20 Jan 2017

The Latin American Table Tennis Union in liaison with the Paraguay Table Tennis Federation invites six International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 South American Junior and Cadet Championships followed by the Paraguay Junior and Cadet Open.

Staged in Asuncion, the South American Junior and Cadet Championships will be staged from Saturday 18th to Wednesday 22nd March; the Paraguay Junior and Cadet Open from Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th 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 is offered from lunch on Friday 17th March to breakfast on Monday 27th March.

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 Silvio Pettirrossi International Airport (IATA CODE: ASU) in Luque

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.

All selected umpires must attend the meeting with the Referee scheduled for 7.00pm of Friday 17th March. The Referee for both tournaments is Fernando Moleda.

The closing date for nominations is Wednesday 8th February. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Sunday 12th February.

For replies and questions, please address:

Paraguay Table Tennis Association

Email: fptm_paraguay@hotmail.com

Kindly copy: Freddy Almendariz, Chair of the Latin American Table Tennis Union Rules and Umpires Committee.

Email: freddyav16@gmail.com

2017 South American Junior and Cadet Championships, Paraguay Junior and Cadet Open: Official letter of invitation in English (Friday 20th January)

2017 South American Junior and Cadet Championships, Paraguay Junior and Cadet Open: Official letter of invitation in Spanish (Friday 20th January)

2017 South American Junior and Cadet Championships, Paraguay Junior and Cadet Open: Official nomination form (Closing date is Wednesday 8th February)

 

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