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Application for Initial Certification or Upgrade as a US Sailing Judge


Please use this form to apply for initial certification or upgrade as a US Sailing Judge.

Before you complete this form, please review the qualifications for Judge certification, which are available on the Judges page (http://raceadmin.ussailing.org/Assets/Race+Admin/Judges/Judge+Documents+2013-2016/US+Sailing+Judges+Program+8-2-13.pdf).

If you have any questions, please feel free to call your Area Regional Administrative Judge (http://raceadmin.ussailing.org/Judges/Judges_Committee___RAJs.htm) or the Race Administration office at US Sailing at (800) 877-2451.

Map of US Sailing Areas: http://raceadmin.ussailing.org/Judges/Find_a_Judge_New.htm
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Full name:
Email address:
 
Member ID:
US Sailing Area:
To confirm your US Sailing Area, please check the map at the location listed above. If you are still unable to determine your US Sailing Area, please call our office at (800) 877-2451 and a membership associate will help you.
Certification level desired:
Best phone number to contact you:
 
Application date:
Pick date
Is your US Sailing membership current? (Required before application can be processed.)
Yes
No
Your primary yacht club and/or class association affiliation (if required):
Your Regional Sailing Association (e.g. NBYA, DRYA, etc.):
Please check the appropriate boxes:
I have attended the required seminar (One Day Judge or Advanced Judge) for my desired level of certification.
I have passed the seminar test at the required level for my desired level of certification.
I am exempt from the judge seminar requirement because I am an ISAF IJ. (Judge Qualifications 12.2.2, note (a).)
I am exempt from the judge seminar requirement because I have been an instructor at a judge seminar within the last four years. (Judge Qualifications 12.2.2, note (b).)
Comments (optional):
Is your SOARS record up to date? (Required before your application can be processed.)
Yes
No
Have you asked your yacht club or fleet flag officer to email his or her endorsement of your candidacy to your RAJ? (Required before your application can be processed.)
Please list your years of racing experience in the following categories (if required -- see Qualifications):
One Design:
Offshore:
Handicap or PHRF:
Please list the number of seasons you have raced as (if required - see Qualifications):
Skipper:
Navigator/Tactician
Watch Captain or other crew:
Race Management Experience: Please list three or four regattas in which you have served as a active member of the race committee (if required - see Qualifications):
Event #1 (Please include regatta name and location, dates and your race committee role):
Event #2 (Please include regatta name and location, dates and your race committee role):
Event #3 (Please include regatta name and location, dates and your race committee role):
Event #4 (Please include regatta name and location, dates and your race committee role):
Judging and Jury Experience: Please list your experiences with hearings at regattas. Include the number of hearings at each event in which you personally participated as a member of the protest committee where facts were found and a decision reached, including redress hearings (if required - see Qualifications):
Event #1 (Please include regatta name and location, dates, the name of the chief judge and the number of hearings you participated in):
Event #2 (Please include regatta name and location, dates, the name of the chief judge and the number of hearings you participated in):
Event #3 (Please include regatta name and location, dates, the name of the chief judge and the number of hearings you participated in):
Event #4 (Please include regatta name and location, dates, the name of the chief judge and the number of hearings you participated in):
I hereby apply for certification as a US Sailing Judge. I have reviewed this application carefully, and all of the statements herein are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
All of the statements in this application are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
 


You must preview your information for accuracy before the "Submit" button will be available.

Once your application is received by the Race Administration office, it will be passed on to your Area Regional Administrative Judge for processing. He or she will contact you if more information is required.

Thank you for your commitment to the sport of sailing, and for your contribution of time and effort to the support of all sailors.