Judge Certification

 

Judge Certification Workshops

The Level 1 Judging Certication NOW LIVE! To access the Level 1 Judge Workshop you must create a login on the Schoology platform. To learn how to create a login and access the Level 1 course please click the button below

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Level 1 IFSA Judging Certification

  • Basics of the IFSA judging system
  • Protocols and Rules for judges
  • Practice scoring athlete's runs
  • Inspection basics
  • BCA Avalanche Awareness

Certification Levels

The IFSA has developed criteria to help create a consistent and high quality level of judging at IFSA events. Below is a list of IFSA judging levels and the requirements to achieve that level. Requirement are determined by IFSA Senior Head Judges and may adapt based on further analysis.

Level 1 IFSA Judge

  • Complete and pass the level 1 Judge Certification workshop
  • Shadow a judges pit at an event

Level 2 IFSA Judge

  • Scored an IFSA event with a degree of competency to the IFSA Judging System
  • Approval by IFSA Senior Head Judge

Level 3 IFSA Judge

  • Demonstrated a significant degree of competency to the IFSA Judging System
  • Knowledgable of the IFSA Handbook and Region 2 FWQ Rules & Tools
  • Approval by IFSA Senior Head Judge

Level 4 IFSA Judge

  • Demonstrated a significant degree of competency at the Level 3 Certified IFSA Judge role
  • Knowledgable of the IFSA Handbook, Region 2 FWQ Rules & Tools, and IFSA Head Judge Resposnibilities
  • Approval by IFSA Senior Head Judge

Level 5 IFSA Judge

  • Demonstrated a significant degree of competence at the Level 4 IFSA Head Judge role
  • Knowledgable of IFSA Handbook, Region 2 FWQ Rules & Tools, IFSA Technical Director responsibilites, and IFSA Head Judge Responsibilities
  • Approval by IFSA Senior Head Judge Team

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