Fancy being an International Technical Official?

by admin on January 6, 2014

Do you have what it takes? World Bowls have confirmed that another round of International Technical Official assessments will be available next year and is seeking further applications from suitably qualified umpires who wish to be accredited as an ITO.
Applicants for the position must meet the following qualifying criteria:
Have actively officiated for a minimum period of three years. That is, have officiated annually in at least five events at any level for a combined total of at least twenty hours.
Have officiated in at least two International / National / National Division (State / Region / District) events in the two years immediately prior to the date of application.
Applications should be received by Bowls Australia by Tuesday, December 31. Late applications will not be accepted.
Umpires who have previously applied may reapply provided 12 months has passed since their previous assessment.
All umpires will receive notification of the assessment dates in 2014.
Applications should be sent to the National Officiating Director via one of the following methods:
National Officiating Director
Bowls Australia
Victoria 3070
Email: (documents must be scanned with original signatures – typed names as signatures will not be accepted)
The document can be downloaded here. ITO Application form 2014.docx