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FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials scheduled to be held in Balmain – Couva, Trinidad and Tobago (TTO), from 3rd to 4th March 2018.

DATE: Arrival: 2nd March 2018
Course: 3rd – 4th March 2018
Departure: 4th March in the evening or 5th March 2018 in the morning
PARTICIPANTS: Each National Member Federation may nominate Open Water Swimming officials for this course.
REGISTRATION: All participants must be registered by the 15th February 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.
If you require any assistance with the registration, please contact aquaticsdb@fina.org

 

The purpose of this course is to achieve the following objectives:
 Enlarge the number of officials and enhance the quality of the existing ones;
 Create a uniform pattern of interpretation and application of Open Water Swimming rules, thus raising the quality of officiating;
 Use the course as an instrument to develop and promote Open Water Swimming worldwide.
Please note the following information related to the designation & courses for open water swimming officials:
 Officials who have passed a FINA OWS School and officiated at a required level, will receive a certification, which is valid for a 4-year period.
 FINA OWS Officials List N° 12 (valid from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2020): all new applications, not including renewals, must have attended and passed a FINA OWS School within four years of application.
 FINA OWS Officials List N° 13 and all subsequent FINA OWS Officials Lists: all new applicants and renewals must have attended and passed a FINA OWS School within four years of application.
 The schools primary language is English, although local translation may be provided.
 Minors aged 13 and above may participate in the school. Candidates must be aged 18 years or older to undertake the examination.
 Participants who have completed and passed the test in English would be eligible for the FINA Lists, subject to meeting the List criteria.
Please find below the details related to the organisation of this course:

PLACE: Balmain – Couva, Trinidad and Tobago
ARRIVAL AIRPORT: Piarco International Airport (POS)
TRAVEL: Each National Federation is responsible for the travel expenses of the nominated officials.
VISA SUPPORT: Please contact the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago if you require visa assistance.
ACCOMMODATION: Each National Federation will cover the accommodation expenses of the nominated officials.
Cara Suites Hotel and Conference Centre
Southern Main Road, Claxton Bay
Website: Click here
Single room: USD 200 per night*
Double room: USD 200 per night*
*Breakfast included.
RESERVATIONS: To make a reservation, please contact the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago.
LOCAL TRANSPORT: Transfers from and to the airport will be provided by the OC for those participants accommodated at the official hotel.
In order to organise the local transportation, please provide the participants’ flight arrival and departure details to the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago.
MEETING VENUE: National Aquatic Centre
Balmain – Couva, Trinidad and Tobago
 

PROGRAMME

OC CONTACT: Neal Marcano
Email: adm.asatt@gmail.com
Phone number: +1 868 771 1147

We strongly believe that the FINA Open Water Swimming Schools for Officials will powerfully contribute to the improvement of our sport.

                                                                                

FINA OPEN WATER SCHOOL FOR OFFICIALS IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 

 A FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials is scheduled to be held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (DOM), from 3rd to 4th March 2017.  

The purpose of this course is to achieve the following objectives:  

  • Enlarge the number of officials and enhance the quality of the existing ones; 
  • Create a uniform pattern of interpretation and application of Open Water Swimming rules, thus raising the quality of officiating; 
  • Use the course as an instrument to develop and promote Open Water Swimming worldwide.  

Please note the following information related to the designation & courses for open water swimming officials:  

  • Officials who have passed a FINA OWS School will receive a certification, which is valid for a 4-year period.
  • FINA OWS Officials List N° 12 (valid from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2020): all new applications, not including renewals, must have attended and passed a FINA OWS School. 
  • FINA OWS Officials List N° 13 and all subsequent FINA OWS Officials Lists: all new applicants and renewals must have attended and passed a FINA OWS School.  

     
Please find below the details related to the organisation of this course:  

DATE:     Arrival:  2nd March 2017  
               Course: 3rd – 4th March 2017  
               Departure: 4th March in the evening or 5th March 2017 in the morning   

PARTICIPANTS: Each National Member Federation may nominate Open Water Swimming officials for this course.   

REGISTRATION: All participants must be registered by the 15th February 2017 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.  
  If you require any assistance with the registration, please contact aquaticsdb@fina.org   

NATIONALITY:  Please take into consideration that when a competition official represents his/her country in a competition, he/she shall be a citizen, whether by birth or naturalisation, of the nation he/she represents, provided that a naturalised citizen shall have lived in that country for at least one year prior to that competition (FINA Handbook 2015-2017, General Rules 2.5).  

PLACE: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic    
     
ARRIVAL AIRPORT: Las Américas International Airport  (SDQ)  

TRAVEL: Each National Federation is responsible for the travel expenses of the nominated officials.  

VISA SUPPORT: Please contact the Federación Dominicana de Natación if you require visa assistance.  

ACCOMMODATION:  Each National Federation will cover the accommodation expenses of the nominated officials.  
  Hotel Barceló Santo Domingo

  Avda. Máximo Gómez 53 – esq. Avda. 27 Febrero. 

