Invitation to Umpire at the 2016 World Veterans Table Tennis Championships.

The Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation invites International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2016 World Veteran Table Tennis Championships to be held at IFA (Institución Ferial Alicantina) in the cities of Alicante and Elche. The competition commences in earnest on Monday 23rd May and concludes on Sunday 29th May.

Open Invitation:

It is an open invitation. Therefore not all nominations may be accepted. 


Hospitality at a local hotel, is offered depending on the umpiring period selected:

1) From dinner on Sunday, 22nd May until breakfast on Monday, 30th May.
2) From dinner on Sunday, 22nd May until breakfast on Saturday, 28th May.
3) From dinner on Wednesday, 25th May until breakfast on Saturday, 28thMay.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of Euro 22.00, per competition day, according to SCI regulation. 


All invited umpires must organize their own transport to Alicante/Elche 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 Alicante/Elche Airport.

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 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’ Uniforms 

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


The closing date for nominations is Monday 15th February. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on  Monday 29th February.

Replies and Further Information 

For replies and questions, please address Maria del Mar Fernández,Umpires Coordinator, at the following e-mail:

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