GTTA reschedules National Championships
The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) yesterday announced a rescheduling of the dates for its National Table Tennis Championships. General Secretary of the GTTA, Godfrey Munroe issued the release on the postponement of the event.
Initially, the GTTA National Championships was scheduled for August 17-19 for the Junior competition and August 31–September 2 Senior competition.
“Given the magnitude of the tournament, and the role it plays in the GTTA’s calendar of events relative to the crowning of the respective champions into the annals of history, a main selection criteria and the ranking of players, it is imperative that all details are finalised for the successful hosting of a tournament of such magnitude,” the release noted.
“Additionally, a very busy schedule, which saw us having to expend resources both financial and human to send teams to Cuba, Jamaica and Mexico, a small window of dates in which we could have had the tournament despite its critical importance existed,” it continued.
The release indicated that the executive decided to shift the dates so as to accommodate better planning, preparation and finalising of arrangements with sponsors/partners to ensure that the high standards of the tournament are maintained. The GTTA said it will announce the new dates shortly.