2017 JOOLA LA Open Table Tennis Tournament
A USATT Sanctioned 4-Star Event Powered by JOOLA
September 2-3, 2017

Los Angeles Badminton Club, 10410 Valley Blvd, El Monte, CA 91731
Tournament Referee:
Dr. Azmy Ibrahim, International Referee and International Umpire
Tournament Committee:
Yungtai Hsu, Chuching Wang, Frank Yeh, George Chou, Peter Sun, Craig Krum, Grace Lin, Gao Jun, Sherry Shi, Paul Hsu, James Jiang, Paul Kao, Paul Huang.
Sponsored By:
LA Open Table Tennis Tournament Organizing Committee; Grace Lin Table Tennis Club and California Table Tennis
Official Tournament Equipment:
JOOLA Tables, Nets, Barriers, and Joola Seamless Flash 40+ 3-star balls. The floor will be a cushioned vinyl mat.
Players must be members of the USATT or other ITTF affiliated associations. The Laws of Table Tennis as published by the ITTF, and all USATT regulations apply. The USATT dress code will be observed. All matches will be best of 5 games to 11, except for Open Singles Quarter Finals through to the Final, and Women’s Singles Final, that will be best of 7 games.
Players may not enter two events with identical starting times. The tournament committee reserves the right to restrict the number of players in any event. Each player is restricted to a maximum of four events. Events with insufficient entries may be canceled, and fees refunded. Unrated players will not be allowed to advance out of groups in rating events. They will however, be allowed to advance from Open events, and age group events.
Age Groups:
Players in Junior Events must be the correct age for their event as of 9/2/2017.
Players in Senior Events must be the correct age for their event as of 12/31/2017.
Entry Deadline:
Mail in entries must be postmarked by Friday, August 18, 2017. Online entry deadline is August 25th 2017.
Players must register with tournament officials at least 30 minutes before their first match, and be ready to play each match 10 minutes before the scheduled starting time.
Any player who wishes to withdraw from the event must do so by August 18th, to receive a refund. There will be no refunds after this date.

Player’s rating on July 15, 2017 will be used for event qualifying. Seeding will be based on the most current rating available

There is no ‘official’ host hotel for the tournament. But there are many hotels located in the vicinity of the Los Angeles Badminton Club in various cost ranges. Click HERE to see the costs from many of the online booking websites.
Tournament Information:
Craig Krum Phone: 1 (909) 227-0822