HOW TO CHOOSE

the best ping-pong table for you

When choosing a table tennis table, any number of factors will determine the best table for your needs. Will you be playing indoors or outdoors? Will a particular table fit in your space? Is the table for recreation or tournament-level play? Do you need to store the table, or can it stay in place? This table tennis table guide will help you choose the best table so you can get playing!

STIGA TOURNAMENT TABLES

ITTF Approved Indoor Tables

If you’re looking for the highest quality tournament-level table tennis tables, look no further than STIGA’s Premium Compact and Optimum 30—the official table of SPIN clubs nationwide. These premium tables combine expert craftsmanship with foldable storage: perfect for tournament-level players who need to think about space. Both the Premium Compact and Optimum 30 tables have strong chassis, can be folded for convenient storage, and roll with ease on their machine-grade casters. Both tables offer leg levelers for precise adjustments. 

The Premium Compact comes fully assembled and can be opened and closed by one person in one motion. At only 22” deep when folded, the Premium Compact lives up to its name. Its 1”-thick tabletop, 2.4”-thick apron, 2.25”-thick legs, leg levelers, 5” machine-grade casters, and 72” Premium VM Net and Post set give this ITTF approved table tennis an edge over other tables. 

The Optimum 30 requires standard assembly; with independent table halves, the innovative design of the table means it folds to only 25” deep, helping players roll it away and store it with ease. Its 30mm-thick tabletop, 2.4”-thick apron, 1.6”-thick legs, leg levelers, 4” machine-grade casters, and 72” Premium VM Net and Post set make the Optimum 30 table tennis table a favorite in tournaments worldwide.

STIGA COMPETITION-READY

QuickPlay Indoor Tables

Looking for exceptional quality and affordability? STIGA’s indoor table tennis tables offer both and are competition-ready in no time. That’s because STIGA’s QuickPlay design means the table comes 95% preassembled out of the box for quick and easy setup. In 10 minutes or less, your table is ready for serious competition. Each table is built with a boxed steel apron that is extremely rigid, providing additional support to ensure your table stays flat and true for years of enjoyment. Concerned about storage? These table tennis tables boast an independent chassis design with lockable casters that allow you to separate table halves for easy transport and compact storage. Each of our QuickPlay indoor table tennis tables include a premium, tournament-quality cotton-blend 72" net with a sturdy steel spring clamp post system that can be assembled and removed from the table in seconds with a simple squeeze of the clamp.

The Advantage Pro is for the tournament player who is looking for some of the advantages of STIGA’s ITTF Approved Tournament Tables but on a smaller budget. Designed specifically for professional-level play, the Advantage Pro provides quality playability with its 3/4”-thick tabletop and multiple roller-coat-finish and silkscreen striping. Its 4” wheels and 1.5”-thick legs offer sturdy play and effortless transport. 

The original Advantage caters to the family who loves the game but wants to take their skills to the next level. A competition-ready table with 3” wheels and 1.2”-thick legs, the Advantage provides excellent playability with its 5/8”-thick top and multiple roller-coat-finish and silkscreen striping. 

The Advantage Lite is the ideal beginner table. Lightweight and fun, the Advantage Lite’s recreational 1/2”-thick top, 2” lockable wheels, and 1”-thick legs make it an exceptional table tennis table for any office space or game room.

The ST3600 is a regulation size tournament-quality indoor table tennis table with a 5/8”-thick high-density MDF tabletop that utilizes our dual-sided multiple roller-coat-finish and silkscreen striping process for smooth, long-lasting play. Its 3” wheels and 1.5”-thick square steel legs make the ST3600 storable and strong.

STIGA TOURNAMENT

Indoor Table Tennis Tables

STIGA’s lineup of tournament-quality indoor table tennis table offerings is prolific. If you’re looking for a foldable chassis design for quick and easy storage, these tables are perfect for you. Each offer variety and exceptional craftsmanship for long-lasting indoor usage.

The STIGA Tournament Series (STS) STS520 is a tournament-ready table with patented, full-length ball storage integrated into both end aprons, 3D molded plastic corner protectors that prevent scratches and snags for families with small children. Its durable, 1”-thick tabletop meets ITTF tournament specifications and is sanded and UV filled before receiving multiple coats of specialty paint and finished with a clear topcoat and silkscreen striping for a perfectly smooth long-lasting finish. With a 2.5” powder-coated steel apron, 2.5” heavy-gauge steel legs, leg levelers, 5” ball bearing mag wheels, and a 72” STIGA Premium Clipper Net and Post Set, the STS520 offers the best in indoor table tennis play.

