15 May 2018

The Dominican Republic Table Tennis Federation in conjunction with the Latin American Table Tennis Union invites five International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2018 Pan American Junior Championships.

Staged in Santo Domingo, play commences on Tuesday 10th July and concludes on Sunday 15th July.

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.

A maximum of two nominations is requested per national association; priority will be given to Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress Umpires. Furthermore, if one nomination is female, a further nomination may be submitted.

Full hospitality will be provided from dinner on Saturday 9th July to breakfast on Monday 16th July; accommodation is in a twin room.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of $25.00 per competition day, as per ITTF regulations.

All invited umpires must organise their own transportation to Santo Domingo; local travel will be provided from and to Las Americas International Airport (IATA Code: SDQ).

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 15th June. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Tuesday 19th June.

For replies and questions, please address:

Dominican Republic Table Tennis Federation: ultmjv@gmail.com, victorhernandezcastillo@hotmail.com

Yoanna Ramirez Sarmiento, Latin American Table Tennis Union Director of Rules and Umpires: urclatinoamerica@gmail.com

2018 ITTF Pan American Junior Championships: Official letter of invitation (issued Tuesday 15th May)

2018 ITTF Pan American Junior Championships: Official nomination form (closing date is Friday 15th June)

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