22 Sep 2017

The Argentina Table Tennis Federation invites ten International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 Copa Tango Para Open.

Play commences in Buenos Aires on Tuesday 21st November and concludes on Thursday 23rd 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. A national association is requested to submit a maximum of two nominations.

Full hospitality will be provided from dinner on Monday 20th November until breakfast on Friday 24th November. 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 Ministro Pistarini International Airport, also known as Ezeiza, (IATA Code: EZE), as well as Buenos Aires 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). A letter of invitation will be provided. All related costs are the responsibility of the applicant; the issuance of a visa being dependent entirely on the relevant embassy or consulate.

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

The Referee for the tournament is Gabriel Levisman.

The closing date for nominations is Friday 20th October. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Wednesday 25th October.

For replies and questions, please address:

Vitaliano Brandoli, Tournament Director – Email: vitalianobran@yahoo.com.ar

Santiago Mercadé – Email: sjmercade@gmail.com

Gabriel Levisman, Tournament Referee – Email: levismangabriel@gmail.com

2017 Copa Tango Open: Official Letter of Invitation (Friday 22nd September)

2017 Copa Tango Open: Official Nomination Form (Closing Date is Friday 20th October)

Paralympics Para Table Tennis Umpires and Referees 2017 Copa Tango