How to get Involved

Official Roles

Volunteers wishing to officiate for British Showjumping can assist by undertaking and training in a number of roles; these roles include Course Designers, Judges or Stewards.  Each role plays an important part of the development and regulation of the sport and help competitions run efficiently and as per British Showjumping Rules and Regulations. 

All Officials work closely with each other to ensure that competitions run efficiently and as per British Showjumping Rules and Regulations.  This is to encourage members to compete and to also encourage potential members to join the sport.

Officials can gain substantial benefits from officiating with British Showjumping including the following: -

  • Chance to try something new, which could lead to a career change
  • Routes into employment
  • Payment for your time and services
  • Becoming involved with the sport in a non competitive manner
  • Having the chance to experience top level shows at top class and inspiring locations
  • Gain new skills, knowledge and experience
  • Develop existing skills and knowledge
  • Meeting new people
  • Making new friends
  • Getting to know the local community
  • Giving something back to the organisation that has impacted on a person’s life, either directly or indirectly
  • Feeling part of a team
  • Feeling valued
  • Gaining confidence and self-esteem

Training to become an official will help you develop personally & professionally, give something to British Showjumping and also help others enjoy our sport.  More officials mean more competitions run which all helps in the development & competitiveness of the sport as a whole.

Come and join British Showjumping as an official, and enjoy a rewarding, enjoyable and satisfying experience, as well as developing your own personal skills.

Further information on each of the Official roles and how to find out more can be found here:
Course Designer  Judge   Steward  Commentators