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2013 Judges Seminar: Singles/Pairs
July 26 - July 28, 2013
Hilton Garden Inn Providence Airport/Warwick
One Thurber Street
Warwick, RI 02886
Hotel informationHilton Garden Inn Providence Airport/Warwick
Room rate: $119 + tax/per night for standard room (Double/Queen, King). Rate includes full hot breakfast.
Complimentary overnight parking and day parking for attendees will be provided.
Deadline to get the group rate is June 26. Only a limited number of rooms are available in the block, so register early to make sure you get one.
Tentative ScheduleFriday July 26 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Introduction to judging; discussion of code of ethics, judging responsibilities, etc.
- Review moves in the field, singles and pairs elements
- Review 6.0 judging system
Saturday, July 27 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 - 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
QualificationsTo be eligible, you must be at least 18 years of age by July 26 and a current member in good standing of U.S. Figure Skating. (Basic Skills membership does not fulfill the membership requirement.) You do NOT need to hold any judging appointments.
You may apply for a Singles/Pairs Test Judge Appointment, a Singles/Pairs Competition Judge Appointment or both. Prior to the seminar, a peer evaluation will be completed by the Judges Committee, and you must take and pass the online exam(s) for promotion for the highest level(s) you wish to test at the seminar. (Passing the exam(s) is not a guarantee of receiving an appointment/promotion.)
If you have no current appointments, you may choose to start at any of the singles/pairs test judge levels (bronze, silver or gold). If you are seeking promotion to a higher level, you would take the exam for the highest level you wish to achieve (i.e. if you are currently a bronze singles/pairs test judge and wish to be promoted to gold singles/pairs test judge, you would take the online exam for promotion to gold singles/pairs test judge).
Achieving the required score for a level does not guarantee appointment/promotion to that level. You must take the practical exam and show proficiency at each level to be approved for appointment/promotion. If you wish to test for both test and competition appointments, you must take both the test and competition promotional exams online and then, at the seminar, first take and pass the practical exam for a test judge appointment, and then take and pass the practical exam for a competition judge appointment*.
*One must already be a silver singles/pairs test judge or higher, or achieve a silver singles/pairs test judge or higher appointment at the seminar, to be eligible for a regional singles/pairs competition judge appointment. One must already be a gold singles/pairs test judge, or achieve a gold singles/pairs test judge appointment at the seminar, to be eligible for a sectional singles/pairs competition judge appointment.
The following are the scores required to test at each level:
If you take the online exam for promotion to silver singles/pairs test judge:
If you take the online exam for promotion to bronze singles/pairs test judge:
If you take the online exam for promotion to regional singles/pairs competition judge:
Cost$50 for test appointment
$50 for competition appointment
$100 for both test and competition appointments
$75 for observers (space available)
Expenses including travel, hotel and meals are the responsibility of each attendee.
CEUS AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO ATTENDObserving for a test judge appointment only = maximum of 25 CEUs
Observing for a competition judge appointment only = maximum of 25 CEUs
Observing for both appointments = maximum of 50 CEUs
Attending/testing for a test judge appointment only = maximum of 35 CEUs
Application and AcceptanceTo apply, please complete the online application at:
Applications will only be accepted through this online form. Payment is not required with the application but will be requested later only of those who are accepted.
Once a completed application is received, and no later than April 21, the appropriate online promotional exam(s) will be e-mailed to the applicant.
SPACE IS LIMITED
The deadline to apply is Sunday, April 14, 2013.