. Following these guidelines will ensure a smooth and prompt results publication service.
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file

Since the introduction of the new score card for this season the Fixture Secretary has been experiencing problems which require the new score card to be revised to make the Fixture Secretary's life much easier, bearing in mind the large number of cards he needs to review on a weekly basis. This new revised score card can be downloaded by clicking on this article or clicking on Scorecard in the Downloads section on the left hand side menu. As previously advised, there are a number of old score cards lying around from last season and it has been agreed with the Fixture Secretary that these should be used up prior to moving to the newer score card.
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file

This season has seen an unprecedented increase in the number of score cards that are being submitted without team names. Other issues experienced have been teams entering just christian names. This all adds to the work of the volunteer administrators and fixture secretary. If you wish to keep the goodwill of these people and continue to have a responsive results service then please complete the score cards correctly. Sanctions against offending teams are not currently under discussion by the committee but if standards continue to drop then this will have to be reviewed. In addition, the quality of the images sent electronically has generally been poor. Images should be at least 1024 pixels wide and taken in good lighting conditions i.e. on the match table top without shadows and in focus. Thank you for your assistance in helping the league run efficiently and professionally albeit by amateur volunteers.

John Alsop
General Secretary
  Edit article Dupplicate article Delete article View this article in PDF format Print article Send article Add a file

Competition Winners
2009/10 Plate Winnners - Marston

2009/10 Plate Winnners - Marston

National Champions - Andy Trott (L.) & Chris Bartram (R.)

National Champions - Andy Trott (L.) & Chris Bartram (R.)




Recent News
Gallery Photo


 

Copyright 2009 by BDTTL  |  Powered by XOOPS 2.0 © 2001-2011 The XOOPS Project  |  Design by 7dana.com