2017 Hawai'i Island Open

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ALOHA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Table Tennis Tournament

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USATT Sanctioned Two Star Event

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 3, 4, 5, 2017

HILO Boys & Girls Club

100 Kamakahonu St., Hilo Hawaii

 



Sponsored by Table Tennis & More, LSW Consulting, BGCBI (Boys & Girls Club of the Big Island), Big Island Table Tennis Association

Tournament Directors: Len Winkler & Clyde Young with BITTA Committee

USATT Tournament Referee: Len Winkler


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IMPORTANT NOTICE....ENTER EARLY AS THIS TOURNAMENT LAST YEAR FILLED UP IN MANY EVENTS. GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT IN YOUR FAVORITE EVENT BY ENTERING EARLY.

                        

Location: HILO Boys & Girls Club, 100 Kamakahonu St., Hilo Hawaii

Entry Deadline: October 20, 2017.  Entries received after this date will only be accepted based on available space and have a late charge of $15.00.  No entries will be accepted at Tournament.   IF YOU ENTER AFTER October 20; ADD LATE FEE of $15.00.

IMPORTANT: DOORS OPEN FRIDAY AT 5:30PM, SATURDAY & SUNDAY by 8:00AM. Due to special liability issues, nobody, other than current B&G Club of Hilo Members, will admitted till 5:30pm on Friday; we apologize for an inconvenience.

Equipment: Nittaku 3-Star Premium 40+ plastic balls, provided by and sponsored by .  Tournament Tables from Butterfly & XIOM.

Eligibility: All players who are current USATT members, renew, join, or purchase a USATT Tournament Pass. Unrated players may enter any event, but cannot advance from round robin in USATT rated events. Unrated/recreational event is open to all non USATT members AND players that join at this Tournament. ALL EVENTS HAVE ENTRY LIMITS Aloha State Championship Special Eligibility: Players must have lived in Hawaii for at least 3 months prior to the tournament. Active military personnel and full time students may play as long as they are stationed or go to school in Hawaii. Any player can play in these events; but we will have an extra match, if necessary, to crown an Aloha State Champion that meets the eligibility criteria.

Restrictions:  After the entry deadline, October 20, 2017, no refunds. Also, entries received AFTER October 20, 2017 will be accepted on an available space basis only. Tournament director’s decisions are final.

Round Robin Format:  One player advancing from each round robin, based on number of entries, to the single elimination rounds; except Open Singles where two players will advance to single elimination rounds. All round robin matches (including Open Elite) are best of 5; Single elimination matches are all best of 5 except Open Elite Singles, which will be best of 7. All doubles matches are best of 5.

Aloha State Championships: We will crown an ALOHA STATE CHAMPION in these events: Open Men's Elite, Open Women's Elite, Seniors Open, and U-3400 Doubles. Special Aloha State Championship Trophies will be given in these events. Eligibility: Players must have lived in Hawaii for at least 3 months prior to the tournament. Active military personnel and full time students may play as long as they are stationed or go to school in Hawaii. Any USATT player can play in these events; but we will have an extra match, if necessary, to crown an Aloha State Champion that meets the eligibility criteria. Aloha State Champions will be recognized by the USATT and  will have other USATT perks.

Special Event Format:  SUPER ROUND ROBIN Limit 40 players. Players are put into preliminary round robin groups of at least 4 with players of all levels. ALL players will advance from preliminary round robin to medal round robin groups of 3-8 players, based on win/loss record and number of entrants. We will have 5 skill level groups in medal round.  NO ELIMINATIONS. Medal round has players compete against others of their skill level. Minimum number of matches is 5, maximum is 11. Lots of fun.

Special Event Format: U-3400 DOUBLES Limit 16 Teams. After receiving entries for a minimum of 8 teams, we will split the event into 2 Divisions, A & B. The top 50% (rating) of the teams will play in Division A & the bottom 50% (rating) will be in Division B. Anybody can play in doubles, USATT member or not; but all non USATT members must be assigned a rating beforehand. This format allows for low rated teams to enter and play teams closer in skill level.

Rules: All USATT rules and dress code will apply. No white shirts will be allowed. 2 minute maximum warm-up before tournament matches. A certified umpire will be available, if needed. Tournament director reserves the right to cancel an event or make adjustments based on number of players entered in an event.

