26 Aug 2017

The German Table Tennis Association invites ten International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour German Open.

Staged in Magdeburg, including the qualification stages, play commences on Tuesday 7th November and concludes on 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 in a twin room from dinner on Monday 6th November to breakfast on Monday 13th November.

Each umpire will receive in total, to cover the whole tournament, an allowance of €130.

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 Leipzig/Halle airport (IATA Code: LEJ).

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 provision of a visa depends entirely on the relevant embassy or 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 not conducted.

The Referee for the tournament is Michael Zwipp.

Closing date for nominations is Thursday 21st September. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Sunday 1st October.

For replies and questions, please address:

Marcus Baisch, Chair Umpires & Referees Committee, German Table Tennis Association Email: [email protected]

2017 Seamaster ITTF World Tour German Open: Official Letter of Invitation (Sunday 27th August)

2017 Seamaster ITTF World Tour German Open: Official Nomination Form (Closing date is Thursday 21st September)

World Tour Umpires and Referees 2017 Seamaster German Open Marcus Baisch

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