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 from dinner on Thursday 7th June to breakfast on Monday 11th June; accommodation is provided in a twin room. 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 organise their own transport to the region as well as travel and medical insurance. Local transport will be provided from and to Barcelona–El Prat Airport (IATA Code: BCN) and Barcelona-Sants 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). The issuance of a visa is at the sole discretion of the embassy or consulate in question.
Umpires must wear the international umpiring uniforms as described in the Handbook for Match Officials.
The closing date for nominations is Tuesday 8th May. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Thursday 10th May.
For replies and questions, please address:
Maria Tsipou, Referee
and copy the Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation
2018 Spanish Para Open: Official letter of invitation (issued Friday 30th March)
2018 Spanish Para Open: Official nomination form (closing date is Tuesday 8th May).doc