Refereeing and Examinations Structure 2012

NRC/1/2012 YOUNG AND SENIOR REFEREEING STRUCTURE & EXAMINATIONS MANUAL ISSUED OCTOBER 2012 1 NRC/1/2012 INDEX Cont...

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NRC/1/2012

YOUNG AND SENIOR REFEREEING STRUCTURE & EXAMINATIONS MANUAL

ISSUED OCTOBER 2012

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INDEX Content

PAGE No.

INTRODUCTION

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NATIONAL YOUNG REFEREEING SCHEME

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NATIONAL SENIOR REFEREEING SCHEME AWARDS, ELIGILBILITY REQUIREMENTS, AUTHORITY

16 - 18

THEORY AND PRACTICAL EXAMINATIONS

18 - 19

CONTINENTAL CANDIDATE PROGRAMME

20 - 21

APPRAISAL OF NATIONAL REFEREES

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REVALIDATION

22 – 24

REFEREEING EXAMINERS

24 - 26

RETIREMENT BJA REFEREES, EXAMINERS, ASSESSORS

26 – 28

MINIMUM NUMBER OF EXAMINERS FOR STAGING OF EXAMINATIONS NUMBER OF REFEREES RECOMMENDED FOR BJA EVENTS

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REPORTING OF INCIDENTS/COMPLAINTS

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CORRESPONDENCE TO THE NATIONAL REFEREEING COMMISSION

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CIRCULAR FROM NATIONAL REFEREEING COMMISSION

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REFEREE IN CHARGE OF EVENTS GUIDELINES

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LIST OF AREA REFEREEING REPRESENTATIVES

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DUTIES OF AN AREA REPRESENTATIVE

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APPLICATION FOR A REFEREE EXAMINATION (NRC/I/2006)

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APPLICATION FOR CONTINENTAL ASSESSMENT (NRC/J/2007)

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APPLICATION FOR REFEREE EXAMINERS (ALL LEVELS) (NRC/P/2008)

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AUTHORISED SENIOR EXAMINERS (NRC/D/2003)

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INCIDENT REPORT FORM (NRC/D/2003)

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EXAMINATION FEES, EXPENSES (NRC/E/2005)

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INTRODUCTION This manual has been produced to assist Area Representatives and Examiners in the administration of the Young and Senior Refereeing Awards. Please remember that the responsibilities of an Examiner are:To ensure that all examination sheets are kept strictly confidential and are not retained by any unauthorised person. To collect theory sheets immediately the candidate has completed the examination papers. To use, and complete correctly, the appropriate forms and sheets for all the stages of the examination process. To ensure that the appropriate fees are collected from the candidates for the Area, BJA ‘C’. BJA ‘B’, National , Continental examination/assessment as required. To ensure that all completed theory and practical sheets are forwarded to National Examinations Co-ordinator. To check requirements as stated in the BJA rule book for the examination he or she has taken.

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NATIONAL JUNIOR OFFICALS AND REFEREES AWARD SYSTEM

INDEX

Page Objectives

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Administration

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Area Young Refereeing Co-ordinator

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Area Examiners/Course Instructors

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Requirements for Examiners

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Recommended Course and Examination Fees

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Information Sheet for Young Officials Refereeing Award Co-ordinator

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Officials Dress Code

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Definition of Direct Supervision

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Young Officials Refereeing Award Structure

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Content Guide to Young Officials Refereeing Award Courses and Examinations

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NATIONAL YOUNG OFFICIALS AND REFEREES AWARD SYSTEM 1.

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OBJECTIVES a.

To promote a better understanding of the rules by the younger judoka and therefore future senior judoka/coaches.

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To promote a better understanding of the way the referee arrives at his/her decisions.

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To introduce junior players to, and give them experience of, refereeing and working as a table official so that they:  Are better able to understand and appreciate decisions given by Senior referees  Get a deeper understanding of other aspects of judo rather than just the competitive side  Are prepared for the future when it is hoped they will progress into National Referees / Table Officials.

ADMINISTRATION The Young Official/Referee Award Scheme will be administered by the National Refereeing Commission who will appoint a National Young Refereeing Co-ordinator, The National Young Refereeing Co-ordinator will put into place and promote the structure of the Scheme.

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THE AREA YOUNG REFEREEING CO-ORDINATOR A Young Refereeing Co-ordinator will be appointed by each Area. This official will be responsible for the administration of the Young Officials within his/her Area under the directions of the Area Refereeing Co-ordinator /Committee. The duties of the Young Referees Area Co-ordinator will include:

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        

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Keeping records of all Young Officials in their Area Amending the list of Young Officials as required Keeping records of all Area Young Officials examinations and results Ensure certificates, cards and badges are issued to successful candidates by Head Office Collecting monies from Examiners and forwarding to the Area Treasurer. Liasing with Examiners on the organisation of courses and examinations for new and existing Young Officials Liasing with Examiners and co-ordinating activities Calling Junior Referees as requested by event organisers Producing an annual report, complete with a balance sheet, on the Young Officials Refereeing Award in his/her Area which shall be submitted to the Area Committee and the National Young Referees Co-ordinator at the end of each year

REQUIREMENTS FOR EXAMINERS To be eligible to be considered as a Young Official / Refereeing Award Examiner the candidate must:    

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Have held a BJA ‘B’ Referee grade for one year Have examined with a qualified BJA Refereeing Examiner on a minimum of two occasions Be recommended by his/her Area Be approved by the National Refereeing Commission.

RECOMMENDED YOUNG OFFICIALS REFEREEING AWARD COURSE AND EXAMINATION FEES BRONZE SIVER GOLD Practical re-take Certificates Badges Cards

£10.00 £10.00 £10.00 £ 8.00 No charge No charge No charge

All monies will be retained by the Area.

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Badges, certificates and cards are issued from BJA Head Office on receipt of confirmation of awards the National Young Officials Refereeing Award Co-ordinator.

