World Veteran Table Tennis Championship 2016
AlicanteMon May 23rd 2016 to Sun May 29th 2016
Alicante, Institución Ferial Alicantina, N-340, Km 731Alicante https://www.myguidealicante.com/events/world-veteran-table-tennis-championship-2016 VISIT WEBSITE
As many as 4,600 table tennis players from around the world will be competing in Alicante for the World Veteran Table Tennis Championship 2016. TIME AND PLACE The 18th World Veteran Table Tennis Championships (WVC) will take place from May 23rd to 29th, 2016 in IFA (Institución Ferial Alicantina), Alicante/Elche, Spain. ELIGIBILITY The WVC is open to all interested players aged 40 years and over or who will reach their 40th birthday during the year the event takes place (born 1976 or earlier). This also includes participants who will reach the age of 40 during the course of the months after the event is scheduled (from June until December 2016). Saturday, 21st May Accreditation from 10.00 to 18.00 at IFA Opening time of the venue/ Practice from 10.00 to 18.00 Sunday, 22nd May Accreditation from 9.00 to 17.30 at IFA. Practice tables available at IFA from 10:00 to 16:30 Opening ceremony 19:00. Monday, 23rd May Practice from 8:00 to 9:00 Accreditation from 8:00 to 12:00 (noon) Group qualification matches in singles. Tuesday, 24th May Practice from 8:00 to 9:00 Group qualification matches, Completion of singles and doubles round robin. Wednesday, 25th May. Free day. No competition. Practice tables available at IFA from 10:00 to 16:00. Sightseeing activities. Table Tennis Legends dinner from 20:30 to approx. 22:30 h Thursday, 26th May Practice from 8:00 to 9:00 Main competition knockouts in Singles / Consolation rounds (KnockOut system). Friday, 27th May Practice from 8:00 to 9:00 Main competition knockouts in Doubles. Consolations and main competition knockouts events continue, Gala dinner from 21:00 to approx 23.00 Saturday, 28th May Practice from 8:00 to 9:00 Consolation finals (all Singles and Doubles events). 10:30 to 12:30 Semi-finals and doubles finals. Award presentation Doubles events. Singles knockouts till final stage. Sunday, 29th May Practice from 9:00 to 10:00 Semifinals and Finals of Singles events Award presentations Singles events and Closing ceremony Opening ceremony All accredited persons (players, umpires, staff, volunteers guests, accompanying persons) will receive free entry upon presentation of their personal accreditation. Table Tennis Legends Dinner Wednesday, 25th May, at 20:30. The Table Tennis Legends dinner is arranged by the Spanish Table Tennis Association, open to all participants. The price and the booking system will be announced very soon. Gala Dinner Friday, 27th May, from 20:30 to 23:00 The Gala Dinner will be held on Friday evening and open for all participants. The price and the booking system will be announced very soon.