Tournament INFORMATION

COMPETITION DATES AND TIMES

Saturday, October 8            9:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday, October 9                9:00am – 9:00pm
Monday, October 10           9:00am – 5:30pm

VENUE INFORMATION

888 Table Tennis Center
888 Hinckley Road
Burlingame, CA 94010

COMPETITION FORMAT

Teams will be comprised of a maximum of three (3) players. Players must be separated by no more than 150 rating points at the time of entry (e.g., if the top player is 2000, the lowest rated player must be at least 1850).*

Prior to each round, teams will designate two (2) players to compete in the singles matches. The third team member may only play doubles (if necessary).

Team rounds will be played in the following format:
      A-X      B-Y      B-X      A-Y

If the teams are tied at 2 after the four singles matches, any of the three team members may play doubles.

Teams will compete in divisions of 8 teams (maximum of 96 team entries will be accepted), played in a Giant RR format.

Except the top-4 and bottom-4 seeded teams, all teams will play a qualification round on Saturday, October 8 at 9:00.

*The Tournament Committee may assign an estimated rating for an unrated player prior to the start of the tournament.

ENTRY FEE AND DEADLINE

$549 per team for the first sixty (60) teams entered and paid.

$649 per team for teams 61-96.

There is a limit of 96 teams for the tournament.

Entries not paid-in-full by the entry deadline will be removed from the draw. No exceptions.

Entry deadline is Sunday, October 2, 2022 (5:00pm PDT).

The Tournament Committee reserves the right to accept late entries based on availability, however there will be a $10 late entry fee.

Teams may not change their player roster after 5:00pm on Sunday, October 2nd. The Tournament Committee may, in its sole discretion, permit changes in the event of injury or illness.

All players must show proof of membership with USATT at the time of registration. Players not holding a current USATT membership must include their USATT registration or renewal fees along with their tournament event fees when submitting payment.

OFFICIALS, EQUIPMENT & REGISTRATION

Tournament Director: Yau-Man Chan
Referee: Yelena Karshtedt, IR/IU
Tournament Committee: Yau-Man Chan, Pieke Franssen, Yelena Karshtedt, Joerg Bitzigeio

Tables: Butterfly Centrefold (Blue)
Balls: Xiom Bravo ITTF 3* (White)
Flooring: Enlio ITTF Approved Purple, Wood subfloor

The venue will open for practice at 7:30am daily.

GUEST and SPECTATOR POLICY

The 2022 Silicon Valley Teams-of-Two is a private event. All participants and guests must comply with 888 TTC’s COVID-19 Policies and Procedures, which can be found here

At registration, each team will be given nine (9) single-use guest passes, each of which can be used for daily entry into the facility. 

Additional daily guest passes can be purchased by tournament participants for $15/each. 

Spectator daily passes may be purchased by non-tournament participants for $20/each.

888 TTC Gold and Platinum members will receive complimentary guest passes.

GENERAL POLICIES

All USATT regulations apply including dress code. No prizes awarded for splits, dumps, defaults, or no-shows. USATT approved tie-breaking procedures will be used.

Teams may not change their player roster after 5:00pm on Sunday, October 2nd. The Tournament Committee may, in its sole discretion, permit changes in the event of injury or illness.

Events may be modified at the discretion of the Tournament Committee.  All decisions are final.

Unless otherwise modified by the Tournament Committee, there is a limit of 96 teams in the tournament.

Ratings as October 2, 2022 will be used for seeding.

ALL entry fees paid are non-refundable as of Sunday, September 11, 2022.  A $50 administrative fee will be deducted.

The Referee reserves the right to default a player not present at match start time for any event.

REGISTRATION; TEAM CAPTAINS MEETING

Team captains must register on-site at least one hour to the start of the tournament. The venue will be open at 3:00pm on Friday, October 7th and at 7:30am on Saturday, October 8th for registration.

HOW TO ENTER

Teams are encouraged to enter online at OmniPong.com.

You may also enter on-site at 888 TTC, 888 Hinckley Road, Burlingame, CA 94010. Download entry form here.

Mail-in entries will be accepted if received no later than 5:00pm on Sunday, October 2, 2022. 

All entries must be paid-in-full by the entry deadline to be included in the draws. Please check the tournament page on OmniPong.com to confirm your entry (if entered by mail or in person).

AWARDS AND PRIZES

 

1st

2nd3rd4th
Division 1

$2,000

$1,000

$750

$500

Division 2

$750

$500

$400

$300

Division 3

$400

$300

$200

$100

Division 4

$400

$300

$200

$100

Division 5

$300

$200

$150

$100*

Division 6

$300

$200

$150

$100*

Division 7

$300*$150*$125*

$100*

Division 8

$300*$150*$125*

$100*

Division 9

$250*$125*$100*

Custom Medals

Division 10

$250*$125*$100*

Custom Medals

Division 11

$200*$100*Custom Medals

Custom Medals

Division 12

$200*$100*Custom Medals

Custom Medals

Custom medals for 1st – 4th place in all divisions
*888 TTC Gift Card2