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2018 ROWONTARIO Umpire Training Conference

Argonaut Rowing Club, 1225 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON

February 10, 2018; 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Free Parking! (Imagine! In Toronto! Not paying for parking!)


ROWONTARIO is pleased to announce the details of the ROWONTARIO Umpires Training Conference. At the day-long conference, you will have an opportunity to learn:

  • Fresh from the January 2018 RCA Semi-Annual Meeting approval of the 2018 Rules of Racing, what is new, what has changed, and what you need to know –how these Rules changes will affect your umpiring
  • Objections – how to respond to an objection, who to advise, and what should go into your written observations
  • Scenarios – Protests and Boat Positioning – discuss with your fellow Umpires, experiences that you have had, plus some real-time protests. Discuss options such as how to deal with incidents as they arise, the ramifications of stopping a race in the middle of the course, etc. Work through scenarios in discussion with others.
  • Update on the RCA Umpire Education system – new position of Level 1 Assistant and L1 Associate. New RCA Policy on Umpire Licensing.
  • New ROWONTARIO requirements re: registration

 $55 + HST per person. Click here to go to the registration page.

Registration Assistance: please contact Member Relations Manager, Ereka Roach, at 416-759-8405 or