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Open SinglesSE11:30 AM
Open DoublesSE8:30 AM
U-1200RR2:30 PM
U-1600 FULLRR9:00 AM
U-2000RR2:00 PM
Senior Men (55+)RR11:00 AM
Women's U-1300RR11:00 AM
Front Range Open

2005 Front Range Open
Table Tennis Tournament

Saturday 30 April 2005
Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Dr, Fort Collins, CO
Sponsored By:
Fort Collins Table Tennis Club and the City of Fort Collins
Sanctioned By:
Sanction by USA Table Tennis
Tournament Rating:
Zero (0) Star.
Tournament Committee:
Mike King, Director
Mike Morita
Judd Disch
Charleste King
Mike Mui
Open to all members of the USATT. Non-members may join by paying the membership fee with their entry. Details on entry form. Players who have never been USATT members may buy a one time only Tournament Pass.
Eligibility for Events:
Players may enter a maximum of three (3) singles events for the FRO Tournament.
Players may not enter both the Open Singles and the U-1200 Singles.
Players entering ratings events are eligible if their rating is below the rating listed for the event or they are unrated.
Players without USATT ratings, but with will have the RatingsCentral rating used for seeding.
The tournament committee will rate any unrated players for seeding purposes.
Senior (55+): adults 55 years of age and older as of 30 April 2005.
Junior (-18): children UNDER 18 years of age as of 30 April 2005.
All USATT regulations apply.
Only USATT approved equipment will be used.
Tables: Stiga US Open Elite Roller tables (Blue)
Nets: Tibhar Smash (Blue)
Balls: Orange Nittaku *** 40mm balls
Floors: Gymnasium hardwood
Rackets - The striking surface must be pimpled rubber, pips up or inverted. One side of the racket must be bright red, the other side must be black, whether or not both sides are used for striking the ball. The racket may not be changed in a match unless it is broken.
Eight (8) or Sixteen (16) entries per event, maximum.
Open Singles and Open Doubles: Single Elimination (SE).
All others: Round Robin (RR), top 1 advance to SE.
Matches are best 3 out of 5 11 point games.
If time permits, semi-finals and finals for Opens will be best 4 out of 7.
The tournament will be run using Zermelo.
Results will be posted at, in addition to being submitted to USATT.
Dress Code:
The USATT Dress Code applies. Shorts or skirts and the main body of the shirt or blouse must be significantly different from the color of the ball (orange). Tank tops, jeans, cutoffs, large designs, or large lettering will not be permitted. Socks and rubber-soled shoes must be worn. Collars and/or sleeves may be of any color.
Entry Deadline:
Saturday 23 April 2005
Late entries (postmarked after the entry deadline, or received online after the entry deadline) will be charged an additional $10 late registration fee.
Remittance of Entry:
Please make checks or money orders payable to: Mike King
Send a completed entry blank with your entry fees to:
FCTTC c/o Mike King, 227 Lyfka St, Fort Collins, CO 80525-7072
Credit cards are accepted when using online registration.
Online registration is available for those willing to pay using PayPal.
Reporting and Starting Times:
Registration and Check-In begins promptly at 8:00 AM. Players must register/check-in at the desk not later than 15 minutes prior to the starting time for their earliest event.
The tournament committee reserves the right to cancel any event or combine events if there are insufficient entries. Fees refunded for any cancelled event.
In case of a scheduling conflict that cannot be resolved, the higher rated event will take precedence, and you must abandon the lower rated event. If your play has not begun for the lower rated event, your entry fee for that event will be refunded.
The tournament committee reserves the right to restrict an event to a limited number of entrants.
Fees collected will not be refunded for no-shows, match abandonment, forfeit, injury or to those who do not give at least 24 hours advanced written notice.
Liability Waiver:
All entrants must sign the Liability Waiver. If the entrant is under 18 years of age on the date of the tournament, then the waiver must be signed by their parent or legal guardian. The waiver will be available at the registration desk.
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