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About the Sunrise Table Tennis Club

Sunrise table Tennis

The Sunrise Table Tennis Club is a not-for-profit organization run by volunteers, and provides all services and equipment for play at each of the four club locations in Pinellas County, Florida. Membership donations and Corporate Sponsorships enable us to purchase and maintain club equipment, run several tournaments each year, offer subsidized programs for Juniors and Seniors, and host other special events and programs. The STTC is a self-governing division of the Sunrise Sports Foundation.

Club News & Events

Club Play Closures & Schedule Changes
  • Friday, July 3rd, Rigsby. (Closed for holiday.)
  • Saturday, July 4th, Long Center. (Closed for holiday.)
  • Saturday, July 11th, Long Center. (No club play.)
  • Saturday, July 18th, Long Center. (No club play.)
  • Saturday, July 25th, Long Center. Dr Dan's Rapper Tournament
  • Sunday, September 6th, Ross Norton.  (No club play.)

Note: At Long Center on Thurs, July 2nd evening session and Tues., July 7th morning session, there will be no rec center admission fee.

NOTE: St. Pete Beach play on Thursdays will switch to Wednesdays, for the summer.
NOTE: At Long Center, there is an additional play time on Thursdays 5:30pm to 8:30pm, for the summer. Please do not arrive early, and you must be out the door by 8:45pm.

Dr Dan's Rapper Tournament
2015 Dr Dan's Rapper Tournament Series Event #3

WHERE Long Center
1501 N Belcher Rd
Clearwater, FL. 33765
WHEN July 25th, 2015 8:15am - 4:00pm
Registration open until 8:45am.
Printable Entry Form
Tournament Flyer

Players may participate in any of the Dr Dan's tournament series, one or more.
FREE Pizza and Drink to All Participants.

There will be no tables available for open club play the day of the tournament. All the tables will be reserved for the event.

Sunshine State Games Results 2015
STTC made an awesome showing at the Sunshine State Games. There were a record number of entries in most events so the competition was tough. Some of these players are getting good. They are going to be harder to beat next year. It was a fun weekend!
Sunshine Games
Winners of the Under 2300:
Felipe Ruiz:Silver | Sherlyn Barvie-Perez:Gold | Eric Deiker:Bronze

Tournament Results:
Gold Silver Bronze
  Kit Jeerapaet  
UNDER 2300
Sherlyn Barvie-Perez Felipe Ruiz Eric Deiker
UNDER 2200
Sherlyn Barvie-Perez    
UNDER 2100
    Sherlyn Barvie-Perez
UNDER 2000
  Sherlyn Barvie-Perez
UNDER 1575
  John Reynolds

Handicap Singles Competition St. Pete Beach
This competition is an optional event taking place at the St. Pete Beach Community Center every Wednesday night during the summer. First night will be on June 3rd and will start at 6:30 pm and finish before 8:00 pm.

The entry fee will be $2.00.

The lower rated player in each match will receive a number of points based on the difference between each player’s USATT rating or estimated rating.

Players will play in a round robin group of 5 or less players. One game will be played with each player in the round robin group. The game will be played to 21 points with two serves each alternating. One serve each if score reaches 21-21. Player must win by two points.

If there is only one round robin then the player with the best record wins and takes 100% of the pot. If there is more than one round robin then there will be a playoff between the winners of each round robin. First place will take 75% of the pot and second place will take 25% of the pot.

Player’s ratings will be regularly adjusted according to wins and losses.


Senior Training Clinic with Coach Gary
Call Carolyn to be on the list for next session.

Location: The Long Center
Cost: $20.00 for all 4 weeks (no make-ups)
Qualifications: Age 55+ and current STTC membership.

Space is limited - first come, first served.
To register: Contact Carolyn Adams, 727-557-7299

Senior Training Participants March 2015
Senior Training Participants, March 2015

Reach For The Stars Campaign 2015
Reach for the Stars Sunrise Sports Foundation


The Sunrise Sports Foundation, Inc., parent organization of the Sunrise Table Tennis Club, is appealing to the membership of the STTC and community sponsors for the funds needed to finance the STTC Special Programs for 2015. The Reach For The Stars Campaign 2015 goal is $10,000 to fund the following programs:

  • $1,000: Junior Development Program
  • $1,000: Equipment and Uniforms for Juniors
  • $1,000: Senior Development Program
  • $1,000: Juniors and Seniors Subsidies
  • $1,000: "Select Player" Sponsorships
  • $5,000: Tournament Tables and Nets

Junior Development Program
Location: Countryside Recreation Center
Hours: Saturdays, 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Loaner racket provided.

Monthly: $25 per Student or $35 per Family (group lesson weekly, 4 per month).
Individual: $10 per lesson/week.