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INFORMATION SHEET FOR YOUNG OFFICIALS REFEREEING AWARD CO-ORDINATOR Competition Controllers/Organisers/Referees and Grading Examiners Where Young referees are to be used at an event it is essential that the following procedures be strictly adhered to at all times to ensure the safety of the players: a. The organising of Young referees to attend events is the responsibility of the Area Co-ordinator after consultation with the Senior Refereeing Co-ordinator in the area/county. b. The Young Officials Refereeing Award Co-ordinator should be notified of any event being organised where Young referees are able to officiate. c. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL YOUNG OFFICIALS OF ANY GRADE BE ALLOWED TO REFEREE ANY CONTESTS WHERE ARMLOCKS OR STRANGLES ARE TO BE USED. d. When officiating, Young Officials must wear the correct dress. e. Record books/cards must be signed to verify attendance at an event.

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YOUNG REFEREES/OFFICIALS DRESS

The Young Official must wear the correct uniform when officiating. The uniform will consist of: Dark blazer – (a navy or dark v necked sweater is acceptable) White shirt or blouse polo shirt Mid grey trousers Dark tie Black shoes Black socks The Young Official must wear the badge corresponding to their refereeing grade on their blazer/sweater. On club nights and closed club events judogi may be worn.

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DEFINITION OF DIRECT SUPERVISION a. At closed club events when Young Officials are on the mat area, they must be under the direct supervision of a qualified senior referee, or club coach. The supervising referee will always be the most senior qualified referee at the time. b. When using a young referee, a senior referee acting as a judge will have the right to call Mate to stop a contest, if a situation develops which he/she considers to be dangerous to the players, or in any other situation which he/she considers warrants this extreme action. c. A qualified adult referee acting as a judge may, in extreme circumstances, overrule a young referee if they feel that a young referee has committed an error which would affect the result of the contest.

NB

Past experience has shown that the quality of the young referees is very high. These guidelines should be followed to encourage and improve the standard of these young people.

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YOUNG OFFICIAL/REFEREE AWARD STRUCTURE Eligibility for the BRONZE Award To attain the BRONZE Award, the candidate must:a. Be a minimum of 10 years of age b. Have achieved a minimum grade of 7th mon c. Have attended a course, maximum time 6 hours which includes a 30 minute theory examination paper for Refereeing and a 45 minute Timekeeper paper. d. Have passed a theory examination with a minimum mark of 60% on Referee’s paper and 50% on Timekeeper’s paper. e. Have passed a practical examination with a minimum mark of 40%. LEVEL OF EVENTS FOR A BRONZE OFFICAL a. Bronze Officials can officiate at their own Club and inter Club Events on their own [up to their own age and grade] and at all 2* events with less than 50 players with a Senior Referee or supervising Coach in attendance.

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b. They can officiate as part of a team of three, [One Bronze, Two Silver/Gold], with a Senior Referee in attendance on or off mat, at any ‘red belt only’ Competitions [At this level it is recommended that they are on the mat half hour maximum at any one time and no more than 4 hours in total]. c. Bronze Officials are also able to operate clocks and scoreboards under the supervision of a qualified senior official. NB. If the candidate has the ability and satisfies the age/grade requirements they may, with the approval of the National Young Referees Co-ordinator, be promoted to SILVER. Eligibility for the SILVER Award To attain the SILVER Award the candidate must: a. Be a minimum of 12 years of age b. Have achieved a minimum grade of 10th mon c. Have attended a course, maximum time 6 hours which includes a 30 minute theory examination paper for Refereeing and a 45 minute Timekeeper paper. d. Have passed a theory examination with a minimum mark of 70% on both papers. e. Have passed a practical examination with a minimum mark of 50%. LEVEL OF EVENTS FOR A SILVER REFEREE a. Silver Referees can referee at all 2* Events plus Area Mini Mons and small Junior Opens. [Age and Grade restrictions will apply] b. They can referee at Junior Opens but there must be one Senior referee on the mat with a minimum grade of BJA ‘C’. c. The Senior Referee will have the right to stop the contest. d. At 2* Club and County events a team of three young referees may be used. e. Silver Referees are also able to operate clocks and passed timekeeper’s paper with a minimum of 75%].

scoreboards [if they

f. Silver Referees will only officiate if they have the recommendation of the Young Officials Refereeing Award Area Co-ordinator.

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g. They may be used at Area events where the Area Young Co-ordinator thinks they can get experience to move to next level [age and grade should be considered] Eligibility for the GOLD Award To attain the GOLD Award the candidate must: a. b. c. d.

Be a minimum of 14 years of age Have achieved a minimum grade of 13th mon Have held the Silver Award for at least one year Have attended a course, maximum time 6 hours, which includes a 30 minute theory examination paper for Refereeing e. Have officiated at 4 Area Events operating Clock/Scoreboard. [Can now become a Timekeeper/Scorer] f. Have passed a theory examination with a minimum mark of 50%. g. Have passed a practical examination with a minimum mark of 70% LEVEL OF EVENTS A FOR GOLD REFEREE a. Gold Referees can referee at all Bronze and Silver events b. They can referee at Area Junior Open Competitions in a team of 3 two Senior Referees on the mat, minimum grade one Area, one BJA ‘C’ or above. [Age and grade restrictions will apply]. c. They can referee at a Red Belt or Mini Mon Club Competition. A Gold Referee may be in charge of a team if over the age of 14, with any combination [including Bronze and Silver] [There must be a qualified Senior referee in attendance at mat side] d. They may be called to British Schools Championships. e. At the age 16, may take the Area Referees examination and 12 months later may take the next level of BJA ‘C’ examination f. Gold Officials MAY NOT be used as a referee at the Heart of England, Kent International or any other Major Event, unless for examination. g. They may be used as officials at British Schools Championships.

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h. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY YOUNG REFEREE BE ALLOWED TO REFEREE CONTESTS WHERE ARMLOCKS AND STRANGLES ARE USED.

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CONTENT GUIDE FOR YOUNG OFFICIALS REFEREEING AWARD COURSES/EXAMINATIONS

This is a guide for all Instructors of Young Officials Refereeing Award Courses on the content that should be included in the practical part of each course. The course should be made as interesting as possible with the involvement of course members. Demonstrations and practical refereeing should be used wherever possible. BRONZE COMMANDS AND SIGNALS Commands

Hajime Sono Mama Osaekomi Sore Made

Mate Yoshi Toketa

Scores

Yuko Waza ari Ippon

5 points 7 points 10 points

Penalties

Shido 1 Shido 2 Shido 3 Hansoku Make

Free warning 5 points against (Yuko) 7 points against (Waza-ari) 10 points against (Ippon)

Osaekomi times

015 20 25

Equipment

14 seconds - 19 seconds – 24 seconds seconds

Attack (for Golden Score Hantei) Yuko Waza-ari Ippon

Scoreboard/clocks [manual], flags/bats/audible sound

Referees Signals All signals are to be covered as in Article 8 (Gestures) of the Contest Rules using demonstrations of the correct technique and held for a minimum of 3 – 5 seconds.

