Invitation to Umpire at the 2017 Hong Kong Junior & Cadet Open

Deadline: Monday, 08th May 2017

The Hong Kong Table Tennis Association invites ten International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 Hong Kong Junior and Cadet Open. An ITTF Golden Series Junior Circuit tournament, play commences on Wednesday 2nd August and concludes on Sunday 6th August

Open Invitation

It is an open invitation. Therefore not all nominations may be accepted.National associations are requested to nominate one International Umpire who has achieved Blue Badge or Blue Badge in Progress status. Additionally, nominations may be considered from an International Umpire who has been an active for at least two years but has not yet had the opportunity to attend an Advanced Umpires Course or has sat the Advanced Rule Examination in the past year. Furthermore only nominations submitted by bona fide national associations will be considered. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Saturday 3rd June.

Transport, Hospitality & Allowance

Full hospitality will be provided in a twin room from dinner on Tuesday 1st August to breakfast on Monday 7th August. Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$ 50.00 per competition day. 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 Hong Kong International Airport (IATA Code: HKG).

Visa Application

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 visa will be provided.

Umpires' Uniforms

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


Certified ITTF Umpires and Referees Committee evaluators will conduct field of play evaluations.


The closing date for nominations is Monday, 08th May 2017. Application should be submitted to TTAM ( and Mr. Lee Yock Chin ( Late submissions will not considered.

Download Official Forms

2017 Hong Kong Junior & Cadet Open : Official Nomination Form

For replies and questions, please address:

Table Tennis Association of Malaysia

Email :

Tel (O) : 03-8996 1497

03-8996 7235