Biathlon BC is calling for expressions of interest from individuals who may be interested in taking the Leader, Instructor, or Technical Delegate officials courses within the next 5 years.

If you have an interest in taking these courses, please send an email to office@biathlonbc.ca.

The Biathlon Canada officials program structure is set out below for reference.

BIATHLON CANADA OFFICIALS PROGRAM STRUCTURE

 

 

LEVEL AND INSIGNIA

 

 

COURSE

LENGTH

 

 

TEST SCORE

AND LENGTH

 

 

PREREQUISITES

AND SELECTION

 

 

INTENDED ROLE

OR PURPOSE

 

ENTRY

Bronze Badge

 

8 hours class or on-line as required (with performance requirements).

 

70%

10 questions or

on-line modules.

 

New entry, must be at least age 15, Division selects.

 

Working official, under supervision but may perform minor supervision.

 

 

ADVANCED

Silver Badge

 

 

14 hours in class.

 

 

90%

Open book homework test.

 

 

One year as Entry Level with all 8 competencies completed.

Biathlon Canada selects.

 

 

Senior organizational positions:   Officer, Supervisor.

 

 

LEADER

Gold Badge

 

 

14 hours,

Leadership and reviews all technical info.

 

 

80%

100 minutes

plus case studies.

 

Minimum 2 years as Advanced

with at least 8 competitions and as supervisor at least once.

Biathlon Canada selects.

 

All senior leadership positions: Chief, Officer, Supervisor and Divisional TD.

 

 

INSTRUCTOR

White Badge

 

 

14 Hours

 

 

Practical evaluation in class.

 

 

Access from Leader. Biathlon Canada selects.

 

 

Instructor for officials courses (must be TD to instruct TD Course).

 

 

TECHNICAL DELEGATE

Red Badge

 

 

14 Hours

 

 

80%, 100 minutes

and practical evaluation in class.

 

 

Access from Leader after minimum one year. Biathlon Canada selects.

 

 

National TD and Referee, Senior organization position.