GENERAL REGULATIONS FOR JUDGES
1. In competitions where there are four (4) judges (1 Static elements` judge, 1 Dynamic elements` judge, 1 Move combinations` judge and 1 Style judge). Judges have to finish judging course education provided by Federation to ensure high standard of judging.
2. A judge must be a person with high morale, objective and shall have no conflicts of interest. Preferably, judges must not belong to any street workout team or organization participating in the competition to avoid the risk of biased (non-objective) judging in favour of that team / organization.
3. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd judge(s) must be well recognized and respected person(s) within the street workout community, who have (or has) contributed to organization or development of the street workout sport in their respective countries or internationally. The judges have to be selected according to their real and verifiable contributions (e.g., judge is working with youth, leading or facilitating street workout movement) and not only by their public image created by themselves in the social networks.
4. The 4th judge must be clearly informed that this is an international competition and, therefore, he cannot give any subjective preferences to local athletes from his side, except if they objectively are better than the foreign athletes participating in the competition.
5. The 4th judge judges only in the first (1st) round of competitions, because in the first round the style and acting matters more, because the athletes have prepared the performance before the competitions. The 4th judge can give the same amount of points as other judges, because style is equally important as other categories in the first round of competitions. The other judges can let him give a speech during the opening ceremony of the event or before announcing the winners.
6. A judge evaluates all athletes equally, nobody is given an advantage because of previous accomplishments and/or titles.
7. A judge must understand which tricks and/or elements he has to judge
8. In any competition (anywhere) judge evaluates athletes with marks from “1” to “5” points without comparing particular competition level to international level.
9. If not said otherwise, judge can evaluate athletes with marks from “1” to “5” points, including half points ‘‘0.5’’.
10. If a judge is invited to any competition, he judges all athletes equally and he needs to be self-confident.
11. A judge judges each competition in honesty towards himself and street workout a sport.
12. There must be a special place for the judges (table, chair, etc.). Judges must sit at the position where they can clearly see what is happening on the central stage. Judge can warn someone if he cannot see the competition taking place. Judge can move closer for better visibility and to improve the quality of his work.
13. A judge needs to perform his duties, without making any photos or videos of Participants.
14. A judge must write comments and write down points only after an athlete`s round. Points can be written in the comments section and, after all Participants have performed, a judge must write down the final points for each athlete.
15. The judge can write positive and/or negative notes in comments section about each athlete.
16. The judge cannot comment the decision to give marks made by another judge or impose his own opinion about any Participant.
17. A judge works independently and evaluates only athletes` performance and not the quality of the competition, venue or society of the place where the competition is being held.
18. A judge cannot give higher marks to local athletes, only because they are part of any organization, especially the one which organizes the particular competition.
19. The judge cannot whistle, scream or cheer up his favourite athlete. Only clapping/applause is allowed.
20. The judges cannot participate in the competition or assist during any performance of any Participant.
21. Participants without shoes are not allowed to participate. A judge can interrupt the performance of an athlete and ask an athlete to put on shoes.
22. The judge can interrupt the performance of an athlete if a Participant is trying to do complicated and dangerous tricks.
23. Results must be submitted on paper sheets provided to the judges by Federation.