by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
It is an open invitation. Therefore not all nominations may be accepted.
National associations are requested make a maximum of two submissions.
Furthermore only nominations submitted by bona fide national associations will be considered.
Full hospitality will be provided in a twin room from dinner on Tuesday 28th March to breakfast on Monday 3rd April.
Each umpire will receive a daily allowance per competition day, according to ITTF regulations.
All invited umpires must organize their own transport to the region as well as travel and medical insurance. In addition, all invited umpires are responsible for early arrival and late departure.
Local transport will be provided from and to Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok (IATA Code: BKK).
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 visa will be provided.
Umpires must wear the International umpiring uniforms as described in the Handbook for Match Officials.
Evaluations for Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress Umpires will not be conducted.
The closing date for nominations is Friday 24th February. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Friday 10th March.
For replies and questions, please address: Sakul Ariyachotima, Tournament Director
2017 ITTF Challenge Thailand Open: Official letter of invitation – Challenge (Thursday 2nd February)
2017 ITTF Challenge Thailand Open: Official nomination form – Challenge (Closing date 24th February)