02 Jun 2017

The Czech Table Tennis Association invites 40 International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 Czech Para Open.

Play commences in Ostrava on Thursday 7th September and concludes on Saturday 9th September.

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 national association is requested to submit a maximum of six nominations

Full hospitality will be provided from dinner on Wednesday 6th September until breakfast on Sunday 10th September.

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 Ostrava Airport (IATA Code: OSR) as well as Ostrava-Svinov Railway Station to the hotel and from

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 Monday 31st July. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Tuesday 15th August.

For replies and questions, please address:

Czech Table Tennis Association  Email: jiri.olbricht@volny.cz

2017 Czech Para Open: Official letter of invitation Friday 2nd June)

2017 Czech Para Open: Official nomination form (Closing date is Monday 31st July)

Paralympics Para Table Tennis Umpires and Referees Czech Para Open