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Section B - Qualifying and Championship Events - National Synchronized Skating Championships - 600 Composition of Officials' Panels at Nationals

  1. USE OF REFEREE AS A JUDGE: A referee of an event may not be used as a judge in the same event except in case of an emergency; but such officials may be used as judges in other events in which they have not been appointed to act as referee.
    NATIONAL SYNCHONIZED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS: For all events the panel shall consist of qualified championship judges of the appropriate level.
    NATIONAL SYNCHONIZED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS: For all events at the National Synchronized Skating Championships, the technical controller and technical specialists shall be at least national level. If possible, at least one technical official on a senior panel should be international or ISU level.
  4. For senior panels, one section level judge and/or section level technical specialist or technical controller may also be on the panel for educational purposes; however their marks shall not be counted in the scoring. A section level technical official serving in this educational capacity may not be seated with the technical panel but may be connected via the electronic communication link for the purpose of listening only. They may not communicate with the technical panel in any manner during an event and may not discuss the results of that event until the conclusion of the competition.
  5. DETERMINING ASSIGNMENT OF OFFICIALS: The technical representative, referees, judges and all data specialists shall be recommended by the Domestic Officials Committee and approved by the Board of Directors of the Association. The Board of Directors may, from time to time, delegate the authority to approve referee, judge and data specialist assignments to the Domestic Officials Committee. All technical controllers and technical specialists shall be recommended by the Domestic Officials Committee and approved by the Executive Committee.
    1. a) TIMING OF APPOINTMENT OF OFFICIALS: Where possible, the recommendations for referees, judges, technical controllers, technical specialists and data specialists must be made a minimum of three months prior to the event.
    2. b) APPOINTMENT OF THE TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVE AND CHIEF DATA SPECIALIST: In the case of the technical representative and the chief data specialist, these appointments must be recommended by the Domestic Officials Committee for approval by the Board of Directors at least six months prior to the holding of the event.
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