The Olympic Sport Witnesses Registration from Over 180 Athletes across 40 Countries – Signals Bright Start for America’s First Professional Table Tennis League
Major League Table Tennis (MLTT) is excited to announce the close of draft registration for its inaugural season. The response has been overwhelming with over 180 players from 40 countries submitting their applications to join the league. The impressive diverse pool of players, with a notable number of women participants, sets the stage for a thrilling and inclusive first season.
“We launched MLTT publicly just three months ago and these numbers are a clear sign that we’re onto something big,” said Flint Lane, MLTT Commissioner and CEO. “We’re blown away by the enthusiasm and diversity of the talent pool and excited to translate this dynamic energy into a thrilling season.”
As MLTT gears up for the debut season, all eyes are on the upcoming events:
- July 10, 2023 – The First Quartet: Unveiling of 4 Team Names and Cities
- July 17, 2023 – The Second Quartet: Unveiling of 4 Additional Teams and Cities
- August 9, 2023 – MLTT Lottery: Team Drawing to Determine Draft Order
- August 12-13, 2023 – MLTT Player Combine East – Princeton, NJ
- August 19-20, 2023 – MLTT Player Combine West – Fountain Valley, CA
- August 26, 2023 – Official Draft Day: Eight teams to select eight players each, shaping the rosters for America’s first professional table tennis season
- September – Regular Season Begins
“Each of these upcoming events is a stepping stone towards the kick-off of a truly unique and engaging table tennis season,” added Flint. “We’re excited to introduce our teams, our players, and our passion for table tennis to fans here in America and beyond.”
For more information about the Major League Table Tennis and the upcoming events, visit www.mltt.com.
Major League Table Tennis (MLTT) was founded in 2023 by software entrepreneur and table tennis enthusiast, Flint Lane. Flint and his wife Kathy, own two table tennis clubs, Princeton Pong and Naples Pong. Flint previously served on the USATT Clubs Committee.
MLTT’s mission is to bring the best table tennis experience to athletes and fans alike. One of the merits of our league is the diversity of our athlete rosters. Players come from all over the world, bringing with them different styles and techniques that make match play exciting and competitive.
MLTT is committed to advancing the sport of table tennis by providing the ultimate table tennis experience for all involved. We are dedicated to growing our league and supporting our athletes as they compete at the highest levels of the sport.