Judges Committee

The remit of the Judges Committee is Raft Race Judging.

  1. The Judges’ Committee is responsible for advancing ARTICLE 5, Section 8 of the Bylaws, and shall serve as consultants to the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee on all IRF policies and decisions that are related to judging issues.
  2. The Chair of the Judges’ Committee shall be a duly elected member of the Board of Directors who is an active certified Judge Assessor.
  3. The members of the Judges’ Committee shall be composed of 5-7 active Judge Assessors who are appointed by the Executive Committee and the Committee Chair.
  1. The responsibilities of the Judges Committee includes, but is not limited to:
    1. Recruiting new Judges and potential Judge Candidates.
    2. Creating, revising and updating workbooks and examinations.
    3. Scheduling and running workshops and examinations.
    4. Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date database of certified IRF Judges.
    5. Developing and maintaining a fair and credible process for ranking IRF Judges.
    6. Offering the services of judges at national- and international-level rafting competitions.
    7. Reviewing any post-event judging issues or complaints and advising the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee on a course of action relative to these issues or complaints.

Committee members:

Jozef Kytka photo

Jozef Kytka (Chair)

Eric Boudreau photo

Eric Boudreau

Yuni Yunita photo

Yuni Yunita

Pieter Bekkers photo

Pieter Bekkers

Goran Lolic photo

Goran Lolic

Stan Hajek photo

Stan Hajek