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Confucius Cup 2020

 

Confucius Cup 2020 Table Tennis Tournament

Confucius Institute

Sponsored by UCD
Confucius Institute.
Hosted by Loop Table Tennis

 

 

 

Dates: 13th/14th/15th March 2020

(Friday/Saturday/Sunday)

Over €4,000 in cash prizes! Top international players!

Players of all levels are welcome to participate or just come to watch and support the event!

Numbers are limited, so enter early to secure your place.

Enter Online Now

Entry fees: €20 online for one event. €34 for 2 events. €45 for all 3 events.

There will be a €5 EUR surcharge if you pay cash on the day. (Assuming there are places still left)

 


Events

1 – Open Single Event: All levels are welcome to enter.
2 – Restrictive Singles: Outside top 30 ranked players in Ireland.

3 – Junior event: (only for players age 18 or younger).

4 – Veteran event: Over 40 plus (you must be over 40 to play).

 


Registered Players


Playing Timetable

Playing TimeFriday 13.03.2020Saturday 14.03.2020Sunday 15.03.2020
6.00 PM to 9.15 PM
Junior Confucius Event
Groups of 4 players then KO to the semi finals (Final to be played on Sunday)
6.00 PM to 9.15 PM
Over 40s Veteran Event
Groups of 4 then KO to the semi finals (Final to be played on Sunday)
9.30 AM (Open Singles)*Groups 1 – 10 (4 or 5 players per group)
11.00 AM (Open Singles)*Groups 11 – 16 (4 or 5 players per group)
1.30 PM to 3.30 PM Open SinglesTop 2 players go through the groups then KO to the last 16 who qualify for Sunday
2.00 PM (Restrictive Singles)Restrictive singles starts Group of 4 players
3.30 PM (Restrictive Singles)Top 2 players will go into Division A and bottom 2 go into Division B (Elimination starts)
11.00 AMFirst Round Elimination Best of 5
12.00 AMLast 16 Best of 5
1.00 PMQuarter-Finals Best of 5
2:30 PMSemi-Finals Best of 7
4:15 PMFinal Best of 7
5:15 PMPrize Giving Presentation

*we will have the groups done on the 11th March or earlier and will publish the groups on our website.


Prize Fund

PlacingFirstSecondThirdFourth
Open Singles€1500 to €1900€800€450€300
Highest Ladies€200€100€70€50
Restricted SinglesCash and equipment for top 4 finishes
Veteran EventEquipment and trophy for top 4 finishes
Junior EventEquipment and trophy for top 4 finishes

*Minimum cash prize for open singles is €1,500 euro. It may increase to €1,900, depending on the number of entries.


Entries

Entries need to be paid in advance. Please confirm your entry via our web link:

Register

Any problems registering, you can email us at looptabletennis@gmail.com or call the club manager on 087-7964227

ENTRY CLOSING DATE:

11th March 2020


How to get to us by public transport:

By Bus: 29A bus from Abbey Street (centre of Dublin) towards Raheny

(This bus literally stops right outside the Ardscoilla Salle)

By Train: Get off in Raheny or Kilbarrack Station and it’s a just a 10mins walk to reach us.


TOURNAMENT REGULATIONS

1 Matches will be played according to the current ITTA rules.

  1. All matches shall be the best of five games apart from Groups early KO’s. All competitors will be required to umpire group matches
  2. All competitors must report to the control table on arrival and should not leave the hall without first obtaining permission from the Referee. Players absent when called upon to play are liable to be scratched.
  3. The referee’s decision shall be final on a point of law or in any dispute as to the interpretation thereof. Note: on points of fact the umpire’s decision shall be final.
  1. 5  It is a condition of entry that players agree to abide by the Code of Conduct of the ITTA. This and other regulations for the tournament are published on the website www.irishtabletennis.ie
  2. 6  All players should be affiliated to the ITTA Ltd; players who are unaffiliated may affiliate on the day.

7. All parents give permission for their kids to be videoed or photographed for promotional purposes. Please email us before the event if you do not grant permission.

Tea, coffee and delicious sandwiches available on the day. And don’t get forget to buy a raffle ticket online or on the day to win great prizes.