2016 SWIM BC Officials Symposium

Calling all Senior (Level 3-5) Swim Officials, Club and Regional Officials Directors!

Are you passionate about swimming and interested in getting to know other officials in the province, staying up-to-date on changes in swim rules and interpretations, interested in problem-solving or in sharing tips and officiating experiences, finding out how to move up the ladder as a swim official, or contributing to the development of officiating in your club, region or the province as a whole? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please attend the 2016 Swim BC Officials Symposium.

Note:  This Symposium is being held in conjunction with the SWIM BC Annual General Meeting and Awards Banquet (on September 24, 2016).  for further information or to purchase tickets to the SWIM BC Awards Banquet, contact Denise Roman (email: denise@swimbc.ca; phone: 604-898-9100).

Date: Sunday, Sept 25, 2016 9:30am-4:00pm
Location: Surrey Fleetwood Centre - 16555 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC
Cost: Free; Lunch Provided
Registration: To Register, click here. Spots are limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.  (Registration Deadline: Sept 22, 2016)

When registering, please let us know if you have any questions or topics that you would like to have added to the agenda.

Agenda (Subject to Change)
Building the BC Officials Team - Mentorship, Communication, Recognition, Development
The Structure and Organization of Officiating in BC and Canada
Recent changes to Officiation in BC and Canada
Updates -  Technical Rules, Dress Code, Para-swimming, Masters and Open Water
Rule Interpretations - Warm-up Procedures, Officia Splits, Swimsuits, Swim-offs, etc.
Open Forum - Questions and Answers, On-deck Scenarios and Tips