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POSITION AND FUNCTIONS OF THE REFEREE The position of the referee to the players should be 2 – 3 metres in tachi-waza and 1 – 2 metres in ne-waza. The referee shall generally stay within the contest area (Article 6). The referee must control the players, give the correct decisions, know when to call mate and check that the scoreboard is correct. POSITION AND FUNCTION OF THE JUDGES The judges shall be seated diagonally opposite each other, outside the contest area. They should be sitting up straight and prepared to move their chairs if necessary. They shall assist the referee as stated in Article 7. They will confirm whether techniques on the line are valid (in/out). They will check that the scoreboard is correct. USE OF THE CONTEST AREA Position of the referee in tachi-waza. When is a technique in/out in both tachi-waza and ne-waza. The body rule for Sutemi-waza. CORRECT BOWING PROCEDURE The correct bowing procedure for officials opening and closing of the mat at competitions. The correct bowing procedure for players at the start and end of the contest. OSAEKOMI When osae-komi is on. When osae-komi is broken. The position of the referee in relation to the players in osae-komi. PROHIBITED ACTS Give a brief introduction to Article 27. ASSESSMENT OF THROWING TECHNIQUES What is an Attack? How a referee decides on a particular score. Criteria for scoring as in Articles 21 – 25

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USE OF SCOREBOARDS AND EQUIPMENT Set up different scores/penalties on the scoreboard at the end of the contest. NB.

THE COURSE SHOULD BE RUN IN SUCH A MANNER THAT FAILURES ARE VERY RARE.

SILVER All sections in BRONZE should be included plus the following: JUDOGI INSPECTION Procedure for inspection Size of judogi What action to take if judogi does not meet the required condition JUDGES SIGNALS All signals to be covered as in Article 8b Demonstration of correct technique PROHIBITED ACTS A more in depth look at Article 27 Set up a practical situation of the more common infringements Method of awarding penalties ENTRY INTO NE WAZA Cover all sections in Article 16 SONO MAMA When and how to apply Sono mama When Osaekomi has been called and Uke commits a prohibited act For an injury including when a doctor has to attend a player POSITION OF REFEREES Correct position around the contest area in relation to the players and judges

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GOLD All sections in BRONZE and SILVER should be included plus the following: JUDGES OPINION Cover all items in the appendix of Article 7 REFEREES AND JUDGES RESPONSIBILITIES During the call of hantei. Techniques coinciding with the time signal (including osae-komi). Calling ippon or mate in error and placing the players back in the original position if necessary. Assessment of score when player lands in a bridge. The awarding of non-combativity. The difference between non-combativity and excessive defence. PROHIBITED ACTS A more in depth look at Article 27. Setting up practical situations on the more common infringements. Method of awarding Hansoku-make. Demonstrate common dangerous situations and how to handle them e.g. neck locks and shoulder locks caused by incorrectly or carelessly applied turnover. DECISION ON INJURY, ILLNESS OR ACCIDENT All sections in Article 29. Include signals for calling the doctor onto the mat and for medical examination.

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NATIONAL SENIOR REFEREEING SCHEME AWARDS, ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, AUTHORITY FOUNDATION REFEREE Eligibility 1. Individual member of the British Judo Association, JudoScotland, WJA or the NIJF. 2. Age and Grade requirements: a) Minimum age of 17 years. b) Minimum BJA grade of 2nd Kyu. Authority Qualified to officiate at Area/Regional Mon gradings, Kyu gradings and events up to 2* level. Must only officiate with a minimum of two BJA ‘C’ referees on the mat. Not qualified to conduct courses or examinations (Young or Senior). There is no entrance examination to this level but acceptance on the programme must be authorised by the Area Refereeing Representative who may then issue a record card. The Foundation Referee programme is intended as an opportunity for potential referees to sample the experience before deciding whether to qualify as an Area Referee. The position of Foundation Referee is limited for a period of 1 year from date of acceptance on the programme by the Area Refereeing Representative. AREA REFEREE Eligibility 1. Individual member of the British Judo Association, JudoScotland, WJA or the NIJF 2. Age limits for examination: a) Minimum age 16 years if a candidate has held a current Gold Referees award for a minimum of 6 months and must be a BJA grade of 2nd Kyu. b) Minimum age of 17 years.

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3. If in the opinion of the examiner the candidate for Area Referee promotion is of a higher standard he/she may be promoted to a BJA ‘C’ but only at the first examination attempt. Authority Qualified to officiate at Area/Regional gradings and events up to 2* level. Not qualified to conduct courses or examinations (Young or Senior). BJA ‘C’ REFEREE Eligibility 1. Individual member of the British Judo Association, JudoScotland, WJA or the NIJF. 2. British Judo Association minimum grade of 2nd Kyu. 3. Minimum age 18 years 4. Must have refereed at a minimum of four, 2* events prior to application, 5. Have held the Area refereeing award for a minimum 12 months, unless awarded BJA ‘C’ at his or her first examination attempt Authority Qualified to officiate at Area/Regional events up to 3* level and selected National events at the discretion of the National Refereeing Commission. Not qualified to conduct courses or examinations. (Young or Senior) BJA ‘B’ REFEREE Eligibility 1. Individual member of the British Judo Association, JudoScotland, WJA or the NIJF 2. British Judo Association minimum grade of 1st Kyu 3. Age limits for examinations: Minimum age of 20 years 4. Must have held the BJA ‘C’ Referee award for 2 years and refereed at a minimum of two 2* & two 3* events prior to application for this award. Authority Qualified to officiate at events up to 4* level (only able to be a judge at finals of 4* events) Not qualified to conduct courses or examine for Senior Referees awards but eligible to become an Examiner and run courses for the Young Officials scheme after 12 months experience as a BJA ‘B’ Referee.

