2016 Canoe Slalom Team Trials
The Canadian National Canoe Slalom Team Trials will be held in Pemberton, BC from May 19-22. Canoe Kayak Canada is seeking qualified candidates who are willing to attend this event in the capacity of Chief Judge and Assistant Chief Judge. Both Chief Judge and Assistant Chief Judge are unpaid volunteer positions. Interested candidates are invited to submit an expression of interest in accordance with the guidelines set out in this notice.
Chief Judge Job Description
The Chief Judge’s primary responsibility is to ensure that the competition is run fairly as per the International Canoe Federation (ICF) competition rules. The Chief Judge is the final arbiter on all judging matters and may disqualify competitors and grant reruns when appropriate. The Chief Judge will also review all inquiries and protests to ensure the ICF competition rules are followed. The Chief Judge is a member of the course approval committee and will use available technology to be aware of changes to race conditions and respond accordingly. The Chief Judge will also lead the Team Leaders Meeting, Gate Judge meeting, direct section gate judges and fulfill all other usual duties. The Chief Judge must be present at the Rutherford whitewater course from May 19-22.
Chief Judge Suggested Qualifications & Experience
The Chief Judge should hold a valid ICF Canoe Slalom ITO license and have served as a Chief Judge or Assistant Chief Judge at previous National Championships or Team Trials. Candidates who can demonstrate appropriate experience may also be considered.
Assistant Chief Judge Job Description
The Assistant Chief Judge will collaborate closely with the Chief Judge and will assist with administrative tasks related to the competition. The assistant Chief Judge will collect inquiries from Team Leaders and review judging documents for accuracy. The Assistant Chief Judge will assist the Chief Judge in the formulation of decisions concerning protests. The Assistant Chief Judge will report to the Chief Judge and must be present at the Rutherford whitewater course from May 19-22.
Assistant Chief Judge Suggested Qualifications & Experience
The Assistant Chief Judge should hold a valid ICF Canoe Slalom ITO license and have served as a Chief Judge or Assistant Chief Judge at Provincial Championships or competitions. Candidates who can demonstrate appropriate experience may also be considered.
Please forward an expression of interest along with a summary of qualifications and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org before March 20, 2016.