2008 Big Island Open

Table Tennis Tournament

USATT Sanctioned Tournament

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Kohala Cultural Center/Hawi Gym

55-522 Hawi Rd

Hawi, Hawaii 96719


UPDATED 4/22/2008......current list of players entered, more coming.

Players List 04-19-2008 07:34:56:  Ah Loy, Ron UR ,Degawa, Shigemi UR, DeWitt, Mark A. 1583, Endo, Kiyoko 1055, Esterle, Richard UR, Fang, Yen Wen UR, Meadows, Todd 1855, Moore, Charles 1291, Oda, Harley D. 1454, Papapetrou, George Alle1494, Pierotti, Joe 1599, Romoa, John UR, Sekona, Lesi UR, Tone, Ben 1456, Young, Daniel H. 1352; Freedman, Stephen UR

Sponsored by: Table Tennis & More’s Hawi Table Tennis Club

Tournament Directors: Len Winkler &  John Romoa   

USATT Tournament Referee & Umpire: Len Winkler   

Entry Deadline: April 16, 2008.  Entries received after this date will only be accepted based on available space.  No entries will be accepted at Tournament. $5.00 late fee after April 16, 2008.  

Equipment: GAMBLER 40 mm 3-Star orange balls provided by The Gambler Company.

Eligibility: All players who are current USATT members, renew or join. Unrated, non-members can pay a $10 ONE TIME ONLY pass in lieu of USATT membership.  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. You must be under 18 to play in Juniors and over 55 to play in Seniors. Proof of age required.

Restrictions:  After the entry deadline, April 16, 2008, no refunds. Tournament director’s decisions are final.

Round Robin Format:  One player advancing from each round robin to the single elimination rounds; except Open Singles where two players advance to single elimination rounds. Round robins are best of 5, except OPEN SINGLES where all matches are best of 7. Single elimination matches are all best of 7, except Doubles.

Rules: All USATT rules and dress code will apply. Warm-up practice begins at 8:00 am. 2 minute maximum warm-up before tournament matches. A certified umpire will be available, if needed.

Fee Schedule:  $20 for Open Singles, $10 each for all other events, Junior players pay $7.00 per each event.

Prizes: Prizes awarded for all 1st and 2nd place winners.

Additional Information:  Contact Len Winkler at 808-889-1099 or John Romoa at 808-345-8443.                               Email: len@tabletennisandmore.com Web: http://www.tabletennisandmore.com


For those of you planning on coming to the April 26th tournament, and needing a place to stay, the Kohala Village Inn http://www.kohalavillageinn.com is a very good place to stay. It is right next door to the Hawi Gym, where we will play. They have an adjoining restaurant (Luke’s Place), and offer to all guests of our tournament, Complimentary Continental Breakfast and wireless high speed internet. Also, mention the Table Tennis Tournament and receive 10%  off their room rates, which are from $65.00 to $130.00 per room (not per person), with rooms having between 2 to 8 people able to sleep. Make your reservations early as they only have 19 rooms available for that weekend, as of now.

Their phone number is 808-889-0404



You can print out the formDOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM .PDF FORMAT and mail in your entry or you can register ONLINE using the "ENTER NOW" buttons. There is a charge for online registration as we must pay Credit Card fees...Thank you. Online entries will receive a quick confirmation e-mail reply.

               Event                  Start Time                        

1)    Juniors (U-18 years of age)           9:00 am

2)    Seniors (Over 55 years of age)      9:00 am                                       

3)    OPEN SINGLES                              10:00 am

4)    Unrated/Recreational                    11:30 am

5)    U-1800                                             12:00 pm

6)    U-1400                                              1:00 pm

7) OPEN DOUBLES                               2:00 pm

Start Time may be adjusted based on number of entries. Please check website at http://www.tabletennisandmore.com/hawitournament42608.htm for updated information.

Name _________________________________________ 

Address _______________________________________ 

City ________________  State _______   Zip _________ 

Phone (___)__________________  Birth Date _______________ 

Rating ________  USATT # ____________ Exp. Date _________ 

Club Name ______________________________________ 

e-mail address: ___________________________________ 

Please mail by:  April 8, 2008       

Make checks payable to:  LSW/Table Tennis & More

Mail to:      Len Winkler

              General Delivery

              Hawi, Hi. 96719

Entry Fee   Event No.    Name of Event        Doubles Partner 

$ ______      ______       ______________    _________________________________ 

$ ______      ______      ______________    _________________________________    

$ ______      ______      ______________    _________________________________ 

$ ______      ______      ______________    _________________________________ 

$ ______      ______      ______________    _________________________________ 

$ ______      ______      ______________    _________________________________ 

$ ______      ______      ______________    _________________________________ 

$    5.00        USATT Rating Fee 

$ ______      USATT Member fee Adult $40.00 year 

$ ______      USATT Member fee Junior $20.00 year 

$ ______      USATT One Time Tournament Pass $10.00

$ ______      Donation for balls, nets, trophies.           


$ __________      Total Fees Enclosed



I will abide by all USATT regulations.  I assume full responsibilty 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.


Signature  _____________________________________________




Start going toward the AIRPORT EXIT on KEAHOLE ST go 0.8 mi  Turn LEFT on QUEEN KAAHUMANU HWY(HI-19) go 26.1 mi. Turn LEFT on                                     AKONI PULE HWY(HI-270) go 21.7 mi .48.6 mi Arrive at the center of Hawi. Turn right on Hawi St. to 2nd building on right.


 Start on AILOLO ST going toward MOKUEA ST go 0.1 mi Turn RIGHT on AIRPORT RD go 1.1 mi. Turn RIGHT on KANOELEHUA AVE(HI-11 N)                                    go 0.8 mi Turn LEFT on KAMEHAMEHA AVE(HI-19) go 0.9 miTurn RIGHT to follow HI-19 go 0.3 mi Continue on BAYFRONT HWY(HI-19) go 0.4mi                    Continue to follow HI-19 go 56.5 mi Bear RIGHT on KOHALA MOUNTAIN RD(HI-250) go 17.5 mi Bear LEFT to follow HI-250 go 1.8 mi  Arrive at                               55-522 HAWI RD. on the LEFT go < 0.1 mi. across from gas station and next to Lukes.