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NATIONAL REFEREE Eligibility 1. Individual member of the British Judo Association, JudoScotland, WJA or the NIJF 2. British Judo Association minimum grade of 1st Dan 3. Age limit for examination: Minimum age of 22 years 4. Must have held a BJA ‘B’ Referee award for a minimum of 2 years and have officiated at a minimum of two 3* & one 4* events prior to application for this award Authority Qualified to officiate at events up to 4* level including finals as a referee or judge which will be at the discretion of the RIC on the day. Qualified to conduct courses and examine up to BJA ‘B’ level, with NRC approval. THEORY AND PRACTICAL EXAMINATIONS a) A total of 6 attempts is permitted for Area and BJA ‘C’ awards b) A total of 4 attempts is permitted for BJA ‘B’ and National awards Theory Examinations: Area & BJA ‘C’ Award A theory examination must be taken for each and every attempt for Area & BJA ‘C’ awards. It is important to note that the practical examination must be taken within 3 months of a successful theory examination. A maximum of 1 hour is allowed for the theory examinations for these particular awards. The pass mark is 76% for Area award and 84% for BJA ‘C’ award. Practical Examinations: Area & BJA ‘C’ Award Area Award: The practical examination may be taken at a minimum of 2* event or Area Grading where corner judges are used. Pass mark: is 40% BJA ‘C’ Award: The practical examination may be taken at 3* Area Events Pass mark : is 50%

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For both awards, the practical examination takes place on 1 day only. If the candidate fails the practical examination for Area and BJA ‘C’ awards, there must be a period of 6 months before further examination attempts are taken. Theory Examinations: BJA ‘B’ and National Awards Candidates for both awards are required to take an oral theory examination. The examination may be taken, at the discretion of the NRC, at any National event. For BJA ’B’ the theory pass mark is 8 from 12 questions correct and for the National award is 10 from 12 questions correct. For the BJA ‘B’ award and above, the theory and practical examination will be taken together. Practical Examinations: BJA ‘B’ and National Awards It is important to note that whenever a candidate re-sits an award of BJA ‘B’ or National, a time limit of 6 months should be the minimum period between examinations. Examinations will take place at specified 3* events and above at the discretion of the NRC. Pass mark is 60% for the BJA ‘B’ and 70% for the National award. The examination for BJA ‘B’ will take place over 1 day; National level examinations may take place at one or two day events, at the discretion of the NRC. Candidates for these awards should apply via their Area Refereeing Representative on application form NRC/I/2003 who will forward the candidates application form together with application fee to the National Examiners Co-ordinator at least 6 weeks prior to the examination. Area Refereeing Representatives will be informed of such venues by the NRC. Candidates will be contacted directly regarding approval and examination venue details etc. Expenses may be paid to candidates who officiate at National events while taking the examination for the National and BJA ‘B’ awards. The BJA ‘B’ oral examination is taken from forms NRC/M/2003. The National oral examination is taken on form NRC /N/2004. It is important to note that: if a candidate is unsuccessful at the examination for BJA ‘B’ or National, there must be a period of 6 months before the candidate can retake the examination and they must also re-sit the oral part of the examination at every attempt; without exception.

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Continental Candidate Programme Entry Procedure Personal application via your Area to be submitted to the NRC on form NRC/J/2003 with your Area’s support and approval, for the NRC’s consideration 

All applicants, once approved by the NRC, are then required to pass the practical assessment at the British National Championship, or at the discretion of the NRC, a Championship of a similar high standard



IJF assessors will make their recommendations, following the assessment process, regarding the individual(s) to the NRC



Approved applicants will be entered onto the Continental Assessment programme for further training

Expenses may be paid to candidates who officiate at National events while taking the assessment for the Continental award. Eligibility Requirements for Continental Examination a) Minimum age of 25 years, maximum age of 48 years. b) A minimum of 4 years refereeing experience as a National Referee c) Candidates must have a minimum grade of 2nd Dan d) Candidates must be no more than 50 years of age on the day of the Continental examination, which will be held in Europe. Continental Assessment Programme It is the intention of the programme to prepare a prospective candidate for the final assessment, by mutual agreement, to establish a minimum level of competences and skill both on and off the Tatami, and demonstrate a distinct improvement over an agreed time frame. 

To include expected behaviour on and off the mat (dignity, communication, socialising, attitudes etc)



Active International/Continental Referees to be assigned as buddies with both parties approval for additional support



It is expected that the IJF assessors will submit an outline of the skills element, where additional support and guidance can be offered to the individuals, where the individual can receive a copy for their assistance

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Interim assessments at 3* & 4* events by IJF assessors. There should be, at a minimum, three assessments carried out within a 12 month period and progress by the individual(s) should be apparent.



If there is no apparent progress within that 12 month period, the IJF assessors will complete a written report to be submitted with their recommendations, to the NRC for their consideration.



All IJF assessors will be appointed by the NRC. The IJF assessor panel should comprise of 3 (minimum) i.e. one full IJF assessor and two trainee assessor (minimum).



An individual may be removed from the programme for failing to maintain apparent progress towards any of the agreed key stages of the assessment which are to be set at the commencement of the individuals programme.

Final Assessment 

The final assessment shall be carried out by a panel comprising of 3 fully qualified IJF assessors



The final assessment should, whenever possible, take place at the Continental Cup or British Championships immediately prior to the next Continental examination opportunity



The individual(s) will be expected to pass both the oral and the practical examination



The IJF assessors will make recommendations to the NRC as to whether a candidate should be put forward for the Continental examination, based on the results of a final assessment.



The NRC will make recommendations to the BJA Board of Directors for the approval of the individual(s), to be put forward for the next examination opportunity.

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Appraisals at National Events Referees are continually appraised whenever they officiate at National events. Referees approved by the NRC will carry out performance reporting. Performance Reporting Referees will be graded as follows: 1 – Excellent 2 – Above Standard 3 – At Standard 4 – Below Standard 5 – Requires Coaching Referees who consistently attain 1 or 2 will be eligible for consideration for National events in the following year. Referees who attain 5 will be coached back to the standard expected of them. The BJA Performance Report NRC/C/2004 must be sent to the National Examinations Co-ordinator. Dress The uniform for referees will be navy blue or black blazer (single-breasted) with an appropriate referee grade badge placed on the upper left side of the jacket, in position of the pocket. Mid grey trousers, white shirt, the relevant tie for BJA and IJF referees, black socks and black shoes. Specifically designed, over socks, approved by the NRC may be worn, but gymnastic type slippers will not be allowed. REVALIDATION CRITERIA In view of the recent reduction in competitions throughout the BJA, the National Refereeing Commission has amended the Revalidation Criteria to reduce the number of events which need to be attended in order to facilitate the retention of existing refereeing grades.

