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Athletics Officials in Cornwall

Specialist athletics officials are essential for the smooth running and safe competitive environment at athletic meetings. Although some athletic meetings - especially school based ones - are often officiated by untrained volunteers, they are not covered by UK insurance and performances cannot be used for ranking lists or qualification for championship meetings; also long throws should have at least a level 3 judge in control as the bare minimum.

The current levels range from 1 to 5 and those currently officiating from/ for Cornwall can be seen here with their main discipline listed, although several are qualified in more than one.

There is also a new Pathway of qualifications for Officials: please refer to the British Athletics website that will explain this and also on the England Athletics website.

Ben Penberthy, the County Officials Officer, can be contacted here.

Details of England Athletics Courses for Officials for 2015 can be downloaded below:

BBC Sport - Athletics