2016 Fiji Table Tennis & Para Open

Hosted by:          FIJI TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION

Venue:                                 FSC National Table Tennis Centre,Suva, Fiji Islands

Dates:                   25-30 January 2016

 

PROPOSED TIMETABLEOF EVENTS

DATES

TIMES

EVENTS

 

MON

 

 

25 Jan

 

9am 8pm

 

U12, U15, U18 Boys/Girls Singles Round Robin,

U12, U15, U18 Boys/Girls Doubles Round Robin,

U12, U15, U18 Boys/Girls Doubles 2nd Stage up to Final

Wheelchair Women’s Singles (Class 3-5 ) Round Robin

Wheelchair Men’s Singles (Class 3-5) Round Robin

Ambulant Women’s Singles (Class 8-10) Round Robin

Ambulant Men’s Singles (Class 8-10) Round Robin

Ambulant Mixed Singles (Class 6 & 7) Round Robin/finals

 

TUE

 

26 Jan

 

9am – 8pm

 

U12, U15, U18 Boys/Girls Singles 2nd Stage up to Final

U21 Boys doubles Round robin & 2nd Stage to finals

U21 Boys singles round robin

Wheelchair Women’s Singles (Class 3-5) 2nd stage to finals

Wheelchair Men’s Singles (Class 3-5) 2nd stage to finals

Ambulant Women’s singles (Class 8-10) 2nd stage to finals

Ambulant Men’s Singles (Class 8-10) 2nd stage to finals

Demonstration event- mixed wheelchair doubles

Demonstration event- mixed ambulant doubles

 

Presentation ceremony for U12, U15, U18 , Para singles events

 

WED

 

27 Jan

 

9am – 8pm

 

U21 Boys/Girls Singles 2nd stage to finals

C Grade Mixed Singles Round Robin

Over 40 Men’s/Women’s Singles & Doubles Round Robin

Over 50 Men’s/Women’s Singles & Doubles Round Robin

B Grade Men’s and Women’s Singles Round Robin

Men’s and Women’s B Grade Doubles up to Finals

 

THU

 

28 Jan

 

9am – 8pm

 

C Grade Mixed Singles 2nd stage to finals

Over 40 Men’s/Women’s Singles & Doubles 2nd stage to finals

Over 50 Men’s/Women’s Singles & Doubles 2nd stage to finals

B Grade Men’s and Women’s singles 2nd stage to finals

Men’s Open Doubles round robin

Women’s Open Doubles round robin

Mixed doubles round robin

 

Presentation for U21, Over 40, Over 50, B & C Grade events

 

FRI

 

29 Jan

 

 

9am 8pm

 

Men’s Open Doubles 2nd stage to finals

Women’s doubles events 2nd stage to finals

Mixed doubles 2nd stage to finals

Open Men’s & Open Women’s Singles Round Robin,

Open Men’s and Women’s singles –knockout stage Rd 32/Rd 16

 

SAT

 

30 Jan

 

9am 2pm

 

Open Women’s and Open Men’s Singles Quarter finals to Finals

Presentation of Open events

ENTRIESCLOSE: Friday 15 January2016

HOSPITALITY

All accommodation, meals and transport will be the responsibility of the players although some assistance will be provided for transport for local players arriving from within Fiji.

 

For overseas players there are affordable buses and taxis available within Suva to the competition venue. For overseas players, NZ has direct flights from Auckland to Suva and there are also twice weekly direct flights from Sydney to Suva while other overseas destinations need to come by way of Nadi International Airport with direct flights from Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Seoul. There are cheap air-conditioned buses from the Nadi Airport to Suva on Coral Sun and Pacific Express. Alternatively there are taxis and domestic flights to Suva.

 

There is a range of available accommodation on the www.fijitourism.com or www.bulafijinow.com websites ranging from school dormitories, backpacker/hostels, budget hotels and 4 star hotels or you could check out the other websites mentioned below.

 

There are many shops, local markets with fresh fruits and food outlets within walking distance of the venue which are quite cheap.

