08 Aug 2017

The Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation invites 24 International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 Spanish Para Open.

Play commences on Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th 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.

Full hospitality, will be provided from dinner on Wednesday 8th November to breakfast on Monday 13th November; accommodation is in a twin room.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of €25.00 per competition day, or the equivalent in local currency, 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 Alicante–Elche Airport (IATA Code: ALC) and Alicante Railway Station. 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 is at the sole discretion of the relevant embassy or consulate.

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

The closing date for nominations is Saturday 16th September. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Saturday 30th September.

For replies and questions, please address:

Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation Umpires and Referees Committee
Email: ctna@rfetm.com 

and copy José Murcia
Email: murciagisbert@hotmail.com

2017 Spanish Para Open: Official Letter of Invitation (Tuesday 8th August)

2017 Spanish Para Open: Official Nomination Form (Closing Date is Saturday 16th September)

Paralympics Para Table Tennis Umpires and Referees Daniel Valero José Murcia