2023 ELITE JUDGE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
HHI CERTIFIED ELITE JUDGE QUALIFICATIONS*
A person wishing to become a Certified Elite Judge must currently be an International Certified Judge and must meet the following requirements:
- Must currently hold the status of International Certified Judge and must have been in this position for no less than two years (effective 2023)
- Must have judged a minimum of two national events or one international event.
- Must have attended the world championship at least once prior to application (effective 2023).
- Must attend and successfully complete the HHI Elite Judge Certification Course and pass the Certification Exam by attaining a score of 70% or higher.
*NOTE: IF YOU DON’T MEET ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED ABOVE BUT YOU ARE NATIONALLY CERTIFIED AND HAVE JUDGED HHI EVENTS PREVIOUSLY. WRITE TO INFO@HIPHOPINTERNATIONAL.COM TO EXPLAIN WHY WE SHOULD CONSIDER YOU FOR THE ELITE CERTIFICATION “PROVISIONALLY”.
- The HHI Elite Judge Certification Course is conducted every two years at the World Hip Hop Dance Championship unless otherwise indicated.
- The HHI Elite Judge Certification Exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and the submission of a video presentation of a randomly selected Rules and Regulations topic.
HHI Certified Elite Judge
- Can judge national events in all HHI countries.
- Can head judge.
- Can conduct pre-event judge panel review for judges as well as post event feedback sessions.
- Can apply to present the HHI Official Rules & Regulations Course
- Judge name and photo will be posted on the Hip Hop International website as a certified elite judge.
- Judge name will be included on the Hip Hop International Judge database.
- Must renew every four years.