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The levels of accreditation a person requires to qualify for appointment as an Official are:
Each level has a set of skills and performance standards that must be evaluated before accreditation is granted.
There are three phases to the process of gaining National Accreditation:
The minimum requirements to apply for the National Accredited Official examination are:
Candidate officials apply to CKC through their Provincial Sport Organization to write the examination (prior to December 30 each year) and after review by the NOC, a convenient time is arranged to sit the examination and, if successful, an oral examination immediately follows. The practical assessment is performed in the Division. Details are outlined in the "Officials Manual".
Canoe Kayak BC is the Provincial Sport Organization for the paddle sports and actively encourages and provides opportunities to enjoy, participate and excel in them. Members include competitive athletes, developing athletes, enthusiasts, coaches, officials, administrators and supporters of the sport. The association's mission enourages and promotes personal growth and success for our members through participation and performance in paddle sports.