The first mention found of table tennis being played in Tasmania was in The Weekly Courier report of the sport being played at Government House in November 1901.

P R (Reg) Seager is recorded as the first Tasmanian champion in 1901. Later Mr Seager played a pivotal role in establishing the first state body in 1936 and was heavily involved at state level throughout his life.  General table tennis activity continued  until the Tasmanian Table Tennis Association (TTTA) was formed in 1936. Now Table Tennis Tasmania Inc. (TTT) is the state governing body for the sport of table tennis in Tasmania and is a registered member of the national body for table tennis, Table Tennis Australia (TTA).

Table Tennis Tasmania has 9 affiliated branches state wide and in excess of 650 competitive & recreational affiliated  members as of 2021  The are also many community clubs in rural areas. 

Table Tennis Tasmanian Inc. is an incorporated body and its functions are governed by a constitution & adopted policies. 

The activities of Table Tennis Tasmania are governed and strategically managed by an elected Board of Directors.

The Table Tennis Tasmania State Council, which consists of representatives from affiliated branches plus the TTT Board, meets a minimum of 3 times a year to discuss and vote on a wide range of topics 

Additionally, Table Tennis Tasmania has established several sub-committees which oversee matters such as state team selection of athletes in juniors, youth, seniors, para, veteran national championships. rankings, national championships feasability,  tournaments, coaches & umpires, rules and governance.

An Annual General Meeting (AGM) is conducted in February of each year which includes the production of an Annual Report (inclusive of audited financial statements) for inspection by affiliated members and key stakeholders. 

Assisted by a State Government grant from Communities, Sports & Recreation (CSR) Table Tennis Tasmania usually employs a State Development Office (SDO) to assist in development of  participation & administration of the sport throughout Tasmania.

Table Tennis Tasmania authorises a number of Champ[ionships each year to be conducted by its branches: Port Sorell Open, Northern Suburbs Open, Northwest Open, Northern Open, Southern Open, Tasmanian Open, & Tasmanian Closed Championships. Entry to Open Championships are possible for any player in Australia who is a member of an affiliated Australian table tennis branch. Closed tournaments are for Tasmanian affiliated members only. 

State League is held an annual basis. It brings all affiliated branches together over a weekend to determine bragging rights for the top branch in Tasmania. Two Divisions are held: Division One (Atkinson Shield to recognise the contributions to the sport by Bill & Anne Atkinson), Division Two (Evans and Walker Shield to recognise the contributions to the sport by Brian Evans and Margaret Gabbedy (Walker). A process of relegation and promotion has been introduced between the two divisions.

Table Tennis Tasmania awards life membership to affiliated members who have provided lengthy (10-20 years or more) distinguished service to the state body.

Table Tennis is proud to be an all-inclusive sport and we welcome enquiries about participation and involvement.