AIDA Judge in Learning Course

October 27 - 29, 2004 in Ottawa, Ontario

AIDA's 16-hour Judge in Learning program that is the foundation for developing the skills and knowledge to become a judge for freediving competitions and record attempts. Further practical experience with competitions and records is required in order to become an International Competition and World Record Judge.

For registration or information please contact Kirk Krack at [email protected] or 604-862-5868.


Wednesday - Thursday, October 27th - 28th, 2004, 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Judge In Learning Classroom

Friday - Sunday, October 29th - 31st, varying times
Judge In Learning Competition Experience at the CAFA Eastern Regional Competiton

Tuition & Materials

The cost of the course is $500 CDN. However, CAFA is offering a subsidy to Canadian CAFA members and for them the cost is $250 CDN. The tuition includes the following:

  • AIDA Judges Registration fee
  • AIDA Judges Manual
  • All class, pool and open water sessions

AIDA Judge In Learning Prerequisites

  • Minimum age of 21
  • Current first aid and CPR within two years
  • Acted as an official, safety, coach or competitor at any AIDA competition with constant ballast
  • Knowledge of recreational and technical scuba diving an asset

AIDA Judges Course Content

  • Introduction to AIDA philosophies
  • Theory on AIDA Team and Individual Competition regulations
  • Theory on AIDA regulation for Recognition of Records
  • Theory on the surfacing/end of performance - Blackout/Loss of Motor Control
  • Theory on dispute resolution and the Judges Committee
  • Theory on disqualifications, penalties and sanctions
  • Theory on the organization of a competition and technical issues
  • Practical application on time, distance and depth determination
  • Practical application on the judgment of time, distance and depth disciplines
  • Practical application on in-water rescue procedures

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