AREA REFEREE: Revalidation every 2 years. Within the 2 year period: 1)

Must have officiated at a minimum of 8 events (Gradings count as events)

2) Referees will receive their revalidation card via the BJA Head Office if they have fulfilled the revalidation criteria.(It is recommended that referees continue to record attendance at events on their cards for possible verification if necessary).

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3) If revalidation requirements are not met within the 2 year period, the referee will be re-assessed by an Area Examiner nominated by the NRC. BJA ‘C’ REFEREE: Revalidation every 2 years. Within the 2 year period: 1) Must officiate at a minimum of 10 events of which 3 must be at Senior level (Gradings count as events). 2) Referees will receive their revalidation card via the BJA Head Office if they have fulfilled the revalidation criteria. (It is recommended that referees continue to record attendance at events on their cards for possible verification if necessary). 3) If revalidation requirements are not met within the 2 year period, the referee will be re-assessed by a BJA ‘C’ Examiner nominated by the NRC. BJA ‘B’ REFEREE Revalidation every 2 years. Within the 2 year period: 1) Must officiate at a minimum of 10 events of which 4 must be 3* (or above). (Gradings count as events). 2)

Must attend at least one Referees Education Seminar.

3) Referees will receive their revalidation card via the BJA Head Office if they have fulfilled the revalidation criteria. (It is recommended that referees continue to record attendance at events on their cards for possible verification if necessary). 4) If revalidation requirements are not met within the 2 year period, the referee will be re-assessed by an Examiner nominated by the NRC. NATIONAL REFEREE Revalidation every 2 years. Within the 2 year period: 1) Must officiate at a minimum of 12 events of which 1 must be 4* (or above). 4 events must be 3* or above. (Gradings count as events). 2)

Must attend at least one Referees Education Seminar.

3) Referees will receive their revalidation card via the BJA Head Office if they have fulfilled the revalidation criteria.

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(It is recommended that referees continue to record attendance at events on their cards for possible verification if necessary). 4) If revalidation requirements are not met within the 2 year period, the referee will be re-assessed by an Examiner nominated by the NRC. Any BJA ‘B’ referees, and above, failing to meet revalidation requirements or maintain the standard required for the awards, will be required to attend two events (as stipulated by the NRC) for re-assessment and to pass the theory examination at the respective pass mark. NB: Senior National referees must maintain the same revalidation requirements as those set out for National referees. The criteria on this document supersedes any previous revalidation criteria. Record of Activity All referees are reminded to add each event at which they officiate onto their record of activity. The relevant Star* number of the event should be noted next to the title of the event, e.g.: ‘Midlands Senior Open 3*’ for ease of revalidation purposes. The Referee-in-Charge should sign all cards. Referees are reminded that with regard to BSJA, Police, Combined Forces or Universities events, only those stipulated by the NRC can be considered relevant for revalidation purposes. REFEREEING EXAMINERS EXAMINER FOR YOUNG REFEREE AWARDS: Eligibility Requirements 1. Must have held the grade of BJA ‘B’ Referee for at least 12 months 2. Must be recommended by their Area 3. Must be approved by the NRC 4. Must sit in with a Senior Refereeing Examiner (minimum BJA ‘C’) at a minimum of 2 junior events

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EXAMINER FOR SENIOR REFEREE AWARDS - Eligibility Requirements AREA EXAMINER 1. Must have held the refereeing grade of National or above for a minimum of 12 months 2. Must be recommended by their Area 3. Must be assessed by a Supervising Examiner approved by the NRC 4. Must be approved by the NRC 5. Must be assessed running a referees course, by a Supervising Examiner BJA ‘C’ EXAMINER 1. Must have held a minimum refereeing grade of National or above for a minimum of 2 years 2. Must have been an Area Examiner for 12 months 3. Must be assessed by a Supervising Examiner approved by the NRC 4. Must be approved by the NRC 5. Must be assessed running a referees course, by a Supervising Examiner BJA ‘B’ EXAMINER 1. Must have held the minimum refereeing grade of National or above for a minimum of 3 years 2. Must have been a BJA ‘C’ examiner for a minimum of 12 months and conducted at least 1 examination at BJA ‘C’ level as a qualified BJA ‘C’ Examiner 3. Must be assessed by a Supervising Examiner approved and appointed by the NRC at one examination (BJA ‘B’ level) 4. Must be approved by the NRC 5. Must be assessed running a referees course, by a Supervising Examiner NATIONAL EXAMINER 1. Must be a minimum Continental Referee 2. Must have been a BJA ‘B’ Examiner for a minimum of 2 years and have conducted at least 2 examinations at BJA ‘B’ level as a qualified BJA ‘B’ Examiner 3. Must be assessed by a Supervising Examiner approved and appointed by the NRC at one examination (National level) 4. Must be approved and appointed by the NRC

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CONTINENTAL ASSESSOR 1. Must be currently active as a Continental Licence referee or above 2. Must be assessed by Supervising IJF Examiners approved by the NRC at a minimum of 4 assessments 3. Must have been a National Referee Examiner for a minimum of 2 years and have conducted at least one Continental final assessment as an examiner. 4. Must be approved and appointed by the NRC APPROVALS 

The NRC approves and appoints Examiners for National awards



The NRC approves and appoints Examiners for the Continental award assessments



The National Senior & Young Referees monitors Examiners for all awards



Referees wishing to become an examiner for the Junior or Senior awards, should apply in writing on form NRC/P/2004 which can be obtained from either the National Examinations Co-ordinator or the Area Representative which then must be sent to the National Examinations Co-ordinator for approval by the NRC



Arrangements will be made for candidates to be assessed by approved supervising examiners appointed by the NRC

Examinations

Co-ordinator

NB: The Senior National award was phased out completely in December 2004 but all individuals who have achieved this award will be recognised as being at a higher level than a National. RETIREMENT There is no recommended age of retirement for BJA Referees, Officials, Examiners and Assessors. Each individual who wishes to continue after the age of 70 years will need to comply with the following criteria :

Have continuous membership of the BJA, JudoScotland, NIJF or WJF.



