2018 Hawai'i Island Open
ALOHA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Table Tennis Tournament
USATT 2 Star Sanctioned Event
Sponsored by Table Tennis & More, LSW Consulting and Big Island Table Tennis Association
Tournament Directors: Len Winkler & Clyde Young with BITTA Committee
USATT Tournament Referee: Len Winkler
"ENTRY FORM" TO PRINT OUT AND MAIL IN (PDF)
Players Currently Entered
IMPORTANT NOTICE....ENTER EARLY AS THIS TOURNAMENT LAST YEAR FILLED UP IN MANY EVENTS. GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT IN YOUR FAVORITE EVENT BY ENTERING EARLY.
Entry Deadline: October 26, 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. IF YOU ENTER AFTER October 26; ADD LATE FEE of $15.00.
Equipment: Nittaku 3-Star White Premium 40+ plastic balls. Tournament Tables 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 26, 2018, no refunds. Also, entries received AFTER October 26, 2018 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 Mens Open 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: Men's Open, Women's Open, 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.
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 4 or 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.
U-3400 DOUBLES After receiving entries for at least 8 teams, we will have 2 divisions. Top 50% rated will be "A" Division, and the other will be "B" Division, allowing players to play more matches with closer rating levels.
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.
Tournament Referee: Len Winkler, CR/RU
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. Specific Cash prize amounts based on number of players entered, $850.00 total prize money.
Additional Information: We'll have lunch & other goodies available all day Saturday & Sunday for players. 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
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: email@example.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. By Entering online, I will abide by all USATT regulations. I assume full responsibility for my participation in this tournament and release the sponsors, tournament committee and USATT from all claims. Tournament directors reserve the right to cancel events due to insufficient number of players and to close events when full. Decisions are final, but full refunds will be given for any cancelled events.
|EVENT||PRIZES 1st/2nd||EARLIEST START TIME|
SPECIAL EVENT SUPER
LIMIT 40 PLAYERS
|A each division; $$ A,B,C,D,E Divisions||Saturday, 9am|
(2) SENIOR'S OPEN (OVER 55 years of age, ALOHA STATE CHAMPION WILL BE CROWNED)
(3) SENIOR'S U-1000 (OVER 55 years of age, rated under 1000)
|$12.00||(4) U-1450 RR||A||Friday, 4:00pm|
(5) SPECIAL EVENT U-3400 Doubles (Enter partner's name or "NEED ONE" in shopping cart info) ALOHA STATE CHAMPIONS WILL BE CROWNED
(6) MEN'S OPEN RR, ALOHA STATE CHAMPION WILL BE CROWNED Limit 20 players
ASC & $
(7) U-1000 RR
(8) U-1600 RR
|$15.00||(9) WOMEN'S OPEN RR, ALOHA STATE CHAMPION WILL BE CROWNED Limit 16 players||ASC & $ 1st/2nd||Sunday, 9:00am|
Various memberships as per pull down menu
|*USATT MEMBERSHIP or USATT TOURNAMENT PASS*|
|Donation for prizes, food, water, equipment THANK YOU|
|$15.00||LATE FEE IF AFTER October 26, 2018|
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.
"ENTRY FORM" TO PRINT OUT AND MAIL IN (PDF)
Players Currently Entered
Aporn Stein, Alaska
Amanda Shoemaker, Hawaii Island
Jeffrey Cumes, Hawaii Island
John Romoa, Hawaii Island
Yuka Thompson, Hawaii Island
Kimi Yoshimiya, Hawaii Island
Kiyoko Endo, Oahu
James Yahner, Hawaii Island
Sohei Takemoto, Oahu
Stephen Freedman, Hawaii Island
Lory Hunter, Hawaii Island
Stewart Hunter, Hawaii Island
Ivonne Garzon , Hawaii Island
Angie Miyashiro, Hawaii Island
Stewart Miyashiro, Hawaii Island
Charlie Kow, Hawaii Island
Jim Gibbons, Hawaii Island
Branson Chen, California
David DeMay, Alaska