Tournaments in Bryant Park

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Select triples style pétanque tournament for this popular European game organized by La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club.

For tournament details, registration information, and entry fees, please visit La Boule New Yorkaise.

 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Tournament dates:
May 6
June 3
July 1
August 5
September 2
October 7

*Registration for each tournament will open one month in advance.

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.


 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Join us for the park's inaugural season of monthly mixed doubles ping pong tournaments, and prove that table tennis truly appeals to all.

Pairs must be one female + one male. Pre-registration is required. Please sign up with both names in the registration name field (example: Patti Smith and John Doe). Register here.

Are you a solo female, who needs a partner to play? Please email us at bpc@urbanmgt.com, and we will be happy to find a match.

On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Tournament dates:
May 20
June 17
July 15
August 19
September 16
October 21

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.

 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Kubb takes over the lawn during our single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments. Pre-register at Eventbrite with a group of up to 6 players; registration opens one month before the tournament. On-site registration starts at 5:30pm if space allows.

Please check in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:00pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 5:50pm.

Read up on the rules here.

 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Tournament dates:
June 3
July 1
August 5
September 2
October 7

*Registration for each tournament will open one month in advance.

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.

 
Sunday, June 7, 2015

Select doubles style pétanque tournament for this popular European game organized by La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club.

For tournament details, registration information, and entry fees, please visit La Boule New Yorkaise.

 
Sunday, June 14, 2015

Join Tri-State Chess for a USCF-rated chess tournament for children and adults. Visit Tri-State Chess for advanced registration information and list of fees. Prizes will be awarded to winners in each category.

Advanced registration is recommended, though on-site registration will run from 9-9:30 the day of the event. There will be seven sections and four rounds of play.

Those who wish to participate and are unable to pay the fee can enter to win one of five free entries. To participate, winners must also have a current, valid USCF membership. Those who do not have a valid membership can purchase one the day of the event ($17).

Inquire with Chess Host for application to win a free tournament entry. One entry per person is permitted. Submission of applications to the lottery closes at 7PM on Friday, June 5th, 2015. Five applications will be randomly chosen. Winners will be notified by June 10th.

 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Join us for the park's inaugural season of monthly mixed doubles ping pong tournaments, and prove that table tennis truly appeals to all.

Pairs must be one female + one male. Pre-registration is required. Please sign up with both names in the registration name field (example: Patti Smith and John Doe). One email will suffice for each team. Head on over to Eventrbite to register.

Are you a solo female, who needs a partner to play? Please email us at bpc@urbanmgt.com, and we will be happy to find a match.

On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Tournament dates:
June 17
July 15
August 19
September 16
October 21

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.

 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Tournament dates:
July 1
August 5
September 2
October 7

*Registration for each tournament will open one month in advance.

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.

 
Sunday, July 5, 2015

Carousel style doubles pétanque tournament for this popular game organized by La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club.

For tournament details, registration information, and entry fees, please visit La Boule New Yorkaise.

 
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Join Tri-State Chess for a USCF-rated chess tournament for children and adults. Visit Tri-State Chess for advanced registration information and list of fees. Prizes will be awarded to winners in each category.

Advanced registration is recommended, though on-site registration will run from 9-9:30 the day of the event. There will be seven sections and four rounds of play.

Those who wish to participate and are unable to pay the fee can enter to win a registration fee waiver. To participate, winners must also have a current, valid USCF membership. Those who do not have a valid membership can purchase one the day of the event ($17).

One entry per person is permitted. Submission of applications to the lottery opens at 11AM Monday, June 15th and closes at 7PM on Wednesday, July 8th, 2015. Four applications will be randomly chosen. Winners will be notified by Friday, July 10th.

 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Join us for the park's inaugural season of monthly mixed doubles ping pong tournaments, and prove that table tennis truly appeals to all.

Pairs must be one female + one male. Pre-registration is required. Please sign up with both names in the registration name field (example: Patti Smith and John Doe). One signup will suffice for each team of two. Register on Eventbrite.

Are you a solo female, who needs a partner to play? Please email us at bpc@urbanmgt.com, and we will be happy to find a match.

On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Remaining tournament dates: 
July 15
August 19
September 16
October 21

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.

 
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Kubb takes over the lawn during our single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments. Pre-register at our website with a group of up to 6 players; registration opens one month before the tournament. On-site registration starts at 5:30pm if space allows.

Please check in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:00pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 5:50pm.

Read up on the rules here.

 
Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Tournament dates:
August 5
September 2
October 7
*Registration for each tournament will open one month in advance.

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.


