Deadline: 20th June 2023 (Tuesday) @ 4.00 pm
The ATTU Technical and Umpires Committee, in cooperation with the Korea Table Tennis Association (KTTA), cordially invite Member Associations of ATTU to nominate International Umpires (IU) for the twenty-sixth Asian Table Tennis Championships to be held in Pyeongchang, Korea from 3rd to 10th September 2023.
A total of twelve (12) overseas International Umpires will be invited. Hospitality in a double room sharing with another umpire starts from lunch on 2nd September through to breakfast on 11th September. The nominees, or their Associations, are responsible for all related international travel costs to Incheon, Korea and insurance costs. Each Umpire will receive an honorarium in accordance with ATTU guidelines.
Associations may nominate up to two (2) International Umpires. At least one of the nominations should be an International Umpire who has achieved Gold Badge or Blue Badge status, with the other nomination being International Umpires (White Badge) who have been active internationally for the past two years.
With agreement of the ITTF URC, certified evaluators will conduct field of play evaluations on eligible umpires working at the 2023 Asian Table Tennis Championships. An Advanced Umpire Training (AUT) Course and an Advanced Rules Examination (ARE) will be held one day before the Championships on Saturday 2nd September 2023 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. White Badge Umpires selected for the event may take part in the AUT. Those who pass the written examination will enter the Blue Badge (BB) umpire program of URC. Arrival for those attending the AUT Course are expected to be on Friday 1st September 2023. Candidates of the AUT/ARE or their Association will be responsible for the Course fees of USD50 plus the additional night’s (Friday 1st September) accommodation.
Due to COVID-19 precautions, all participants of the Championships including umpires are required to satisfy the COVID-19 regulations of the government of Korea. Further details of requirements will be sent to all selected participants. Travel insurance is strongly recommended. Should a nominated umpire require a visa, kindly send relevant details when submitting the nomination with full name as in passport, date of birth, place of birth, passport number, expiry date of passport. A letter of invitation will be provided upon confirmation. Please note that the issuance of a visa is at the sole discretion of the relevant Consulate or Embassy.
All Umpires are expected to arrive sufficiently early to attend the Referee Briefing planned for the evening of 2nd September.
This is an open invitation to all Member Associations of the ATTU and therefore not all nominated umpires may be accepted. Only nominations submitted by Associations of ATTU by the deadline will be considered. Names of IUs being accepted will be sent to all Associations by 3rd July 2023.
Please complete the attached nomination form and submit it to to TTAM via email at (email@example.com), copy to State TTA (State endorsement required), Mr. Lee Su Hau (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ms. Corrine Wong (email@example.com) not later than 20th June 2023 @ 400 pm. Late submissions will not be considered.
Thank you for your support.