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Now announcing FIYA's latest sports offering, PING PONG! 

As part of our mission and commitment in offering a variety of sports for our student athletes, JOIN US for our very first Ping Pong tournament this March of 2019!

Similar to our Cross Country program, students may compete on behalf of their school as independent athletes or as part of a team. Please read details below. 


*Register right away at  to secure a spot, as participant entrees are limited.*



WHEN: Friday, March 29th, 2019


WHERE: Le Lycee Francais, H.S. Gym

ADDRESS: 10309 National Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034


  • Open to ALL students 5th Grade – 8th Grade, with entry limited
    • COST: $10/participant for FIYA Member schools, $12.50/participant for non-member schools. Payment can be made on day of event.
  • FORMAT: 
    • INDIVIDUAL: Pool play followed by tournament bracket. Each player guaranteed three games. Exact format TBD based on participation numbers. If sufficient numbers, participants will be broken up into Boys/Girls & D-1/D-2
    • TEAM: No separate team competition, but team points can be earned based on individual results. A team consists of three players from a school; for a school with more than 3 only their top 3 finishers count towards team score. A point is earned for each round advanced in championship tournament play with a bonus point awarded to the final champion.
    • AWARDS: Awards will be given to top team and individual finishers based on number of participants.


Special thanks to FIYA school participant, Le Lycee for hosting this year's tournament and to our sponsors for making this new program possible! As part of our vision, we're grateful to be offering an additional sport to our student athletes to explore because we believe every child should have the equal opportunity to participate in school sports, regardless of their athletic background or skill-level. Every child deserves to excell inside and outside of the classroom, and we recognize FIYA is fortunate to be one of the platforms for them to do so. GET PRACTICING and we look forward to seeing you there!




If you're a student athlete, parent, or coach/ school administrator interested in participating and are new to the Ping Pong sport: 


Check out our FIYA Ping Pong Pinterest Board HERE for video tutorials, exercises, strategies, forms, lessons, tips, practice drills, rules, and MORE to prepare for our upcoming tournament! It's a very discipline and strategic game, so we highly recommend getting your practice time in beforehand so you're prepared for the day of the tournament!





Here are just two examples of videos you can find on our Pinterest Page: