Judge 1 Course

The Northumberland & Durham Counties Swimming Association is arranging

A Training Course leading to qualification as a British Swimming Official Judge Level 1

COURSE:                   Judge Level 1, including timekeeper, session1 Session 1 is for new trainees, who will learn about competitions and timekeeping

REQUIREMENTS:    Must be a member of a swimming club. Minimum age for training at session 1 is 14yrs.

VENUE:                     The Louisa Centre, Stanley, Co Durham DH9 0TB

DATE & TIME:         Wednesday, 23rd March 2016, 7 – 9 pm

COST:                         The course cost is £8, but the North East Region will normally cover the cost for members of Swim 21 clubs and, also, most swimming clubs will cover this modest cost.

APPLICATIONS for this course should be made to Chris Johnston, by email, at: ndofficials@gmail.com. Applications can be made individually or via your swimming club.

Training within N&D is being delivered by a select team of trainers and is run from 4 centres spread around the Region. The training centres are: (1) The Louisa Centre, Stanley, Co Durham DH9 0TB. (2) Benfield Sports Centre, Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4NU. (3) The Dolphin Centre, Darlington, DL1 5RP. (4) The Neptune Centre, Ormesby Rd, Middlesbrough TS3 7RP.

Further courses will be available during the year at all 4 centres. Courses will be advertised on the N&D website: ndcasa.org.uk and the NER website: asaner.org.uk

Clubs will be aware that they are required to send at least one qualified and licensed official to each session of the N&D Championship events where they have swimmers competing. It is recommended that each club arranges to have a team of officials available to share this task between them.