Technical Qualification Eligibility Criteria
Regionally qualified and completed 5 region or sanctioned meets as an IOT.
Regionally qualified and completed minimum of 5 region or sanctioned meets as a starter.
Regionally qualified and completed a minimum 5 centre/region or sanctioned meets as a Referee.
To sit the National Referees examination the candidate must have passed the National IOT and National Starter qualifications and held the most recent one for minimum of six months.
If a candidate is considered suitable and ready to sit an examination a lesser number of meets or period could be accepted by the SNZ TAC for that region.
* Sanctioned Meets: Applications can be received from egions for meets that are of a high standard and run like championships to be classified as sanctioned meets. For example: Level 1 meets in Auckland, large club meets run with full complement of officials within FINA or SNZ Rules.
Chief Referee Open Water
To sit the National Chief Referee Open Water examination, it is preferred that the candidate has worked on three Open Water appointments (with one position being on a boat). Consideration will be given to those who have worked on two events, and will be at the discretion of the accessor at the time.
This is a theoritical examination and not a practical examination.
National Qualification Application form
- National Qualification Application form (DOC 168.50 KB)
Regional Qualification questions - Starter
- Regional Qualification questions - Starter (11 100.86 KB)
Regional Qualification questions - Inspector of Turns
- Regional Qualification questions - Inspector of Turns (11 109.96 KB)