ITTF Parkinson's World Table Tennis Championships

Pleasantville, New York - USA

Title
ITTF Parkinson's World Table Tennis Championships
Status
Ongoing
Start date
11 October to 13 October 2019
Project description

First ever celebrated Parkinson’s World Table Tennis Championships in Pleasantville, NY (USA)

Aim

To raise awareness of Parkinson’s Disease and showcase how table tennis can improve the lives of those diagnosed with it.

Target group
Players (and those who want to become) with Parkinson disease / Family members and friends / Public in general
Foundation funding
EUR 22,000
Partners

Ping Pong Parkinson

PLEASE VISIT ITTF.COM TO GET FURTHER INFORMATION AND REGISTER YOUR PARTICIPATION!

Registrations are open until September 10th 2019.

Important Documents:
Prospectus (updated 7 July)
UPDRS Classification File

Entry Form (updated)

I Love Ping Pong

Expected outcomes:

  • Different persons from different countries world-wide have participated in the ITTF World’s Parkinson Championships.
  • A comprehensive documentation promoting table tennis for people with Parkinson disease has been elaborated.
  • The pilot project was successful and will be repeated in the future.
  • The awareness for Parkinson disease and for the benefits of table tennis for those who have this disease is raised.

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