Eastern Shore Senior Games
Singles/Doubles/Mixed Doubles TABLE TENNIS
- Players must provide their own paddles. Balls will be
- 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
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.
- Tournament format will be round robin (pool play), with as
many players as possible advancing to a single elimination
- All matches will be
conducted in accordance with USA Table Tennis rules, except as
- 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.