Core Officials work with entry level participants in a club surf sport environment (recreationally or competitively). Participants will generally be non-bronze proficient.

Core Officials need to understand the key elements of the Surf Sport environment and how this relates to officiating in junior surf sport (beach, board and swim) environments. Core Officials will be supervised at competitions by a competent Technical (or above) accredited Official.

Roles: A Core Official can officiate at Branch & State Carnivals in the positions of;

  • Judge
  • Timekeeper
  • Marshall
  • Recorder

Become a Core Official

This course provides a basic understanding of the key events conducted for junior level competitions. Core Officials are permitted to Officiate at any carnivals and competitions including State Championships where up to and including under 14 years age categories are conducted.

Course Requirements: 16+ years, Child Safe Awareness Course, SLSA Membership

Course Cost: $60