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.
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 Monday 19th November to breakfast on Monday 26th November; 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 Santiago; local travel will be provided from and to Santiago International Airport (IATA Code: SCL).
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 28th September. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Tuesday 2nd October.
For replies and questions, please address:
Chilean Table Tennis Federation
Yoanna Ramirez Sarmiento, Director of Rules and Umpiring for the Latin America Table Tennis Union
2018 ITTF Pan American Championships: Official letter of invitation (issued Friday 31st August)
2018 ITTF Pan American Championships: Official nomination form (closing date Friday 28th September)