GET CERTIFIED

STEPS TO BECOME AN IATB JUDGE OR REFEREE

1. APPLICATION

Every new judge or referee must fill out the application form below and meet these criteria:

    • Must be 21 years or older in age by the time of application
    • Must have attended one previous Trans bodybuilding show hosted by TransFitCon or IATB; or
  • Must have previous bodybuilding experience as a competitor

2. INTERVIEW

After an application has been filled, an interview will be scheduled with the head judge. Skills required to be a judge/referee include but are not limited to:

  • Good at interpersonal communication
  • Ability to work well in teams
  • Great attention to details
  • Organization skills

3. NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT

Once the application is approved, the judge/referee is required to sign a non-disclosure agreement.

4. CERTIFICATION TRAINING

The objectives of the certification training are to 1) develop talent and create competency by helping the judges acquire the correct skills and knowledge to judge an event and to 2) build confidence in the competitors, hosts and sponsors by creating an equal standard based on fairness and objectivity.

    • Once you have signed the Non-Disclosure Agreement, you will have access to the certification course link.
    • The certification test must be taken within 3 months after purchasing the training course (currently set at $50).
    • You are required to pass the certification test with a score of at least 85%.
    • There will be 3 attempts to pass the test within 3 months; failing to do so will result in waiting for another three months to try again.
  • After the test has been successfully completed, you will receive a Certificate in the mail.

IATB CERTIFICATION TRAINING APPLICATION FORM
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