Category Archives: Our History

History of the sport of table tennis in Edmonton (YEG)

ETTC Appreciation Nite at Buffet Royale

Edmonton Table Tennis Club was pleased to host over 180 members and their guests at the Buffet Royale for its annual member appreciation night on Saturday, January 9, 2016.  The annual get together which took place at the Buffet Royale … Continue reading

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Edmonton Table Tennis Club: The 2015 Annual General Meeting

Section 6.1 of Edmonton Table Tennis Club’s (ETTC) bylaws requires that the club hold an Annual General Meeting on or before December 31st of each year.  This year’s meeting took place at 8:00 PM on Monday, November 9, 2015 at … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. Tseng

We were saddened by the news of the passing of Dr. Jui Teng Tseng.  To members at Edmonton Table Tennis Club, he was known simply as ‘Dr. Tseng’.  He was a quiet, unassuming and gentle person who showed up every … Continue reading

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Edmonton Table Tennis Club: What Are We All About?

As little as ten years ago, Edmonton Table Tennis Club (ETTC) offered 1 or 2 sessions a week at our Rundle Park facility on the east side of Edmonton.  Back then our membership numbered less than 100.  Nowadays, our membership … Continue reading

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ETTC Members Appreciation Nite at K-J Bowl

[Saturday, March 21, 2015]  Edmonton Table Tennis Club (ETTC) members gathered together at K-J Bowl for a night of 5-pin bowling, pizza and socializing.  The event was a way to recognize our many members for their loyalty to our table … Continue reading

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The Mah Family and Table Tennis in Alberta

Today at Prince George, British Columbia is the start of the second full week of competition at the 2015 Canada Winter Games.  Canada’s provinces and territories have been competing over the last week and half in sports such as archery, … Continue reading

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Edmonton Table Tennis: From The Archives

Throughout the years, our club and our members have been featured in local newspaper articles with reports on local, provincial and national level competition.  Here are a few of those pieces.  A special thank you to Judy Ellefson for tirelessly … Continue reading

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Edmonton Table Tennis Club: Memories, 2014

Edmonton Table Tennis Club (ETTC) celebrates it’s 75th year of promoting the sport of table tennis and providing affordable health and wellness to generations of Albertans.  You can read all about what we’re about right here.  To commemorate our 75th … Continue reading

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Xiao Xiao and the Olympic Dream

Looking back at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, what I remember most is the triumph of Australian aboriginal sprinter Cathy Freeman as she took gold for her home country in the 400 meter event.  Also of note was Australian swimmer Ian … Continue reading

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Keith Wong and Ping Pong Diplomacy in Edmonton

A recommendation by China’s Ambassador to Canada led to the signing of a protocol of understanding and friendship in 1981 between the Provinces of Alberta and Heilongjiang.  Since the signing of the original protocol, the provincial level relationship has flourished … Continue reading

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