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 from an evening meal on Thursday 27th September to breakfast on Monday 1st October.
Each umpire will receive a daily allowance per competition day or 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. In addition, all invited umpires are responsible for early arrival and late departure.
Local transport will be provided from and to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (IATA Code: CTU) as well as from Chengdu 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 but the issuance of a visa is entirely at the 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 27th July. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Sunday 5th August.
For replies and questions, please address:
Chinese Table Tennis Association Umpires & Referees Committee
Uncle Pop 2017 ITTF Women’s World Cup: Official letter of invitation (issued Friday 13th July)
Uncle Pop 2017 ITTF Women’s World Cup: Official nomination form (closing date is Friday 27th July)