29 Aug 2017

The Swedish Table Tennis Association invites 12 Blue Badge or Blue Badge in Progress International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Swedish Open.

Staged in Stockholm, including the qualification stages, play commences on Monday 13th November and concludes on Sunday 19th November.

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
Email: [email protected]

Bengt Andersson, Swedish Table Tennis Association
Email: [email protected]

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)

World Tour Umpires and Referees 2017 Seamaster Swedish Open Bengt Andersson Thomas Wadsten

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