Jumps Officials

Jumps Referee

- Shall ensure that the Rules (and applicable competition regulations) are observed and shall decide upon any matters which arise during competition and for which provision has not been made in these Rules
- Check all results and sign
- Rule on oral protests
- Declare that any part of an event (as well as the whole event) can be re-held where circumstances justify it.
- Allow athlete’s to compete in an order other than that originally drawn
- Supervise measurement of records
- Check and sign result’s sheets
- Warn or exclude any athlete guilty of improper conduct

2010 Australian All Schools Championships

Chief Jumps Judge – Horizontal Jumps

- Responsible for the conduct of the event, allocating the duties of the Jumps Judges and the work of the judging team, referring back to the Referee in case of problems.
- Supervise warm-up jumps in competition order
- Ensure the competition is conducted in accordance with the rules

 

Chief Judge – Vertical Jumps

- Responsible for the conduct of the event, allocating the duties of the Jumps Judges and the work of the judging team, referring back to the Referee in case of problems.
- Supervise warm-up jumps in competition order
- Announce to the athletes before the competition commences, the starting height of the jump and subsequent heights by which the bar will be raised at the end of each round.

 

Jumps Judges

- Assist the Chief Judge in the determination of legal or illegal jumps and raise the correct coloured flag accordingly
- Judge and record each trial and measure each valid trial
- Ensure safety of other officials and athletes

 

Board Judge (Flags)

- Raise a white flag/show white card to indicate a fair jump from the take-off board and that the athlete has correctly left the pit
- Raise a red flag/show a red card to indicate an infringement of the rules
- Reading the Tape

 

Spike Judge

- Place the spike (with zero end of the tape) in the position of the nearest break made in the sand
- Leave the spike there until the measurement has been recorded. If an athlete protests, the measurement must be taken.

 

Pit Judge

- Rake and level the pit for the next jumper

 

Recorder – Horizontal Jumps

- Call the athletes who have 1 minute to complete their jump
- Each athlete is allowed one jump in each round
- Record the measurement for each athlete
- At the end of round 3 and round 5, record the best jumps for each athlete and reverse the order of jumping form worst to best.
- Count back if there is a tie.

 

Recorder – Vertical Jumps

- Call the athletes who have 1 minute to complete their jump when there are more than 3 athletes in the competition
- Call the athletes who have 1.5 minutes for High Jump and 2 minutes for Pole Vault to complete their jump when there are 2 or 3 athletes left in the competition.
- Call the athlete who has 3 minutes for High Jump and 5 minutes for Pole Vault to complete their jump when there is only 1 athlete left in the competition
- For consecutive trials – 2minutes is permitted in High Jump; 3 minutes in Pole Vault

 

Bar Judge (Flags)

- Raise a white flag to indicate a fair jump
- Raise a red flag if any infringement to the rules occurs

 

Wind Gauge Operator

- Set up the wind gauge to the appropriate height and distance. It is placed 20m form the take-off board alongside the runway and is 1.22m high
- It is measured for a period of 5 seconds from the time the athlete passes a mark alongside the runway
- Long Jump – 40m from the take-off board
- Triple Jump – 35m from the take-off board
- Ensure the measurement and recording for the event is correct in long jump / triple jump

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