This is a sanctioned US SAILING JUDGES WORKSHOP and Test required for initial certification and re-certification as a US Sailing Judge. For those that are not currently certified Judges, some protest committee experience is recommended but not required. The event is on the US Sailing Calendar at http://www.ussailing.org/calendar/results.aspand the official PDF announcement is at http://raceadmin.ussailing.org/AssetFactory.aspx?vid=11644
The workshop will begin at 0800 each day and last until approximately 1700. It will cover topics involved in successful judging: rules and requirements for handling protests and requests for redress, techniques involved in running good hearings, writing up protest committee decisions, handling open hearings and arbitration.
The instructors for this work shop will be Joseph Krolak (SJ, IJ, JC- Sec.) and T. David Pyron (SJ, Umpire, IU)
When: 20 – 21 November 2010
Time: Registration - 0800 Saturday
Class - 0830 - 1700 Saturday, and 0800 - 1700 Sunday
Cost: Cost of the workshop and test is $80.00. This includes continental breakfast, lunch, beverages, and handout materials, and test processing. US SAILING membership is not required to attend this workshop but the cost for a non-member is $110.00
What to Bring: You should to bring the current editions of The Racing Rules of Sailing, US SAILING Judges Manual, and the US SAILING Appeals and ISAF Case Book.
Study Questions are available from the US Sailing website on the Judges Workshop page at http://raceadmin.ussailing.org/Assets/Race+Admin/Judges/2009-2012/2009+-+2012+Judge$!27s+Seminar+Study+Questions.pdf
We strongly recommend that you study and answer each question, and write down the relevant rule cites prior to attending the workshop.
Advanced registration at US Sailing - https://secure.ussailing.org/ussis/register/index.asp?eventid=517945 is required. The deadline for registration is 15 November 2010. Registration must be complete to reserve your seat. For more information contact Brooks Zerkel email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 804 909 7400.