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Vancouver Island Table Tennis Association

2013 Vancouver Island
Championships
Table Tennis Tournament

Sunday September 29th. 2013

Sponsored by:
Courtside Sports
TT tables & equipment
1136 Hillside Avenue  Victoria
250.386.4263

INFORMATION AND REGULATIONS

Tournament Committee reserves the right to change the formats and the rules of the tournament and also to limit the number of entries in each event.
Venue Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, 3220 Cedar Hill Road, Victoria BC Map?
Events Open Singles - any gender - one event (Consolation round will be played - 4 matches minimum*)
Open Doubles - men's & women's - two events (3 matches minimum*)
Mixed Doubles - 1 man + 1 women - one event (3 matches minimum*)

*See Formats below.
Please note an event will only be played if a minimum of 3 players/teams register for that event.

Entry Entry deadline: received by 5:00 pm Thursday September 26th, 2013 - entries received after this time will NOT be included in the tournament.

Send entry by e-mail to: entry@vitta.ca and include the following information:
~ Name
~ Phone #
~ Event(s) entered i.e. Open Singles, Open Doubles &/or Mixed Doubles
~ Name of double's partner(s) -
each member of a doubles team to submit an entry.
~ If you are currently rated by any Provincial, State or National table tennis organization please include your rating
~ If you are not currently rated by any Provincial or National table tennis organization and did not enter any Island tournament in the last 5 years please estimate and include your current rating.
(For help in estimating your rating check this self-rating guide).

As entries are received they will be posted here. Draw will take place on Friday September 27th.2013.
Balls 40 mm orange ITTF approved
Formats Dependent upon entries, but a round-robin format will be used initially wherever possible. Every effort will be made to ensure a minimum of 4 matches for each participant in Singles and 3 matches for each Doubles team.
Cost There will be a $10.00 entry fee for each participant, payable upon arrival. Spectators/guests free.
Schedule Facility will open at 8:10 am for warm-ups. 9 tables available. Warm-ups will end at 8:50 am to allow for a 9:00 am start.

Early rounds of the Open Singles will start promptly at 9:00 am. This will be followed by the Women's Doubles and the Men's Doubles at approx. noon, or at the conclusion of the singles event.

Please note these times are tentative. It is the responsibility of all players to be available to play when required. Players unavailable when needed will be defaulted. For that reason we highly recommend players arrive at the venue ahead of the tentatively scheduled playing times. Please be prepared for delays.
We recommend you bring your own food.

Finals of Open Singles tentatively scheduled for 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Rules Latest I.T.T.F. rules will be in effect.

All rackets must be black on one side and red on the other side with ITTF approved coverings.

Tie-breaks in round-robins will be decided successively by head-to-head results, least number of games conceded then least number of points conceded. Games and points will only be used as far as is necessary to resolve the order only of those players involved in the tie.

Colour of playing shirt must not be white or orange. Dark colours are recommended.

Umpiring Players may be required to umpire their own matches.
Waiver Please note - upon arrival all players will be asked to pay the $10.00 entry fee and will be required to sign the following waiver:
"I hereby agree to abide by the tournament rules and all decisions of the tournament committee and to release the Vancouver Island Table Tennis Association, the Municipality of Saanich, the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, Courtside Sports and the Tournament Committee from responsibility for any loss, damages or injuries, occurring as the result of participating in this tournament and authorize publication and/or use of photographs taken of me."
Tournament Committee Frank Enns, Alvin Ng & Ken Holman
   

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