Ping Pong

2020-21 Season General Info

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More information on our 2020-21 Ping Pong offerings will be posted on this page shortly! Due to ongoing issues related to COVID-19 and with most schools continuing with the distance learning format, our upcoming Ping Pong Tournaments are subject to change and are put on hold at this time. However, if your school is interested in participating in our 2020-21 Ping Pong Tournaments, please contact us still so that we can discuss the situation further. See below for more info on our Ping Pong program and tentatively scheduled tournament events.

We thank all our school participants for their patience and support as we navigate the uncharted waters of the COVID-19. These are unprecedented times and FIYA is working tirelessly to provide participation opportunities where and when it is safe to do so. Moving forward, we will continue to send out emails and utilize our social media to keep you informed of the status of FIYA athletic events in the 2020-21 school year.

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MORE ON FIYA PING PONG

FIYA Ping Pong is a tournament event that occurs throughout our Fall and Winter seasons. Continue reading for more info on our Ping Pong program including age divisions, important season dates and times, tournament locations, and more for those new to the sport. Similar to our Cross Country program, in FIYA Ping Pong, students are able to compete on behalf of their school as independent athletes or as part of a team. Please read details below. Located at the bottom of this page is where you can also find our current season's rules.

Ping Pong Age Divisions:

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Division 1 = 8th Grade & Below

Division 2 = 6th Grade & Below

 

NOTE: FIYA Ping Pong tournaments are open to ALL students 5th-8th Grade with limited entry. Students are allowed to play in older divisions, but are prohibited from playing in lower divisions than their age group.

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TOURNAMENT FORMAT:

Rules

Our Ping Pong Tournament Rules and how we run our events can be found at the bottom of this page. Please make sure to check it out prior to the day of the tournament so you can prepare your student-athletes accordingly.

Individual

Pool play followed by tournament bracket. Each player guaranteed three games. Exact format TBD based on participation numbers. If sufficient numbers, participants will be broken up into Boys/Girls & D-1/D-2

Team

No separate team competition, but team points can be earned based on individual results. A team consists of three players from a school; for a school with more than 3 only their top 3 finishers count towards team score.

Awards

Awards will be given to top team and individual finishers based on number of participants. A point is earned for each round advanced in championship tournament play with a bonus point awarded to the final champion.