The 2021 World Table Tennis Championship in Houston gets underway from November 23-29, 2021.
This will be the first time the flagship event is hosted in the Americas and for the first time outside Europe and Asia since 1939. Dating as far back as 1926, the World Table Tennis Championships showcase the world’s best table tennis players.
Adopting a revamped and expanded format for the first time, the flagship event of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), will feature 128 players in singles (Men and Women) and 64 pairs in each of the doubles competitions (Men Doubles, Women Doubles, Mixed Doubles) competing in a straight knockout format at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Media who wish to apply for accreditation for World Table Tennis Championship are invited to apply for their media accreditation here. However, please note that we will only be accepting applications that do not need assistance in obtaining visas at this stage.
For media friends who cannot attend the event, but wish to gain access to the daily media packs being prepared by the WTT team, please choose the Media access option in the form.
The World Table Tennis Championship was last held in Budapest in 2019. The Team edition was scheduled to take place in the Republic of Korea, in Busan last year was postponed and eventually cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.