Open to competitors from Massachusetts and from New England states without a recognized state games table tennis competition: Maine, NH, RI, and VT
Athletes are guaranteed at least two matches in the Open Division and at least three matches in other divisions
All athletes receive an official Bay State Summer Games T-shirt
Medals will be awarded to the top three in each division
Bay State Games jackets will be awarded to medal winners
An athlete must meet at least one of the following criteria:
A full time resident of MA, Maine, NH, VT, or RI
A full time student at a recognized academic institution in Massachusetts
A registered member of a table tennis club in Massachusetts. Athletes entering the competition under the eligibility rule may not also be a member of a non Massachusetts club
All ages are as of the competition date
All events are co-ed
All athletes may enter one or two divisions
Novice divisions are intended for players with limited or no tournament experience. (They are not rating events). To be eligible for the novice divisions, players must either have no USATT or Ratings Central ratings or their USATT and Ratings Central rating must both be less than 800 for the Novice Age 8 - 18 or less than 1,000 for the Novice Age 19 and Older.
Age 8 - 18
Age 19 - 39
Age 40 - 59
Open Age 8+
Novice Age 8 - 18
Novice Age 19+
**Athletes must arrive by the starting time of their division. Play in each division will run past the starting time of the next division. Athletes in all divisions must be prepared to stay until 10pm if necessary. It is unsportsmanlike to default or leave without finishing all your matches since it deprives your opponents of their popportunity to play.**
TBA At the event
Online entries must be received by TBA. Athletes may sign up on the day of the event, but will charged extra (no credit cards).
The fee is the same regardless if athletes enter one or two divisions.