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JUDGE CERTIFICATION AND AWARD PROGRAM

 ETS provides Judge training with the objective to provide a fair standard of scoring,
both locally, and on a national level.

CERTIFICATION AND AWARDS ARE TRACKED IN YOUR ACCOUNT (MY JUDGES PAGE).

CERTIFICATION PROCESS
Step Activity
1

STUDY THE ETS JUDGE MATERIALS

2

COMPLETE THE KNOWLEDGE CHECK 

3

ATTEND A JUDGING CLINIC - LIVE OR WEBINAR

  • Check the events page for available clinics. 
  • Online registration for the clinic is mandatory and is free.
4

COMPLETE THE PRACTICAL JUDGING EXERCISE
     (Google Chrome works best)

HINT:  Print the Decision Tree before starting the Practical Judging Exercise to use as a scoring reference. This step is easiest once you've attended a Judging clinic/webinar.

5

JUDGE 2 ETS EVENTS

  • Adhere to the ETS JUDGE PLEDGE.
  • The host will assign you in the system to your obstacle(s) giving you credit for having judged each obstacle & event.
NOTE: Once the above steps are completed, you will receive an automated email notifying you of your certification.
AWARD PROGRAM
Level Award**
Certification

 Certification Badge

  •  
100 Riders Judged*

 Lapel Pin & Lanyard

250 Riders Judged*

 Lapel Pin 

500 Riders Judged*

 Lapel Pin

1000 Riders Judged*

 Lapel Pin

1500 Riders Judged*

 Lapel Pin

*Maximum 2 obstacles per event are calculated into this number.
**All awards are shipped to ETS events. The judge can indicate which event to ship their award to in the My Judges page.