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WAG Beginner Judges Courses


This course has been modified from a 2 day in-class BJC to a self-directed learning course. ***Attendance is mandatory all day*** 

All candidates are expected to complete a workbook and write an open book exam & practical video. No rewrites will be permitted. Successful candidates will be required to purchase JO Compulsory Binder.

Successful candidates who achieve 80% or higher on the written and on min 2 of the 4 events of the practical exam will become a Compulsory Level judge and will be eligible to judge at Level 1-5 meets only

Candidates will receive the power point presentation of the BJC and will rely on educational tools i.e. USAG Junior Compulsory Program 2013-2021 (Blue Binder) which can be ordered through USAG web-site. You-tube web-site for sample routines and materials found on the GO web-site at:  (i.e Level 1-5 Quick Reference Chart etc.).


The one-day course will consist of:

  • Review of General Faults and Penalties including “Changes in Prescribed Text” and sample video analysis as well as a question and answer session.
  • The second part of the day will consist of an open book written exam and practical exam (video)
  • There are no re-writes will be permitted, this is an open book exam.
  • No refunds will be given once your registration has been accepted
  • You will be contacted by the Lead of BJC who will assist you with questions you may have


Within 2 weeks of the exam:

  • Successful candidates who have completed Foundations 1/NCCP Level 1 and achieve 80% or higher on the written and on min 2 of the 4 events of the practical exam, will become a Ontario Compulsory judge and will be eligible to judge at Level 1-5 meets only
  • For those candidates who do not have their Foundations/NCCP Level 1, you will have 3 months in which to receive certification. A copy of the certification for proof of completion must be sent to the WPM at: within this time. This is no related to you NCCP locker being updated. Candidates are not permitted to sign up for competitions or be in attendance at a mock meet in the role of a judge until certification is received.

If certification is not completed within 3 months then the candidates will be required to retake the BJC.


Once you have received confirmation of successful completion of course:

  • Compulsory Judges are required to purchase a USAG Compulsory Binder which can be ordered on-line through the USAG Gymnastics website
  • Attend a Yearly Maintenance Clinic Women’s Program Manager Assistant-Judging) will contact you directly with information (not applicable for this course)
  • Register with GO as a judge (membership services – Kristina Galloway via the unattached form or through your club (if affiliated) in order to be able to be assigned to a judging panel assignment.




Course: 9:00am-12:30pm
Exam: 1:00pm-4:00pm
*attendance for all sections is mandatory
**lunch not provided



Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Futures Gymnastics Centre 
6991 Millcreek Drive, Unit 8, Mississauga, ON L5N 6B9
***deadline to register is Friday, November 16, 2018 at 4pm. 


Saturday, January 5, 2018 at Ottawa Gymnastics Centre
284 Elmgrove Ave, Ottawa, ON, K1Z 6V1
***deadline to register is Friday, December 14, 2018 at 4pm. 




Saturday March 16, 2019 at Futures Gymnastics Centre 
919 York Rd., Guelph, ON N1E 6N1
***deadline to register is Monday, March 4, 2019 at 4pm. 


$75 + HST 
HST # 12212 5131 RT0001


Must be registered as a Gymnastics Ontario member (club affiliated or unattached).
Must be at least 16 years of age

NCCP Level 1 Technical OR Foundations Program (please see attached info) OR Active athlete or coach within the last 3 years (must complete NCCP or Foundations course before course and certificate must be presented on first day of course OR if no courses available then must be sent upon completion- no later than 3 months after completing course).


Registration is being done online so clubs can login and register their affiliated assessors/judges/coaches using the same account that they use to register their participants for GO Memberships.  

If you are an unattached assessor/judge/coach please complete and send the form below to Women's Program Manager ( to register you on your behalf. * please remember you must still be registered as a member of Gymnastics Ontario (unattached) in order for your registration to be processed. GO unattached membership forms must be sent to Kristina Galloway, Membership Services Manager (

18-19 Beginner Judge UNATTACHED Registration Import Form



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