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 Tuesday 19th February to breakfast on Monday 25th February. Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$30.00 per competition day, according to ITTF regulations.
All invited umpires must organize 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 Stockholm Arlanda Airport Airport (IATA Code: ARN). If arriving between 8.00 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 19th February, there will be a maximum three hour wait.
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.
Evaluations for Blue Badge umpires and candidates will not be conducted.
Umpires must wear the International umpiring uniforms as described in the Handbook for Match Officials.
The closing date for nominations is Friday 11th January. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Friday 18th January.
For replies and questions, please address:
Bengt Andersson, Swedish Table Tennis Association
2018 Swedish Junior and Cadet Open: Official letter of invitation (issued on Monday 19th November)
2018 Swedish Junior and Cadet Open: Official Nomination Form (Closing Date is Friday 11th January)