To design and implement the program for the certification, monitoring and upgrading of hunter, jumper and equitation officials.
The Jump Canada Course Design Committee
is a subcommittee of the Officials’ Committee, which it advises on all matters relating to course designers.
The Jump Canada Stewards Committee
is a subcommittee of the Officials’ Committee, which it advises on all matters related to stewarding.
- a chair elected from within the committee;
- the Chair of Jump Canada Course Design Committee;
- the Chair or other representative from the Sport Council Stewards’ Committee; and
- hunter, jumper and/or equitation officials from across Canada.
- provides input into strategic planning and annual budgets;
- oversees hunter, jumper, equitation and hack judges course designers and stewards;
- identifies, implements and evaluates programs to recruit and develop officials for the specific needs of each level of competition and each geographic region of Canada;
- maintains a formal system and criteria for licensing and method to identify potential national and international officials for both judging and course design;
- reviews applications for new officials and promotions;
- reviews and updates criteria and re-certification programs;
- works with Provincial Hunter Jumper Committees and Sport Council Officials Committee to determine needs and effectiveness of current system;
- forwards rules concerning officials to Rules Committee;
- identifies, implements and evaluates programs for recruiting and developing officials for the specific needs of each level of competition and of each province/geographic region of Canada;
- approves applications for both recorded and senior officials; and
- monitors officials’ attendance at mandatory clinics.
- the chair or designate is a voting member of Jump Canada; and
- one representative is a voting member of the Sport Council Officials Committee.