Experienced officials are essential to run a successful Championships and we are very grateful for your interest in supporting our charity's events.
Please be sure to indicate each tournament and each discipline you are applying to officiate, particularly if you applying as a both sparring centre referee and as a patterns judge. It is possible to officiate up to one sparring discipline and one patterns discipline per day, per tournament.
Please ensure you are able to arrive before 9am on the morning for each event being applied for. The itinerary for each of the four tournaments may be found on our website http://bstf.org.uk/annual-tournament-series/
>>>>ICO-LUSL Cup, 19th November 2017, Jean Brown Indoor Arena, London: WT rules sparring only [~6 courts]
>>>>Challenge Cup, 3rd December 2017, Aston University, Birmingham: ITF rules & WT rule sparring [~2-3 courts each]
>>>>The Lion's Cup, 11th February 2018, Notts Trent University, Nottingham: ITF rules & WT rules sparring; Kukkiwon patterns & Chang-Hon patterns [2-3 courts each]
>>>>The Student National Taekwondo Championships Finals, 10th – 11th March 2018, University of Worcester, ITF & WT rules sparring; Kukkiwon & Chang-Hon individual and pairs & teams patterns [4-8 courts varying by discipline]
This application form is for **centre referees and patterns judges only.** Corner judges/class 3 judges/desk assistants/volunteers please do not use this form, instead apply for these roles via your university team's entry form.
The BSTF hereby agrees: to provide officials lunch and refreshments along with a stipend now increased to £47.50 per official, per discipline officiated at all tournaments; this stipend replaces all previous stipend/hourly/travel allowance rates; to employ medical staff and first aid teams to cover the event; to hold a suitable tournament insurance policy which includes member to member, public liability and personal injury cover for all participants - all participants (players, officials, coaches etc.,) must become day members to take part; shall aim to give at least 7 days notice of modification or cancellation of the event where this may impact on the agreement to officials; to hold all information submitted in this form confidentially and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Officials hereby declare: that you are available to officiate on the date(s) indicated from 9am onward; that all information submitted on this form is true and correct; that you agree to the terms and conditions of our Participant Membership & Code of Conduct Declaration below; that you have the appropriate training, experience and up to date knowledge of the competition rules to officiate the selected discipline(s); centre referees will lead their court's team of corner judges and other volunteers; that you are are fit and able to officiate; you will voluntarily provide your services and act under the direction of the organising committee and their delegates for the full duration of the events; you will arrive in officials attire - sport shoes, black trousers, white shirt, dark tie and optional blazer.
Applications will close once we reach the requisite number for each discipline. Applicants will be informed by email as soon as possible to confirm . Thank you in advance for your application and your support for university sport, it is hugely appreciated!
The British Student Taekwondo Federation is a Registered Charity, No. 1169895 (England and Wales)