Officials Practical Experience

Certification for Level 1 Officials

There are three required components that candidates must have in order to become fully certified Level 1 Curling Officials.

Ontario – Level 1 Officials Certification = Training + Practical + Valid Criminal Record Check

  1.  Training consists of a single day workshop delivered by the Ontario Curling Council at various times and dates throughout the curling season. 
  2. Practical experience must be attained and recorded on the following downloadable form.
  • 3 Games Timed under a Level 3 Certified Officials
  • 2 Days of Job-shadowing an Officiated U18/U21 Event.

Level 1 Officiating Practical Record

The completed log sheets must then be uploaded at this site.  You will receive a confirmation when you have completed all three components for certification.

Submission of Level 1 Practical Log

3. Candidates are also required to acquire and maintain their own Criminal Background Checks.  These must be on file with one of our member Associations (CurlON or NOCA).   Background checks can be attained at the following site or done in person with local authorities.

Online Criminal Background Check

 

Certification for Level 2 Officials

There are four required components that candidates must have in order to become fully certified Level 2 Curling Officials.

Ontario – Level 2 Officials Certification = Level 1 Certified + Training + Practical + Valid Criminal Record Check + Making Ethical Decisions Evaluation

  1.  Training consists of a single day workshop delivered by the Ontario Curling Council at various times and dates throughout the curling season.  Training may also include completing a Making Ethical Decisions workshop (successful MED Evaluation does not require attendance at an MED workshop).
  2. Practical experience must be attained and recorded on the following downloadable form.
  • 6 Games Assisting (Minimum 1 of each of the following, 6 total experiences)
    • Managing Last Stone Draw
    • Managing the away end
    • Managing measures
    • Managing pre-game practices
  • 1 Day of Job-shadowing a Head Official at an Officiated Provincial Event.

Level 2 Officiating Practical Record

The completed log sheets must then be uploaded at this site.  You will receive a confirmation when you have completed all components for certification.

Submission of Level 2 Practical Log

3. Candidates are also required to acquire and maintain their own Criminal Background Checks.  These must be on file with one of our member Associations (CurlON or NOCA).   Background checks can be attained at the following site or done in person with local authorities.

Online Criminal Background Check

4. Successful completion of the online Making Ethical Decisions (MED) evaluation.  Candidates can take an MED workshop then completed the online evaluation or challenge the evaluation directly.

Making Ethical Decisions