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ISI JUDGE CERTIFICATION TESTS

All ISI Professional Members must pass a Certification Test before serving as a Judge at ISI competition events.


Please note any online tests purchased Monday-Thursday will be emailed to you as a link 24-48 hours after purchase. If purchased Friday-Sunday, your test will be emailed to you by end of business the following Monday.


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.

2016 Update Test | Printable version (PDF)- All Professional Members who have passed any level of the ISI Judge Certification Exams prior to August 1 , 2016 must take and pass the 2016 Update Test to maintain their current certification level. At least 32 correct answers are needed to pass. The Fee is $10 thru August 31, 2016. Beginning September 1, 2016 the free is $20.


The current Certification Test questions have been updated as of August 2, 2016 to include the 2016 Rule Revisions. Before you take any test, you should have a copy of the 2016 ISI Handbook along with the updated 2016 Rule Revisions. Click here to download to download the updated 2016 Rule Revisions.

If you passed the Bronze / Silver / Gold / Synchro exam after August 1, 2016, you are NOT required to take the 2016 Update Test.

The Bronze, Silver and Gold tests must be taken in order. The Synchronized Test may be taken at any time.

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 2016 ISI Handbook along with the 2016 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.