The Winter Garden of the World Financial Center (200 Vesey St., Manhattan)
Battle your friends, get tips on your topspin & watch masters of the sport!
Pongtopia! is presented in partnership with Spin Galactic, an organization dedicated to spreading the love of pong across the world, and in support of Operation Design, a non-profit working with NYC public schools to promote the idea that well-designed environments help students learn, work & thrive.
Expo & Open Play:
Thursday & Friday, 12-2 pm
Watch expert players on Main Court or square off against your friends & co-workers on the Palm Courts. Pros will be on hand for tips & quick lessons.
Cheer on the World Champion of the World, Judah Friedlander of NBC’s 30 Rock and Author of How to Beat Up Anybody: An Instructional and Inspirational Karate Book by the World Champion!
Saturday, 12-5 pm
Enjoy a complimentary cup of delicious frozen custard from Shake Shack (vanilla and pumpkin) from 1:00 PM on while it lasts.
No registration necessary.
Corporate Challenge for Charity
Thursday, 6-10 pm
Corporate teams battle it out for a good cause—and a trophy!
Corporate sponsorship required. For information and registration form, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPiN Galactic’s Open Tournaments:
The Brookfield Cup – NYC Metro Amateur Competition
Friday, 6-10 pm
The area’s most amazing players compete for a cash prize!
SPiN Galactic’s Dirty Dozen Downtown Throwdown
Saturday, 12-5 pm
Manhattan’s table-tennis mecca brings its weekly tournament downtown.
Watch the pro’s compete! Tournament registration is invite only.
During the Corporate Challenge, five one-of-a-kind table-tennis tables painted by internationally renowned graffiti artists Billi Kid, Cope2, Cern, Joe Iurato, and Shiro will be auctioned off to the highest bidders