What is Pongathon?

The Ping behind the Pong

What isn't it more like!?!

Welcome to Pongathon, a social playground of art, design, music and ping pong innovations! Pongathon is a ping pong party like no other providing wall-wall ping pong tables set against a backdrop of live visual art, music, creative themes, social tournament play, exhibition games, ping pong robots, fancy dress and much more!

Pongathon is also a fantastic concept to build around your company bashes, product launches, leaving do’s, team building weekends, even a classical Pongathon Proms! In fact Pongathon is anything you want your ultimate ping pong party to be!

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Tournament Play
Tournament Play

Our hosts organize you into any number of social tournament styles from 'singles' to 'mixed doubles', round robin‘s to 'winner stay on'. They'll make sure everyone gets involved and has a great time!

Record Attempts
Record Attempts

We love a challenge at our events. Our next one is to beat the most successful serves in 30 seconds without hitting the net. If there is a record there to be broken we are going to try and break it!

Private Play
Private Play

Book your own tables at our Pongathon Parties with hosts, scorers and adjudicators. We'll organize your party into a fab and fun doubles tournament with prizes and plenty of witty repartee!

Minibat Challenge
Minibat Challenge

We have the world's smallest bats! Join the mini bat challenge to find out who has the best hand-to-eye co-ordination on the planet! The winners get an engraved set of mini Pongathon bats!

Challenge Pongbot
Challenge Pongbot

Here the public get the chance to play against our very own Pongathon Robot, a specially adapted ping pong machine which totals up the scores and then calculates a winner at the end of the night.

Pro Players
Pro Players

We have a pro at every event who will provide coaching, tricks shots, exhibitions and challenge games.

The ping behind the pong

Pongathon was set up by ex Middlesex county table tennis player and music promoter Adrian Leigh to introduce ping pong to a new generation of socially active players, set against a backdrop of music, art and entertainment.

Pongathon are now considered the leading social ping pong events brands in the UK creating bespoke social ping pong experiences for brands such as Puma, Canon, Google, NatWest, Sainsbury's and Sport England as well as hosting its own regular parties at Richmix, London. Now into its second year, Pongathon continues to grow and develope with over thirty staff and players delivering events and training programs across the UK.

Pongathon's concept has attracted wide media interest too from Sky Sports (Get Involved), ESPN Brazil, BBC (The Pulse) and Chinese State television. Yes indeed the gospel Pongathon is spreading far and wide!

Services include: Team building, client entertainment, inter-company and office tournaments, fancy dress themes, festivals, kids parties tea parties, in fact any kind of party you can dream up for ping pong we can deliver it!