An umpire must hold a valid national umpiring license in order to act as a FISA
international umpire. The FISA license shall expire automatically upon the
expiry of the national license.
The holder of an expired FISA Umpire’s license who wishes to act as a FISA
Umpire shall first re-take and pass the examination.
FISA Umpire’s badge – FISA umpires who are members of the Jury at an
International regatta or World Rowing Championship regatta, shall wear the
FISA Umpire’s badge.
Rule 82 – Composition of the Jury
the Jury shall consist of persons carrying out the following duties:
1. President of the Jury,
3. Judge at the start,
5. Judges at the Finish, one of whom shall be the senior Judge,
6. Members of the control commission, one of whom shall be senior member.
the President of the Jury, the starters, the Judge at the start, the Umpires, the
senior Judge at the Finish and the senior member of the control commission
shall each hold an international Umpire’s licence.
1. international regattas – the Jury shall be appointed by the organising
committee (see rule 39).
2. world rowing championship rowing world cup, olympic, Youth
olympic, Paralympic and relevant qualification regattas – the Jury shall
be appointed and supervised by the FisA Umpiring commission.
Rule 83 – Role of the Jury
the Jury shall ensure that the regatta is run in accordance with these rules
of racing and, in particular, that all crews race under the same conditions.
Rule 84 – Collaboration with the organising Committee
the proper running of a regatta requires close collaboration between the
organising committee and the Jury. the members of the Jury shall, within
the scope of their duties, maintain a constant check on the various items of
technical equipment on the course.