2019 Formal Education and Certification of Freestyle Snowboard Judges

Date:  Sunday December 9th, 2018

Time:  9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Location:  Beaver Valley Ski Club, 100 Pioneer Dr, Markdale, ON N0C 1H0

Fee to attend:  $100

Prerequisite for attending:  Having a reasonable level of snowboarding experience (4+ years) and fundamental trick knowledge & recognition

Included:  Coffee/tea, Water, Snacks, Top level education provided by former Olympic Head Judge Marcello Centurione, certification, and a good time!!

Please note: that lunch will be included in the clinic.

To Register Please contact Dan Hughes dan@redbutton.ca

Canada Snowboard Judges Program

Judging is not just giving out scores and ranking riders. To judge at a high level with confidence and efficiency, judges need to be well trained in the following areas:

  • Proper Trick Recognition
  • Proper Separation of the Execution
  • Estimation of Trick Difficulty
  • Points and Ranking
  • Visualization
  • Overview
  • Thinking in Advance
  • Recognizing mistakes and Control System
  • Efficiency
  • Reliability

Anyone interested in becoming a Judge, or coaches/athletes interested in taking a Judging Clinic, should contact:

Dan Hughes
ON Judging Coordinator
dan@redbutton.ca

Snowboard Ontario only uses trained and certified judges for he our Events.

More information on Judging can be found at Canada Snowboard’s Judges Program page.