15 Dec 2016

The Hungarian Table Tennis Association invites 44 International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open.

Staged in Budapest, play commences on Tuesday 17th January and concludes on Sunday 22nd January.

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor

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 Monday 16th January to breakfast on Monday 23rd January.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$ 25.00, or local equivalent, 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 Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (IATA Code: BUD).

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

The closing date for nominations is Monday 19th December. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Thursday 22nd December.

For replies and questions, please address:

Hungarian Table Tennis Association – Email: moatz@moatz.hu

2017 ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open: Official Letter of Invitation – Hungary

2017 ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open: Official Nomination Form – Hungary

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