PHOENIX SYNCHRO OFFICIAL

JUDGING EDUCATION

Judging workshop - to help develop Synchronised Swimming Judging skills. This is an opportunity to develop your judging skills in a formal setting with an accredited teacher.

Content: Judges Manual, FINA Rule book

Judging criteria: - Technical Package; Figures review & Routines review; reviewing routine panels; review criteria for flexibility, Skills & Heights charts.


At Synchro Competitions for a successful meet, we NEED . . .


OFFICIALS & VOLUNTEERS

Competitions rely on the enthusiastic participation of volunteers who fill many roles.  Many of these duties require little training but can be very rewarding. Roles include:

Competition Manager:  works with Host club to organise the meet prior to the event.  The Competition Manager is present during the entire meet.

Volunteer Coordinator: Arranges volunteers for the event and assigns their duties

Awards Coordinator: Prepares, sorts and applies labels to medals, trophies and ribbons prior to the meet.  At the event the Awards Coordinator receives the results and organizes awards for presentation.  The Awards Coordinator is often assisted by an Awards Assistant.

Hospitality Coordinator: Arranges hospitality for meet officials and assists visiting guests.

Referee: Oversees the competition and provides direction according to FINA rules

Scorekeepers: Record all the judges' marks and tally the scores


In addition, for competitions that involve routines:

Announcer: Calls the event, provides critical information and ensures timing is accurate. Announces the name of the event, the referee and judges, the sponsors, the competitors, the judges' marks and the final results.

Music Coordinator: Is responsible for the timing of the music for all the routines

Video Recorder: Records all routine events so that they can be reviewed if there is a penalty situation; also may be asked to record figures.

Timers: Record walk on time, deck time and music time

Runners: may sit next to the judges and take the judging slips with the written mark to the computer-scoring table.


FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO ORGANISE A SUCCESSFUL LOCAL COMPETITION, CLICK HERE