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 Tuesday 6th June to breakfast on Monday 12th June.
Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of €25.00 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. Local transport will be provided from and to Barcelona–El Prat Airport (IATA Code: BCN) and Barcelona Railway Station
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 Saturday 7th May. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Friday 12th May.
For replies and questions, please address:
Maria Tsipou – Referee: 2017 Spanish Para Open
2017 Spanish Para Open: Official letter of invitation (Thursday 6th April)
2017 Spanish Para Open: Official nomination form (Closing date is Sunday 7th May)