by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
It is an open invitation. Therefore not all nominations may be not accepted. Furthermore only nominations submitted by bona fide national associations will be considered.
A maximum of two nominations per national association is requested with preference being given to Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress umpires.
Full hospitality will be provided in a twin room from dinner on Wednesday 21st February to breakfast on Monday 26th February
Each umpire will receive a daily allowance per competition day, US$ 30.00 or local equivalent, 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 London City (IATA Code: LCY) and London Heathrow (IATA Code: LHR) airports.
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). All costs involved are the responsibility of the applicant, the issue of a visa is entirely at the discretion of the relevant embassy or consulate.
Umpires must wear the International umpiring uniforms as described in the Handbook for Match Officials.
The closing date for nominations is Friday 22nd December. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Friday 29th December.
For replies and questions, please address:
Stuart Sherlock, Table Tennis England
ITTF World Team Cup: Official Letter of Invitation (Wednesday 29th November)
ITTF World Team Cup: Official Nomination Form (Closing Date is Friday 22nd December)