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 from dinner on Tuesday 25th April to breakfast on Monday 1st May.
Each umpire will receive a daily allowance 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 Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport International Airport in Santiago (IATA Code: SCL).
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.
All invited umpires are required to be present for a meeting conducted by the Referee, scheduled for Tuesday 25th April at 7.00pm.
The Referee for the tournament is Yoanna Ramirez. The closing date for nominations is Friday 17th March. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Sunday 19th March.
For replies and questions, please address:
Rodrigo Martinez, Chile Table Tennis Federation
Kindly copy: Freddy Almendariz, Chair of the Latin American Table Tennis Union Rules and Umpires Committee.
2017 ITTF Challenge, Chile Open: Official letter of invitation in English (Monday 6th March)
2017 ITTF Challenge, Chile Open: Official letter of invitation in Spanish (Monday 6th March)
2017 ITTF Challenge, Chile Open: Official nomination form (Closing Date is Friday 17th March)