Have attended a National Referee Congress/Seminar - within the last 2 years.



Regularly attend Area Courses/Seminars either in their own area or an alternative area.

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Maintain a competent level within their chosen role, i.e. referee, examiner, assessor.



Have continued to keep up to date with current rule changes and interpretations.



Regularly officiated each year of application.



Apply every two years in writing to their Area requesting authorisation to continue in their official capacity and have written approval from both their Area and the NRC. If an individual does not write to their Area for approval to continue they are automatically retired and will not have their status renewed.

Due to Health & Safety aspect of our sport, the individual must:

Be of good health.



Have acceptable vision (with aid of glasses/lenses if necessary).



Have good mobility and be able to react accordingly when required i.e. as a judge be able to move a chair promptly out of the way; move out of the way when players change direction quickly; announce the correct decision effectively when a player applies a armlock or strangulation.

If the Area or the NRC have cause for concern about an individual, the NRC will arrange for a practical assessment. This will be arranged a soon as possible to suit both parties and will be carried out by a current senior qualified Assessor of the BJA, who is not linked to the Area of the individual. If, after the initial assessment, areas of concern have been confirmed, the individual will have a second assessment within 3 to 6 months. The second assessment will include a theory section, which will be the same format as the existing examination required for referees at that level. EXAMINERS CONTINUING AFTER RETIREMENT Refereeing Examiners who retire from active refereeing but wish to remain as an Examiner can do so under the following conditions:

Have continuous membership of the BJA, JudoScotland, NIJF or WJF



Maintain a satisfactory performance as an Examiner and approved by the NRC



Must examine at least once every 2 years (this is taking in account the limited number of examinations)



Maintain a competent level as a Examiner

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Have continued to keep up to date with current rule changes and interpretations

Retired Senior Examiners/Assessors may be invited to assist with the performance reporting of referees at National level. If there is cause of concern over an individual, the NRC may consider an assessment. The assessment will be carried out by a current qualified senior Examiner/Assessor of the BJA, who is not linked to the Area of the individual concerned. MINIMUM NUMBER OF EXAMINERS REQUIRED FOR THE STAGING OF EXAMINATIONS Area:

1 Area examiner

BJA ‘C’:

1 BJA ‘C’ Examiner

BJA ‘B’:

1 National Examiner, & 1 BJA ‘B’

National :

1 Continental & 2 National Examiners

Continental Assessment:

3 NRC appointed examiners (must be IJF assessors)

The selection of Examiners for National examination is by the Examination Coordinator with approval of the NRC. Assessors for the Continental level are appointed by the NRC. The NRC may consider sit-in trainee examiners for progression to IJF status as an addition to the main panel.

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NUMBER OF REFEREES RECOMMENDED FOR EVENTS: The following recommendations for the grade of Referee-in-Charge and minimum refereeing requirements are in the Tournament Handbook. The NRC strongly recommend that the use of 2 referees officiating on a mat at the same time should be discouraged as this is not appropriate use of manpower: either 1 or 3 referees should officiate. Level of Event

Referees (Minimum Requirements)

1*

Referee-in-Charge: BJA ‘C’ Referee. Minimum number of referees per mat: 4

2*

Referee-in-Charge: BJA ‘B’ Referee. Minimum number of referees per mat: 4

3*

Referee-in-Charge: National Referee and above Minimum number of referees per mat: 4 (6 preferred)

4*

Referee-in-Charge: National Referee and above. Minimum number of referees per mat: 6

Continental

Referee-in-Charge: Minimum of 1 IJF Referee (appointed by the NRC). Minimum number of referees per mat: 6

National Teams

Referee-in-Charge: Minimum of 1 IJF Referee (appointed by the NRC). Minimum number of referees per mat: 6

Scottish Open, Welsh Open, Northern Ireland Open Referee-in-Charge: This will be decided by the Home Country. Each refereeing team may consist of an IJF, Continental, National Referee. Note: BJA ‘B’ referees may be used in circumstances where referee shortage is apparent. Competition Controllers apply to the Tournament Licensing Director to confirm that the required conditions can be met. ALL referees should ensure that events at which they officiate have tournament licences (these should be on public display at the event).

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Referees nominated as Referee-in-Charge are required to sign the tournament licence on the day of the event. Referees nominated as such should ensure that appropriate requirements for the event are fulfilled. The Referee-in-Charge of the event must ensure the Tatami is in good condition and all requirements of the tournament handbook have been complied with and especially that there is a medical team in attendance prior to the tournament starting. Complete Referees Attendance Sheet and pass to TD. REPORTING OF INCIDENTS/COMPLAINTS Complaints or incidents arising at an event about a refereeing decision or player/coach/parent behaviour etc at club, county and area events must always, in the first instance, be referred to the Referee-in-Charge of the event. If the complaint cannot be satisfied, the RIC will enter the details on the Tournament licence. The referees involved in the incident will be required to discuss the matter with the Referee-in-Charge and written reports may be requested for possible submission to the Competition Controller and Refereeing Commission. The Referee-in-Charge, Competition Controller and Commission will then take any action deemed appropriate and necessary. Incidents arising at National events must always be referred to the Referee-inCharge of the event. In the case of complaints/incidents being referred to, or directly submitted to the NRC, or complaints/incidents occurring at National events, written reports may be requested from the referees involved in the incident and from the Referee-in-Charge of the event. The NRC may then take any actions consider appropriate and necessary. CORRESPONDENCE TO NATIONAL REFEREEING COMMISSION All general enquiries should be sent to the Secretary of the NRC. All specific enquiries should in the first instance be sent to the relevant NRC member, but may be sent to the secretary who will then forward your enquiry to the specific member of the NRC to be dealt with. CIRCULATION FROM NRC Lists of current active International, Continental, National, BJA ‘B’ referees and current referee examiners are sent to Area Refereeing Representatives and Area Secretaries bi-annually.

