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Officials Schools

The purpose of FINA Schools is to:
- Increase number of officials and enhance quality of officiating
- Create uniform interpretation and application of rules
- Develop and promote aquatics worldwide

As part of the FINA Development Programme, each National Federation may organise one (1) school per discipline -swimming, open water swimming, synchronized swimming, diving or water polo- on an annual basis. 

Please kindly note the following information related to the FINA Schools duration:

- The FINA Swimming School for Officials is a basic programme held over duration of two (2) days.

- The FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials is a basic programme held over duration of two (2) days.

- The FINA Synchronized Swimming School for Judges is a basic programme held over a duration of four (4) days.

- The FINA Diving Development School for Judges is a basic development course designed for individuals who have no prior diving judge’s experience. It is held over a duration of two (2) days.

- The FINA Diving Certification School for Judges* is designed for experienced judges taking this course for the first time or for FINA judges who are seeking to renew their FINA Diving Judges Certification. It is held over a duration of three (3) days.

- The FINA Water Polo Referees School is a basic programme held over a duration of three (3) days.

* Participants who are new to diving and have limited experience must attend a FINA Diving Development School for Judges before attending a FINA Diving Certification Course for Judges.

 

Events

07Feb
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08Feb

FINA Diving Development School for Judges (40)

Lecturer(s)
Julian Llinas (ESP)
17Mar
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19Mar

FINA Diving Certification School for Judges (43)

Lecturer(s)
Mathz Lindberg (SWE) / Anke Piper (GER)
18Mar
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19Mar

FINA Diving Development School for Judges (41)

Lecturer(s)
Frans Van de Konijnenburg (NED)
15Jun
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17Jun

FINA Diving Certification School for Judges (44)

Lecturer(s)
Eric Brooker (AUS) / Melanie Beck (GBR)
27Sep
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29Sep

FINA Diving Certification School for Judges (46-2017)

Lecturer(s)
Maths Lindberg (SWE)
Michael Geissbuhler (SUI)
30Sep
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01Oct

FINA Diving Development School for Judges (42)

Lecturer(s)
Klaus Dibiasi (ITA)
08Nov
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10Nov

FINA Diving Certification School for Judges (50-2017)

Lecturer(s)
Kathy Seaman (CAN)
Hana Novotna (CZE)
08Dec
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09Dec

FINA Diving Certification School for Judges (47)

Lecturer(s)
Klaus Dibiasi (ITA) / Frans Van de Konijnenburg (NED)