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
or José Murcia, Chair of the Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation Umpires and Referees Committee.
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)