 

For other activities and holidaying after the events there are a number of resorts and hotels in Nadi (where the airport is), Pacific Harbour and the Coral Coast as well as many smaller island resorts and day cruise activities. Also there are places to visit in Suva, including the Suva Markets, the Museum, the cinemas and entertainment strips, guided city tours etc. These information and options are all available on the Fiji Visitors Bureau and Tourism Fiji websites or individual resorts and tour operators or you may email us if you want us to check on the options and costs

 

The following websites may be of interest to anyone looking for alternative accommodation or holiday activities after the event: www.fijitime.com, www.bulafijinow.com, www.fijitourism.com, www.fijilive.com/fijimagic, www.travelpost.com.

 

 

For more information, you can contact:

Anthony Ho

Phone: +679 330567 (w)/+679 9965649 (m)

Facsimile: +6793300334

Email: anthonyhofiji@gmail.com

Postal Box: P.O.Box 13725, Suva

 

 

 

 

 

 


FIJI TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION

Tournament Conditions

 

EQUIPMENT

Tables: DHS Blue

Nets: DHS Blue and Black

Ball: DHS 3 Star White Plastic

Flooring: Tinsue

 

There are two halls next to each other with Hall No 1 having 8 tables and Hall No 2 having 4 tables (including a show-court). This will be reduced to 4 tables in Hall No 1 and 2 tables in Hall No 2 when the Men’s Open and Women’s Open Singles Round Robin and Open Doubles knockout stages commence on Day 5. All Men’s and Women’s Singles from Quarter-finals onwards will be played in Hall No 1 on Day 6.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Only registered members of FTTA and players affiliated to ITTF member countries are eligible. Payment of the entry fees will qualify Fiji residents as a member of FTTA.

 

Eligibility for all events is determined by age as at 31/12/15 for all players. Proof of age may be required.

 

ENTRIES

Entries must be submitted no later than Friday 15 January 2016 for all events to Anthony Ho either by post, email or fax.

 

Entries must be accompanied by the correct entry fees which are payable to Fiji Table Tennis in cash or cheque or deposited directly and marked “2016 Fiji Open” in the Fiji Table Tennis Bank account under the following:

 

Account Name:    Fiji Table Tennis Association

Account No:        240805

Bank:                     BSP Colonial National Bank

Branch:                  Suva , Fiji

Swift-code:            NBFFIFJFJ

BSB:                        059/002               

 

Please send us the transfer advice or deposit slip if you are paying directly into the bank account and allow for bank charges also.

 

Fees are refundable if advice of a withdrawal is received by FTTA no later than 2 days after the closing date.

 

FTTA reserves the right to refuse any entry and to vary restrictions at its discretion.

 

Both players in doubles pairing must submit separate individual entries for the doubles event. Players enter at their own risk and no responsibility will be accepted for any injury received during the tournament.

 

Each player can enter up to 3 consecutive age group events for singles and 3 consecutive age group event for doubles.

 

Entry fees F$ 5 per person per event, except for the Open Singles events which is $10 per person. Doubles are $5 per person per event, except for Open Doubles events which are $10 per person per event.

 

DRAWS

For singles events, section play shall be conducted on a round robin basis, followed by post-section knock-out play to which some players may be granted direct entry.

 

Round robins will be groups of 4 where possible with 2 players to qualify for the main draw and 2 for the consolation event. Consolation events will be held in singles events if time permits. For doubles events, seeded knock-out draws shall be conducted except where less than 10 pairs have entered. The round-robin format may then be used. Any event with less than 4 singles entries or 3 doubles pairs may be cancelled or varied at the discretion of FTTA.

 

The seeding will be based on the current South Pacific or Oceania Ranking list or if not available, ITTF ratings and latest results at Pacific Games, Oceania Championships and Oceania Junior events.

 

Players who are ranked in the top eight in Fiji according the South Pacific Open rankings or competitions in 2015 and who have already won the B Grade are not eligible to enter the B Grade events. Overseas players are also not eligible to enter the B Grade or Mixed C Grade events.

 

Players with a Pacific rating below 100 are eligible to participate in the C Grade, between 100 and 350 in the B Grade for Men’s events and between 100 and 200 in the B grade for Women’s events but maybe restricted at the discretion of the FTTA organizing committee.

 

Overseas players are eligible to enter only in the age group and Open events.

 

MATCHES

All matches shall be best of 5 including doubles events during the round robin and knockoutstages except for the Men’s and Women’s Open Singles which are best of 7 during the knockout stage.

