Dates & Venue
July 10th – 14th , 2023
25 avenue des Frères de la Charité
Drummondville, QC, J2B 6A2
– July 10, 2023: start at 9am, end at 7pm
– July 11, 2023: start at 9am, end at 7pm
– July 12, 2023: start at 9am, end at 7pm
– July 13, 2023: start at 9am, end at 7pm
– July 14, 2023: start at 9am, end at 12pm
Event Category: Maximum number of players
Boys’ Singles U19 (U19B): Open * (Born in 2004 or later)
Girls’ Singles U19 (U19G): Open * (Born in 2004 or later)
Boys’ Singles U15 (U15B): Open * (Born in 2008 or later)
Girls’ Singles U15 (U15G): Open * (Born in 2008 or later)
Boys’ Singles U13 (U13B): Open * (Born in 2010 or later)
Girls’ Singles U13 (U13G): Open * (Born in 2010 or later)
Boys’ Teams U19 (U19BT): 01 Team per P/T assoc. * (Born in 2004 or later)
Girls’ Teams U19 (U19GT): 01 Team per P/T assoc. * (Born in 2004 or later)
Boys’ Teams U15 (U15BT): 01 Team per P/T assoc. * (Born in 2008 or later)
Girls’ Teams U15 (U15GT): 01 Team per P/T assoc. * (Born in 2008 or later)
Boys’ Teams U13 (U13BT): 01 Team per P/T assoc. * (Born in 2010 or later)
Girls’ Teams U13 (U13GT): 01 Team per P/T assoc. * (Born in 2010 or later)
- Singles Events: Each provincial/territorial association will be allowed to
enter as many eligible athletes as possible in the singles events. There is
no limit on the number of entries. However, if the entries exceed the
capacity of the event, TTCAN has the right to limit the entries based on
- Players may enter a maximum of two age categories in singles (U19), (U19
+ U15), (U15 + U13). The U13 and U15 players may enter their own age
category plus any one higher age category (example U13 + U19).
- Players may only play in one Team event (any age category for which they
qualify by age)
- Only entries made by the member provincial/territorial associations will be
accepted. Direct individual entries will be accepted only from Alberta.
To represent a P/T member association, a competitor must be:
– A member in good standing of a member association which is in good standing with Table Tennis Canada. Alberta athletes may enter directly.
– A Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident (proof required for new players). Eligibility will be checked prior to the Draw.
– If a player has resided in one or more provinces/territories, the player represents the province/territory for which he/she is listed on the rating list at the entry deadline.
– Players who have changed residence in the last 6 months prior to the Championships will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
A player who does not have a Canadian Rating (i.e., not active or new) may be nominated by her/his P/T member association for the events.
ENTRY PROCESS / DEADLINES
– Registration opens: May 11th , 2023
– P/T association registration deadline: May 31st , 2023
– Entries confirmed on TTCAN website: June 2nd , 2023
– The Entry Form and entry process will be announced and posted on the
DRAW FORMAT and SEEDING
- The Draw Format will depend on the number of entries received. Future Bulletins will provide more detailed information.
- The Competition Manager reserves the right to cancel an event due to insufficient entries (minimum 4 players to hold the event).
- For Singles: provided there are sufficient entries, the format will be based on groups followed by “limited” progressive knockout to determine, in order, positions needed for the national team selections.
- The Competition Manager reserves the right to modify a format of play at his/her discretion for the best interest of the competition.
- The online draw will take place July 7th, 2023, at 7pm EDT via Zoom. An invitation with a link for the draw meeting will be sent to all participants and published on the TTCAN website (www.ttcanada.ca). More detailed information will follow in future Bulletins.
SEEDING BY RATING:
- The latest rating list as of June 5th , 2023, shall be used to determine the seeding order for all events wherever possible.
• In case that seeded are placed directly in the Knockout Draw, the number of such seeded players will depend on the total
entry and the number of groups. Groups will be of 3 players, and in some cases 4 players if necessary.
• For Final Stage rounds (32 entry Knockout Draws or less), the draw will follow the latest ITTF rules as per seeding placement:
Step 1: direct placement for Seeding numbers 1 & 2 in the opposite ends of the Main Draw.
Step 2: Seeding numbers 3 & 4 will be drawn next.
Step 3: Seeding numbers 5 to 8 will be drawn next.
Step 4: Seeding numbers 9 to 16 will be drawn next.
Step 5: Seeding numbers 17 to 32 will be drawn next.
Note 1: If there are more qualifiers coming out of the Round Robin Stage than the allocated spots available in the Main Draw, preliminary knockout rounds will take place to qualify the exact number of athletes needed to form a complete Main Draw.
Note 2: Players from the same provincial/territorial association shall not meet in preliminary rounds whenever possible.
Note 3: There will be no separation by association in the knockouts.
- Team Events:
• Each Member Provincial/Territorial Table Tennis Association in good standing with Table Tennis Canada may enter a team in the Canadian Junior Championships.
• Each Member Provincial/Territorial Table Tennis Association may enter only one team per age category for each gender. Players can only play on one age-category team (any age category for which they qualify by age)
• Details regarding the age-categories Team Events competition format will be announced in the “Information Bulletin”.
• The Team format will be the Corbillion style (2 singles +1 doubles + 2 singles, best of 5 matches).
• Each Team may be composed of 2, 3 or 4 players.
• In some cases, combined teams may be formed (more than one province)