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 from dinner on Tuesday 7th May to breakfast on Sunday 12th May. Each umpire will receive a daily allowance 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. Local transport will be provided from and to Ljubljana Joze Pucnik airport (IATA Code: LJU) as well as Graz airport (IATA Code: GRZ). 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). 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. Evaluations for Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress Umpires will not be conducted.
The closing date for nominations is Monday 25th March. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Thursday 28th March; arrival and departure time must submitted on or before Monday 15th April.
For replies and questions, please address:
2019 Thermana Lasko Slovenian Open: Official Letter of Invitation (issued Friday 25th January)
2019 Thermana Lasko Slovenian Open: Official Nomination Form (closing date is Monday 25th March)