Shooting Australia Officials Update - January 2017

Articles | Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017


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I hope you all enjoyed a lovely Christmas and New Years with your loved ones and the year 2017 is off to a great start for each of you so far. 

Here at Shooting Australia we have hit the ground running as February plays host to the inaugural event of the newly launched SA Performance Series, Sydney Cup 1 at SISC which also doubles as the first Commonwealth Games selection event for Shotgun and the 2016 SA Awards of Excellence at Rooty Hill RSL. 

Shooting Australia Awards of Excellence 

Nominations – Linked here for your convenience (Nominations have been extended and will now close at midday on Monday the 30th of January 2017
Tickets – Linked here for your convenience

Shooting Australia Performance Series 

SA Rolling Calendar - Linked here for your convenience
Memo - Linked here for your convenience

If you are not already involved and are interested at officiating at any of these events please contact the event hosts directly. Expressions of Interest for the SA Open and SA Junior Championships will be sought by Shooting Australia later in the year. 

ISSF Judge and License Renewals 

All ISSF Judge and Licence renewals submitted to Shooting Australia at the end of 2016 have been processed through ISSF Headquarter in Munich and are on their way to the Shooting Australia office. 

Further information regarding the introduction of the Shooting Australia certificate of currency process including required assessments will be forwarded to individuals’ once this process has been finalised. 

Shooting Australia Officials Development Workshop 

Thanks to the alignment of the SA Officials Development plan and the SA Performance series, SA will host an important workshop at SISC prior to Sydney Cup 1 for invited officials who have been identified as mentors and educators in their respective states across all disciplines.

Mr Peter Underhill, Technical Delegate for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will be attending to present his expectations of the ITO, NTO and SSV’s which will assist with the preparation over the next 18 months for both the 2018 ISSF Junior World Cup event in Sydney and 2018 Commonwealth Games at Belmont.  He will then stay on to observe the first two days of competition and give some invaluable feedback on key areas of our officiating and presentation of our domestic events.

2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ITO, NTO and SSV Nominations 

Thank you to everyone that nominated for ITO positions late last year, these nominations were forwarded to ISSF and ICFRA who have submitted their recommendations to GOLDOC for approval, once approved GOLDOC will contact the successfully appointed officials. 

NTO and SSV Expressions of interest (EOI’s) are now being sought and the Expression of Interest (EOI) forms are now available from the Shooting Australia Website linked here and will be accepted until 5pm AEST, on Friday 17 February, 2017.

As there will be limited National Technical Official (NTO) positions available during the games, interested NTO’s are also encouraged to register as a Sport Specific Volunteer (SSV) in case they are unsuccessful in obtaining an NTO role. 

Applicants who miss out on an SSV role will have the opportunity to nominate themselves for a generalist volunteering position here.

All interested NTO’s and SSV’s need to:

  1. Return the completed NTO and Volunteer expression of Interest form to the SA; and
  2. Register as a NTO and / or Volunteer online through the GC2018 Volunteer Portal. 

Please Note: All candidates who are interested in being considered for a SSV role must register to be a volunteer by completing the GC2018 Volunteer Registration process, the GOLDOC Volunteer Portal will open on the 6th February 2017 and close early March 2017.
NTO EOI - Linked here for your convenience
SSV EOI - Linked here for your convenience

Shooting Australia Rolling Calendar

The Shooting Australia rolling calendar is constantly being updated with upcoming events and links related to those events, if you have an event to add please forward all relevant details to me

SA Officials Shirts 

All SA Officials are expected to wear the Black SA Officials shirts, if you have not received one or need an additional one please advise your size and mailing address to me.  

There are a lot of exciting things happening in the SA Officials space, if you have any queries, comments or suggestions I welcome any constructive feedback and look forward to seeing you all on the range soon. 

Kind regards,

Kerry Waller
Operations Manager


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