 
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Participate in one of three weekly lunchtime tournaments this August (August 6, 13, 20) for the chance to earn a spot in the final championship round on Thursday, August 27. (Rain Date: August 28.)

There will be a grand prize for the winner of the Championship round provided by Golfsmith.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 12pm if space allows. Please check-in with host by 12:20pm when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 12:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 12:20pm.

 
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Join us for the park's first-ever women's ping pong tournament, and prove that table tennis truly appeals to all. The tournament is single-elimination and bracket-style.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Registration for the tournament will open one month in advance.

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.



 
Thursday, August 13, 2015

Participate in one of three weekly lunchtime tournaments this August (August 6, 13, 20) for the chance to earn a spot in the final championship round on Thursday, August 27. (Rain Date: August 28.)

There will be a grand prize for the winner of the Championship round provided by Golfsmith.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 12pm if space allows. Please check-in with host by 12:20pm when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 12:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 12:20pm.

 
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Join us for the park's inaugural season of monthly mixed doubles ping pong tournaments, and prove that table tennis truly appeals to all.

Pairs must be one female + one male. Pre-registration is required. Please sign up with both names in the registration name field (example: Patti Smith and John Doe). One email will suffice for each team.

Are you a solo female, who needs a partner to play? Please email us at bpc@urbanmgt.com, and we will be happy to find a match.

On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Tournament dates:
August 19
September 16
October 21

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.

 
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Participate in one of three weekly lunchtime tournaments this August (August 6, 13, 20) for the chance to earn a spot in the final championship round on Thursday, August 27. (Rain Date: August 28.)

There will be a grand prize for the winner of the Championship round provided by Golfsmith.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 12pm if space allows. Please check-in with host by 12:20pm when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 12:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 12:20pm.

 
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Participate in one of three weekly lunchtime tournaments this August (August 6, 13, 20) for the chance to earn a spot in the final championship round on Thursday, August 27. (Rain Date: August 28.)

There will be a grand prize for the winner of the Championship round provided by Golfsmith.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 12pm if space allows. Please check-in with host by 12:20pm when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 12:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 12:20pm.

 
Sunday, August 30, 2015

Select doubles style pétanque tournament for this popular European game organized by La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club.

For tournament details, registration information, and entry fees, please visit La Boule New Yorkaise.

 
Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Tournament dates:
September 2
October 7
*Registration for each tournament will open one month in advance.

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.


 
Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Join us for the park's inaugural season of monthly mixed doubles ping pong tournaments, and prove that table tennis truly appeals to all.

Pairs must be one female + one male. Pre-registration is required. Please sign up with both names in the registration name field (example: Patti Smith and John Doe). One email will suffice for each team.

Are you a solo female, who needs a partner to play? Please email us at bpc@urbanmgt.com, and we will be happy to find a match.

On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Tournament dates:
September 16
October 21

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.

 
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Kubb takes over the lawn during our single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments. Pre-register at our website with a group of up to 6 players; registration opens one month before the tournament. On-site registration starts at 5:30pm if space allows.

Please check in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:00pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 5:50pm.

Read up on the rules here.

 
Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Tournament dates:
October 7
*Registration for each tournament will open one month in advance.

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.


 
Saturday, October 10, 2015

Select doubles style pétanque tournament for this popular European game organized by La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club.

For tournament details, registration information, and entry fees, please visit La Boule New Yorkaise.

 
Sunday, October 11, 2015

Select doubles style pétanque tournament for this popular European game organized by La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club.

For tournament details, registration information, and entry fees, please visit La Boule New Yorkaise.

 
Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Join us for the park's inaugural season of monthly mixed doubles ping pong tournaments, and prove that table tennis truly appeals to all.

Pairs must be one female + one male. Pre-registration is required. Please sign up with both names in the registration name field (example: Patti Smith and John Doe). One email will suffice for each team.

Are you a solo female, who needs a partner to play? Please email us at bpc@urbanmgt.com, and we will be happy to find a match.

On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

Tournament dates:
October 21

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.

 
Chess & Backgammon

Chess & Backgammon

The Chess Area, located next to the Fountain Terrace on 6th Avenue, provides the public with chess, checkers, backgammon and Scrabble boards for a small fee.

Putting & Kubb

Putting & Kubb

The Green is located along 6th Avenue in the southwest corner of the park. Featuring Putting and Kubb, The Green is staffed daily and has free equipment available for public use.

Pétanque

Pétanque

Pétanque is a French game of "boules", staged on the gravel area near the Sixth Avenue and 42nd Street corner. Tournaments are played on the gravel paths around the Bryant Park lawn.

Ping Pong

Ping Pong

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables, located near 42nd Street and 6th Avenue. Paddles and balls are provided free of charge.

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