Welcome to the 2017 Annual Friends of India Table Tennis Tournament!

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Facility

Jim Dailey Fitness & Aquatic Center (JDFAC), 300 South Monroe St., Little Rock, 72204

Sponsors

Friends of India of Central Arkansas & LRTTC and both are 501(c)(3) nonprofits

Officials

Jeff Pratt, Certified USATT Club Umpire

Equipment & Facility

6 ITTF ­approved tables (2 Donic Waldner Classic 25, 4 Giant Dragon K2008); Nittaku 3 ­Star Premium 40+ non­-celluloid plastic ball; wood flooring; high ceilings; fluorescent lighting.

Clothing

Primary clothing color must not be white (the color of the ball).

Rules & Eligibility

All USA Table Tennis rules apply. Matches are best of 5 games. Games are played to 11 points. Players with ratings published by USATT or RatingsCentral.com may enter all events except Novice Singles. Players without ratings may enter all events. Non­-members of JDFAC ust pay admission: Adults - $5.00; Seniors (62+) - $3.00; Juniors (Under 16) ­- $2.00; Spectators - $2.00. (FOI & LRTTC cover spectator fees for FOI & LRTTC members).

Events & Schedule

Women’s Singles Start Time: 10:00 am

Junior Singles Start Time: 10:30 am

Novice Singles Start Time: 11:00 am

Open Singles Start Time: 11:30 am

Lunch available after Singles

Open Doubles Start Time:  After Singles/Lunch

Format

Most events will be round robin followed by either round robin or single elimination, depending on number of players and time available.

Sign Up

Deadline

Register by Thursday, April, 2017 by sending an email to Kedar Jambhekar This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Mugimane Manju  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Jeff Pratt This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, USATT rating if you have one, and the event you want to play (women’s,  junior, Novice, and Open Singles, or Open Doubles).

Reporting

Players must report to control desk 30 minutes before event start time or risk default.

Lunch

Sandwiches for lunch and sports drinks provided to participants.

Awards

Trophies for 1st and 2nd  places in all events.

 

Event Entry Fees

Event

Entry Fee

Start Time

Women's Singles

$5

10:00 am

Junior Singles

$5

10:30 am

Novice Singles*

$5

11:00 am

Open Singles

$15, or $10 FOI/LRTTC members

11:30 am

Open Doubles

$10 per team

After Lunch

*Note: Novice Singles event is only open to players who do not have a rating published by USATT.

 

How Do I Register?

You may register by emailing your name, phone number, and events to play to any one of the following people by April 20th:

  1. Kedar Jambhekar This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. Mugimane Manju This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  3. Jeff Pratt This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

When Do I Pay?

You may pay on the day of the tournament when you check in at the control desk no later than 30 minutes prior to your first event start time.  You may also pay at LRTTC during any of our regular play times at JDFAC which are Tuesday/Thursday 6:00 pm to 8:45 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, or Sunday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  We accept cash and checks. 

Tournament web page:  http://lrttc.org/play/monthly-lrttc-tournaments/319-annual-friends-of-india-table-tennis-tournament-saturday-april-22-2017

Not USATT Sanctioned:  This tournament is not sanctioned by USATT, so USATT ratings will be unaffected. 

This is LRTTC's 37th monthly tournament.