28 Jan 2019

The Puerto Rican Table Tennis Federation in conjunction with the Latin American Table Tennis Union invites four international umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2019 ITTF Pan America Cup.

Staged in Guaynabo, play commences on Friday 1st February and concludes on Sunday 3rd February.

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 Thursday 31st January to breakfast on Monday 4th February; accommodation is in a twin room. Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$ 25.00 per competition day, in accordance with ITTF regulations.

All invited umpires must organise their own transportation to San Juan; local travel will be provided from and to Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport International Airport (IATA Code: SJU).

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 unless otherwise advised

The closing date for nominations is Friday 4th January. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Tuesday 8th January.

For replies and questions, please address:

Puerto Rican Table Tennis Federation
Email: [email protected]

Freddy Almendariz, ITTF Pan America Competition Manager
Email: [email protected]

Yoanna Ramirez Sarmiento, LATTU Director of Rules and Umpiring
Email: [email protected]

2019 ITTF Pan America Cup: Official Letter of Invitation (issued Friday 7th December)

2019 ITTF Pan America Cup: Official Nomination Form (Closing Date – Friday 4th January)

2019 Pan Am Cup Freddy Almendariz Yoanna Ramirez Sarmiento

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