SATURDAY 21st August 2021



St Neots Table Tennis Club

Referee: Dave Cochrane NR

Deputy Referee: Dan Bullen TR

Organiser: Dan Bullen (TO2) & Dave Cochrane (TO4)

Organising committee: Dan Bullen TO2, Dave Cochrane (TO4),

Paul Nicholls and Gary Lee



Entries Closed

Draw will be available on the day


Registrations to be completed & paid by 13 August (read full details below first)

Orders to be placed & paid for by Friday 13 August


Print, complete and return this form with payment

Event Regulations


For this competition, ALL entrants must be members of Table Tennis England and eligible to play for UK

Club Player (free) for those who do not currently play in a league, or Compete membership required

https://tabletennisengland.co.uk/membership/register-or-renew/


There will be two events during the day :


(MORNING EVENT)

1. Class Singles

There will be three class levels. Players may only play in one class:

Class One: High Range - Limited muscle movement and low mobility.

Class Two: Medium Range – Reasonable muscle movement and mobility.

Class Three: Low Range – Good muscle movement and mobility.


(AFTERNOON EVENT)

2. Open Event

The Open event is an event based on standard of players.

Band A – This is for advanced level of players. (TTE Grand Prix or Div 1 local league)

Band B – This is for Intermediate level of players. (Div 2 local league or below)

Band C – This is for Beginner level of players. (Non - League or tournament player)


3. Merging of categories

will be split into male and female categories. Organisers will merge classes and/or male & female categories if entries received are less than 4 players in same class or male / female categories) for open events.


4. Alterations

No alterations to the draw will be done unless it is to correct an error. If entrants drop out the groups will not be changed unless it causes serious imbalance to seeding i.e 2 on same half of draw.


CLOSING DATE - EXTENDED

Entries should be received by Friday 13th August 2021. Any entries accepted after that date will be at the discretion of the referee/organiser.

Should the number of entries exceed the time we have available for the event, the organizer reserves the right to decline entries based on last in first out.


AWARDS

Awards will be presented to the winner, losing finalist and third place of each event. A third place play off will take place.


ACCOMMODATION

There are several hotels in the area. Websites such as www.booking.com may help.

Travelodge and Premier Inn sometimes offer cheaper rooms if you book at least 21 days ahead.


ENTRY FEES

The entry fee is £20.00 per person and all entrants must be current members of TTE.


PLEASE NOTE CARERS AND GENERAL SPECTATORS RECEIVE FREE ENTRY ON THE DAY.


Entries will not be accepted without the correct payment and forms.

Online registration is preferable. Postal entries are accepted and cheques should be payable to Mind2Muscle

Direct payment is also accepted please see bank details on entry form - payments must be received by closing date to complete registration.


VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPHY

As per TTE’s policy, any person wishing to take photos at the event must register their details with staff on reception. This includes the use of a mobile telephone with photographic or video facility. TTE or St. Neots TTC may take photographs/recording of you whilst at this event. These images may appear in publicity material or websites. We therefore require all entrants to complete the photography consent section of the entry form.The organisers will only use images of athletes to promote sport recreation or competition through publicity material, media, contacts or other appropriate means and will not include personal email, postal addresses or telephone or fax numbers.


Copyright information

any photographs should not be used without the express consent of the photographer who will own the copyright


Catering

St Neots TTC Club canteen will be open during the event serving hot and cold food and drinks, menu will be updated nearer the time.


Equipment

Tables: 6 Butterfly Centrefold 25 Blue

Scoreboards: 6 Butterfly Duo scoreboard and 6 Butterfly Umpire’s Table

Nets: 6 Butterfly Europa Net and Post Set

Balls: Butterfly R40+ 3 Star White Balls (ITTF Approved)


Disclaimer

The organisers of the Ping Pong Parkinson® UK National Table Tennis Championships event accept no liability to entrants or spectators for any action taken by the entrant/s or spectators that they take that could cause serious injury to themselves or anyone else at the Ping Pong Parkinson® UK National Championship event. Please note all entrants should check the liability offered by the club player membership insurance cover afforded to them when joining to ensure it meets their own individual requirements. By registering for this event it is understood the entrant understand and agrees to all terms of reference and conditions above.


Covid Rules


  1. All participants and spectators must have had at least one vaccine or a negative Covid test on the day of the event (e.g. if you have a Covid test the night before, you should self - isolate until you come to the event)

  2. Masks must be always worn unless you are playing on court or eating.

  3. There will be a new ball provided per match.

  4. Tables will be cleaned down after every match.

  5. We will play best of 5 but will not be changing ends


These rules may change dependent on government guidelines - an update will be sent out by email nearer the time.


PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

Friday 20th August 2021*

  • An informal social gathering will be held 7-9pm at the Harvester next to Premier Inn St Neots


Saturday 21st August 2021*

7:55am Door open

8:30am Registration & warm-up

9:00am Class 1-3 Singles

1 :15pm Lunch, with presentations for Class 1-3 results

2:15pm Open Event Band A-C

5.45pm Presentation of Open results

6:15pm Finish for day


All play will initially be on a group basis.

Subject to the level of entries and time available it is hoped that, if required, both the winner and runner-up of each group will proceed to a knockout stage.


*Subject to change - participants shall be notified by email


NB. The adjacent St Neots Rugby Club are holding a Cider & Beer Festival over the weekend. Alcohol is not allowed to be consumed in the TT Clubhouse.

EVENT CONTACT

Enquiries and completed postal entry forms with payment, to the organiser:

Dan Bullen

11a Kings Road, St Neots, Cambridge. PE191LD

Tel: 07920404411

Email: bullentabletennis@outlook.com

Catering Menu - orders placed using the online form should auto-update within 24 hours

Food menu

A full menu will be sent out near to the time with full ranges of drinks, snacks, toasties, and paninis.
Pre-ordering of hot food is necessary to ensure supply.


Hot Food options

  1. Jacket potato

    • With Cheese and Beans £2.80

    • Tuna sweetcorn £3.00

    • Spicy chicken £3.00

  1. Fresh Soup with a roll £2.90

Tomato and basil

Moroccan chicken


Orders to be requested by closing date using the online form or with your completed postal registration entry

Directions

New Street, St. Neots PE19 1RU

(NB. Can only be accessed directly off B1041)

St Neots Table Tennis Club

Next Door to the Rugby Club, off the B1041

With parking round the rear of the TT building


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