23 Dec 2016

The Luxembourg Table Tennis Federation invites 35 International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 Luxembourg Open.

Play commences on Wednesday 12th April and concludes on Saturday 15th April.

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 11th April to breakfast on Sunday 16th April.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$ 25.00 or equivalent in Euros 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 Luxembourg Findel Airport  (IATA Code: LUX).

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 be conducted.

Referee for the tournament is Belgium’s Isabelle Beumier, the Deputy Referee is Germany’s Sven Weiland.

The closing date for nominations is Wednesday 25th January. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Friday 10th February.

For replies and questions, please address:

Jean-Marie Linster, Tournament Director Email: fltt@pt.lu

Kindly copy for all entries the Luxembourg Table Tennis Federation Email: jemalin@vo.lu

2017 Luxembourg Open: Official Letter of Invitation (Friday 23rd December)

2017 Luxembourg Open: Official Nomination Form (Closing Date – Wednesday 25th January)

Umpires and Referees