Team Spacey Now Recruiting FREE Level 1 Officials Track Judging Qualification

Would you like to be part of the Swansea Harriers officials team ably coordinated by Emma Spacey? For all our home and away inter club matches we are obligated to provide a team of qualified officials. The club currently has a team of over 40 qualified officials, some of whom officiate most weekends and some every now and again. If you wish to become part of the team you can volunteer as much or as little as you wish. We provide FREE transport to all away league fixtures too if a bus is provided, and not to mention all the chocolate, tea and coffee you can eat and drink at home matches too!
Sunday 2nd September at Swansea University from 10am to 1pm there is a FREE Level 1 Track Judging UK Athletics qualification that will allow the candidate to work under the supervision of a qualified official in the specific track judging discipline with a view to becoming a qualified technical official. To book please email
Please note: The minimum age for this course is 14
Following attendance at this course candidates will have knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Appropriate attire/equipment
Ability to follow duty sheet
Knowledge and application of rules, reporting infringements
Judging ability, including lap charts
Operating wind gauge, lap board/bell,
Use of flags at break-line, take-over boxes
Relationship with other officials
Relationship with athletes
Health and Safety
Following completion of the course candidates will then be required to operate under the supervision of a qualified technical official and submit four log book records to gain a formal technical officials qualification at the following sub-levels:
Level 1 - Complete the competition experience form for four meetings in your chosen discipline. You should show evidence of undertaking a variety of roles. You do not need to complete the remainder of the log book.
Level 2 - Officials who show a total of 10 successful experiences in their log book will progress to become Level 2 Officials. You must complete all relevant questions in your logbook and have your log book assessed by an appointed assessor.