03 Sep 2017

The International Table Tennis Federation in liaison with the local organising committee invites international umpires to officiate at the forthcoming Uncle Pop 2017 ITTF Women’s World Cup.

Staged in Markham, a city in the Greater Toronto Area of Southern Ontario, Canada; play commences on Friday 27th October and concludes on Sunday 29th October.

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 nominate either one Blue Badge or one Blue Badge in Progress Umpire; preferably female.

Full hospitality will be provided from an evening meal on Thursday 26th October to breakfast on Monday 30th October.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$ 30.00 per competition day or 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. In addition, all invited umpires are responsible for early arrival and late departure. Local transport will be provided from and to Toronto Pearson International Airport (IATA Code: YYZ).

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). A letter of invitation will be provided but 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.

The closing date for nominations is Tuesday 19th September. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Wednesday 20th September. All umpires must be present on the evening of Thursday 26th September in order to attend the meeting with the referee.

For replies and questions, please address:

Joe Fisher, Director of Education and Training, Table Tennis Canada
Email: : [email protected]

Uncle Pop 2017 ITTF Women’s World Cup: Official Letter of Invitation (Sunday 3rd September)

Uncle Pop 2017 ITTF Women’s World Cup: Official Nomination Form (Closing date is Wednesday 20th September)

World Cup Umpires and Referees Joe Fisher

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Day 3 - 2017 ITTF Women's World Cup