Deadline: 15th May 2023 (Monday) @ 4.00 pm
The ATTU Technical and Umpires Committee, in cooperation with the Qatar Table Tennis Association (QTTA), cordially invite Member Associations of ATTU to nominate International Umpires (IU) for the twenty-seventh Asian Youth Table Tennis Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar from 17th to 22nd July 2023.
A total of ten (10) overseas International Umpires will be invited. Hospitality in a double room sharing with another umpire starts from lunch on 16th July through to breakfast on 23rd July. The nominees, or their Associations, are responsible for all related international travel costs to Doha, Qatar 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.
Subject to final confirmation with the ITTF URC, certified evaluators will conduct field of play evaluations on eligible umpires working at the 2023 Asian Youth Table Tennis Championships. An Advanced Umpire Training (AUT) Course will also be held one day before the Championships on Sunday 16th July 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 Saturday 15th July 2023. Candidates of the AUT or their Association will be responsible for the Course fees of US$50 plus the additional night’s (Saturday 15th July) accommodation.
All Umpires are expected to arrive sufficiently early to attend the Referee Briefing planned for the evening of 16th July.
Due to COVID-19 precautions, all participants of the Championships including umpires are required to satisfy the COVID-19 regulations of the government of Qatar. Full vaccination is required for all umpires. Further details of requirements will be sent to all selected participants. An umpire tested positive will be in isolation until he/she is tested negative. The umpire is responsible for all the costs associated to the isolation. 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.
Please complete the attached nomination form and submit it to TTAM
email not later than 15th May 2023 @ 4.00 pm. Late submissions will not be considered.
Thank you for your support.