29 Jul 2017

The Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation invites 24 International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming ITTF Challenge Spanish Open.

Staged in Almeria, including the qualification stages, play commences on Wednesday 22nd November and concludes on Sunday 26th November.

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 two nominations.

Full hospitality will be provided in a twin room from dinner on Tuesday 21st November to breakfast on Monday 27th November.

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 Almeria Airport (IATA Code: LEI).

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 rests entirely with the relevant consulate.

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

Evaluations for Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress Umpires will be conducted.

The closing date for nominations is Wednesday 20th September. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Sunday 30th September.

For replies and questions, please address:

Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation

Email: : [email protected]

2017 ITTF Challenge Spanish Open: Official letter of invitation (Saturday 29th July

2017 ITTF Challenge Spanish Open: Official nomination form (Closing date is Wednesday 20th September)

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