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2004 Connecticut Senior Games

Table Tennis

Coordinator:    David Strang

Date of Competition:    Sunday, May 16th

Location:    Riverview Hospital, Middletown

Time:    5:00 PM

Events:    Singles AND Doubles (Mixed, Men's, Womens)

Age Groups:    50 - 54    55 - 59    60 - 64    65 - 69   
                       70 - 74    75 - 79    80 - 84    85 - 89    90+

Age Cut Off Date:    Your age division / group will be determined by your age as of December 31, 2004. If you are turning 50 in the calendar year of 2004 you are eligible to compete in the 2004 Connecticut Senior Games!

Cost Per Participant:    $25.00


Singles/Doubles/Mixed Doubles


1.      All first- and second-place winners at 2004 NSGA qualifying state games will qualify for the 2005 Summer National Senior Games.

2.      Athletes must qualify in each table tennis event (singles, doubles, mixed doubles) in which they wish to compete at the 2005 Summer National Senior Games. Singles qualifiers will not be allowed to enter doubles events without qualifying in them.


1.      Players must provide their own paddles. Balls will be provided.

2.      Doubles partners who qualify together must play together. If one of the partners cannot attend, no substitute partner will be allowed, except as permitted under Rule E. Athletes may compete with only one partner per event.

3.      The age division of competition for doubles will be determined by the younger age of the two partners as of June 3, 2005.


1.      Tournament format will be round robin (pool play), with as many players as possible advancing to a single elimination championship bracket. Quarterfinal round losers will compete for 5th through 8th places.

2.      Awards will be presented for 1st through 8th place for each event within each age division.

3.      The NSGA and LOC reserve the right to change the tournament format for any age division based on entry numbers, space restrictions, or other circumstance.

4.      Play shall consist of a five-game match. The winner shall be the first player to win three games.

5.      Throughout the match play shall be continuous, with a two-minute break between games.


1.      All matches will be conducted in accordance with USA Table Tennis rules, except as modified for this event at the discretion of the tournament director. For a copy of these rules, please write or call:

USA Table Tennis
One Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 866-4583

2.      White shirts or jackets are not permitted for competition, per USA Table Tennis rules.

3.      The expedite system shall not be in effect, with the following exception. The Competition Manager may invoke the system to keep the tournament on schedule. The system may be placed in effect during a match but must not be placed in effect in the middle of a game.