Event Information

Table Tennis

Dates

  • Event:
  • Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Refer to schedule.

Other Info

 2017 Entry Form

 2017 Sport Information


Location

Rocky Mountain College
Auxiliary Gym
1500 Poly Dr.
Billings, MT 59102

Participants and guests park in lots on south side of the building (the main entrance).

Entry Fees

First Event: $25/participant
Additional Events: $5/event
Late Registration:
(After 5pm July 5)
$30/event
 Online Entry Deadline: July 18
 T-Shirt Deadline: July 5 at 5pm

Event Photos

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Rocky Mountain College
1500 Poly Dr.
Billings, MT 59102

Event Sponsored by:

Commissioners

Arthur Fust has participated and volunteered in the Table Tennis Event at the BSSG for many years. Art currently serves as President of the Yellowstone Table Tennis Association in Billings (We meet 3 times a week to play). Art is a retired Mechanical Engineer living in Billings. When not traveling the world he is attempting to play TT anywhere he can locate a table and someone to play with.

State Games of America Qualifier

All 2017 and 2018 Big Sky State Games medalists, and some 2018 medalists are eligible to compete in the
2018 State Games of America in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Current sports are:

Archery, Basketball, Biathlon, Billiards, Bowling, Cycling (Mountain Bike), Disc Golf, Equestrian, Fencing, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Karate, Lacrosse, Pickleball, Racquetball, Road Race, Shooting, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do/Judo, Tennis, Track & Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

Please see the State Games of America website for more information.

Saturday Schedule

Event Division Time
OPEN A, B, C Divisions 9:00 am
OPEN Finals for A, B, C 1:00 pm
Doubles All Age Round Robin 4:00 pm

Sunday Schedule

Event Division Time
16 & Under Round Robin 9:00 am
60 & Over Round Robin 9:00 am
11 & Under Round Robin 10:00 am
70 & Over Round Robin 10:00 am
50 & Over Round Robin 11:00 am
Hard Bat Open N/A 11:00 am
40 & Over Round Robin 1:00 pm

USATT Rules

USA Table Tennis (USATT) rules will apply. Play will be on STIGA tournament tables with nets and balls provided. Play will be round robin or pool play, depending on number of entries. Bracket play will follow. All matches will be best three out of five games. Semis and Finals will be best four out of seven games. The ball will be orange. If there are fewer than 6 entries in a division, it may be grouped with another division. For age-rated events, 40+ and 50+ use age as of 12-31-16. All games to 11. All participants are encouraged to compete in the open category in addition to other applicable events. There will be A, B, C divisions based upon skill level. Each group will then compete for medals within their respective category. Tournament officials reserve the right to seed players based upon exhibited skill level.

Hard Bat

Hard bat competition is limited to players using equipment that consists of a racquet which has rubber sheets glued directly to each of the two wood surfaces of the racquet. The smooth side shall be glued to the racquet and the pips side of the rubber shall be facing outward. Racquets containing a layer of sponge between the wood surface and the rubber do not qualify as a hard bat racquet. Racquets with sandpaper hitting surfaces are not considered hard bat racquets.

Competition

Check-In and practice 8:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. You must be at your event 10 minutes in advance or forfeit your match. No late entries will be allowed. Participants may enter more than one event but athlete must take in account schedule conflicts.

For individuals who sign up after July 11, Opening Ceremonies ticket will be at the Information/Will Call booth at Daylis Stadium the night of Opening Ceremonies.