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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

2000 Riders Judged

  Lapel Pin

2500 Riders Judged

  Lapel Pin

3000 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.