Deadline : 22nd January 2022 (Saturday) @ 4.00 pm
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of WTT Contender Muscat invites International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming WTT Contender Muscat in Muscat, Oman.
WTT Contender Muscat will commence on Sunday 27 February 2022 and conclude on Saturday, 5 March 2022.
This is an open invitation, and only online nominations submitted by bona fide National Associations will be considered, not all submissions may be accepted.
Full hospitality will be provided in a single room from lunch on 26 February to breakfast on 5 March or the specified day of departure.
All invited umpires must organize their own transport to the Event. Local transport will be provided from and to Muscat international Airport (MCT). In addition, all invited umpires are responsible for early arrival and late departure.
TRANSPORT BOOKING PROCEDURE
The LOC will cover the cost of return economy airfares inclusive of 1 piece of checked baggage of 25kg up to a maximum amount of USD 250, and to be paid in cash onsite.
The cost of the airfare must be approved by LOC in advance and a copy of the receipt + ticket issued by the airline must be provided to the LOC in advance of arrival.
Travel and medical insurance are recommended and are at the cost of the umpire.
COVID TESTING + PROTOCOLS
All umpires are required to undertake their own PCR testing through an approved testing clinic in their place of residence prior to arrival at the event as follows:
All International Umpires are to be FULLY VACCINATED.
You will need to do a 48hr pre-departure test before entering the event.
WTT will reimburse the cost of PCR testing up to USD 100 per test.
If a pre-departure Covid-19 PCR test is needed prior departure from Muscat, the cost will be covered by the LOC.
Any umpire that tests positive will be isolated. The umpire will be released from isolation based on the decision of the local health authority and is responsible for any costs associated. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.
Please read carefully the Covid-19 Guidelines available via the Prospectus.
ENTRY and VISAS ENTRY:
Due to Covid-19 there are revised entry requirements into Oman - please refer to the following entry requirements: https://covid19.emushrif.om/
If you require a letter of entry, please contact LOC via email – email@example.com
VISAS: Should a nominated umpire require a visa, kindly send relevant details when submitting nomination (full name as in passport, date of birth, place of birth, passport number, expiry date of passport) to TTAM.
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.
The daily officiating fee shall be: --
Blue Badge: 75USD
White Badge: 45USD
International officials will have their fees paid by WTT via bank transfer after the event. Oman based officials will have their fees paid by the LOC via either cash or bank transfer. There will be a no withholding tax to be made by the local government.
The closing date for nominations is 22nd February 2022 @ 4.00 pm. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before 4 February 2022.
You are kindly requested to carefully read the instructions, then to complete the attached nomination form and submit to TTAM via email at (firstname.lastname@example.org), copy to State TTA (State endorsement required), Mr. Lee Su Hau (email@example.com) and Ms. Corrine Wong (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Thank you for your kind cooperation.