by Ian Marshall, 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 in a twin room from dinner on Monday 22nd October to breakfast on Sunday 28th October. Each umpire will receive a daily allowance according to ITTF regulations.
All invited umpires must organize their own transport to the region as well as travel and medical insurance.
Local transport will be provided from and Belgium International Airport in Brussels (IATA Code: BRU) and Ostend 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). 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.
Kindly note, umpire evaluations will Blue Badge Umpires and candidates will be conducted.
The closing date for nominations is Wednesday 15th August; the names of selected umpires will be made on or before Monday 20th August.
For replies and questions, please address:
2018 ITTF Challenge Belgium Open: Official letter of invitation (issued Wednesday 1st August)
2018 ITTF Challenge Belgium Open: Official nomination form (closing date is Wednesday 15th August)