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Become a Certified Tennis Official: Introduction to Officiating Clinic

Nov 26, 2021
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The clinic specifically presents an introduction to the basic elements of three officiating roles:
  • the LINE UMPIRE
  • the CHAIR UMPIRE
  • the ROVING UMPIRE

Dates:
December 8 and 12, 2021

Times:
Wednesday, December 8
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Zoom Session)

Sunday, December 12
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Admin. Centre)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Lakewood – On Court)

Location:
Saskatoon Admin. Centre for Sport – 510 Cynthia Street (back door entrance)
Lakewood Indoor Tennis Centre (1635 McKercher Drive)

Criteria for Entrance:
Participants must be 16 years of age or older

Cost:
$0.00 (Tennis Canada recommended fee is $30.00)

Clinician:
Dennis Rennie – Dennis is the Tennis Saskatchewan Officials Coordinator. Over the past several years, Dennis has worked many Tennis Saskatchewan sanctioned tournaments, as a line umpire, chair umpire, roving umpire, and as a tournament referee. Dennis has also worked as a Chair Umpire at three Canada Summer Games (2005, 2009, and 2013) and has worked as a Line Umpire at several Davis Cup and Rogers Cup Tournaments (Canada’s top international men’s and women’s professional tournaments).

Clinic Content:
The Introduction to “Officiating” Clinic is an entry-level training clinic, designed to introduce new officials to the Rules of Tennis, the Code of Conduct, and the basic techniques of officiating. It is also recommended for officials who have not been active in the past two years, or who would like a refresher of rules, regulations, and procedures.

How to Register:
For further information and/or to register, please contact Tennis Saskatchewan by phone @ 306-780-9410 or by email @ tennissask@sasktel.net. Registration deadline is Monday, December 6, 2021. Please pre-register. Thank you.

Please note that Tennis Saskatchewan pays certified officials to work sanctioned tournaments!

Officials – Clinics – December 8 and 12, 2021