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SUBMIT YOUR HOSTING BID NOW

The hosting rights of the ITTF World Tour Events are now available and open for bidding.

The 2020 ITTF World Tour consists of International Opens in 2 Tiers and the end-of-year Grand Finals.

 

  • World Tour Platinum (Maximum 6 Events)

  • World Tour (Maximum 6 Events)

Bids are now open for:

 

  • 4 World Tour Platinum

  • 6 World Tour

 
BID PROCESS

We would like to invite all interested cities, associations and organisations to bid for the hosting rights of each individual event. Please note that all applications must be submitted with the support of the respective National Table Tennis Association. 

Bids are only available for 2020 ITTF World Tour.  Bids for 2021 ITTF World Tour and beyond, will be available in 2019.

KEY TIMELINES

7 December 2018 - Deadline for submission of bid form by 23:59 GMT time.

10 - 17 December 2018 - Evaluation of submissions by Bid Panel

January 2019 - Announcement of 2020 ITTF World Tour Calendar

 

BID PANEL

The Bid Panel consists of the:

  • ITTF Executive Vice President (Competitions)

  • ITTF Chief Executive Officer

  • ITTF Competition Director

 

BID EVALUATION CRITERIA

The Bid Panel will select the successful ITTF World Tour bids, based on the following key criteria:

  • Country Capital or Iconic Cities (for Platinum Series)

  • Prize Money

  • Competition details (venue, technical implementation)

  • Hosting Goals & Event Impact

  • Player Service Plan

  • Marketing & Promotional Plans

  • TV Production Plan

  • Sports Presentation Plan

  • Estimated Number of Spectators

The ITTF Bid Panel will also take into consideration the following points:

  • Trying to ensure a global spread of events

  • Having previously successfully hosted a World Tour or other major table tennis event will also be considered as a plus.

 

Bids must be detailed and audiovisual means and supporting documents can enhance bids. .

 
HOSTING REQUIREMENTS

More information on the hosting requirements can be found in the "Resources" tab, or by contacting us:

General and marketing purposes: competitions@ittf.com

 

 

BID FORM

To submit your bid, please click on the link below.

Please note that this bidding form is only for the 2020 ITTF World Tour.