24 Jan 2017

The Hungarian Paralympic Committee invites 15 international umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 Hungarian Para Open to be staged in Eger.

A proposed Factor 20 tournament for World ranking purposes, play will commence on Friday 17th March and will conclude on Sunday 19th March.

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor

It is an open invitation. Therefore not all nominations may be accepted. National associations make a maximum of two nominations; preference will be given to Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress umpires.

Furthermore only nominations submitted by bona fide national associations will be considered.

Hospitality is offered from dinner on Thursday 16th March to breakfast on Monday 20th March.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance as per ITTF regulations.

All invited umpires must organize their own transport to the region as well as travel and medical insurance.

Local transport will be organised from and to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (IATA Code: BUD).

Should a nominated umpire require a visa, kindly send relevant details when submitting the nomination (full name as in passport, date of birth, place of birth, passport number, expiry date of passport). A letter of invitation will be provided.

Please note that all costs associated with the visa application are the responsibility of the applicant and the issuance of a visa is at the sole discretion of the relevant Consulate or Embassy.

All umpires must wear the International umpiring uniforms as described in the Handbook for Match Officials.

The closing date for nominations is Wednesday 1st February. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Tuesday 7th February.

Replies and Further Information

For replies and questions, please address:

Hungarian Paralympic Committee – Email: hun.ptt@hparalimpia.hu and include the title “Umpires Eger”

Download Official Forms

2017 Hungarian Para Open Championships: Official letter of invitation (updated Tuesday 24th January)

2017 Hungarian Para Open Championships: Official nomination form (Closing date is Wednesday 1st February)

Paralympics Para Table Tennis Umpires and Referees