by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
It is an open invitation. Therefore not all nominations may be accepted; 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.
Full hospitality will be provided from dinner on Saturday 15th July to breakfast on Thursday 20th July.
Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of €25.00 per competition day, or the equivalent in local currency, according to ITTF regulations.
All invited umpires must organize their own transport to the region as well as travel and medical insurance. Local transport will be provided from and to Taoyuan International Airport (IATA Code: TPE) and Taichung International Airport (IATA Code: TPE).
The 2015 Taichung Para Open
In addition, all invited umpires are responsible for early arrival and late departure.
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.
The closing date for nominations is Friday 5th May. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Monday 15th May.
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2017 Taichung Para Open: Official prospectus (Friday 17th February)
2017 Taichung Para Open: Official player entry form (Closing date is Saturday 15th April
2017 Taichung Para Open: Official letter of invitation (Saturday 18th February)
2017 Taichung Para Open: Official umpire nomination form (Closing date is Friday 5th May)