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LINE JUDGES

The line judge is responsible for signalling whether a shuttlecock has landed in or out when the shuttlecock lands near the line assigned to them. The number of line judges around a court varies dependent on the level of the tournament.

QUALIFIED OCEANIA LINE JUDGES

  • Greg Busch (NZL)
  • Richard Wong (AUS)
  • Michael Chappell (AUS)
  • Shevaun Moody (AUS)
  • Joshua Ho (AUS)
  • Karen Arnold (AUS)
  • Ravi Nandan (AUS)
  • Val Dorling (NZ)
  • Sonia Gouveia (AUS)
  • Richard Skarott (NZL)
  • Sunny Bhatnagar (AUS)
  • Gail Davison (AUS)
  • Colin Harris (AUS)
  • Bruce Napier (AUS)
  • Holly Cho (NZ)
  • Mark Duxbury (AUS)
  • Steven Huynh (AUS)
  • Pauline Dobson (AUS)

QUALIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES

BWF LINE JUDGE MANUAL

To be accepted for assessment as an Oceania Line Judge, the following criteria will apply:

  • Accredited Line Judge – candidate must be a Certificated level National or Pacific Umpire and have held that qualification for a minimum of one year.  All nominees must have met their National/Pacific TOC criteria for that Level in the previous 12 months.  Understand and speak English fluently.
  • Certificated Line Judge – candidate must be an Accredited level Oceania Line Judge and have held that qualification for a minimum of one year.  All nominees must have met both their National/Pacific TOC and the Oceania criteria for that level in the previous 12 months.  Understand and speak English fluently.

For full details of Umpire qualifications and assessments, please click on the PDF link.