 Santo Domingo   

Single Room:   USD 114 per day*   

Double Room: USD 137 per day*   

*Breakfast included   

RESERVATIONS:   To make a reservation, please contact the Federación Dominicana de Natación.  
LOCAL TRANSPORT: Transfers from and to the airport will be provided by the OC for those participants accommodated at the official hotel.   
 In order to organise the local transportation, please provide the participants’ flight arrival and departure details to the Federación Dominicana de Natación.  
MEETING VENUE: Dominican Republic Olympic Committee  Avda. Pedro Henriquez Ureña 107  Santo Domingo  
PROGRAMME:  Follow this link for the school programme.    
     
OC CONTACT:  Henry Ramon Reyes Diaz   

Email: henryreyes1@hotmail.com   Phone number: 18098782099    

We strongly believe that the FINA Open Water Swimming Schools for Officials will powerfully contribute to the improvement of our sport.  

For any further details please contact the FINA Office in Lausanne:  
Contact Person:  Pere Miró 

FINA Development Department 

Chemin de Bellevue 24a/24b

1005 Lausanne, Switzerland 

Tel: (41-21) 310 4710 Fax: (41-21) 312 6610 

Email: schools@fina.org   

We look forward to receiving your nominations through the FINA GMS by no later than the 15th February 2017. 

 

FINA SCHOOL FOR OPEN WATER OFFICIALS IN EL SALVADOR

FINA has the pleasure to send you the following information related to the organisation of the FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials scheduled to be held in San Salvador (ESA) from 29th to 30th April 2016.

The purpose of this course is to achieve the following objectives:

 enlarge the number of officials and enhance the quality of the existing ones;

 create a uniform pattern of interpretation and application of Open Water Swimming rules, thus raising the quality of officiating;

 use the course as an instrument to develop and promote Open Water Swimming worldwide.

Please note the following information related to the designation & courses for open water swimming officials:

 Officials who have passed a FINA OWS School will receive a certification, which is valid for a 4-year period.

 FINA OWS Officials List N° 12 (valid from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2020): all new applicants must have attended and passed a FINA OWS School.

 FINA OWS Officials List N° 13 and all subsequent FINA OWS Officials Lists: all new applicants and renewals must have attended and passed a FINA OWS School.

Please find below the details related to the organisation of this course:

DATE: Arrival: 28th April 2016

Course: 29th – 30th April 2016

Departure: 30th April in the evening or 1st

May 2016 in the morning

PLACE: San Salvador, El Salvador

PARTICIPANTS: Each National Member Federation may

nominate Open Water Swimming officials for this course.

REGISTRATION: All participants must be registered by the 16th April 2016 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 in order to submit the registration.

If you require any assistance with the

registration, please contact

aquaticsdb@fina.org

ARRIVAL AIRPORT: International Airport Monseñor Óscar

Arnulfo Romero

TRAVEL: Each National Federation is responsible for the travel expenses of the nominated Open Water Swimming officials.

ACCOMMODATION: Each National Federation will cover the

accommodation expenses of the nominated officials.

Hotel Marela

C/ Juan José Cañas y 83 Avenida Sur No. 5

San Salvador

Website: Click here

Single Room: USD 70/85/100 per day*

Double Room: USD 90/110/140 per day*

*Breakfast/half/full board

RESERVATIONS: To make a reservation, please contact the Federación Salvadoreña de Natación.

MEETING VENUE: Hotel Marela

PROGRAMME

LOCAL TRANSPORT: Transfers from and to the airport will be provided by the OC for those participants accommodated at the official hotel.

In order to organise local transportation, please forward the participants’ flight arrival and departure details to the Federación Salvadoreña de Natación.

VISA SUPPORT: Please contact the Federación Salvadoreña de Natación if you require visa assistance.

OC CONTACT: Mr. Luis Araujo

Email: fedenat.fsn@gmail.com Phone number: +503 2278 8316

We strongly believe that the FINA Open Water Swimming Schools for Officials will powerfully contribute to the improvement of our sport.

For any further details please contact the FINA Office in Lausanne:

Contact Person

Pere Miró

FINA Development Department

Avenue de l’Avant-Poste 4

1005 Lausanne, Switzerland

Tel: (41-21) 310 4710

Fax: (41-21) 312 6610

Email: schools@fina.org

We look forward to receiving your nominations through the FINA GMS by no later than the 16th April 2016.

 

CCCAN announce the technical officials selected to officiate at the 2015 CCCAN Championships in Barbados for the discipline ofOpen Water.

 
CCCAN anuncia los oficiales técnicos seleccionadopara oficiar en los 2015 Campeonatos CCCAN en Barbados para las disciplina de  Aguas Abiertas .

OPEN WATER:

Andrew Kirby - Barbados

Felix Rodriguez - Dominican Republic

Ana Sanchez - Dominican Republic

Ricardo Dimas - Panama

Gary Morales - Trinidad & Tobago