07 Feb 2019

The Croatia Table Tennis Association invites International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2019 ITTF Challenge Croatia Open.

Staged in Zagreb, overall play commences on Tuesday 14th May and concludes on Saturday 18th May.

by Ian Marshall, Editor

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

Full hospitality will be provided from dinner on Monday 13th May to breakfast on Sunday 19th 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. In addition, all invited umpires are responsible for early arrival and late departure. Local transport will be provided from and to Franjo Tuđman Airport (IATA Code: ZAG).

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.

The closing date for nominations is Sunday 31st March. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Sunday 7th April.

For replies and questions, please address:

Zeljko Prsa, Chair Umpires and Referees Committee Croatia Table Tennis Associatiion

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

2019 ITTF Challenge Croatia Open: Official Letter of Invitation (issued Wednesday 6th February)

2019 ITTF Challenge Croatia Open: Official Nomination Form (closing date Sunday 31st March)

Umpires and Referees 2019 Croatia Open Zagreb