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.
2012 Update Test - All Professional Members who have passed any level of the ISI Judge Certification Exams prior to September 28, 2011 must take and pass the 2012 Update Test to maintain their current certification level. At least 25 correct answers are needed to pass.
The Bronze, Silver and Gold tests must be taken in order. The Synchronized Team Test and 2012 Update Test can be taken at any time.
The online charge is $40 per test for current ISI Professional Members.
The list of Completed Update Tests are updated weekly on our website.
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 2012 ISI Handbook along with the 2012 Rule Revisions.
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.
The 2012 Update Test has a total of 30 questions. Passing score is 25 and above. Most of the Update Test questions are from the 2012 Rule Revisions.
If you have questions concerning the Certification Testing Program, please contact Kim Hansen , ISI Director of Skating Programs and Events.