26 Aug 2016

The Hungarian Table Tennis Association invites 42 International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2016 Hungarian Junior and Cadet Open.

Staged in Szombathely, a Premium Series tournament, play commences on Wednesday 2nd November and concludes on Sunday 6th November.

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor

Open Invitation

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

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

 A maximum of eight nominations per national association is requested.


 Full hospitality will be provided in a twin room from dinner on Tuesday 1st November to breakfast on Monday 7th November.

 Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$ 25.00, or local equivalent, per competition day, according to ITTF regulation.


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 Vienna International Airport in Schwechat  (IATA Code: VIE).

Visa Application  

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.

Umpires’ Uniforms  

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


The closing date for nominations is Monday 3rd October. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Friday 7th October.

Replies and Further Information

For replies and questions, please address:
Dr. Miklós Stocker, Tournament Director, Hungarian Table Tennis Association
Email: moatsz@moatsz.hu

Download Official Forms

2016 Hungarian Junior and Cadet Open: official letter of invitation

2016 Hungarian Junior and Cadet Open: official nomination form

Umpires and Referees Hungary TTA