The Rockford region is hosting its first-ever Olympic Trials—the 2019 ITTF North American Olympic Table Tennis Trials—on Saturday, October 5, at BMO Harris Bank Center. Come out to RALLY RKFD presented by Northwest Bank of Rockford, the official all-ages FREE pre-game festival!
The festival will include food and beverages, music, table tennis, bounce houses and a ceremonial ping pong ball drop at the intersection of State and Main.
The Ping Pong Ball Drop is open for the community to participate in. Individual ping pong balls may be purchased for $5, and a five-pack for $20. Balls can be purchased online at www.RockfordOlympicTrials.com, or in-person at the RACVB or the BMO Harris Bank Center box office. The dropped ball closest to the target will win cash prizes of $500 for first place, $250 for second and $100 for third.
11 a.m. - Gates open on Main Street between Mulberry and Elm Streets 2 p.m. - Ceremonal ping pong ball drop 3 p.m. - Rally to Rockford's first-ever Olympic Trials!