Freestyle Technical Delegate Pre Test 2009

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TD Pre Test October 2009


  • This is an open-book test
  • Please complete this test PRIOR to arriving at the TD Seminar
  • Answers will be reviewed as a group during the TD Seminar
  • Discussion will follow review
  • Good Luck


[edit] Part 1

1. Athletes must qualify inverted jumps for Moguls.
2. A Ski Cross athlete who enters the course before the start command is given will receive a DNS.
3. The Finals in Half Pipe consists of 1 run.
4. Coaches or athletes may protest a disqualification for intentional contact (DIC).
5. Completing a TD Report is part of the TD Candidate’s responsibility.
6. Start lists for non-World Cup FIS events may include athletes without a FIS Code.
7. Slopestyle is a FIS Freestyle event.
8. The Local Organizing Committee must present the TD with a verification of the LO’s liability insurance.
9. National Ski Associations must enter athletes in FIS sanctioned events.
10. The transition in the halfpipe must be marked with coloured dye
11. A competitor who has stopped in the Halfpipe for 15 seconds may complete his/her run and receive a score for the entire run.
12. Qualified snowboard judges may judge at Freestyle Half Pipe FIS sanctioned events.
13. FIS Half Pipe competitions must only have a Qualification round and a Finals round.
14. Bibs are assigned to every Mogul athlete based on his/her World Cup standing.
15. In Ski Cross, wherever one turning gate is required to be set, the gate line is the extension of the line from the outside pole of the gate to the turning pole of which lies past the turning pole and extends into the course

[edit] Part 2 – Multiple Choice

[edit] 1.The CODEX refers to:

  • A unique identifier for all events at a competition.
  • A unique identifier for a single event at a competition.
  • A unique identifier for FIS World Cup events only.
  • A unique identifier for the Technical Delegate assigned to an event.

[edit] 2.The FIS Points lists is calculated using:

  • An athlete’s best 2 results, expressed as a placing, in a 12-month period
  • An athlete’s best 2 results, expressed as FIS points, in a 24-month period
  • An athlete’s best 2 results, expressed as FIS points, in a 12-month period.
  • An athlete’s best 2 results, expressed as a placing, in a 24-month period..

[edit] 3. The term “Homologation” means:

  • Measuring the gradient of a course.
  • Granting of approval by an official authority.
  • Standardizing course measurements.
  • Checking an athlete’s right to participation in a competition.

[edit] 4.The minimum number of hours required for official training in Aerials is:

  • 0.5 hour
  • 1.0 hour
  • 1.5 hours
  • 2.0 hours

[edit] 5.The minimum amount of light on a course for night events is:

[edit] 6.Results for Freestyle FIS events must be submitted to the FIS Office in which format:

  • Hypertext Markup Language (.html)
  • Microsoft Excel (.xls or .csv)
  • Portable Document Format (.pdf)
  • Extensible Markup Language (.xml)

[edit] 7. The start command for Ski Cross includes:

  • “Competitors’ Ready … 3, 2, 1, Go!”
  • “Blue course ready … Red course ready”
  • “Skiers Ready!” … “Attention”
  • No Command

[edit] 8. The gap in material around the mid-thigh to top of the ski boot for ski suits used in Ski Cross is:

  • 40mm
  • 60mm
  • 80mm
  • 100mm

[edit] 9. What is not included in the Ski Suit Measurement Protocol for Ski Cross:

  • Testers must stretch the outer ski suit from the athlete’s underwear.
  • Measurements may be taken at either before or after each qualification round.
  • Athletes must wear ski boots when being measured.
  • Athletes must wear protective padding when being measured.

[edit] 10. A Ski Cross gate shall consist of:

  • Triangular gate panel
  • Non breakaway, non hinged, static or fixed based pole
  • Hinged or breakaway 45 cm stubby pole
  • All of the above.

[edit] 11. What officials are not necessarily required in the start area for Ski Cross?

[edit] 12. What is the responsibility of the Chief of Inrun and Chief of Jumps in Aerials?

  • To prepare the landing hill.
  • Prepare & maintain the inrun, transition and jumps.
  • To control the flow of training.
  • Watch the coaches shape the jumps.

[edit] 13.According to the Freestyle FIS ICR, who is required to participate in the official inspection for Moguls?

[edit] 14.The maximum number of Men in a qualification heat for Half Pipe is generally:

  • 20
  • 25
  • 30
  • 35

[edit] 15.The Event Medical Director may be:

  • A Medical Doctor
  • EMS (emergency medical system) trained ambulance attendant
  • Ski Patroller with EMS training
  • Registered Nurse
  • All of the above

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