The Canadian Snowboard Judges is an autonomous association providing freestyle snowboard judging expertise for freestyle snowboard events at all levels of competition across Canada and internationally.

Canada Snowboard Judges Overview
Canada Snowboard Judges Structure
Pocket Guide to SB Freestyle Judging 2020-21
Link to online Judging Clinic 101 held December 20, 2020 


Judging Clinic:  Penticton, November 18, 2023 (9am-4pm)
Registration Link

Judging Clinic:  Vancouver, December 2, 2023 (9am-4pm)
Registration Link

Judging Clinic:  Whistler, December 3, 2023 (9am-4pm)
Registration Link


Judges Program

Judging is not just giving out scores and ranking riders. To judge at a high level with confidence and efficiency, judges need to be well trained in the following areas:

  • Proper Trick Recognition
  • Proper Separation of the Execution
  • Estimation of Trick Difficulty
  • Points and Ranking
  • Visualization
  • Overview
  • Thinking in Advance
  • Recognizing mistakes and Control System
  • Efficiency
  • Reliability

Anyone interested in becoming a Judge, or coaches/athletes interested in taking a Judging Clinic in BC, should contact:

BJ Wilson
BC Judging Coordinator
Email Judging Coordinator

BC Snowboard uses only trained and certified judges for our sanctioned events, including Provincial Series and NorAms.