20 Aug 2018

Staged in Jakarta, the Organising Committee invites International Umpires to officiate in the table tennis events at the forthcoming Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games.

Overall proceedings commence on Saturday 6th October and conclude on Saturday 13th October.

by Ian Marshall, Editor

It is an open invitation; therefore not all submissions may be accepted. Furthermore only nominations submitted by bona fide national associations will be considered.

A maximum of two nominations per national association will be accepted but if one nomination is female, a further name may be proposed. Preference will be given to Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress Umpires.

Full hospitality, sharing a twin room, will be provided commencing with lunch on Thursday 4th October, concluding with breakfast on Sunday 14th October. Each umpire will receive a daily allowance per competition day, according to Games regulations.

All invited umpires must organize their own transport to the region as well as travel and medical insurance. Costs of travel will be paid by the Indonesia Asian Para Games 2018 Organizing Committee.  Local transport will be provided from and to Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (IATA Code: CGK).

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 Tuesday 21st August. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Monday 27th August.

For replies and questions, please address:

Fanny Riawan, Director of Sports, Indonesia 2018 Asia Para Games Organising Committee:
Email: merdi.sofansyah@gmail.com

Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games: Official letter of invitation (issued Saturday 4th August)

Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games: Official nomination form (Closing date is Thursday 21st August)

Paralympics Para Table Tennis Umpires and Referees