The 11th annual South Shore Sports/Butterfly Open table tennis tournament will be held at the Highland Lincoln Center Oct. 25 and 26. The 4-star tournament is expected to host approximately 200 players, with players coming from throughout the Midwest, as well as several players coming from California, Texas and Massachusetts.

According to Dan Seemiller, tournament director and table tennis coach with South Bend Table Tennis Center, the tournament is known as one of the best junior event in the country.

The tournament will feature the Nate Wasserman Junior Championships and will offer $5,400 spread across the different junior events.

Participating in the tournament is the national collegiate champion of men's singles, Cheng Li of Mississippi College.

The public is welcome to attend the tournament and watch as players take to the tables. Matches will be played between 11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Saturday and from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday. The semifinal and the final of the open will be played between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Saturday. There is no cost to attend.

The Highland Lincoln Center is located at 2450 Lincoln Street, Highland, IN 46322. For more information on the tournament or about the South Bend Table Tennis Center, contact Dan Seemiller at 574-261-4545 or visit