ISA INTERNATIONAL JUDGING AND OFFICIATING COURSE TO BE HELD IN BALI, INDONESIA FROM MAY 19-22ND

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The Asian Surfing Championships together with the International Surfing Association and the Rip Curl School of Surf is delighted to offer the ISA International Judging and Officiating Course from 19-22 May to both aspiring and currently certified judges here on the beautiful island of Bali.

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As part of the Rip Curl School of Surf and ISA Surf & SUP Instructor Symposium that runs from the 15-26th of May, the ISA International Judging and Officiating course will include 2 days of classroom learning (19-20 May) and a day of practical judging at a local surfing competition (May 22), taught by ISA/Surfing Australia Level 3 International Judge Mark Clift under the direction of ISA Official Course Organizer and Presenter Glen Elliott, both from Australia.

Elliot is also the Head Judge for WSL Qualifying Series events in the Australasian region including the upcoming Mentawai Pro pres by Rip Curl and the Komune Bali Pro at Keramas. Mark Clift is a Head Judge for the ASC and will also be on the judging panel of the Komune Bali Pro, which takes place just two weeks before the course and will include high profile WCT surfers such as Taj Burrow and Joel Parkinson.

The ISA International Judging and Officiating Course is designed to accommodate both aspiring and currently accredited judges. First time attendees will receive Level 1 ISA Trainee Judge status with several hours of practical judging experience upon successful completion of the course, Trainee judges can get their Level 2 accreditation, and Level 2 judges their Level 3 certification. See below for additional detail:

STEP 1: Level 1 ISA Trainee Judge
A) Attend the class, complete the workbook, and pass the examination

STEP 2: Level 2 ISA National Judge
A) Attend the class, complete the workbook, and pass the examination
B) Provide diary sheet detailing 20 hours of practical judging experience. Minimum 10 hours at a regional/state level and a maximum 10 hours at a club level
C) The Head Judge must sign off on these hours on the provided diary sheet*
*You will then be registered as a National level 2 official with ISA and the National Governing Body. This will enable you to officiate at regional and national sanctioned surfing events in a paid capacity.

STEP 3: Level 3 International Judge
A) Attend the class, complete the workbook, and pass the examination
B) Provide diary sheet detailing 100 hours of practical judging experience. Minimum 50 hours judging under a qualified SA Head judge and a maximum 50 hours judging at a club level
C) The Head Judge must sign off on these hours on the provided diary sheet*
*You will be registered as an International level 3 official with National Governing Body, the ISA and the ASP. This will enable you to officiate at regional, state, National and International surfing events in a paid capacity and be eligible for the international exchange program

To reserve your place in this ISA International Judging and Officiating Course, please email tim.hain@asiansurfingtour.com. Deadline is May 12.

Course fees as follows:

First time attendees: $175 USD for internationals/IDR 1,500,000 for Indonesian nationals.

Previously ISA certified attendees: $125 USD for internationals/IDR 1,000,000 for Indonesian nationals.

Lunch will be provided each day courtesy of Swich Sandwiches and Made’s Warung, beverages provided by Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia, and the classroom generously donated by Rip Curl Asia.

For accommodations information and discounts available at the Fave Hotel Seminyak, please contact Ainun at ainun@ripcurlschoolofsurf.com.

The ISA Surf & SUP Instructor Symposium and ISA International Judging and Officiating Course is sponsored by the Rip Curl School of Surf, Rip Curl SEA, Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia, Swich Sandwiches, Made’s Warung, Beach Hut Sunblock, Fave Hotel Seminyak and Surftime Magazine, and is supported by the International Surfing Association (ISA), the Asian Surfing Championships (ASC) and the Balawista –Badung Surf Life Saving Bali.