Table tennis March 24 at CWC

Mar 20, 2012 Staff

The annual Fremont County Table Tennis Tournament is this Saturday, March 24, in Rustler Gym on the Central Wyoming College campus in Riverton..

Registration starts promptly at 9 a.m. and ends at 9:15 a.m.

First up is the doubles competition, beginning at 9:15 a.m. Pre-partnered teams are welcome, or partners can match up after registration.

Singles play begins at 9:30 a.m. in a round-robin style for men, women, juniors and seniors . The double-elimination open championship begins, featuring every registered player begins at 10:30 a.m.

US Table Tennis rules will apply. Matches are the best three out of five games to 11 points, with the serve changing every three points. Games must be won by at least two points. If a game reaches 10-10, then the serve changes after every point.

Regulation equipment may be required. USA Table Tennis rules stipulate a two-colored racket, with red rubber on one side and black on the other. Exceptions to this rule may be made by the tournament director with the consent of the players. Some equipment may be available at the tournament.

The tournament is expected to conclude at about 1 p.m. There is no registration fee.

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