Application form for Officials to Officiate at the 2019 Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving Leeds UK. 

The Royal Life Saving Society and RLSS UK invite applications from volunteers to officiate at the 2019 Festival of Lifesaving, incorporating the Commonwealth Lifesaving Championships and the Lifesaving Challenge, to be held in Leeds, the United Kingdom from Thursday 21st November through to Saturday 23rd November 2019.

If you wish to be considered, please complete this form by 2nd December 2018. 

It is anticipated that the successful applicants for the key officials' role, including the Chief Referee and Deputy Referee will be advised by 21st December 2018 and all other official positions will be notified approximately 4 weeks later. 

Officials are required for the following events:

Tuesday 19th November

Team Warm Up Sessions

9.00am – 4.30pm*


Wednesday 20th November

Key Officials Meeting and Site Visit

Officials Meeting

Team Warm Up Sessions

Team Registration



2.30pm – 4.30pm

9.00am – 4.30pm*

2.00pm – 4.30pm*

Thursday 21st November

Pool Events (Heats and Finals)

7.00am – 11.00am

4.00pm – 8.00pm

Friday 22nd November

Pool Events (Heats and Finals)

7.00am – 11.00am

4.00pm – 8.00pm

Saturday 23rd November

Lifesaving Challenge

7.30am – 5.00pm

*Timings to be confirmed

All events will take place at the Aquatics Centre at the John Charles Centre for Sport.

Travel and accommodation expenses for all officials are to be paid for by the individual concerned.  No such expenses are provided for by the Host Organising Committee or the Royal Life Saving Society.

Please click here to complete the application form.

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