by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager
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 in a twin room commencing with dinner on Tuesday 8th May, concluding with breakfast on Monday 14th May. 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 Barcelona–El Prat Airport (IATA Code: BCN) and Girona–Costa Brava Airport (IATA Code: GRO) as well as Barcelona Central 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 Friday 6th April. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Tuesday 10th April.
For replies and questions, please address:
Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation:
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Paul Schiltz, Referee
2018 Spanish Junior and Cadet Open: Official Letter of Invitation (issued Saturday 17th March)
2018 Spanish Junior and Cadet Open: Official Nomination Form (closing date is Friday 6th April)