Eastern Shore Senior Games

 

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Eastern Shore Senior Games

Singles/Doubles/Mixed Doubles TABLE TENNIS

ENTRY REGULATIONS

  • Players must provide their own paddles. Balls will be provided.
  • Doubles partners who register  together must play together. If one of the partners cannot attend, no substitute partner will be allowed, except as permitted under Rule E. Athletes may compete with only one partner per event.
  • The age division of competition for doubles will be determined by the younger age of the two partners as of December 31.

FORMAT

  • Tournament format will be round robin (pool play), with as many players as possible advancing to a single elimination championship bracket.
  • Awards will be presented for 1st through 3rd place for each event within each age division.
  • The ESSG reserves the right to change the tournament format for any age division based on entry numbers, space restrictions, or other circumstance.
  • Play shall consist of a five-game match. The winner shall be the first player to win three games.
  • Throughout the match play shall be continuous, with a two-minute break between games.

SPORT RULES

  • All matches will be conducted in accordance with USA Table Tennis rules, except as modified herein.
  • White shirts or jackets are not permitted for competition, per USA Table Tennis rules.
  • The expedite system shall not be in effect, with the following exception. The Competition Manager may invoke the system to keep the tournament on schedule. The system may be placed in effect during a match but must not be placed in effect in the middle of a game.