Location and Schedule

Saturday, June 15-Sunday, June 16, 2019

Simpson Park Community Center
1725 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Lakeland, Florida 33805

Saturday, June 15
9:00 a.m. – Under 1325 RR Singles
10:00 a.m. – Under 2100 RR Singles
10:00 a.m. – Sandpaper RR Singles
11:30 a.m. – Under 1700 RR Singles
1:00 p.m. – Under 2500 RR Singles
2:30 p.m. – Under 1875 RR Singles
4:00 p.m. – Under 1450 RR Singles
5:30 p.m. – Under 2200 RR Singles

Sunday, June 16
9:00 a.m. – Under 1800 RR Singles
10:30 a.m. – Open RR Singles
Noon – Under 2000 RR Singles
Noon – Senior 50+ RR Singles 32 player max
1:30 p.m. – Under 1575 RR Singles
3:00 p.m. – Under 2300 RR Singles
3:00 p.m. – Super Big Ball 44 RR

Events/Event Codes
Super Big Ball 44 RR Singles                 040TTM00
Sandpaper RR Singles                             040TTM01
Senior 50+  RR Singles                            040TTM02
Under 1325 RR Singles                           040TTM03
Under 1450 RR Singles                           040TTM04
Under 1575 RR Singles                           040TTM05
Under 1700 RR Singles                           040TTM06
Under 1800 RR Singles                           040TTM07
Under 1875 RR Singles                           040TTM08
Under 2000 RR Singles                           040TTM09
Under 2100 RR Singles                          040TTM10
Under 2200 RR Singles                           040TTM11
Under 2300 RR Singles                           040TTM12
Under 2500 RR Singles                           040TTM13
Open RR Singles                                       040TTM14

Format

  • For all events round robin format will be utilized. For divisions with 6 or less players, each player will play each other, and winners will be determined by their playing record. For divisions with 7 or more players, the division will be broken into pools, playing a preliminary round robin within the pool. ONE or TWO winners from each pool will advance to a single elimination tournament (depending on number of participants in event and time / tables available).
  • Players with estimated ratings or no official USATT Ratings will not be allowed to advance out of the preliminary or first round robin in all events except OPEN RR, Senior 50+, Sandpaper, & Super Big Ball events.
  • All divisions will be best of five – 11-point games. Except Sandpaper, best 2 of 3 to 21 points and Super Big Ball 2 of 3 to 11.
  • The effective date for the USATT rating for all events will be two weeks prior to the tournament date, 6-1-18 – THIS EVENT IS A SANCTIONED USATT 2 STAR EVENT.
  • Butterfly tables and nets; White Nittaku Japan 3 Star Premium POLLY 40+ balls. Super Big Ball, Orange Nittaku 3-star premium 44mm. Wooden floors and composite tile floor.
  • Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division.
  • Tournament Director reserves the right to change format of any event.

Entry Requirements

  • Entry fee is $30 for the 1st event and $10 for each additional event and includes an official Sunshine State Games t-shirt. NO REFUNDS.
  • Events will be rated with results sent to USATT.
  • USATT membership is required except for Sandpaper Singles, Senior 50+, and Super Big Ball events. USATT annual membership is $75.00 for adults and $45.00 for youth. A tournament pass (Associate Membership) is available for $20.00 and must be repurchased each event played after. USATT membership is available on-site. Do not send with registration. Memberships fees should be made payable to LTTA. Each applicant must complete an Individual Entry Form and Waiver of Liability and submit them by the entry deadline or register online at www.sunshinestategames.com.
  • All entries must be received by Tuesday, June 4, 2019 or register online at www.sunshinestategames.com by Thursday, June 6, 2019.  No late entries accepted.
  • All players are encouraged to enter multiple events. Players may enter several events for which they are eligible and are not limited to one event. This will allow players to play more matches at the tournament.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm their registration by calling toll-free 1-866-FL-GAMES (354-2637) or click the entry confirmation link under the registration tab.
  • Players must check-in at least one hour prior to scheduled event time. Late players will be scratched from event.

Sport Rules

  • This tournament will be conducted in accordance to USA Table Tennis rules for competition.
  • NO WHITE SHIRTS are permitted.
  • Sandpaper event will be conducted in accordance with the USSTTA rules.
  • Super Big Ball event will be conducted in accordance with the SBBTTA rules.
  • The Senior 50+ event is a NON USATT sanctioned event. It however serves as a qualifier for the 2019 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana in December.
  • Only the first 32 paid entries will be accepted.

 Awards
Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to first three places in each Class.  At the discretion of the Sport Director additional awards may be given.

Hotel Information
Hotel information for the Table Tennis event will be forthcoming.

Registration
Click here to register for the 2019 Table Tennis Championships.

FSF Staff Contact
OJ Hill
(850) 410-5286 or ojhill@flasports.com

State Director
Brad Woodington
(863) 370-5163 cell or bradwoodington@gmail.com

Assistant Tournament Director
Joseph Aracri
(229) 977-5799 cell or JosephAracri@yahoo.com

Tournament Certified Referee and Contact
Raymond D. Spann
(352) 600-0864 cell or rayspann@gmail.com