The STS385 and STS185 premium table tennis tables boast many of the same specs as the STS520. Where they differ is in tabletop, leg, and apron thickness and ball storage. The STS385 has a 3/4”-thick tabletop, 2” legs with 5” mag wheels, a 2” powder-coated steel apron with full-length ball storage, and STIGA’s 72” Premium Clipper Net and Post Set. The STS185 has a 3/4”-thick tabletop, 2” legs with 3” mag wheels, a 2” powder-coated steel apron with half-length ball storage and a 72” pivoting net and post system.

The ST4100 is part of the STIGA Master Series, offering Quickplay 30-minute assembly so you can take your competition anywhere. It’s 1”-thick tabletop provides superior bounce and surface response while its 2.5” apron includes a full-length integrated ball storage. The ST4100 has 2.5”-thick legs, leg levelers, 5” wheels, and a 72” pivoting net and post system. The ST3100 has a 3/4”-thick tabletop, 3”-thick legs, leg levelers, 3” wheels, a 2” apron with integrated ball storage that holds 12 balls per side, and a 72” net and post system.

Though not officially a member of the STIGA Tournament Series (STS) or STIGA Master Series, the Expert Roller is a professional quality table used in table tennis tournaments worldwide. Suitable for play at the highest levels of table tennis, the hard 1”-thick tabletop provides a responsive bounce. The Expert Roller’s 2.5” x 1.5” heavy-gauge steel legs and 4” ball bearing wheels with locks complement its 2.25” classic solid wood apron and heavy-duty euro-design chassis and STIGA 72” Premium Clipper Net and Post Set. 

STIGA QUALITY

Outdoor Table Tennis Tables

STIGA’s outdoor table tennis tables are ideal for use on home patios, lawns, and in garages. They also excel in high use table tennis locales like camps, offices, public centers, and schools where community happens. When shopping for an outdoor table, you want to be certain that it’s all-weather resistant, which means it can withstand wind, water, and sun throughout every season. STIGA’s outdoor table tennis tables are designed and engineered to remain outdoors year round. Crafted with exterior grade materials such as aluminum tops, galvanized hardware, and exterior grade powder coating, these all-weather resistant, sturdy, and durable tables provide long-lasting play. Each table includes leg levelers, which are an important feature for outdoor tables because finding a level playing surface outdoors is difficult. Though designed for outdoor use, these tables can also be used for indoor play.

The STIGA XTR offers durable outdoor play that’s perfect for the patio or garage. Specifically designed to withstand the elements, the XTR’s aluminum composite top offers great playability with all-weather performance. The XTR uses STIGA’s QuickPlay design, coming 95% preassembled out of the box for 10-minute quick and easy setup. For those space conscious shoppers, the XTR won’t take up too much room when storing since the table halves fold to only 23” deep. The 1/4”-thick aluminum/composite top is supported by a stout 1.5” tubular steel apron and support frame to deliver lively and even bounce across the entire surface, which resists warping under any condition. The tabletop and apron are supported by 1.25”-thick sturdy welded steel legs that automatically deploy when opening or folding the table halves. The table also features leg levelers, 3” ball-bearing wheels for precise adjustments and storage mobility, and a 72" exterior grade net and post set with string tension adjustment for excellent playability. If you’re looking for a table with the same specs but a darker finish, the STIGA Vapor is the table for you.

The STIGA XTR Pro is built using the same tried-and-true chassis and topdesign as the original XTR but made bigger to create the ultimate outdoor table. With 1.5”-thick legs, 6” all-terrain double-wheel casters, and leg levelers, the XTR PRO combines sturdy support with precise adjustments and storage mobility. It also includes and a 72" exterior grade net and post set with string tension adjustment for excellent playability. Thanks to STIGA’s QuickPlay design, the XTR Pro comes 90% preassembled out of the box for 15-minute quick and easy assembly.

Outdoor Ping Pong Tables

STIGA COMPACT PING PONG

Tables with a Small Footprint

If you’re looking for an indoor table but need a compact size, the STIGA Space Saver is perfect for apartments, small office spaces, or any tight space that needs an added dose of fun. These tables are also perfect to take along on your next camping trip or tailgate. The Space Saver table tennis table offers authentic play at regulation height with a scaled down size of 71" L x 40.5" W x 30" H. This table unites utility with flexibility, providing excellent table tennis play, multi-purpose use, and the simplicity of foldable storage in a closet, under the bed, or behind a door. The Space Saver’s separate table halves can be used as multi-purpose tables for entertaining or playing cards and other games. The table features a durable white powder-coated steel frame and 1.25" welded square steel legs. The 5/8" thick MDF tabletop includes smooth and durable silkscreen striping that is comparable in quality and finish to full sized STIGA tables. The top is supported by a 1.25" welded tubular steel apron for consistent bounce across the entire tabletop. The apron features durable powder coating and a silkscreened STIGA logo that resist wear and tear for a quality look that will last. Adjustable leg levelers ensure a level playing surface even when the floors are uneven. To complete the game, the STIGA Space Saver table includes a full net and post system.

