CLEARWATER Spring OPEN
2-Star Sanctioned Tournament
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Long Center, 1501 N. Belcher Rd.
Clearwater, Florida 33765
GIANT RR Format
Limited to 54 Registered Players!
(U 18 yr., U 1700 rating)
Championship – $500 1st $200 2nd
A Class – $150 1st $75 2nd
Trophies for all classes
Tournament Director: John Reynolds
Certified Referee: John Reynolds
Certified Umpires: Rudy Santo, Bill Robbins
Our Partners: City of Clearwater, Paddle Palace, Nittaku
Giant Round Robin Format: Conducted in one stage. Each player will compete in a complete round robin (eight matches in a full tournament), Players will be placed in a Class based on their USATT rating. The Championship Class will consist of the 9 highest rated players who register for the event. There will be 6 classes in the tournament, with each class containing 9 players (either fewer players or fewer classes if the tournament is not full). Minor modifications to the format may be made as needed to accommodate or facilitate play, at the discretion of the Tournament Director.
Classes (in rating order): Championship, A, B, C, D, E.
Procedures: Each class will have a complete round robin (nine players in a full tournament). The winners will be determined based on their playing record during the complete round robin for their particular class.
Presented by Sunrise Table Tennis Club, Clearwater FL
Reporting Times: Players sign in from 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM. Play will begin at 9:00 AM. Players not signed in by 8:45 AM may be defaulted for the entire event (and replaced by an alternate) at the discretion of the Tournament Director.
All USATT Regulations Apply. All matches are 3 out of 5 games to 11 points. The tournament committee reserves the right to cancel the tournament or modify the events or formats based on the number of entries or other factors. No prize money or trophies will be awarded for defaults, splits, unfinished matches or to unrated players (except in the Championship Class).
Unrated Players must have an estimated rating to enter.
COACHING RULES: USATT/ITTF rules will apply.
USATT Dress Code is enforced. Do not wear white shirts, shorts, skirts
Tables and Nets: USATT-approved equipment will be used: 12 tables (Butterfly tables/nets)
Balls: 3 Star 40+ poly Nittaku white balls.
Playing surface: Gym has hardwood floor and is air-conditioned.
Entry Deadline: Postal mail entries must be received by April 13, 2018. Online entries must be received by April 13, 2018 before 6 pm. USATT ratings will be used.
Eligibility: Players who are not currently a USATT General Member must purchase a USATT Membership or a Tournament Pass as part of their tournament entry.
Default Policy: ITTF/USATT rules apply.
Players not signed in within 10 minutes after an event’s starting time may be defaulted.
Refunds: In the event one cannot attend the tournament after submittal of fees, a refund less $5.00 shall be made provided notification of the inability to attend is received no later than 6 pm, April 13, 2018.
Pizza and drinks included.
Online Entry Deadline is April 13 at 6 pm
For questions related to registration:
Carolyn Adams (727) 557-7299
List of Registered Players