More Info: Contact Rudy Santo, 727.541.4039

Details: Click Here for Junior Development Program Page

Happenings Around the Club
Florida Closed Winners - Sherlyn Barvie Perez and Kit Jeerapaet

Sherlyn Barvie Perez and Kit Jeerapaet
Sunrise Table Tennis Club winners at the Florida State Closed Table Tennis Tournament in Orlando on November 15th, 2014.

Sherlyn Barvie Perez
Kit Jarapeet
Junior Champion

Sherlyn Barvie Perez, born in 2003 near Havana, Cuba, began playing table tennis when she was seven and won her first tournament at the age of eight years old...

Sherlyn Barvie Perez
Sherlyn's Latest Wins

11-year-old Sherlyn Barvie Perez won second place in the Elite class at the MID-FLORIDA table Tennis Tour ' July Classic...

Personal Best Award at National Senior Games

Leurene Hildenbrand Has received an award for personal best National Senior Games Tour and was part of the NSG Celebration in Cleveland July 25...

About Club Membership
Sunrise table Tennis

The Sunrise Table Tennis Club is a non-profit organization run by volunteers, and provides all services and equipment for play at each of the club locations. Your support in the way of membership donations enable us to purchase and maintain club equipment (tables, nets, barriers, robots, etc.), run tournaments, offer programs for Juniors and Seniors, and host other special events and programs.

The Basic Membership donation includes the following benefits:

  • Discounts for some tournaments, facility usage fees and special programs.
  • Eligible to participate in the Junior and Senior programs.
  • Eligible for the annual STTC recognition awards.
  • Eat free at the Annual STTC Pizza Party.
  • Free use of the practice robot.
  • Other discounts and benefits as additional programs become available.

Every member will receive an email notice when their membership expires. Please be as generous as you have in the past and help us achieve our goals. Prompt renewal is greatly appreciated, as are higher-level donations above the Basic Membership.

Basic Membership Donations are very low. Less than $3 per month:

  • $35 Individual
  • $45 Family
  • $25 Seasonal (less than 6 months here)

Click here for membership details and application.

Note: Join or renew your USA Table Tennis ( membership through the STTC and 15% stays with the STTC for club programs. Add it with your STTC membership application, or give your USATT renewal to a club officer.

The Sunrise Table Tennis Club is a registered Not-For-Profit 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization, as a self-governing division of the Sunrise Sports Foundation. All donations above the Basic Membership amount are qualified as tax-deductible charitable donations (excluding the value of special benefits received). Please consult your tax advisor.

STTC Play Rules
Many of you have been asking if we have any Club Play Rules. The answer is... YES, WE DO!


Remember, everyone deserves the opportunity to play.

Service Rule Violations
By Rudy Santo, Certified USATT Umpire

As a certified USATT umpire I would to comment on a table tennis rule that I see being violated often during tournament play. It is the table tennis service rule. Table tennis service rules are outlined in sections 6.0 thru 6.6 of the USATT Rules Manual and all tournament players should be familiar with them and abide by them. These are a few of the service rule violations that I have observed in recent tournaments
Click here to

Sunrise Foundation

Our Mission

The Sunrise Sports Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization. The goal of the Foundation is to promote low-cost or free athletic competitions and educational clinics for all adults and juveniles to promote fitness and personal excellence through planned athletic activities, educational, recreational, competitive and social events. We provide free activities to all juveniles under the age of 17 and have a plan for subsidizing indigent seniors. The STTC is one of the Florida sports clubs that provides the facilities, activities and opportunities for the Foundation to achieve these goals.

The Sunrise Table Tennis Club is a self-governing division of the Sunrise Sports Foundation.

Providing sports facilities for table tennis and ping pong players. Serving Pinellas, Hillsborough and Pasco counties in the Tampa Bay area, Florida; including Clearwater, Largo, St. Petersburg, Dunedin, Safety Harbor, Palm Harbor, Pinellas Park, Gulfport, St. Pete Beach, Clearwater Beach, Seminole, Tarpon Springs, New Port Richey, Oldsmar, Bellair, Indian Rocks Beach, Indian Shores, Redington Shores, Madeira Beach, North Redington Beach, Treasure Island, Lealman, Ridgecrest, Feather Sound, Highpoint, Kenneth City, Bay Pines, Belleair Bluffs, Harbor Bluffs, Bellair Beach, Ozona, East Lake, Beacon Square, Elfers, Holiday, Trinity, South Pasadena, Tierra Verder, Port Richey, Redington Beach.

Upcoming Tournaments:

- Dr Dan's Rapper Tournament Series Event #3  

September 26th: - Dr Dan's Rapper Series Event #4

November 7th: - Clearwater Fall Open

Latest Videos

(Click on picture to watch video.)

Doctor Dan
May 2015

Clearwater Open
January 2015

Dr Dan's Dec 2014

Holiday Dinner Party 2014

For more videos
go to our YouTube page
Tournament Winners:
About service rules:
Umpire's Corner
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