Fee Schedule:  $30 for Open Men's Singles, $30.00 for Super Round Robin, $15.00 Open Women's Singles, $12.00 each for other singles events, $10.00 per player for doubles.

Prizes: Prizes awarded for all 1st and 2nd place winners. No prizes will be awarded for splits, dumps, default losses or no shows. Cash prize amounts based on number of players entered.

Additional Information:  We'll have lunch & other goodies available all day Saturday & Sunday for players. Also, a late afternoon snack/food on Saturday. Bottled water will also be available.

Check directly with the USATT Website for discounts available for airfare and hotels for USATT Sanctioned Tournaments.

Special pricing at Hilton Hotels. We have one on The Big Island, although it is a 2 hour drive to  the gym. Check prices and availability at: http://directconnect.hilton.com/dc/dclogin.jhtml;jsessionid=BQ2KICNIKWK5ICSGBI1NEWQ?_pNd=EDMlrD6KHG&_requestid=36083

TOURNAMENT HOTELS:

 Bus information: http://heleonbus.org/

Hotel rates start around $50 (the hostel).  Here are some hotel and B&B links in Hilo: 

                Hawaii Island Bed & Breakfast Association:  http://www.stayhawaii.com/listing-old-hawaiian-bed-%26-breakfast-43.html

                Uncle Billy’s:  http://www.unclebilly.com/

                Naniloa Doubletree by Hilton:   Doubletree by Hilton Grand Naniloa

                Hilo Hawaiian:    http://www.castleresorts.com/home/accommodations/hilo-hawaiian-hotel/

                Seaside Hilo:      http://seasidehotelshawaii.com/HotelHilo.aspx

                Dolphin Bay:       http://www.dolphinbayhilo.com/cook.html

                Hilo Bay Hostel: http://www.hawaiihostel.net/

Additional Information:  Contact Len at (808)889-1099 Email: len@tabletennisandmore.com 


ENTER ONLINE, SECURE SERVER, BELOW...A $3.00 CHARGE WILL OCCUR DUE TO CREDIT CARD PROCESSING.         Please specify in "OTHER INFO" when entering online (at checkout) name of your double's partner or "NEED ONE". Thank You.

 ONLINE ENTRY

COST

EVENT PRIZES 1st/2nd EARLIEST START TIME
$30.00* (1) SPECIAL EVENT SUPER ROUND ROBIN

 LIMIT 40 PLAYERS

A each division; $$ A,B,C,D,E Divisions Saturday 9am

$12.00

(2) SENIOR'S OPEN (OVER 55 years of age, ALOHA STATE CHAMPION WILL BE CROWNED)

ASC Friday, 6:00pm

$12.00

(3) SENIOR'S U-1000 (OVER 55 years of age, rated under 1000)

A Friday, 6:00pm

$12.00 (4) U-1450 RR A Saturday, 3:00pm

$10.00

(5) SPECIAL EVENT U-3400 Doubles (Enter partner's name or "NEED ONE" in shopping cart info) ALOHA STATE CHAMPIONS WILL BE CROWNED

ASC Saturday, 5pm

$30.00

(6) OPEN MEN'S RR, ALOHA STATE CHAMPION WILL BE CROWNED

ASC & $

1st/2nd

Sunday, 9:15am

$12.00

(7) U-1000 RR 

A Sunday, 11:00am

$12.00

(8) U-1600 RR

A Sunday, 2pm

$15.00 (9) OPEN WOMEN'S RR, ALOHA STATE CHAMPION WILL BE CROWNED

ASC & $ 1st/2nd

Sunday, 9:00am
 

$5.00 Direct Donation to Hilo Boys & Girls Club, Optional    
Various memberships as per pull down menu

 

USATT MEMBERSHIP 

  Donation for prizes, food, water, equipment THANK YOU    
 

$15.00  LATE FEE IF AFTER October 20, 2017    

*Preliminary round robin will determine which medal division you will be in. You will play minimum 5 matches and maximum of 11. LIMIT 40 PLAYERS.

A Award  $ Cash Prize ASC Aloha State Championship Award

Start Time may be adjusted based on number of entries.

Please specify in "OTHER INFO" when entering online (at checkout) name of your double's partner or "NEED ONE". Thank You.

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