by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
It is an open invitation. Therefore not all nominations may be accepted; a maximum of two nominations per national association is requested. Furthermore only nominations submitted by bona fide national associations will be considered.
Full hospitality will be provided in a twin room from dinner on Sunday 12th November to breakfast on Monday 20th November.
Each umpire will receive an allowance of €200.00 for the whole tournament.
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 Stockholm Arlanda Airport (IATA Code: ARN).
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 entirely at the discretion of the relevant consulate or embassy.
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 Friday 22nd September. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Wednesday 27th September.
For replies and questions, please address:
Thomas Wadsten, Vice General Manager, Seamaster 2017 World Tour Swedish Open
Bengt Andersson, Swedish Table Tennis Association
Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Swedish Open: Official Letter of Invitation (Tuesday 29th August)
Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Swedish Open: Official Nomination Form (Closing Date is Friday 22nd September)