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Event Schedule

See below for the schedule of Championship events. Updated draws and results will be posted on the Results page as they become available.

All times listed are Central time.

Thursday, April 9

3:00pm - 7:00pm

Registration (Clarion Hotel, breakfast room)

7:00pm - 7:30pm

Singles and Doubles Athlete Meeting (Clarion Hotel, Eau Claire Room)

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Open Training (Competition Venue)

Friday, April 10

7:30 am

Venue Opens for Registration and Warm-Up

8:50 am

Men's Singles Preliminary Rounds

8:50 am

Women's Doubles Main Draw

11:00 am

Men's Doubles Main Draw

12:30 am

Women's Singles Preliminary Rounds

2:00 pm

Team Captain Meeting (Competition Venue, room 162)

2:30 pm

Women's and Men's Doubles Finals

4:00 pm

Opening Ceremonies; Team Competition Begins

Saturday, April 11

8:00 am

Venue Opens for Warm-Up

8:50 am

Team Competition Continues

11:00 am

Women's and Men's Singles Championship Rounds

3:00 pm

Women's and Men's Singles Semifinals and Finals

9:00 pm

Banquet and Award Ceremonies (Clarion Hotel, Northwoods Ballroom)

Sunday, April 12

8:00 am

Venue Opens for Warm-Up


Team Competition Championship Rounds

2:00 pm

Women's Team Finals, Coed Team Finals (followed immediately by award ceremonies)

Lead Competition Staff

Tournament Director: Willy Leparulo

Technical Delegate: Kagin Lee

Competition Manager: Ed Hogshead

Referee: Deepak Somarapu

Deputy Referee: Yelena Karshtedt

Deputy Referee: Randy Kendle


Tables: 2 JOOLA show tables, 32 JOOLA SC-3000; 18 competition courts, 16 practice courts

Balls: Double Fish 40+ *** white

Floor: Gerflor rubberized table tennis flooring, plus wood and rubberized sports court

Event Format

Co-ed and Women's Teams: Three rounds of preliminary group play, followed by progressive knockout. In consolation knockouts, final placement will be determined for all teams. In championship knockouts, final placement will be determined for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place. For remaining teams in the championship brackets, men's/coed placement will be determined up to 5th, 7th, 9th, and 11th place; women's placement will be determined up to 5th and 7th place.

All team contests will be best 3 out of 5 matches, 4 singles + 1 doubles. In preliminary rounds, all 4 singles matches will be played to completion. In knockout rounds, the contest will end as soon as one team wins 3 matches.

Men's and Women's Singles: Three rounds of preliminary matches, all players will advance to either Championship or Consolation single elimination bracket.

Men's and Women's Doubles: Single elimination.

All matches will be best 3 out of 5 games, except semifinals and finals of Men's and Women's Championship Singles will be best 4 out of 7 games.

Competition Regulations

  • The entire tournament is governed by the NCTTA Rules and Regulations.
  • In competition, all ITTF Rules and Regulations apply, except when superseded by NCTTA Rules and Regulations.
  • All players must wear their school's team uniform. The main color of shirts and shorts may not be white. Opposing teams do not need to wear different colors.
  • Players may practice on any table on Thursday, and before 8:50am on other days. After 8:50 am all practice shall take place inside the practice area; there will be no practice on competition tables.
  • Only credentialed athletes and coaches may enter coaching areas. In singles and doubles competition, one coach is permitted per player or pair. In team competition, rostered team members plus the team coach may be in the coaching area.
  • Rackets may not be assembled anywhere in the competition facility except inside the Joola and Double Fish booths, or under the direct supervision of a referee. All rackets are subject to random racket testing, including VOC testing. Players may request a voluntary racket test at any time, subject to availability of qualified officials.

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