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Current British Water Polo Officials and Gradings

In this section you can find out about water polo grades, access listings of all the water polo officials and their relevant grades by region, and access information on evaluating referees at matches.

Click for an explanation of officials grading

About Water Polo Grading

For information on the various grades of water polo official and the pre-requisites for examination in each of the grades click on the arrow right.

Check your local officials' grading

To check the grade of a water polo official in your region use the links below to download the relevant documents.

East Midlands Officials East Officials
London Officials North East Officials
North West Officials South East Officials
South West Officials West Midlands Officials

Evaluation of referees

Various competitions under British Swimming governance may appoint a delegate to observe and evaluate referees.

  • Guidelines on the evaluation of referees can be found here.
  • An outline of the responsibilities of a delegate can be found here.
  • Delegates may use this sheet to assist their evaluation of the match.
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