ISI JUDGE CERTIFICATION TESTS
All ISI Professional Members must pass a Certification Test before serving as a Judge at ISI competition events.
Bronze Test – includes questions from Pre-Alpha – Delta, Freestyle 1-3, Bronze Open Freestyle, Couple 1-3, Dance 1-3, Pair 1-3, Stroking, Footwork, Spotlight, Jump and Spin, Group & Team events (not including synchronized team events).
Silver Test – includes questions from Pre-Alpha – Delta, Freestyle 1-5, Bronze & Silver Open Freestyle, Couple 1-5. Dance 1-5, Pair 1-5, Stroking, Footwork, Spotlight, Jump and Spin, Group & Team events (not including synchronized team events).
Gold Test – includes questions from all levels and all group/team events (not including synchronized team events).
Synchronized Team Test – includes questions for Synchronized Skating, Synchronized Formation and Synchronized Dance along with Synchronized Skating Compulsories and Synchronized Formation Compulsory events.
2014 Update Test | Printable version (PDF)- All Professional Members who have passed any level of the ISI Judge Certification Exams prior to July 1 , 2014 must take and pass the 2014 Update Test to maintain their current certification level. At least 32 correct answers are needed to pass. The Fee is $20.
The 2016 Update test will be available beginning August 2, 2016. New rules will go into effect on September 1, 2016.
The current Certification Test questions have been updated as of July 1, 2014 to include the 2014 Rule Revisions. Before you take any test, you should have a copy of the 2014 ISI Handbook along with the updated 2014 Rule Revisions. Click here to download to download the updated 2014 Rule Revisions.
If you passed the Bronze / Silver / Gold / Synchro exam after June 30, 2014, you are NOT required to take the 2014 Update Test.
The Bronze, Silver and Gold tests must be taken in order. The Synchronized Test may be taken at any time. The 2014 Update Test may be taken until July 24, 2016. All professional coaches judging at the 2016 Worlds Event in Minnesota must have a 2014 Update test on record.
The online charge is $40 per test for current ISI Professional Members.
Each test has 35 True/False and 15 Multiple Choice questions. Passing score is 42 and above for the Bronze, Silver, Gold and Synchronized Team tests. Most answers can be found in the 2014 ISI Handbook along with the 2014 Rule Revision Summary.
On the Bronze, Silver, Gold and Synchronized exams, there will be several questions based on comparative judging or actual situations that may arise while judging an event. Sometimes these answers cannot be directly found in the publications mentioned above.
After you begin, you have 7 days to complete the exam. When your exam is submitted, the results are shown immediately on the screen. An e-mail is also sent to you with the results and a link to print your test certificate.
If you have questions concerning the Certification Testing Program, please contact Kim Hansen , ISI Director of Skating Programs and Events.