Surfing Australia Judging development courses are recognised as the only endorsed Judging Accreditation course by the Australian Sports Commission and the International Surfing Association.
The International Judging and Officiating Course is the first step in becoming a professional surfing Judge and Official and Surfing NSW and Surfing Australia are committed to providing a clear development pathway for our aspiring and, dedicated experienced officials.
The cost of The International Judging and Officiating course is $190 per person. The course takes approximately 6 hours with participants receiving: The International Judging manual, current rule book, ID accreditation card.
Course participants are accredited on the day of the course as a "Level 1 club Judge".
A higher level accreditation pre-requisite is that course participants must complete 20 hours of judging experience, 10 hours at a club level and 10 hours at a regional/state level. The hours must be documented and signed off by a Surfing Australia accredited Head Judge and a club President.
There are currently three (3) registration levels available for Australian Judges and Officials.
1. Level 1 Club Judge (No judging hours of experience neccessary)
2. Level 2 State Judge
3. Level 3 International Judge
Numbers are limited for this course. Course is one day only and runs from 9am-4pm
Lunch is supplied