JOPLIN, MO - Competitors grabbed their paddles and filled Joplin's Memorial Hall to win it all.
Joplin's Spring 2018 Table Tennis Championship was held at memorial hall this weekend. Today was the second day of the event with forty five competitors from five different states participating. Challengers were playing for not only medals, but also the chance to win seven hundred and fifty dollars in prize money for first place. This biannual tournament has been going on since 2014 and competitors keep coming back to play.
Tournament Director Janus Lazarus says "Many players give very nice compliments. They said that we have a nice facility here. Which I'm grateful to our city for providing us with Memorial Hall."
If you want to get involved with the table tennis club the organization has practice on Mondays and Thursdays at 5:30 in Joplin Memorial Hall.