26 Sep 2018

The Table Tennis Association of Thailand invites 12 international umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2018 Thailand Para Open.

Staged in Chiang Mai, play commences on Wednesday 19th December and concludes on Saturday 22nd December.

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 national association is requested to name a maximum of two nominees

Full hospitality will be provided in a twin room from dinner on Tuesday 18th December to breakfast on Monday 23rd December.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance per competition day of Euros 25.00, 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 to Chiang Mai International Airport (IATA Code: CNX). 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). All costs relating to visa applications are at the responsibility of the applicant; the issuance of a visa is entirely at the discretion of the relevant embassy or consulate.

Umpires must wear the international umpiring uniforms as described in the Handbook for Match Officials.

The closing date for nominations is Wednesday 31st October. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Monday 5th November.

For replies and questions, please address:

Table Tennis Association of Thailand:

Email: thaiparatabletennis@gmail.com and wecharoen@gmail.com

2018 Thailand Para Open: Official Letter of Invitation (Issued Wednesday 26th September)

2018 Thailand Para Open: Official Nomination Form (Closing Date is Wednesday 31st October)

Paralympics Para Table Tennis Umpires and Referees 2018 Thailand Para Open