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 at a local hotel some 300 metres from the venue, commencing with dinner on Tuesday 18th April, concluding with breakfast on Monday 24th 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 Brussels South Charleroi Airport (IATA Code: CRL) and Verviers 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 referee is Isabelle Beumier with whom umpires are required to meet at 7.30pm on Tuesday 18th April.
For replies and questions, please address:
Isabelle Beumier, Referee
2017 Belgium Junior and Cadet Open: Official letter of invitation (Tuesday 28th February)
2017 Belgium Junior and Cadet Open: Official nomination form (issued Tuesday 28th February)