25 Mar 2017

The Chinese Table Tennis Association invites eight International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour China Open.

Staged in Chengdu, overall, including the qualification tournament, play commences on Tuesday 20th June and concludes on Sunday 25th June.

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; a maximum of two applications per national association is requested.

Full hospitality will be provided in a twin room from dinner on Monday 19th June to breakfast on Monday 26th June.

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 Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport  (IATA Code: CTU) or Chengdu 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 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 Thursday 20th April. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Wednesday 10th May.

Evaluations for Blue Badge umpires and candidates will be conducted.

For replies and questions, please address:

Umpires & Referees Committee – China Table Tennis Association

Email: table-

Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour China Open: Official Letter of Invitation – Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour China Open (Friday 24th March)

Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour China Open: Official Nomination Form – Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour China Open (Closing Date is Thursday 20th April)

World Tour Umpires and Referees 2017 Seamaster China Open China

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