 

PRIZEMONEY

Trophies or medals and a certificate will be presented to all winners and runners-up for each event except for any consolation events where only certificates will be awarded.

In addition, the following prizemoney (in FJD) will be available:

 

Men’s Open Winner                                           $200                       Men’s Open Runner-up                                                      $100

Women’s Open Winner                                     $200                       Women’s Open Runner-up                                                $100

U18 Boys Singles Winner                                   $100                       U18 Boys runner-up                                                            $50

U18 Girls Singles Winner                                    $100                       U18 Girls runner-up                                                            $50

U15 Boys Singles Winner                                   $50                         U15 Boys runner-up                                                            $30

U15 Girls Singles Winner                                    $50                         U15 Girls runner-up                                                            $30

U12 Boys Singles Winner                                   $25                         U12 Boys runner-up                                                            $15

U12 Girls Singles Winner                                    $25                         U12 Girls Singles runner-up                                               $15

Women’s W/chair Singles Class 3-5 Winner   $200                       Women’s Wheelchair Singles Class 3-5 Runner-up       $100    

Men’s W/chair Singles Class 3-5 Winner         $200                       Men’s Wheelchair Singles Class 3-5 Runner-up             $100

Women’s Ambulant Class 8-10 Winner           $200                       Women’s Ambulant Class 8-10 Runner-up                     $100

Men’s Ambulant Class 8-10 Winner                 $200                       Men’s Ambulant Class 8-10 Runner-up                           $100

Mixed Ambulant Class 6 & 7 Winner               $200                       Mixed Ambulant Class 6 & 7 Runner-up                          $100

 

The final presentation will be followed by some light refreshments and finger food for all players and officials

 

 

Entry Form

 

Name

 

Date of Birth

 

Address

 

National Association

 

Email

 

Phone / Mobile

 

Parent (if under 18)

 

 

Please mark with an X the events you wish to enter in the boxes below

 

 

Events

 

Fee

Partner

Open Men’s Singles

 

Open Women’s Singles

 

$10

 

Open Men’s Doubles

 

Open Women’s Doubles

 

$10

 

Open Mixed Doubles

 

 

 

$10

 

U21 Men’s Singles

 

U21 Women’s Singles

 

$5

 

U21 Men’s Doubles

 

U21 Women’s Doubles

 

$5

 

U18 Boys’ Singles

 

U18 Girls’ Singles

 

$5

 

U18 Boys’ Doubles

 

U18 Girls’ Doubles

 

$5

 

U15 Boys’ Singles

 

U15 Girls’ Singles

 

$5

 

U15 Boys’ Doubles

 

U15 Girls’ Doubles

 

$5

 

U12 Boys’ Singles

 

U12 Girls’ Singles

 

$5

 

U12 Boys’ Doubles

 

U12 Girls’ Doubles

 

$5

 

B Grade Men’s Singles

 

B Grade Women’s Singles

 

$5

 

B Grade Men’s Doubles

 

B Grade Women’s Doubles

 

$5

 

C Grade Mixed Singles

 

 

 

$5

 

O40 Men’s Singles

 

O40 Women’s Singles

 

$5

 

O40 Men’s Doubles

 

O40 Women’s Doubles

 

$5

 

O50 Men’s Singles

 

O50 Women’s Singles

 

$5

 

O50 Men’s Doubles

 

O50 Women’s Doubles

 

$5

 

Wheelchair Men’s Singles

 

Wheelchair Women’s Singles

 

$5

 

Ambulant Men’s Singles

 

Ambulant Women’s Singles

 

$5

 

Mixed Wheelchair Doubles

 

 

 

-

 

Mixed Ambulant Doubles

 

 

 

-

 

             

 

 


AUTHORITY

Referee: TBA

Tournament Controller: TBA

Assistant Tournament Controllers: Harvi Yee / Henry Yee (Suva)

 

The Tournament Management reserves the right to vary these conditions and to exercise control over all activities within the hall and adjacent areas. This includes the right to default players who fail to respond when called to the table within the published or announced playing session times. The Referee /Tournament Controller reserve the right to apply and enforce the Laws and International Regulations of Table Tennis as adopted by the ITTF and FTTA. Their interpretation of these laws and regulations is final.




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