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Officiating Certification for Curling

Curling Canada recognizes the need for a National Curling Officials Certification Program. Accordingly, standard guidelines for the training and development of curling officials who will be capable of officiating at provincial or national competitions have been developed.

 

Ontario’s Officiating Development Model

Official's Development Pathway

 

Detailed Training Pathway (2016-2017):  Official’s Development Model

Most courses in Ontario are held yearly in or near curling communities that are hosting Provincial/National events.The Officiating Courses have been designed not only to train officials but also to make players and coaches more knowledgeable about the officiating system and the rules of the game.

Cost for Officiating Courses

Level 1 & 2 (HST Included)
Cost – $50.00 per person (participant will receive a Manual and a current rule book)
Refresher – $20.00 per person (participant will receive a current rule book)

2016-2017 Officiating Level 1 Workshop

Level 1 Officiating Workshop is a one day course that covers duties of Game Observer,Time clock operator, Hog Line Observer, communication,Rules of Play for Officiated Play.There is no prerequisite to take this workshop.
(HST included in fees)

ClubZoneDateFeeOn-Line Registration
TBAAll ZonesTBA$ 50.00
Participant will receive a Manual and a current rule book
TBA
TBA
(Refresher only)
All ZonesTBA$ 20.00
Participant will receive a current rule book
TBA

2016-2017 Officiating Level 2 Workshop

Level 2 Officiating Workshop is a one day course designed to train attendees for a supervisory officiating position.The course explores the duties and responsibilities of a Game Umpire with some of the topics covered as follows:
- Rules review and interpretation
- pre-competition check
- pregame check
- Game Umpire duties
- interacting with competitors
- Decision making
- measuring and visual rulings
The prerequisite for the Level 2 Officiating course is successfully completing the Level 1 Officiating workshop. Practical experience at Level 1 will allow an individual to gain more out of the Level 2 workshop.
(HST included in fees)
ClubZoneDateFeeOn-Line Registration
TBAAll ZonesTBA$ 50.00
Participant will receive a Manual and a current rule book
TBA
TBA ( Refresher only )All ZonesTBA$ 20.00
Participant will receive a current rule book
TBA