19 Dec 2016

The Qatar Table Tennis Association invites 12 International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 ITTF World Tour Qatar Open.

A Platinum series tournament, the highest level; staged in Doha, play commences on Tuesday 21st February and concludes on Sunday 26th 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 lunch on Monday 20th February to breakfast on Monday 27th February.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance 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 Hamad Internation Airport (ICAO: OTBD).

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.

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

The closing date for nominations is Sunday 15th January. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Tuesday 17th January.

For replies and questions, please address:

Qatar Table Tennis Association:

Email: qtta@yahoo.com

2017 ITTF World Tour Qatar Open: Official Letter of Invitation (19.12.2016)
2017 ITTF World Tour Qatar Open: Official Nomination Form (Closing Date is Sunday 15th January)

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