Category: Officials

Aquatics GB National Para Swimming CPD

The next online presentation will be on Wednesday 10 July 2024 @ 7:00pm by Zoom, the presenters are David Metcalf and Tony Ward (WPS ITO’s). The CPD is an introduction to officiating at events that include swimmers with a disability, aimed at swimming technical officials, Judge Level 1 or above. This CPD will give an…
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New Referee for Norfolk

Congratulations to Jim Salmon, Norwich Swan Swimming Club, who successfully passed his British Swimming Referee practical assessment at the weekend, following completing the written exam in November 2023 with a high set of marks. We look forward to seeing Jim refereeing at events throughout the County & Region. For those who are considering becoming a…
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Officiating at Swim England East Region Long Course Championships 2024

For those with no qrcode reader the link for officials and volunteer signup is https://www.eastswimming.org/swimming/swimming-officials-application-to-officiate/ the link to the SE East Region expenses policy is https://www.eastswimming.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Swim-England-East-Region-Swimming-Technical-Officials-and-Volunteers-Expenses-Policy-–-Rev.-Aug-2023-docx.pdf

James Salmon passes referees written exam

Congratulations to James Salmon, Norwich Swan member who has passed the British Swimming referees written exam with an excellent set of results, following 11 months of dedicated study and training. James now only has to pass the practical assessment, which will take place at a suitable gala following the 2024 County Championships. He will be…
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Open Water Officials Courses

3 dates for delivery of the Open Water Technical Officials Course: Saturday 29th April Sunday 7th May Saturday 3rd June   These dates are primarily aimed at new Open Water officials, they can either be completely new to officiating or hold an officiating qualification in another discipline. However, if you know of existing Level 1 officials who wish…
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Officials Training Courses

Online Courses There are several online courses available including Timekeeper, Judge Level 1 and Contemporary Issues CPD available here. General Information More details on both online officials training courses and face to face courses for all aquatics disciplines can be found on the East Region Website

New CPD for Officials and JL1 trainees

World Aquatics, previously FINA have recently updated the swimming rules and it is a requirement that all officials and JL1 trainees attend a CPD to bring them up to date with the rules that come into effect 10th March 2023.   Most of you should have been contacted by Swim England East Region who have…
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New Disqualification Report for Officials

British Swimming have introduced a new disqualification report form to reflect the latest World Aquatics (WA) updates. Please only use this version from now onwards. The front of previous versions should not be use due to the name change from FINA to World Aquatics.   Please use this form instead WORLD AQUATICS 2023–2025 Infraction Codes…
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Officiating at the 2023 County Championships

Dear Official, We are approaching the end of the year and the Christmas break. I would like to take this opportunity to inform you of the details of the fast approaching Swim England Norfolk County Champs 2023 and our need for officials to ensure that these sessions run efficiently and comply with licencing requirements. A…
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