April 12, 2018
FINA Artistic Swimming Development School for Judges – Intermediate Level scheduled to be held in San José, Costa Rica, from 18th to 20th April 2018.
Please note the following information related to the development
courses for artistic swimming judges:
 The FINA Artistic Swimming Development Schools for Judges are open to all the National Federations interested in developing judges that are not on the current FINA List.
 The FINA AS Development School – Intermediate Level is designed for knowledgeable, active and experienced judges requiring more in depth training of skills at an intermediate level.
 Coaches may also attend a FINA AS Development School as Observers, without the right to take the exam.
 Participants must be at least 18 years old and not over 65 at the start of the FINA AS Development School programme.
 The maximum number of participants in a FINA Artistic Swimming Development School is 30.
 As per the FINA AS Manual 2017-2021 (page 19), judges and coaches registered through the FINA GMS by the established deadline may attend a FINA AS Development School provided that the maximum number of participants has not been reached. The participants’ approval will be done based on the time of registration in the FINA GMS and according to the priority for attendance established in the FINA AS Manual 2017-2021.
 The official working language for FINA AS Development Schools is English.
 For the exam writing, interpreters and use of electronic devices are not permitted. Paper dictionaries are allowed.
 A judge must score a minimum of 80% in order to pass a FINA AS Development School - Intermediate Level.
 Judges rewriting a FINA AS Certification exam may choose to attend the entire course or to sit for the exam either at a FINA AS Development or Certification School. They must be registered through the FINA GMS by the established deadline. Please note that a judge is allowed to write two exams per year only and by no later than November 1st, 2018.
Please find below the details related to the organisation of
DATE: Arrival: 17th April 2018
Course: 18th – 20th April 2018
Departure: 20th April 2018 in the evening or 21st April in the morning.
PARTICIPANTS: Each National Member Federation may nominate artistic swimming judges and coaches for this course.
REGISTRATION: All participants must be registered by the 15th April 2018 in the FINA General Management System (GMS) using your federation login details. The link to the FINA GMS is https://data.fina.org.
Please kindly note that the specific discipline of the school must be added to the attendee’s GMS profile as well as his/her personal email address in order to submit the registration.
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