23 Nov 2016

The Czech Table Tennis Association invites International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 Czech Junior and Cadet Open.

An ITTF Premium World Junior Circuit tournament, staged in Hodonin, play commences on Wednesday 8th February and concludes on Sunday 12th February.

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.

Full hospitality will be provided in a twin room from dinner on Tuesday 7th February to breakfast on Monday 13th February. 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.

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.

Evaluations for Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress Umpires will not be conducted.

The Referee for the tournament is Constantina Crotti from Greece.

Closing date for nominations is Saturday 31st December. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Monday 9th January.

For replies and questions, please address:

Tomas Malik, Chair of the Czech Table Tennis Association Umpires and Referees Committee

Email: tomas.malik@ping-pong.cz.

2017 Czech Junior and Cadet Open: Official Letter of Invitation for Hodonin

2017 Czech Junior and Cadet Open: Official Nomination Form

Umpires and Referees Tomas Malik