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5.6 CHAIR OF JUDGES PANEL


A. FUNCTION

  • Records routine performed in same way as D- Judges
  • Gives the value of the required lift after consultation with the D judges.
  • Controls the judges’ work as determined in the Technical Regulations
  • Deducts from total score for infringements according to the Code of Points
  • Checks E- scores and A- scores for logic and approaches judge with significant deviation from expectation or when the scores are impossible to justify and consider a change of mark (the judge is allowed to refuse)
  • Releases Scores: After allowing time for the SJ to intervene if necessary. (10 seconds)
  • Once the scores are released to the public, no change is possible except in the case of incorrect score display or inquiry.
Make deduction for:
  • Lifts
  • Prohibited moves
  • Interruption / stop of performance
  • Time infractions / time faults
  • Failing to appear on stage within 20 seconds
  • Presentation faults in the competition area
  • Attire errors
 
Give penalties:
Warning:
  • Presence in prohibited area
  • Improper behaviour/manners
  • National tracksuit not being worn (opening / closing ceremonies)
  • Competition attire not being worn at medal award ceremony
(50% of prize money)
Disqualification:
  • Walk-over
  • Serious breach of the FIG Statutes, TR or COP
 
Must intervene when:
  • The marks of the panel are incorrect or impossible *
  • The D- judges cannot agree the D- mark
  • A Line judge has not seen a fault
* Only when R-Judges are not present at the competition
 
 

B. CRITERIA

Lift: One dynamic standing lift is required in a routine.
 
Definition: when one or more competitors are lifted to shoulder level or higher of the supporting partner(s) (showing precise position(s).
The base competitor must be in standing position at the beginning of the lift.
A lift may involve any combination of competitors.
Different formations may be shown at the same (continuous, a set) period of a time.
 
Criteria for Value: Maximum value for the lift: 1.00 point
 
Criteria for Evaluation of the LIFT 0.1 0.2
1 Entry of the lift / Levels of the lifted partner in relation to the shoulder axis, above the shoulder level
(bent/straight arms)
   
2 Showing physical capacities; strength, flexibility, balance    
3 Changing different levels with different shapes    
4 Showing dynamism (speed, rotation) of the competitor(s)    
5 Showing Airborne phase with or without 1/1 rotation    

The ending position must be controlled.
 
A lift must demonstrate different shapes and/or different levels before propelling (if included) the lifted person(s).
In case of more than one lift, only the 1st lift will be evaluated.
All the others will be received a deduction: 0.5 point for each additional lift
All prohibited moves cannot be performed in the lift.
Deduction: 0.5 point for missing lift
A lift with a fall will receive “0 value”
 
 

Prohibited lift

 
  • Height of the lift is higher than 2 persons standing in vertical position.
  • Direct Salto, (lifted person) from propelling
  • Entry of the lift with more than 1 Acrobatic Element.
Deduction: 0.5 point each time
 
 

Prohibited moves


Prohibited moves are those listed in the Code of Points list of Prohibited moves.  (see Chapter 7.1).
Deduction: 0.5 point each time 
 
 

Interruption of performance


Interruption of performance is defined when a competitor stops executing movements for a period of time between 2 and 10 seconds and then continues.

Deduction: 0.5 point each time
 
 

Stop of performance

A stop of performance is defined when a competitor stops more than 10 seconds (applies in all categories).  Competitor(s) will receive all the socres according to the COP
 Deduction: 2.0 points
 
 

Late appearance on the competition area

When a competitor fail to appear on the competition area within 20 seconds after being called
Deduction: 0.5 point
 

Walk-over

When a competitor fails to appear on the competition area within 60 seconds after being called.
Disqualified from the category in question.

Presentation fault

When called upon by the announcer, the competitors may present themselves in clean sportive manner (without theatrical presentation) and go to their starting position.

Deduction: 0.2 point for Theatrical Presentation

Attire errors

Attire errors refer to violation of Chap. 2 / 2.3, which will give a deduction
Deduction: 0.2 point each time for different criteria.
 

Missing national emblem:

Deduction of 0,3 point.

Time fault and time infraction

The time begins with the first audible sound (cue sign excluded) and ends with the last audible sound.  If the routine length with the music is more or less than COP states, the following deduction will be made by CJP with Time Judges’ notification to the CJP

For all categories

A time infraction: (+/- 2 seconds of tolerance)
1’13’’ to 1’14’’ or   1’26 to 1’27’’: 
Deduction: 0.2 point
 
A time fault: (+/- 3 seconds of tolerance or more)
Less than 1’13’’ or more than 1’27’’: 
Deduction: 0.5 point

Disciplinary penalties

A warning or disqualification is declared in accordance with the Code of Points section on disciplinary penalties.

Themes

Themes in contravention of the Olympic Charter and Code of Ethics will receive a deduction of 2.0 points.

The Rights of CJP

To receive a pre-competition preparation (normally 2 days) by the Superiror Jury of the role and responsitilities of the competition.
 
To receive respect for Office held during any competition.

C. DEDUCTION, WARNINGS AND DISQUALIFICATIONS made by the Chair of Judges Panel :

Deductions and declarations of warnings or disqualifications given by the Chair of Judges Panel are made as follows:
Presentation fault 0,2 point
Incorrect attire (jewellery, ornaments, body glitter, sequins for men’s attire, etc.) 0,2 point each time
Missing national emblem 0,3 point
Time infraction (+/- 1-2 seconds of tolerance) 0.2 point
Time fault (+/- 3 seconds of tolerance or more) 0.5 point
Failure to appear on the competition area within 20 seconds 0.5 point
Missing or more lifts than number allowed 0.5 point each time
Prohibited lift 0.5 point each time
Prohibited moves 0.5 point each time
3 or more of acrobatic elements 0.5 point each time
Interruption of performance for 2-10 seconds 0.5 point each time
Stop of performance more than 10 seconds 2.0 points
Themes in contravention of the Olympic Charter and the Code of Ethics 2.0 points
Presence in prohibited area warning
Improper behaviour/manners warning
National tracksuit not being worn (see current valid T.R. Art.10.4) warning
Competition attire not being worn at medal award ceremony (see current valid T.R. Art.10.4) warning
Walk-over disqualification
Serious breach of the FIG statutes, technical Regulationsor Code of Points disqualification