Training and Clinics

Athletics Manitoba Officials Development Pathway Level 1 and 2

General Notes

  • Classroom instruction does not have to precede the practical experience
  • At the completion of level 1 a name tag will be provided that identifies the new official as part of the officials group
  • Upon completion of Level 2 officials will be provided with a white golf shirt
  • When training as an official or serving in an officiating role navy pants or shorts and a white golf shirt should be worn at all times.
  • Officiating hours will be tracked manually on the officials meet record card

Level 1 Field of Play (practical experience does not have to precede classroom instruction)

  1. 12 hours of practical experience at three different track meets; it is encouraged that the 12 hours of practical experience be across different event group areas
  2. 3 hours of classroom instruction

Level 2 Field of Play (practical experience does not have to precede classroom instruction)

  1. 40 hours of practical experience
  2. 4-5 hours of classroom instruction, providing an overview of all areas of track and field
  3. Completion of the Athletics Canada Level 2 online module in a chosen event group area (more than one event group can be selected)

Level 1 Photo Timing (there is a specific order to the activities)

  1. 1 hour introductory session plus 3 hour in-person practical session at the track (University of Manitoba).  This is done outside of formal competition to familiarize everyone with the photo timing gear
  2. Practical training at track meets:  12 hours over 3 different meets and gaining experience in the following areas: setup, operation and tear down

Level 2 Photo Timing (the order of the classroom sessions does not matter)

  1. 40 hours of practical experience in the photo timing area across a number of meets and gaining experience in the following areas:  setup, operation and tear down
  2. 4-5 hours of classroom instruction, providing an overview of all areas of track and field
  3. 4-5 hours of classroom instruction at the track (University of Manitoba).  This will focus on the rules and principles of photo timing as well as trouble shooting common problems and more training on the setup, operation and tear down of the equipment
  4.  Completion of the Athletics Canada Level 2 online module specific to photo timing

Level 1 Results (Hy-Tek) (there is a specific order to the activities)

  1. 3 hour in-person introduction to Hy-Tek Software.
  2. 12 hours of experience at track meets doing results

Level 2 Results (Hy-Tek) (the order of the classroom sessions does not matter)

  1. 5-7 hours of classroom instruction (networking, meet set up and seeding)
  2. 4-5 hours of classroom instruction, providing an overview of all areas of track and field
  3. 40 hours of practical experience in meet set up and results management across a number of meets
  4. Completion of the Athletics Canada Level 2 online module specific to results.

 

The Athletics Manitoba Officials Committee has currently set up the following training sessions:

2015-2016 Athletics Manitoba Officials Training Schedule       

Results

Date Time Location Presenter Register
February 8th     5pm – 8pm      University of Manitoba
James Daly Fieldhouse
Shirley Allan Boudreau Online at: Trackie
coming soon
TBA 5pm – 8pm University of Manitoba
James Daly Fieldhouse
Shirley Allan Boudreau Online at: Trackie

 

Photo Timing

Date Time Location Presenter Register
February 7th 10am – 1pm University of Manitoba
James Daly Fieldhouse
Scott Murray Online at: Trackie

 

Level 1 Official

Date Time Location Presenter Register
April 22           9am – Noon       Sport for Life Centre    
145 Pacific Ave 
TBC                           Online at:  Trackie