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REFEREE IN CHARGE OF EVENTS GUIDELINES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check that the Tournament Licence has been applied for Check with the Competition Controller with reference to the number of mats being used, number of players (50 per mat) Check that the number and grades of referees attending correspond with the recommended Star Rating Check that officials have been arranged for the Weigh-in Identify a room/area that is available for the referees briefing Prepare briefing notes Ensure medical cover has been arranged Prepare mat allocations Supervise the laying of the Mat Areas, or delegate a responsible Official to be in attendance

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

1. 2.

3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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ARRIVAL AT THE EVENT Arrive early and ensure the weigh-in is running smoothly. Walk around the mat areas and check Condition of Mats is acceptable Free zone area is maintained and there are no obstructions Size of mat area and safety area complies with BJA Rule Book and Tournament Licence Chairs for judges are available and are suitable Three sets of Blue and White flags are available per mat Minimum of two Blue and White belts per mat are available Audible sounds differ on adjoining mats Scoreboards are suitable Chairs are available for accredited Coaches Referees’ Attendance Sheet is available. Check refreshment arrangements Check the estimated time of finishing (ETF) with Competition Controller Check how expenses are being paid Finalise briefing points based on the information received on the day Check that the referees have arrived and be prepared to re-adjust Mat allocations Ensure medical team are aware of the procedures in dealing with injuries during a contest

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BRIEFING NOTES Briefing notes should include 1.

Welcome and thank officials for attending

2.

Technical points for discussion

3.

Refreshments and ETF information

4.

Mat Allocations

5.

Invite comments from High Graded referees in attendance

6.

Any questions from referees

7.

Collect the referees’ cards

8.

Provide any Area/National information (if any)

9.

Ask the RIC for each mat to stay behind for extra briefing and provide list of referees for their respective mats

10.

Have a nice day DURING THE DAY

1.

Check that referees are valid and enter the event into the cards and also the star rating

2.

Be available to assist with complaints at all times

3.

Approve the expense claim forms as required

4.

Obtain any reports regarding injury/incidents as required

5.

Allocate referees for the Finals in liaison with Control

6.

Decide if a de-briefing is required to discuss situations

7.

Sign the Tournament Licence at the end of the day

8.

Complete Referees Attendance Sheet and pass to TD

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AREA REFEREEING REPRESENTATIVES AREA

NAME

ARMY

Tony White 90 Enbourne Road Newbury Berks RG14 6AN

EASTERN

Vacant. Contact Stewart Collins

JUDO SCOTLAND

Vacant. Contact Tam Brown

LONDON

Helen Davies 477 North Circular Road, London, NW2 7QG

MIDLANDS

NHC

Carol Leverton 14 Bevere Close Bevere Worcester WR3 7QH Elaine Down 40 Windsor Avenue Hillingdon Middlesex UB10 9AU

NORTHWEST

Jean Knowles 19 Bath Crescent Cheadle Hulme Cheadle Cheshire SK7 7QU

NORTHERN

Alan Heron 1 Endeavour Drive Ormsby Middlesborough TS7 9NN

NORTHERN IRELAND

Gavin Able 56 Kylemore Park Derry Londonderry BT48 0RW

SOUTHERN

WESTERN

Martin Rivers 12 Southwater Close Ifield, Crawley West Sussex RH11 0EY Alan Kimber 6 Candish Drive Kings Hill, Elburton Plymouth PL9 8DB

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EMAIL

[email protected]

PHONE

07835 34165

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07943 219289

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07733 334726

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07714 192812

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0161 439 2106

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02871 264503 Mob 07796 947956

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0752 406576

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WALES

YORKSHIRE & HUMBERSIDE

Neil Lawcock 2 Hillside, Pant, Oswestry Shropshire SY10 9QS Alan Medley 1 Oakhall Park Crigglestone Wakefield WF4 3HG

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07503 501048

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01924 253413 Mob 07813 945052

NRC/1/2012

DUTIES OF AREA REFEREEING REPRESENTATIVE 1.

To circulate to all individual referees in their Area information on refereeing matters received from the National Refereeing Commission, other Area Refereeing Representatives, and BJA Head Office.

2.

To keep all referees in their Area informed of competitions, refereeing courses, and other appropriate activities.

3.

To promote refereeing within their Area including arranging courses and examinations of Area, BJA ‘C’, and BJA ‘B’, Referee awards levels, as appropriate.

4.

To encourage the maintenance of refereeing standards: for example, by promoting Area seminars and mat side coaching.

5.

To promote the Young Refereeing Scheme as appropriate to the Area’s needs and agreement. The current National Young Referees Registrar is Alan Lingham, 90 Blean Common, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 9JJ Tel: 01227 471579 Email: [email protected]

6.

To maintain adequate, up-to-date records of all grades of referees within their Area, including address and telephone number, dates of attaining referee awards, dates of attempting further promotion, records of activity within the Area, and at National level, as appropriate.

7.

To ensure that all Area events are supplied with the appropriate number and grades of referees. (See Tournament Handbook or National Seniors Refereeing Scheme) – www.britishjudo.org.uk

8.

To ensure that individual referee’s record of events are kept up-to-date and sign them as well as the record of attendance sheet at Area events, or allocate a senior referee to sign the record card and attendance sheet. To request referees to note the star-rating of events on their record of events slips to assist in checking for revalidation.

9.

To hold all paperwork relating to the Area Referee Award.

10.

To ensure that the BJA record of events for all referees’ revalidation are correct. The BJA will revalidate all referees bi-annually if they fulfill the revalidation criteria and advise the Area Representative accordingly.

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11.

To notify the National Referees Co-ordinator and National Examiners Coordinator when BJA ‘C’ referees within their Area ere revalidated.

12.

To forward nominations for the BJA ‘B’ and National Awards to the National Examiners Co-ordinator, having previously gained the Area’s approval for each nomination.

13.

To submit an annual report on the Area’s refereeing activities to the National Refereeing Commission as requested.

14.

To advise the National Refereeing Commission of requests for reassessment of BJA ‘C’ award level referees who they consider not to be of the required standard.

Further enquiries regarding revalidation should be sent to the National Senior Referee Coordinator. Enquiries regarding general refereeing matters should be addressed to the Secretary of the National Refereeing Commission. The current secretary is: Elaine Down, 40 Windsor Avenue, Hillingdon Middlesex, UB10 9AU Phone: 01895 235068 Email: [email protected] General information regarding the refereeing structure and duties of Area Refereeing Representatives are also in the Refereeing Structure information sheets.

