25 Apr 2023

Dear All

Please can you circulate to every technical official, indeed every member, of your club and if they are interested, follow the link in the email from Helen Akers.

If they want further information, on the roles; except Referee; these are:-

Open Water Judge Level 1 Syllabus:

  • Reporting for event duty Safety at events
  • The use of radios to communicate
  •  The role and duties of:
    • Timekeeper
    • Chief timekeeper
    • Turn judge
    • Finish judge
    • Practical experience in the above roles.

Open Water Judge Level 2 Syllabus:

  • Race judge
  • Chief judge
  • Assistant referee
  • Course officer
  • Clerk of the course
  • Starter
  • Practical experience in the above roles. 


South East Regional Open Water Training: Keith Barber [email protected]16 Saxon Close, Portchester, Fareham, Hants, PO16 6ET




George Adamson


SESE Swimming Technical Officials Regional Training & Development Co-ordinator

07740 289256 / (For Messages ONLY - 02380 738616)


The initial course(s) will be held on ZOOM and anyone undertaking will then be invited to a number of Open Water events for "practicals". Includes South East Regional Championships.


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