Speed Skating competitions in Ontario are run primarily by dedicated volunteers. There are a variety of positions that need to be filled at each meet including: recorders, timers, judges, announcers, referees, starters, and track stewards. Interested in becoming an official? Contact an official at your club or contact the OSSA Office to learn about the process and upcoming opportunities.
Visit Speed Skating Canada’s website (Officials Page) for details about the requirements for achieving certification. Administration for Levels 1 and 2 are managed within the province. Level 3 and higher is managed by Speed Skating Canada. New officials start at Level 1.
To achieve certification, officials will need to: attend the requisite officials clinic, obtain practical experience through participation at meets, and successfully complete performance evaluations. All officials should keep records about their participation at clinics and meets, and copies of any evaluations using the forms provided below.
Speed Skating Canada (SSC) Red Book
ISU Rule Book: Short Track
OSSA Officials Certification Overview
Upcoming clinics are being planned for late summer / early fall