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Collegiate Table Tennis in the US

player in blue shirt bouncing white ping ping ball on ping pong paddle basic equipment for ping pong is NCTTA supplied balls also known as table tennis

The National Collegiate Table Tennis Association (NCTTA) is dedicated to promoting competitive table tennis at the collegiate level in the US and Canada. The NCTTA works with the USA Table Tennis Association, the sports’ national governing body, to further progress in College Table Tennis. 

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100-inch Drop Test Used for Racquetballs

teal racquetball ball and protective eye wear laying on racquet basic equipment for racquetball rubber ball

Racquetball is a racquet sport played with a hollow rubber ball in an indoor or outdoor court. Unlike most racquet sports,  such as tennis and badminton, there is no net to hit the ball over, and, unlike squash, no tin (out of bounds area at the bottom of front wall) to hit the ball above. Also, the court’s walls, floor, and ceiling are legal playing surfaces, with the exception of court-specific designated hinders being out-of-bounds The USA Racquetball, USAR, is the national governing body for the sport of racquetball, recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee and is committed to excellence and service to our members.  In its 2007 USAR Official Rules of Racquetball, the governing body provides ball specifications and ball selection rules.

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