USDDN Judging Certification Program

Judge USDDN Level I

Approved Format: Toss & Fetch Only

Approved Positions: Foul Line Judge, Field Judge, Scoring Judge, Timekeeper, Field Setup, Judging Secretary

Prerequisite: None

Judging Experience: None required, recommended to be judging assistant 2 competitions

Competitive Experience: None required, recommended

USDDN Toss & Fetch Exam: Pass by 75% or better


Judge USDDN Level II

Approved Format: Toss & Fetch and Freestyle

Approved Positions: Foul Line Judge, Field Judge, Scoring Judge, Timekeeper, Field Setup, Judging Secretary, Canine Elements, Player Elements, Team Elements, Execution

Prerequisite: Must be Level I Judge

Judging Experience: Must be judge for 6 months or have been in the sport for 2 years, recommended judging assistant 2 competitions

Competitive Experience: Must have competed in Canine Frisbee Freestyle, or in the sport for 2 years and have judged Freestyle before

USDDN Toss & Fetch Exam: Pass by 75% or better

USDDN Freestyle Exam: Pass by 75% or better


Judge USDDN Level III

Approved Format: Toss & Fetch and Freestyle

Approved Positions: Foul Line Judge, Field Judge, Scoring Judge, Timekeeper, Field Setup, Judging Secretary, Canine Elements, Player Elements, Team Elements, Execution, Head Judge

Title Definition: Head Judge – Head Judge of competition – administer judges meeting Must be a

Prerequisite: Level I and Level II Judge

Judging Experience:  Must have been a Freestyle judge for 5 years, or 5 years of Freestyle competition

Competition Experience: 
Must have 5 years of Freestyle competition

USDDN Toss & Fetch Exam: Pass by 75% or better

USDDN Freestyle Exam: Pass by 75% or better


Judge USDDN Level IV

Approved Format: Toss & Fetch and Freestyle

Approved Position: Foul Line Judge, Field Judge, Scoring Judge, Timekeeper, Field Setup, Judging Secretary, Canine Elements, Player Elements, Team Elements, Execution, Head Judge, Master Judge

Definitions: Master Judge – Head Judge or Master Judge of competition, administer judges meeting, and approved to administer Judging Exams

Prerequisite: Must be a Level I, Level II, and Level III Judge

Judging Experience: Must have 7 years of Freestyle judging

Competition Experience: Must have 7 years of competition experience

USDDN Toss & Fetch Exam: Pass by 90% or better

USDDN Freestyle Exam: Pass by 90% or better

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