PURPOSE
The purpose of this Seminar is to provide:

  1. further education in judging and scoring,
  2. information on the latest rule changes and their interpretation,
  3. practical trick writing, judging, and scoring,
  4. a trick writing and scoring evaluation.
  5. further education in homologation and driving,
  6. information and demonstrations on the latest technology associated with their responsibilities.

TO WHOM
Attendance
a) Mandatory Attendance: Any Level 1 or Level 2 Official who wishes to inscribe himself for any World or Europe & Africa titled event or Cash Prize 1 competition in any year MUST have attended one seminar within the previous 3 years (e.g. Seminar 2021 followed by Seminar 2024). If, however, an official attends the Seminar in the current year he may become eligible to officiate at titled or CP1 events in that current year if there are spaces. At the Seminar, a short-written exam will be held.
b) All International Officials are encouraged to take part in the Officials Seminar as often as possible to increase their knowledge.
c) Level 3 Officials are welcome to attend. If they pass their International Official exam in the same year their attendance at the Seminar is valid for 3 years.

Note: In order to qualify as “attended”, an official must attend the majority of sessions during the Seminar. This will be monitored at each session.

WHERE
Federations wishing to host the Seminar should apply in writing to the WSC who will, as far as is possible, announce dates and venues at least two years in advance of each Seminar.

The venue should move around the Confederation, offering an equal chance to officials from all countries to attend. This will be considered when allocating Seminar venues.

WHEN
Seminar should be held during spring, March or April, before competition season start in Europe, or autumn.

COSTS
Everyone attending the Seminar is responsible for their own costs of travel and accommodation.
Confederation Europe & Africa will contribute to the cost of meeting rooms and lecture facilities.

EXAMS DURING SEMINAR
a) Theoretical and Practical Exam facilities for Level 1 and 2 Judge qualification will be made available at every Seminar.
b) Theoretical Exam facilities for other officials (Homologator, Driver and Scorer) will be made available at every Seminar. Practical exams will still have to be taken at events.

See Additional Rule EA5.12 – Officials Seminar

Previous Seminar Organizers

No.yearplacecountry
11996MUNICHGERMANY
21997AMSTERDAMNETHERLANDS
31998NICEFRANCE
41999SALZBURGAUSTRIA
52000LONDONGREAT BRITAIN
62001HALKIDAGREECE
72002PRAGUECZECH REPUBLIC
82003CASTELDEFELLSSPAIN
92004ANTWERPBELGIUM
102005MUNICHGERMANY
112006SESTRIEREITALY
122007HELSINKIFINLAND
132008ARANJUEZSPAIN
142009COPENHAGENDENMARK
152010ROMAITALY
162011OPIOFRANCE
172012BRATISLAVASLOVAKIA
182013CASTELDEFELLSSPAIN
192014MILANOITALY
202015HALLEGERMANY
212016BRATISLAVASLOVAKIA
222017ATHENSGREECE
232018PRAGUECZECHIA
242019ANTWERPBELGIUM
252020ONLINE
262021ONLINE
272022ONLINE
282023STANSTEADGREAT BRITAIN
292024ATHENSGREECE
302025Open For Bid
312026Open For Bid
322027Open For Bid

Info Sheet For Officials