The officials certification program consists of five levels for referees and starters, three levels for competitor steward, meet coordinators, timers, finish line judges, announcers, recorders, and all other officials. Each level has specific technical, practical and performance requirements.
Responsibilities for certification are as follows: a) Certification at Levels 1 and 2 is the responsibility of the branch. Certification should follow the OCP requirements. b) Certification at Levels 3B (SSC sanctioned meets) and 3A (National Age Class Championships/ Junior Trials) is the responsibility of SSC. c) Certification at Level ISU International (International Competitions, including ISU sanctioned Can-Am competitions, Senior Trials) and Level ISU (World Cups, world championships and Olympic Games) is the responsibility of both the SSC and the ISU.To view Specific Certification requirements (PDF document):