How to Become a Judge or Evaluator
Official's Registration -
Please ensure that you're registered with a Skate Canada club prior to the September 1st deadline! From Members Services at Skate Canada: "Skate Canada’s membership year runs from September 1 to August 31. Every Official must be registered for the current membership year before taking part in Skate Canada’s programs, officiating tests or updating qualification."
To determine what is required for promotion -
For those officials looking for promotions this season, please review the Skate Canada ODAQ policy (Officials definition, appointment, qualifications). This document details prerequisites for promotion, requirements for promotion and the promotion process.refer to the 2013 Skate Canada Rule Book: Policy: Officials Definition, Appointment, Qualifications (ODAQ), pages 126-154 (revised date: July 1, 2012). To find this document, go to the Skate Canada website, logon to Members Only > Technical & Programs > 2013 Official Rulebook > Policies and Procedures > Officials > ODAQ (pages 126-154).
Timelines for Submitting for Promotion
- Sr. Bronze Evaluator and/or Juvenile Judge submissions may be made at any time to Charlene Jordan
- Gold Evaluator and/or Novice Judge submissions may be made at any time.
- Junior & Senior Judge submissions may be made at any time to Sabrina. Submissions to Skate Canada are in spring and fall.
For Judges' Clinics and Trial Judge Information - check here.
How to Keep Yourself Updated Technically
- Check our Technical Site for lists and links to many of the technical documents which you'll need to become familiar with each season.