24 Jul 2017

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

Staged in Pattaya, play commences on Wednesday 18th October and concludes on Saturday 21st October.


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 17th October to breakfast on Sunday 22nd October.

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. Local transport will be provided from and to the Suvarnabhumi International Airport (IATA Code: BKK) or the Don Mueang International Airport IATA Code: DKK).

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). The issuance of a visa depends entirely on the relevant authorities.

Umpires must wear the International umpiring uniforms as described in the Handbook for Match Officials.

The closing date for nominations is Tuesday 5th September. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Sunday 10th September.

For replies and questions, please address:

Table Tennis Association of Thailand: [email protected] or [email protected]

2017 Thailand Para Open: Official Letter of Invitation (Monday 24th July)

2017 Thailand Para Open: Official Nomination Form (Closing date is Tuesday 5th September)


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