26 Jan 2017

The Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation invites 30 International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 Spanish Junior and Cadet Open.

Staged in Platja d’Aro, play commences on Wednesday 15th May and concludes on Sunday 21st May.

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 16th May to breakfast on Monday 22nd May.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$25.00 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 Barcelona–El Prat Airport (IATA Code: BCN), Girona–Costa Brava Airport (IATA Code: GRO) or Barcelona Central 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 closing date for nominations is Monday 27th March. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Monday 3rd April.

For replies and questions, please address:

Isabel Molina, Tournament Director,

Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation


2017 Spanish Junior and Cadet Open: Official letter of invitation (Thursday 26th January)

2017 Spanish Junior and Cadet Open: Official nomination form (Closing date is Monday 27th March)

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