The Freestyle FIS TD Commissioner Program

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The Freestyle FIS TD Commissioner Program

Purpose:

The Freestyle FIS TD Commissioner Program will:

- Create a framework for uniform education of Freestyle FIS Technical Delegates around the world;

- Improve the competency of Freestyle FIS Technical Delegates;

- Assist with improving National Federations’ Freestyle Technical Delegates and Officials training programs.

Structure:

The Freestyle FIS TD Commissioner Program will be led by a group of FIS “A” License Technical Delegates representing the major Freestyle regions around the world:

- Canada;

- United States of America;

- Central Europe;

- Scandinavia;

- Eastern Europe;

- Asia;

- Oceania (New Zealand and Australia).

One member from the FIS Freestyle Rules and Officials Subcommittee will chair the Freestyle FIS TD Commissioner Program.

Meetings:

The Freestyle FIS TD Commissioners will meet 2 times each year.

(A) Annually each spring prior to or/during the FIS Spring meetings or bi-annual Congress.

The purpose of this meeting will be to:

- Review Technical Delegate reports from the previous season.

- Identify any Jury and/or TD decisions requiring further investigation.

- Provide recommendations to the FIS Freestyle Subcommittee for Rules & Officials for changes to rules regarding TD roles and responsibilities, licensing and education.

- Review performance of Technical Delegates at FIS World Cups and Continental Cups from the previous season.

- Review list of FIS Freestyle TD upgrades.

- Recommend TD License upgrades to the FIS Freestyle Subcommittee for Rules and Officials.

- Establish the content for the FIS TD Training Seminars for the upcoming season:

- Syllabus;

- Case Studies;

- Tests;

- Educational Materials.

- Set the FIS TD clinic schedule for the upcoming season.

(B) Annually during the Fall FIS Meetings.

The purpose of this meeting is to:

- Train the Commissioners on the content and delivery of the FIS TD educational materials for FIS TD Clinics.

- Make recommendations for TD assignments for the upcoming year to FIS Freestyle Coordinator.

The cost for Commissioners’ attendance at these meetings will be the responsibility of the Commissioners’ National Federation.

Commissioner Responsibilities

Freestyle FIS TD Commissioners will be responsible for:

- Coordinating Freestyle TD education seminars in their region.

- Communicating with National Federations about TD educational opportunities and programs.

- Facilitating during the TD education seminars.

- Selecting presenters for the TD education seminars.

- Participating in the physical development of materials for the TD education seminars.

Reporting

The Freestyle FIS TD Commissioner Program will report directly to the FIS Freestyle Subcommittee for Rules and Officials.


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