If you know an avid table tennis player they may have a shot at making it to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

GoRockford.com announced another major milestone for Rockford, Olympic trials are coming to town. This is legit and will result in one men's team and one women's team heading to Tokyo, Japan for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

The Road to Tokyo is going through Rockford this fall! RACVB, RAVE and the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) announce the first-ever Olympic trials to be held in Rockford. The 2019 ITTF North American Olympic Table Tennis Trials are slated for Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the BMO Harris Bank Center.

Get your paddles ready and start practicing with every free minute you've got.


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