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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

21Jan
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22Jan

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (12)

Lecturer(s)
Samuel Greetham (GBR)
02Mar
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03Mar

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (22)

Lecturer(s)
Bill Ford (AUS)
03Mar
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04Mar

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (14)

Lecturer(s)
Tomas Haces (CUB)
01Apr
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02Apr

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (11)

Lecturer(s)
Sam Greetham (GBR)
29Apr
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30Apr

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (20)

Lecturer(s)
Zouheir El Moufti (MAR)
13May
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14May

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (21)

Lecturer(s)
Christiane Fanzeres (BRA)
20May
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21May

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (23)

Lecturer(s)
John West (NZL)
20May
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21May

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (19-2017)

Lecturer(s)
Sam Greetham (GBR)
26May
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27May

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (15)

Lecturer(s)
Jorge Delgado (ECU)
15Jun
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16Jun

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (10)

Lecturer(s)
Christiane Fanzeres (BRA)
02Jul
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03Jul

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (18-2017)

Lecturer(s)
John West (NZL)
TBC

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (17)

Lecturer(s)
John West (NZL)
11Oct
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12Oct

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (16)

Lecturer(s)
John West (NZL)