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 at the Bella Italia Village in Lignano Sabbiadoro commencing with dinner on Tuesday 20th March, concluding with breakfast on Monday 26th March.
Each umpire will receive a daily allowance 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 Venice Marco Polo Airport (IATA Code: VCE) ), Treviso Airport (IATA Code: TSF) and Latisana 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 Wednesday 31st January. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Monday 5th February. Travel details are requested to be advised on or before Saturday 10th March.
For replies and questions, please address:
Italian Table Tennis Federation:
Mario Re Fraschini (Chair Umpires Department) & Giuseppe Marino (Secretary-General)
2018 Italian Junior and Cadet Open: Official Letter of Invitation (Wednesday 20th December)
2018 Italian Junior and Cadet Open: Official Nomination Form (Deadline is Wednesday 31st January)
2018 Italian Junior and Cadet Open: Travel Details Form (Deadline is Saturday 10th March