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I wish to apply for examination to:- National, BJA ‘B’, BJA ‘C’, Area Referee (delete which is not applicable) SURNAME______________________

NRC/I/2006

FIRST NAME ____________________

Address __________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________Postcode___________ Date of Birth_____________ Age__________ Telephone No. _________________ Email address __________________________ Mobile Tel.

__________________

BJA Membership No. _________________BJA Grade __________ BJA Area ______ Current Referee Grade __________________________ Date Passed ___________ Number of previous attempts at this Award __________________________________ (Minimum lapse of 6 months between attempted examinations)

Details of Junior Refereeing Awards held: __________________________________ Signature _________________________

Date ________________

Please complete all of the above details and hand this form to the Examiner with the correct examination fee. Cheques should be made payable to the British Judo Association.

Complete for BJA ‘B’ and above Examinations Only The _______________________________________ Area support the above named candidate in attempting the next level of refereeing. To be signed by an Officer/ Refereeing Representative of the supporting Area. NB: Candidates for National examinations need to be approved by the NRC. Name ________________________ Position held __________________________ Signature ___________________________ Date _________________ Return to- Elaine Down, 40 Windsor Avenue, Hillingdon, Middlesex, UB10 9AU

Voice Presence Distance Mobility/ Positioning Warnings Appreciation ( x 2) Signals Judgement Determination Total PASS / FAIL

I have today examined __________________ as an, AREA, BJA C, BJA ‘B’, National Referee On this occasion the Candidate was /was not successful. I acknowledge receipt of £__________ as payment of the examination fee. Signed __________________ Date __________ Venue ___________________________________

Comments:

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NRC/J/2007

BRITISH JUDO ASSOCIATION APPLICIATION FOR CONTINENTAL ASSESSMENT EXAMINATION I wish to apply for examination for the Continental Assessment Examination. Surname…………………………………………First Name.……………………………………… Address……………………………………………………………………………………………….…………………….…………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Postcode……………………………….. Telephone No Home: ….…………………..…… Mobile No: ……………………………………….…… MUST BE NATIONAL

Date passed current grade………………………. Years of experience……………………………………

MUST BE minimum of 2nd Dan Current judo grade……………………………….…. Licence Number……………………………….

Date passed current judo grade…………………

Date of Birth…….………………..Age……….……….

Examination Fee……………… Cheques made payable to the British Judo Association Area attached to…………………………………………………………. Signature…………………………………..

Date………………………………………..

The………………….………………………………………..….Area support the above named candidate in attempting the next level of refereeing.

To be signed by an Officer/Refereeing Representative of the supporting Area

Name……………………………………………Position held……………………………………. Signature…………………………………………… Date…………………………………………

All forms must be sent to National Examinations Co-Ordinator

Elaine Down, 40 Windsor Avenue, Hillingdon, Middlesex, UB10 9AU Email: [email protected] ____________________________________________________________ FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Date received ……………………………………Acknowledgement sent…………………………….

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BRITISH JUDO ASSOCIATION REFEREE EXAMINER/ASSESSOR APPLICATION FORM Name…………………………………………………..……..

NRC/P/2008

Area………………………………..…………………………

Address…………………………………………………………………………………..………………………………………………. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Postcode……………………………..………

Telephone No…………………………………………

Present referee grade……………………………………….……Date passed………………..…….………. The above named candidate has been approved by the………………………………….....Area for application to become a Continental, Assessor/National, BJA ‘B’, BJA ‘C’, Area Examiner (Delete which is not applicable) Signed…………………………………………………………….. (Area Chairman)

Date………………………………………..

‘SITTING IN’ ASSESSMENT RECORD Continental, Assessor/National, BJA ‘B’, BJA ‘C’, Area Examiner (Delete which is not applicable) 1st Sit-in. Venue………………………………………………………………………………………………………….……………..…………..…..…… Date………………. Supervising Examiner……………………………………… Comments……………………..………………….………………………………………………………………..….. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……….. Continental, Assessor/National, BJA ‘B’, BJA ‘C’, Area Examiner (Delete which is not applicable) 2nd Sit-in. Venue…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…………….…… Date……………….. Supervising Examiner………………………………………

Comments……………………………..………………………………………………………………..

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Continental, Assessor/National, BJA ‘B’, BJA ‘C’, Area Examiner (Delete which is not applicable) 3rd Sit-in. Venue………………………………………………………………………………………………………….……………..…………..…..…… Date……….…………. Examiner…………………………………………………………………

Comment………………….………………………..…………………………….

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

…………………………………………………. ……………………….has been approved as an Assessor/Examiner for the …………………………………………Referee Award Signed………………………………………………………….. (NRC Examination Co-ordinator )

Date…………………………………..………….

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NRC/D/2003

AUTHORISED BJA SENIOR REFEREEING ASSESSORS & EXAMINERS 2012 IJF & Senior National Examiners

National Examiners

Roger Down Elaine Down Peter Crumpton Dave Stanley

Reuben Davison Alan Medley Keith Merrick Neil Lawcock Alan Lingham

BJA ‘B’ Examiners

BJA ‘C’ Examiners

Graham Bayley Carol Leverton Jean Knowles

Alan Kimber Dave Francis Paul Clay Neil Malone David McSkimming Veronica Tucker

Area Examiners

Coaches/Mentors

Keith Frowen Chris Hill Jim Syrett Martin Rivers Andy Tremlett Lisa Harrison Peter Seymour Helen Davies Allan Philip

Roger Down Neil Lawcock Alan Medley

Updated: Sept 2012

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INCIDENT REPORT Event:

Date:

Venue:

Ref in charge:

Ref on mat: Line judge 1: Line judge 2:

Report by:

Players/ Persons/ Teams involved:

Details of incident:

Please continue overleaf if necessary Signed:

Copies to:

Date:

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NRC/E/2005

Refereeing Candidates Examination Fees

Area Money

Young Referees Award Area Award(Recommendation)

BJA ‘C’ Award BJA ‘B’ Award National Award Continental Assessment

£10.00 £15.00

£20.00 £35.00 £20 Re-sit £40.00 £25 Re-sit £50.00

Travel expenses ONLY to be claimed by Examiners, as currently the case for refereeing at events.

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