09 Jan 2019

The Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation invites 18 International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2019 Costa Brava Spanish Para Open.

Staged in Platja d’Aro, Girona, play commences on Wednesday 20th March and concludes on on Friday 22nd March.

by Ian Marshall, Editor

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

Full hospitality, will be provided from dinner on Tuesday 19th March to breakfast on Saturday 23rd March; each umpire will receive a daily allowance as per competition day, according to ITTF regulations.

All invited umpires must organise their own transport to the region as well as travel and medical insurance. Local transport will be provided from and to Barcelona–El Prat Airport (IATA Code: BCN) and Girona–Costa Brava Airport (IATA Code: GRO), in addition to Sants Railway Station in Barcelona and Girona Railway Station. 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); a letter of invitation will be provided. The issuance of a visa is at the sole discretion of the embassy or consulate in question.

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

Referee for the tournament is Francesco Nuzzo, the Deputy Referee is Carlos Zapata, the Assistant Referee Claudio Izquierdo.

The closing date for nominations is Monday 18th February. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Sunday 24th February.

For replies and questions, please address:

Isabel Molina, Tournament Director
Email: [email protected])

or José Murcia, Chair of the Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation Umpires and Referees Committee.
[email protected]

2019 Costa Brava Spanish Para Open: Official Letter of Invitation (Wednesday 9th January)

2019 Costa Brava Spanish Para Open: Official Nomination Form (Closing Date is Friday 18th February)

Paralympics Para Table Tennis 2019 Costa Brava Spanish Open Platja d'Aro

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