11 Feb 2017

The German Table Tennis Association invites 50 International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 Bayreuth Para Open.

Play commences on Wednesday 14th June and concludes on Saturday 17th June.

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor

It is an open invitation. Therefore not all nominations may be accepted; preference will be given to Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress umpires.

Furthermore only nominations submitted by bona fide national associations will be considered.

Full hospitality will be provided from dinner on Tuesday 13th June to breakfast on Sunday 18th June.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of €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. Local transport will be provided from and to Nuremberg Airport (IATA Code: NUE)

In addition, all invited umpires are responsible for early arrival and late departure.

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.

The closing date for nominations is Saturday 1st April. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Monday 10th April.

For replies and questions, please address:

Werner Burkhardt – Email: bayreuth-tt-open@web.de

2017 Bayreuth Para Open: Official letter of invitation (Bayreuth – Sunday 5th February)

2017 Bayreuth Para Open: Official nomination form (Bayreuth – closing date is Saturday 1st April)

Paralympics Para Table Tennis Umpires and Referees Werner Burkhardt