Bribar and Tees Sport will be the Table Tennis England Official Equipment Suppliers for national competitions for the 2023/24 season.

The contracts were awarded after an open tender process and cover all the major competitions, including the Mark Bates Ltd National Championships, British League and Grand Prix series.

The events covered are as follows:

National Event Tenders

Awarded to Tees Sport


  • Mark Bates Ltd Senior National Championships and Qualifiers
  • Mark Bates Ltd Cadet, U17 & Junior National Championships
  • Mark Bates Ltd U11 & 13 National Championships

Equipment to be supplied:

  • Butterfly Centrefold 25mm top tables
  • Butterfly Europa tables
  • Butterfly Nets and Posts
  • Butterfly R40+ 3* balls
British League Tenders

Awarded to Bribar


  • Women’s British League
  • Veterans’ British League
  • Junior British League

Equipment to be supplied:

  • Tibhar Smash tables
  • Tibhar Smash net and post sets
  • JOOLA Flash 3* balls
Grands Prix Tenders

Awarded to Tees Sport and Bribar


  • Crawley GP and London GP – Bribar
  • Preston GP, Wolverhampton GP and Gloucester GP – Tees Sport

Equipment to be supplied:

  • Tees Sport: Butterfly Centrefold 25mm top tables and Butterfly Europa tables; Butterfly Nets and Posts; Butterfly R40+ 3* balls
  • Bribar: Tibhar Smash tables; Tibhar Smash net and post sets; Tibhar 40+SL 3* balls

Sue Chapman from Bribar said: “Everyone at Bribar is absolutely delighted that we will, again, be supplying the equipment for the British League weekends and the Grands Prix at Crawley and Redbridge.

“This season we have brand new tables and court equipment from Tibhar. We look forward to seeing all the players and officials and wish everyone successful season.”

Alan Ransome OBE, Tees Sport Managing Director, said: “On behalf of Butterfly and Tees Sport we are pleased to have been appointed official supplier for the new season and for all of the National Championships in England. 

“We have been official supplier for these events for a number of years now and are pleased to continue to support Table Tennis England with the Butterfly Centrefold and Europa tables together with all of the required equipment. We are also pleased to be able to support some of the Grand Prix tournaments.”