2019 Big Island Open

Table Tennis Tournament


USATT Sanctioned 2 Star Event






Friday, Saturday & Sunday, April 5,6,7, 2019

67-1315 Ala `Ohia Road, Waimea, 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

A great video on the beautiful city of Waimea



 Mail-in Entry  in .pdf form

Location:  Waimea, HI 96743

Entry Deadline: March 22, 2019.  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 22; 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. Ratings: The most current ratings available will be used for seeding.

Restrictions:  After the entry deadline, no refunds. Also, entries received March 22 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 are best of 5; Single elimination matches are all best of 5 except Men's Open, which will be best of 7.

SUPER ROUND ROBIN Limit 40 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 -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 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, $10.00 per player for doubles, $12.00 for rating events, $15.00 for Women's Open.

Prizes: Cash awarded for 1st and 2nd place winners in Super Round Robin, A Division, Men's & Women's Open. No prizes will be awarded for splits, dumps, default losses or no shows.

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:

Driving directions from HILO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:

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. 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.





A each division $A100/60; Saturday, 9am


(2) SENIOR'S OPEN (OVER 55 years of age)

A Friday, 3:30pm


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

A Friday, 3:30pm

$12.00 (4) U-1450 RR A Friday, 6:00pm


(5) SPECIAL EVENT U-3400 Doubles (Enter partner's name or "NEED ONE" in shopping cart info)

A Saturday, 4pm


(6) MEN'S OPEN RR          Limit 20 players

A & $100/60 1st/2nd Sunday, 9:15am


(7) U-1000 RR 

A Sunday, 11:00am


(8) U-1600 RR

A Sunday, 2pm

$15.00 (9) WOMEN'S OPEN RR         Limit 16 players A & $50/30 1st/2nd Sunday, 9:00am
Various memberships as per pull down menu




  Donation for prizes, food, water, equipment THANK YOU    

   Donation To USATT National Team Fund THANK YOU    

$6.00** (REQUIRED) Registration Fee for Waimea Parks & Recreation    

$15.00  LATE FEE IF AFTER March 22, 2019    


A Award  $ Cash Prize

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.



 Mail-in Entry  in .pdf form


Players Already Entered