2018 Big Island Open
Table Tennis Tournament
Sanctioned 1 Star Event
USATT Sanctioned 1 Star Event
April 13-15, 2018
Waimea Community Center (Big Island)
65-1260 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743
Sponsored by: Table Tennis & More, LSW Consulting, Inc, Waimea TTC, North Kohala TTC
Tournament Directors: Len Winkler & John Romoa
Tournament Referee: Len Winkler CR/RU
Mail-in Entry in .pdf form
Entry Deadline: March 30, 2018. 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. All events have player entry limits, so enter early to avoid disappointment. ENTER EARLY to avoid disappointment as we have limits on most events.
IF YOU ENTER AFTER March 30; ADD LATE FEE of $15.00.
Equipment: Nittaku Plastic 40+ white 3-Star balls. Tournament Tables from XIOM & Butterfly, with barrier between tables.
Eligibility: All players who are current USATT members, renew or join and players that purchase a USATT Tournament Pass. Unrated players may enter any event, but cannot advance from round robin in rating limit USATT events. All events have player entry limits, so enter early to avoid disappointment & put on waiting list.
Restrictions: After the entry deadline, no refunds. Also, entries received AFTER April 1 will be accepted on an available space basis only. Tournament director’s decisions are final. All events have player entry limits, so enter early to avoid disappointment & put on waiting list.
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.
SUPER ROUND ROBIN Limit 24 players. Players are put into preliminary round robin groups of at least 3 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 3 or 4 skill level groups in medal round. NO ELIMINATIONS. Medal round has players compete against others of their skill level. Minimum number of matches is 4, maximum is 9. Lots of fun.
Rules: All USATT rules and dress code will apply. 2 minute maximum warm-up before tournament matches. An 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. The entrant agrees to abide by the rules of the USATT and decisions of the tournaments officials and relieves the sponsors, hosting club, and USATT of liability.
Fee Schedule: $30.00 per player for Super Round Robin, for doubles.
Prizes: Cash awarded for all 1st and 2nd place winners in Super Round robin, each Division. 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 Saturday & Sunday for players. We will have a scoreboard for each table & request that 1 player in round robin that is not currently playing a match keep score. All events have player entry limits, so enter early to avoid disappointment.
Kamuela Inn www.thekamuelainn.com (4 minute drive, 15 minute walk)
Waimea Country Lodge: http://www.castleresorts.com/Home/accommodations/waimea-country-lodge (2 minute drive, 7 minute walk)
Hawi, the hotel for a past tournament: http://www.kohalavillageinn.com/ (35 minute drive)
All resorts on the famous Kohala Coast are 4 & 5 Star properties. If you plan to have a vacation before or after the tournament, these are great places to stay; less than 30 minute drive to gym. Click on the following resorts for more information:
Mauna Kea, Mauna Lani, Fairmont Orchid, Waikoloa Hilton, Waikoloa Marriott, Hapuna Beach Prince Resort
Driving directions from KONA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:
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Additional Information: Contact Len at (808)889-1099 Email: email@example.com
ENTER ONLINE, SECURE SERVER, BELOW...A $3.00 CHARGE WILL OCCUR DUE TO CREDIT CARD PROCESSING.
Entering online, the entrant agrees to abide by the rules of the USATT and decisions of the tournaments officials and relieves the sponsors, hosting club, and USATT of liability.
Please specify when entering online (at checkout screen), doubles partner name or that you need a doubles partner to try to get for you. THANK YOU.
|EVENT||PRIZES 1st/2nd||EARLIEST START TIME|
LIMIT 24 PLAYERS
|A each division; $$ A & B Divisions||Saturday 9am|
(2) SENIOR'S OPEN OVER 55 years of age,
(3) SENIOR'S U-1000 OVER 55 years of age, rated under 1000
|$15.00||(4) WOMEN'S OPEN RR Limit 8 Players||
A & $
(5) U-3400 Doubles (Enter partner's name or "NEED ONE" in shopping cart info) Limit 12 Teams
|A||Saturday, following end of Super RR|
(6) MEN'S OPEN RR Limit 12 players
A & $
(7) U-1000 RR
(8) U-1600 RR
|$10.00||(9) UNRATED/RECREATIONAL RR Limit 5 players||A||Sunday, 9:00am|
Various memberships as per pull down menu**
|USATT MEMBERSHIP or USATT Tournament Pass REQUIRED|
|$7.00**||(REQUIRED) Waimea's Athletics Sports|
|Donation for USATT National Team THANK YOU|
|Donations for Tournament...water, food, balls, prize money, etc.|
|$15.00||LATE FEE IF AFTER March 30, 2018|
$: Cash Prize A: Trophy
Some of the Players Already Entered: