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, commencing with dinner on Tuesday 21st November, concluding with breakfast on Sunday 26th November.
Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$ 25.00 or local equivalent per competition day, 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 Porto Airport (IATA Code: OPO) in addition to Guimarães Railway Station and Guimarães Railway Station.
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.
Please note that all costs associated with the visa application are the responsibility of the applicant and the issuance of a visa is at the sole 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 Thursday 2nd November, confirmations will be advised on or before Monday 6th November.
For replies and questions, please address:
José Bentes, Tournament Director – Email: email@example.com
2017 Portugal Junior and Cadet Open: Official Letter of Invitation (Saturday 27th September)
2017 Portugal Junior and Cadet Open: Official Nomination Form (Closing Date is Thursday 2nd November)