STIGA COMPACT STORAGE

Tables with 4-Piece Tops

Whether you’re looking to crank up the competition or a casual game, STIGA’s compact storage table tennis tables are the perfect portable option for any environment. These tables accommodate up to 4 players at a time and can be set up in minutes with no tools required. The Gold Star and Volt table tennis tables set the standard with their 4-piece hinged designs, making it easy to fold for compact storage and taking up 85% less space when folded compared to traditional tables. The built-in wheels and carry handles make transportation a breeze. At regulation size at 30” H x 60“ W x 108” L and including integrated ball storage, these table can fit inside most SUVs. Both the Gold Star and Volt are made with a heavy-duty 5/8-inch top, 1.5-inch powder-coat steel legs and 1.5-inch steel aprons for increased durability. Nets and posts are included. No tools required for setup or takedown.

STIGA RECREATIONAL

Price Point Friendly TableS

If you’re looking for price point friendly indoor table tennis tables, STIGA offers several to meet your specific needs. Crafted with the same excellence as other STIGA models, these tables deliver portability and playability for hours of fun. These recreational indoor table tennis tables include a 66” net and post system.

The STIGA ST2100 table tennis table is part of the STIGA Master Series. At regulation size, it won’t take up too much room when storing since the tabletop halves fold to only 28” deep. The durable design includes a 1/2”-thick tabletop—treated to prevent warping—and a 1.5”-thick apron supported by 1.5”-thick steel self-opening legs that automatically deploy when opening or folding the table halves. The table also features 2” double wheel casters for storage mobility.

The STIGA Legacy table tennis table is also regulation size and won’t take up too much room when storing since the tabletop halves fold to only 28” deep.  The durable design includes a 1/2”-thick tabletop with silkscreen striping and a 1.25”-thick apron supported by 1.25”-thick self-opening legs. The table also features 2” double wheel casters for storage mobility and yellow corner protectors for color flare.

The STIGA Impact table tennis table is also regulation size and won’t take up too much room when storing since the tabletop halves fold to only 28” deep.  The durable design includes a 1/2”-thick black tabletop with silkscreen striping and a 1.5”-thick apron supported by 1”-thick self-opening legs. The table also features 2” double wheel casters for storage mobility and stylized corner protectors for comfortable play.

The STIGA Force table tennis table is also regulation size and won’t take up too much room when storing since the tabletop halves fold to only 28” deep. The Advance has a solid 1/2”-thick black tabletop and silkscreen striping. It easily converts from storage to play, with 2” wheel casters and 1.25”-thick self-opening legs that automatically deploy when opening or folding the table halves. 

The STIGA Advance table tennis table is also regulation size and won’t take up too much room when storing since the tabletop halves fold to only 28” deep. The Advance has a solid 1/2”-thick green tabletop with a 3/4” rail. It easily converts from storage to play, with 2” wheel casters and 1”-thick self-opening legs with straight, silver linkages

STIGA CONVERSION TOPS

Turn Your Pool Table into Ping Pong

For those shoppers who can’t figure out how to make a pool table and table tennis table work in the same space but want both for a diversity of recreational fun, the STIGA Conversion Top tables are the answer.

The STIGA Premium Conversion Top table tennis table turns your pool table into a table tennis table with ease. The Conversion Top’s repeat roller coat painted play surface with silkscreen play field lines provide improved playability and durability. And since the tabletop is made of two halves, storage and portability are a breeze. Because protecting the table beneath is a top priority of STIGA’s conversion top line, the entire backside of the Premium Conversion Top is covered in dense EVA foam to provide the utmost protection for your pool table—no scuffs or scratches. This regulation size tabletop, which is thicker than the 4-Piece Conversion Top, arrives ready to play with its included net and post set.

The STIGA 4-Piece Conversion Top table tennis table boasts repeat roller coat painted play surface with silkscreen play field lines. The 4-Piece Conversion Top’s hinged, 4-piece design means convenient and quick storage—simply slide it under a bed or in a closet when it’s not in use. Because protecting the table beneath is a top priority of STIGA’s conversion top line, the backside of the 4-Piece Conversion Top utilizes EVA foam pads to protect your pool table—no scuffs or scratches. This regulation size tabletop arrives ready to play with its included net and post set.

The STIGA Duo Conversion Top table tennis table converts 7’ and 8’ pool tables. Its dark green 1/2”-thick tabletop is supported by 30” center-mounted steel supports. And since the tabletop is made of two halves, storage and portability are a breeze. Because protecting the table beneath is a top priority of STIGA’s conversion top line, the backside of the Duo Conversion Top utilizes sponge rubber strips to protect your pool table—no scuffs or scratches. This regulation size tabletop arrives ready to play with its included net and post set.