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Table Tennis

DATES

June 9, 2017 - June 15, 2017



LOCATION

Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center
2100 Richard Arrington Blvd. Jr. N, Birmingham, AL 35203


EVENTS

Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles



MISC INFORMATION

Practice Information: June 9: 10am - 3pm (All Ages M/W)

Table Tennis Ball:  The G40+ 3-Star Ball is the new plastic ITTF Approved Ball from Butterfly.  The ball has a diameter of 40mm, a weight of 2.7g and is white in color.  The bounce more closely resembles that of a celluloid ball.

Flooring Used: Tables will be placed on Maple Select Sport Court Flooring

Shirt Color Regulations: Athletes may NOT wear white or polka dot white shirts during competition.



ENTRY REGULATIONS

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

2. Athletes may compete with only one partner per event. Under NSGA rules, doubles and mixed doubles are classified as events. Therefore, athletes may not compete in more than one age division for doubles and mixed doubles.

3. The age division of competition for doubles will be determined by the younger age of the two partners as of December 31, 2017.



QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS

1. All first-, second-, third- and fourth-place winners at a 2016 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2017 National Senior Games.

2. Athletes must qualify in each table tennis event (singles, doubles, mixed doubles) in which they wish to compete at the 2017 National Senior Games, except when Rule E applies.



MEDALS / AWARDS

Awards will be presented for 1st through 8th place for each style within each age division. All medals and ribbons MUST be collected during the Games. The NSGA will not mail MEDALS or RIBBONS after the Games.

Table Tennis

Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center

The BJCC has 220,000 square feet of exhibit space. One of the most compelling features of the BJCC is that it has all the right components - in one complex. The centrally located, modern facility includes a 19,000 seat Legacy arena, 3,000 seat concert hall, 1,000 seat theater, 274 seat forum theater with 770 adjoining guest rooms at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel and 294 upscale guest rooms at the Westin Birmingham hotel. It has in walking distance the Uptown Entertainment District with restaurants and the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.

Official Table Tennis Ball

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2017 Printable Age Specific Schedule

Printable competition schedule for the 2017 National Senior Games in Birmingham, AL. The time of events will not be available until after registration closes. Actual Days of Competition may vary, depends on number of registered athletes in each event. Subject to Change
Version : January 11, 2017 
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2017 Competition Start & End Times

Document that lists the start and approximate end times for each competition.
Version : February 20, 2017 
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2017 Sport Practice Times Schedule

Document that lists the practice times for each competition.
Version : February 21, 2017 
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2017 Official Sports Rules Book

The qualifying procedures and rules of competition for the 2017 National Senior Games are based upon those set forth by the recognized national governing body for each sport. For the National Senior Games, however, some sport rules have been modified and/or revised in the best interest of the competitors. It is your responsibility to review the new rules in the shaded areas and refresh your knowledge on the existing rules.
Version : November 29, 2016 


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