12 Jun 2017

The National Paralympic Committee of China invites International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 Asian Para Championships.

Staged in Beijing, play commences on Saturday 26th August and concludes on Wednesday 30th August.

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor

It is an open invitation; therefore not all nominations may be accepted.

A national association is requested to submit 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.

Full hospitality, accommodation in a twin room, will be provided from dinner on Friday 25th August to breakfast on Thursday 31st August.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$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 Beijing Capital International airport. (IATA Code: PEK)

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 Tuesday 20th June. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Saturday 1st July.

For replies and questions, please address:

Gao Wei, Tournament Director

Email: pz@caspd.org.cn

2017 Asian Para Championships: Official Letter of Invitation (Monday 12th June)

2017 Asian Para Championships: Official Nomination Form (Closing date is Tuesday 20th June)

Paralympics Para Table Tennis Umpires and Referees 2017 Asian Para Championships