Education System for Judges

In conjunction with the working groups, British Showjumping reviews the Officials Pathway on an annual basis to ensure that it is fit for purpose and helps recruit, retain and develop our Officials Workforce.

Judges are classified at one of the following levels:

  • Trainee Judge 
  • Level 1 Judge 
  • Level 2 Judge 
  • Level 3 Judge 

For an overview of the Judges Training & Development Pathway, please click here.


British Showjumping Judges Training & Development Pathway - Detailed (Click Below) 

Judges Education System - Pathway 
Judges Education System - Competencies Required

Officials Logbook

The Officials Logbook has been created to help aid, track and monitor development through the Officiating Levels.  The Logbook captures some of the key Criteria and Competencies of each Level and is used as a guide for recommendation. Officials who are upgrading will be expected to complete this as part of their upgrade. So to help show depth of knowledge and experience. Logbooks can be downloaded here.  (OF11)- Click Here 


Judges App 

In addition to the Judges levels. Those judges that have trained or are training to use the Judges App are classified at one of the following levels:

  • Judges App Trainee
  • Judges App User 
  • Judges App Advanced User 

British Showjumping Judges App Competencies - Detailed (Click Below)

Judges Application - Competencies Required

Regional Official Mentors

The Regional Official Mentors were introduced to help Officials on a more local basis with any questions, queries
or problems that may arise.  Each of the Regional Official Mentors were appointed following an application process, and were appointed as proactive and forward thinking individuals who displayed experience in developing and progressing individuals.  The Regional Official Mentors will also act as a link between Regional Officials and British Showjumping HQ.  Details of the Regional Official Mentors can be found by calling the British Showjumping Officials Coordinator on 02476 698803 or by emailing officials@britishshowjumping.co.uk

OF Forms Downloads

OF1 - Membership Application form - Click Here 

OF2 - Officials Application form - Click Here 

OF9 - Promotion toLevel 3 Application form - Click Here 

OF11- Judges Log Book - Click Here

OF13 - Promotion to Levels 1 & 2 Application form - Click Here 

Lead Official Guide