BCN 2013 - Technical Meet Officials

1. Nominations (BL 9.1)

The Judges nominated must be of the same nationality as the FINA Member Federation signing the form and fully certified by the respective Technical Committee.

The FINA Technical Committees will propose Technical Officials (Judges and Referees) from the current FINA Officials List in the respective discipline, for approval by the FINA Bureau or FINA Executive.

2. Number of Officials

FINA will select the following number of Officials:

Swimming

Host Federation: one (1) Starter, eight (8) Judges & one (1) Announcer
Other Federations: one (1) Starter & twenty five (25) judges.

Open Water Swimming

Host Federation:
Three (3) Timekeepers
Three (3) Finish Judges
One (1) Starter
One (1) Halfway Turn Judge
One (1) Escort Boar Judge per athlete (25 km events)

Other Federations: twelve (12) Officials

Diving

Host Federation: one (1) Judge & eight (8) Deck Officials
Other Federations: two (2) Deck Officials & twenty ( 20) Judges

High Diving: seven (7) judges

Water Polo

Host Federation: thirty (30) Deck Officials
Participating Federations: one (1) Referee for each participating Federation regardless of whether the Federation is represented by a Men’s and/or Women’s team.

Non-participating Federations: six (6) Neutral Referees for the Men’s and Women’s Competition from countries without teams ( a maximum of one (1) per country).

Synchronised Swimming

Host Federation: one (1) Speaker & six (6) Deck Officials
Other Federations: eighteen (18) Judges & one (1) Chief Recorder

3. Required Days of Duty

Each official selected by the FINA Bureau must be available at the competition for the number of days of their relevant competition, plus three days before the start of the competition, and one day following the conclusion of the competition and duty, as follows:



Number of days (arrival-departure)*

Open Water Swimming

10 days

Synchronised Swimming

12 days

Diving & High Diving

13 days (Diving) & 7 days (High Diving)

Water Polo

20 days

Swimming

12 days

Medical

20 days

Jury of Appeal

20 days

(*) To be confirmed after FINA’s approval of the definitive competition programme.

If any changes will apply to the dates, the NF/Officials will be informed immediately.