Utah Valley Table Tennis Open

LOCATIONPleasant Grove Rec. Center, 65 East 200 South, Pleasant Grove, Utah.
TIMESaturday, April 19, 2008, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
SPONSORSPleasant Grove City Recreation and Timpanogos Table Tennis Club.
SANCTIONU.S.A. Table Tennis (No Star Rating). All USATT rules and regulations apply.
DIRECTORJohn Pratt       REFEREE:  Byron Davis RU       UMPIRE:  Grant Misbach
ELIGIBILITYOpen to all USATT members. Non-members may pay membership fee with entry, or obtain one-time tournament pass. Details on Entry Form.
EQUIPMENTOnly USATT approved equipment is allowed. Rackets must have one side red and the other black. Tables and Nets: Stiga and Butterfly. Balls: Yellow Nitakku 40mm Premium. Floor: rubberized.
CLOTHINGClothing must be of a solid, non-yellow color for both the upper and lower garments and meet USATT Dress Code.
MATCHESEach match will be the best 3 out of 5 games to 11 points.
EVENTS Open Singles: Preliminary Round to determine each player's division (Open, Class A, B, or C). Then each division plays the new Rapid Ranker format or Modified Round Robin, depending on number of entrants. Maximum of 32 entrants. Unrated players will be seeded by ability.
Women's Singles: Round Robin or Rapid Ranker. Maximum of 8 entrants.
Open Doubles: Doubles teams will be placed in one or two divisions and play a Rapid Ranker or Round Robin format. Maximum of 12 teams.
Age Division Singles (Youth age on April 19, 2008; Seniors on Dec. 31, 2008). Players may play in only one age division. Rapid Ranker or Round Robin format with maximum of 8 entrants per division. Divisions may be combined, but with separate awards for each age group.
        Juniors Under 14
        Juniors Under 18
        Seniors 40-49
        Seniors 50-59
        Seniors 60 & Over
AWARDSEngraved Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards in each event.
SCHEDULEEntrants must check in 10 minutes before the following start times:
9:00-9:45 am — Youth and Women          11:45-1:30 pm — Open Doubles
9:45-11:45 am — Seniors 1:30-5:30 pm — Open Singles
ENTRY FEESSee Entry Form.
DEADLINEEntry deadline is Sat., April 12, 2008 at 6:00 p.m.
INFORMATIONE-mail John Pratt (john at johnpratt.com).