BECOME A JUDGE
The philosophy behind the judging program is to:
• Evaluate teams fairly with the goal of education
• Always keep the safety of the athletes in mind
• Judge with integrity, openness and enthusiasm
• Create an atmosphere of respect for all coaches, judges, athletes and parents
A minimum of 2 years cheering/coaching experience in School or All-Star Cheerleading
Must be at least 18 years old to judge at an ACA sanctioned competition.
It is ideal if judges are available to judge at three or more events per season.
Responsible for judging all levels of School and All-Star Cheer.
Will be responsible for judging either Building Skills, or Tumbling/Jump Skills and providing comment sheets for coaches
Responsible for judging all levels of School and All-Star Cheer
Judged more than 2 seasons or discretion of ACA Staff
Will be responsible for falls and rule infractions
Must have previously judged more than 2 seasons.
Must hold certification from both the IASF & the ACA in order to judge.
Required to independently complete the IASF online training and exams offered through the IASF for levels 1-7: http://www.iasfworlds.com/legality-official-training/
Safety judges must complete both facets because the IASF training pertains to all-star and does not address various components of the sport including Scholastic, Performance Cheer, Game Day etc.
Participants will be asked to submit their IASF training certificate to the ACA. More details will be given to those who register for the ACA’s safety certification sessions.