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Training Requirements

Certification Requirements

Renewal of Certification Requirements

CHIEF REFEREE On-deck training under a certified Chief Referee at 2 meets/4 individual sessions; attend BSF Officials Clinic for position Currently  certified as a Referee, Starter, Stroke/ Turn Judge, Chief Timing Judge and Chief Recorder; completion of on-deck training requirements; officiated as a Referee at 4 meets/8 individual sessions; officiated as Stroke/Turn Judge at 2 meets/4 individual sessions; officiated as Starter at 2 meets/4 individual sessions; officiated as Chief Finish Judge at 1 meet/2 individual sessions; officiated as Chief Recorder at 1 meet/2 individual sessions; officiated as a Starter or Stroke /Turn Judge or Referee at least 3 session of Nationals;  and officiated at minimum of 10 meets/20 individual sessions, all within 2 years prior to application; pass written test for position Officiate at minimum of 2 meets/4 individual sessions, officiate at 1 session of Nationals, attend BSF Officials Clinic and conduct at least 1 Officials Clinic each year




 


 

 

 


RECERTIFICATION: Pass a written test and attend BSF Officials Clinic for position; fulfill Renewal of Certification requirements

REFEREE On-deck training under a certified Referee at 2 meets/4 individual sessions; attend BSF Officials Clinic for position Current certification as Starter and Stroke/Turn Judge; completion of training requirements; officiated as Stroke/Turn Judge at 4 meets/8 individual sessions; officiated as Starter at 2 meets/4 individual sessions; officiated as a Referee and/or Starter and/ or Stroke/Turn Judge at least 3 sessions of Nationals; officiated at minimum of 6 meets/12 individual sessions, all within 2 years prior to application; pass written test for position Officiate at minimum of 2 meets/4 individual sessions and 1 session of Nationals; and attend BSF Officials Clinic each year

 

 

 

 

RECERTIFICATION: Pass a written test and attend BSF Officials Clinic for position; fulfill Renewal of Certification requirements

STARTER On-deck training under a certified Starter at 2 meets/4 individual sessions; attend BSF Officials Clinic for position Completion of training requirements; pass written test for position Officiate at minimum of 2 meets/4 individual sessions and 1 session of Nationals; and attend BSF Officials Clinic each year

RECERTIFICATION: Pass a written test and attend BSF Officials Clinic for position; fulfill Renewal of Certification requirements
STROKE/TURN JUDGE On-deck training under certified Stroke/Turn Judge at 2 meets/4 individual sessions; attend BSF Officials Clinic for position Completion of training requirements; pass written test for position Officiate at minimum of 2 meets/4 individual sessions and 1 session of Nationals; and attend BSF Officials Clinic each year

RECERTIFICATION: Pass a written test and attend BSF Officials Clinic for position; fulfill Renewal of Certification requirements
CHIEF TIMING JUDGE

(Timing Equipment Operator)

On-deck training under certified Chief Timing Judge at 2 meets/4 individual sessions, including 1 session per meet actually operating electronic timing equipment (Omega; Colorado; Daktronics); attend BSF Officials Clinic for position Completion of training requirements; pass written test for position Officiate at minimum of 2 meets/4 individual sessions and 1 session of Nationals; and attend BSF Officials Clinic each year

RECERTIFICATION: Pass a written test and attend BSF Officials Clinic for position; fulfill Renewal of Certification requirements

CHIEF RECORDER

(Computer Operator)

On-deck training under certified Chief Recorder at 2 meets/4 individual sessions, including 1 session per meet actually operating the computer equipment (Hy-Tek meet software); attend BSF Officials Clinic for position Completion of training requirements; pass written test for position Officiate at minimum of 2 meets/4 individual sessions and 1 session of Nationals; and attend BSF Officials Clinic each year

RECERTIFICATION: Pass a written test and attend BSF Officials Clinic for position; fulfill Renewal of Certification requirements

MEET ENTRY PROCESSING Attend BSF Officials Clinic N/A N/A
CHIEF TIMER On-deck training under certified Chief Timer at 1 meet/2 individual sessions; attend BSF Officials Clinic for position Completion of training requirements; pass written test for position Officiate at minimum of 2 meets/4individual sessions and 1 session of Nationals; and attend BSF Clinic each year

RECERTIFICATION: Pass a written test and attend BSF Officials Clinic for position; fulfill Renewal of Certification requirements
LANE TIMER Attend BSF Officials Clinic N/A N/A
MEET DIRECTOR Attend BSF Officials Clinic N/A N/A
POOL SETUP On-deck training at BSF Officials Clinic N/A N/A


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