Road to 2016 ITTF-Oceania Cup
Same Event, New Era
From 2016 onwards, the ITTF-Oceania Cup will be restricted to 8 Men and 8 Women. Athletes must compete in events in the prior year to the ITTF-Oceania Cup to gain qualification for the event. The ITTF-Oceania Cup will remain the sole qualification event for the prestigious ITTF World Cup.
The Road to 2016 ITTF-Oceania Cup commences at the beginning of 2015. Throughout 2015 there will be a series of National Open events, as well as select regional events, such as the 2015 Pacific Games, in which athletes will compete to earn points to qualify for the 2016 ITTF-Oceania Cup. The more events an athlete competes in, the more points they can earn towards qualification.
Road to 2016 ITTF-Oceania Cup Events
Tier 1 – K-Sports 2015 ITTF-Oceania Cup
Tier 2 – 2015 Pacific Games, Australia Open, New Zealand Open
Tier 3 – Pacific Cup, National Opens of all other Member Associations
Road to 2016 ITTF-Oceania Cup Calendar
|23 Jan||25 Jan||Pacific Energy 2015 Fiji Open||3||Suva, Fiji||Prospectus|
|10 Apr||12 Apr||K-Sports 2015 ITTF-Oceania Cup & Para Table Tennis Championships||1||Bendigo, Australia||ITTF.com|
|9 May||9 May||2015 Kiribati Open||1||Tarawa, Kiribati|
|3 Jun||7 Jun||GAC Group World Tour – 2015 Australia Open (Challenge Series)||2||Sydney, Australia||ITTF.com|
|13 Jun||14 Jun||2015 New Caledonia Open||3||Noumea, New Caledonia||Prospectus|
|4 Jul||18 Jul||2015 Pacific Games||2||Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea|
|26 Sep||4 Oct||2015 New Zealand Open||2||Christchurch, New Zealand|
To further understand the updated regulations and Qualification System, please read the ITTF-Oceania Cup Regulations.