Registration Deadline for the 2021 US National Team Trials
by USATT/Joshua Dyke
May 10, 2021, marks the Omnipong registration deadline for the 2021 US National Team Trials The Adult Trials competition dates are on May 21 - 24, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas. The event entry fee is $250.00. Only USATT Pro Members in good standing may participate in the event.
All US Olympic eligible athletes are eligible to try out for the 2021 US National Team. Participants MUST sign the USATT National Team Code of Conduct forms and Waiver (pages 6- 7). Players will also be required to provide a copy of their current passports to prove eligibility.
Qualified Players on the 2021 National Team:
The top 8 finishers per gender will qualify for the 2021 National Team. The first position on each team will be designated to the highest ranked USATT Olympic eligible male and, or female players on May 1, 2021, ITTF Ranking list if the player is among the top 50.
Format of Play & Schedule as listed in the Prospectus:
Final RR of 12 – 2 Groups of 6 with cross-over matches. All preliminary matches will be the best of 5 games, and all final rounds will be the best of 7. No players will be pre-seeded into the final
round robin. The Trials playing format can be adjusted based on the number of entries.
General Schedule: May 21 morning (10 AM) Qualification Round Robins. May 22 - Final Round Robin Rounds. May 23 - Final Round Robin Rounds. May 24 - Final Round Robin Rounds.
Ratings for Trials: As of May 1, 2021.
Draw: Will be held for the qualification on May 21, 2021, at (9 AM) at Sid Richardson
Gymnasium, 1100 South Collard Street.
Equipment: Butterfly Tables, Nittaku Balls
Airport: DFW, DAL Departure: Plan your flight departures after (4 PM) on May 24th
Further details can be found in the 2021 US National Team Trials Prospectus on Omnipong.
COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TRIALS ALL ATHLETES AGREE TO FOLLOW ALL USA TABLE TENNIS AND FACILITY COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AND REGULATION