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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 Course 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)
27Jan
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29Jan

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (27)

Lecturer(s)
Gianni Lonzi (ITA)
02Feb
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03Feb

FINA Swimming Schools for Officials (2-2017)

Lecturer(s)
Gbenga Lawal (NGR) / Lesley Huckins (NZL)
07Feb
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08Feb

FINA Diving Development School for Judges (40)

Lecturer(s)
Julian Llinas (ESP)
TBC

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (25)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
02Mar
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03Mar

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (22)

Lecturer(s)
Bill Ford (AUS)
02Mar
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03Mar

FINA Swimming School for Officials (6)

Lecturer(s)
Lesley Huckins (NZL) / Ryan Arblaster (AUS)
03Mar
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04Mar

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (14)

Lecturer(s)
Tomas Haces (CUB)
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 Swimming School for Officials (8)

Lecturer(s)
Bill Hogan (CAN) / Soren Korbo (DEN)
18Mar
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19Mar

FINA Diving Development School for Judges (41)

Lecturer(s)
Frans Van de Konijnenburg (NED)
01Apr
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02Apr

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (11)

Lecturer(s)
Sam Greetham (GBR)
07Apr
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09Apr

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (32)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
29Apr
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30Apr

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (20)

Lecturer(s)
Zouheir El Moufti (MAR)
TBC

FINA Swimming School for Officials (9)

Lecturer(s)
Lesley Huckins (NZL) / Ryan Arblaster (AUS)
TBC

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (28)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
TBC

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (26)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
TBC

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (31)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
13May
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14May

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (21)

Lecturer(s)
Christiane Fanzeres (BRA)
18May
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19May

FINA Swimming School for Officials (7)

Lecturer(s)
Jose de Jesus (PUR) / Andrii Vlaskov (UKR)
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)
TBC

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (10)

Lecturer(s)
Christiane Fanzeres (BRA)
03Jun
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04Jun

FINA Swimming School for Officials (4)

Lecturer(s)
Bill Hogan (CAN) / Andrii Vlaskov (UKR)
15Jun
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17Jun

FINA Diving Certification School for Judges (44)

Lecturer(s)
Eric Brooker (AUS) / Melanie Beck (GBR)
TBC

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (24)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
02Jul
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03Jul

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

Lecturer(s)
John West (NZL)
07Jul
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08Jul

FINA Swimming School for Officials (5)

Lecturer(s)
Gbenga Lawal (NGR) / Soren Korbo (DEN)
TBC

FINA Diving Development School for Judges (45)

Lecturer(s)
Maths Lindberg (SWE) / Frans Van de Konijnenburg (NED)
TBC

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (17)

Lecturer(s)
John West (NZL)
TBC

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (34)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
TBC

FINA Synchronised Swimming School for Judges (36)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
TBC

FINA Diving Development School for Judges (46)

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)
TBC

FINA Swimming School for Officials (1)

Lecturer(s)
Gbenga Lawal (NGR) / Daphne Bird (RSA)
TBC

FINA Synchronised Swimming School for Judges (37)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
11Oct
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12Oct

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (16)

Lecturer(s)
John West (NZL)
TBC

FINA Diving Certification School for Judges (47)

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

FINA Synchronised Swimming School for Judges (35)

Lecturer(s)
TBC