Events

RESCUE 2012 - WORLD LIFE SAVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Call for applications to serve as Chief Refered and Deputy Referee

 

APPLICATION FORM FOR THE POSITIONS OF CHIEF REFEREE AND DEPUTY CHIEF REFEREE TO OFFICIATE AT RESCUE 2012: ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA 4 TO 18 NOVEMBER 2012

Applications are invited from all experienced and suitably qualified persons who wish to be considered for appointment for one or more of the positions of Chief Referee and Deputy Chief Referee for Rescue 2012, the Lifesaving World Championships, to be held at Adelaide, South Australia, Australia from 4 to 18 November2012.

Please note that the terminology for what we use to call “official’s” has changed to fall in line with IOC terminology to “Referees/Technical Officials”.  The position of what was previously called “Referee” is now called “Chief Referee” and “Deputy Referee” now called “Deputy Chief Referee”.

If you wish to be considered, please complete the attached form and submit it to the Event Management Committee, ILS Sports Commission by 15 April, 2011. Please note no late applications will be considered. Appointments will be made by the ILS Sport Commission, at their meeting in May 2011. All applicants will be advised if they have been successful or not. Also receipts of all applications forms will be acknowledged.

Chief Referees and Deputy Chief Referees are required for the following World Championships:

  • National Teams Pool Championships
  • InterClub Pool Championships
  • Masters Pool Championships
  • National Teams Simulated Emergency Response Competition Championships
  • InterClub Simulated Emergency Response Competition Championships
  • National Teams Ocean and Beach Championships
  • InterClub Ocean and Beach Championships
  • Masters Ocean and Beach Championships
  • Surf Boat Championships
  • IRB Championships

The programme is:

Championships

Dates

Venue

National Teams Pool

8 & 9 November

State Aquatic Centre

National Teams Ocean and Beach

10 & 11 November

Glenelg Beach

National Teams Simulated Emergency Response

8 November

State Aquatic Centre

Masters Pool

10 & 11 November

State Aquatic Centre

Masters Ocean and Beach

8 & 9 November

Christies Beach

InterClub Pool

13, 14 & 15 November

State Aquatic Centre

InterClub Simulated Emergency Response

13 November

State Aquatic Centre

InterClub Ocean and Beach

16, 17 & 18 November

Christies Beach

Surf Boat

16, 17 & 18 November

Christies Beach

IRB

10 & 11 November

Glenelg Beach

 

Applicants for the position of Chief Referee and Deputy Chief Referee should haveextensive and demonstrated exposure to senior roles at National and/or International competitions. The minimum requirement in terms of qualifications is that the candidate should have the qualification of Chief Referee or equivalent (e.g. Level 3) in his/her Federation for at least 5 years.

The Chief Referee is required to undertake the following:

  • In conjunction with the ILS Sport Commission and Local Rescue 2012 Organising Committee (LOC) assist in the appointment of officials for their respective Championships.
  • Advise the LOC on the detail event programme of their respective Championships.
  • Check event draws for their respective Championships.
  • Attend and conduct the briefing of officials, coaches and athletes for their respective Championships.
  • Hold the position as Chief Referee and undertake all duties as set out in the ILS Competition Manual of their respective Championships.
  • Submit a report on their respective Championships at the conclusion of the event.

The Deputy Chief Referee is required to undertake the following:

  • Hold the position as Deputy Chief Referee and undertake all duties as set out in the ILS Competition Manual of their respective Championships.
  • Assist the Chief Referee where required.

In terms of the contract between ILS and the host for Rescue 2012 – Surf Lifesaving Association Australia, it was agreed that travel and accommodation be provided for at least 6 International Referees. The ILS Sport Commission and the LOC will decide which Chief Referees and/or Deputy Chief Referees qualify for the travel and accommodation. The remainder of the appointed Chief Referees and Deputy Chief Referees will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation, to be paid for either by the individual concerned or their National Federation that nominates the individual. No additional expenses – apart for the 6 Referees - are provided for by the Local Organising Committee of Rescue 2012, Surf Lifesaving Association Australia or ILS.

The ILS Sport Commission will seek endorsement from the applicants National Federation and will verify the information supplied, before any appointment is confirmed.

All applications on the form set out below should be sent to and arrive before the 15 April, 2011 to:

E-mail: meintsma@iafrica.com

Mail:

ILS Sport Commission – Event Management Committee
P O Box 572
UNDERBERG
3257
SOUTH AFRICA

Fax: +27 (0)31 312 5612     Attention: Jelle Meintsma 

Please do NOT submit any additional information – such as C.V.’s, certificates or letters of attendance, testimonials or any matter with the application form.

Regards

Jelle Meintsma

ILS Sport Commission: Event Management Committee

 

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