29 Jun 2017

Table Tennis Australia invites six International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Australian Open.

Staged at the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre in Queensland, the qualification stage commences on Sunday 2nd July followed by the main draw on Tuesday 4th July; proceedings conclude on Saturday 7th July.

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. Preference will be given to Blue Badge umpires.

Full hospitality will be provided in a twin room from dinner on Saturday 1st July to breakfast on Sunday 8th July.

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 Brisbane Airport (IATA Code: BNE) or Gold Coast Airport (IATA Code: OOL).

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.

Evaluations for Blue Badge umpires will be conducted.

For replies and questions, please address:

Ryan Wiegand, National Event Manager, Table Tennis Australia

Email: [email protected]

Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Australian Open: Official letter of invitation (Wednesday 19th April)

Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Australian Open: Official nomination form (Closing date is Friday 28th April)

Umpires and Referees 2017 Seamaster Australian Open Ryan Weigland

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