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SUBMIT YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST AND HOSTING BID NOW

The hosting rights of the 2019 and 2020 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals and Star Awards are now available and open for bidding.

  • World Tour Grand Finals and Star Awards (one event per year)

Bids are now open for:

 

  • 2019 World Tour Grand Finals and Star Awards

  • 2020 World Tour Grand Finals and Star Awards

2 years bids are preferred but 1 year bids will also be considered.

 
BID PROCESS

We would like to invite all interested cities, associations and organisations to bid for the hosting rights of the World Tour Grand Finals and Star Awards. Please note that all applications must be submitted with the support of the respective National Table Tennis Association. 

Bids are only available until 2020 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals and Star Awards.  Bids for 2021 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals and Star Awards and beyond, will be available in 2019.

KEY TIMELINES

Evaluation and further discussion on the bid forms will take place with each potential host right after the form is submitted.

The ITTF reserves the right to close the process soon after a successful bid is confirmed.

 

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 bids, based on the following key criteria:

  • Country Capital or Iconic Cities

  • 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 point:

  • 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 2019 and/or 2020 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals and Star Awards.