Jan 30, 2009 Sports
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The National Sports Commission (NSC) cordially invites interested persons to participate in its Annual Mashramani Table Tennis Tournament that is scheduled to commence next Saturday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
The novice and junior category of the tournament will be held the following weekend and the Guyana Table Tennis Association will facilitate the senior and master’s categories of the event from February 21 to March 1.
The deadline for submitting entries for all categories is next Friday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall at 4:30pm. The NSC urged interested persons to contact Linden Johnson and GTTA General Secretary, Godfrey Munroe.
The rules of the tournament are as follows:
Players that win the first three games will be declared the winner; the tournament will be played utilizing current International Table Tennis Federation rules–11 point games; the best of five games and two points’ alternate serve.
Players are required to be at the playing venue at lease 30 minutes in advance of matches; players are required to submit their names by Friday February 6; NSC and GTTA will arrange knock–up time for players.
Each player will be notified of their group and fixtures and dates of matches prior to their games; the fixtures and draws will be done on Friday February 6 at 5pm at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Late entries will not be accepted; trophies and medals will be awarded to the top three players; the duration of the tournament will depend of the amount of entries and therefore the schedule dates are subject to change.
An entrance fee will be charged to each player entering the tournament while players will be grouped in four and five with the top two players advancing to the second round of the tournament where there will be a cross mix of players.
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