Keep up to date with what’s happening with table tennis balls by checking out our copy of the latest fact sheet on the Plastic Ball from Torsten Küneth, of the the ITTF Equipment Committee, Member in charge of ball approvals, July 2014: Plastic_Balls_Q_A
The offical list of approved balls is at:
Technical data is available at:
ITTF will be using the plastic balls for all World Title and ITTF Sanctioned events.
All other events (international, national etc.) are free to choose the type of ball they wish to use. It‘s up to each Organizer or National Association (NA) to choose.
We’ll have to wait and see what TTA, TTV and ES&CTTA decide on ball usage in the future.