2017 Call for Line Judge Volunteers

Training will be provided for new line judges.

Volunteers need to:

  1. Be at least 16 years old
  2. Understand the rules of badminton
  3. Be available for duty during the following hours:

Date / Day

Approx time (subject to change)

 

20 June, Tue

0900hrs - 1800hrs

Qualifying Round

21 June, Wed

0900hrs - 2200hrs

Round 32

22 June, Thu

1300hrs - 2200hrs

Round 16

23 June, Fri

1500hrs - 2130hrs

Quarter-Finals

24 June, Sat

1300hrs - 1900hrs

Semi-Finals

25 June, Sun

1300hrs - 1900hrs

Finals

Line judges for Sat and Sun will be selected from those who attended the sessions earlier in the week. We will select the best line judges from among the team to deliver the semi-finals and finals.

All line judge volunteers will be provided with 

  • an entry pass (which is to be surrendered when not on duty)
  • a line judge's uniform (to be worn when using the Line Judge pass. Do note that you are expected to have your own plain black dress pants, not jeans, and plain black shoes.)
  • refreshment and meals when on duty 

NSW/ACT

All LJ volunteers from NSW/ACT must be able to attend these training sessions (various venues TBC, Sydney Olympic Park area):

Introduction to Line Judging

Sat, 22 Jan, 12 – 2 pm

Practice I

Sun, 5 Feb, 10 am – 12 noon

Practice II

Mid-March (TBC)

Practice III

Sun, 2 Apr, 12 – 2 pm

Practice IV

Sun, 7 May, 12 – 2 pm

FULL DRESS REHEARSAL

Final practice

Sun, 4 Jun, 12 - 2pm

FULL DRESS REHEARSAL

Volunteers will be assessed at these training sessions to ensure that they meet the standards of line judging required in an international tournament. 

Interstate/International

Line judge volunteers from outside of NSW/ACT must provide evidence of state or national experience from their respective technical officials’ association, and meet their own travel expenses for this event. Badminton Australia will book accommodation on their behalf at specially-negotiated rates at partner hotels. There is a possibility that subsidized accommodation will be provided for interstate and international line judges. Please register your interest, and we will advise at a later date.

- See more at: http://www.australianbadmintonopen.com.au/news/166-2017-call-for-line-judge-volunteers#sthash.oOgSu3Uk.dpuf

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