12 Dec 2016

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

A Premium series event, staged in Lignano Sabbiadoro, play commences on Wednesday 8h February and concludes on Sunday 12th March.

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 March to breakfast on Monday 13th March.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$ 25.00 per competition day, or local equivalent, 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 Venice Marco Polo (IATA Code: VCE), Treviso-Sant’Angelo Airport (IATA Code: TSF) and Latisana Railway Station.

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 Referee for the tournament is Mr. Andrea Abascia

The closing date for nominations is Friday 20th January. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Sunday 22nd January.

For replies and questions, please address:

Marco Sannella, Italian French Table Tennis Federation

Email: settorearbitrale@fitet.org

ITTF World Junior Circuit: Italian Junior and Cadet Open – Umpires Official Letter of Invitation

ITTF World Junior Circuit: Italian Junior and Cadet Open – Umpires Official Nomination Form

Umpires and Referees