AusCycling | Officials | Education

Officials | Education

Commissaire Courses

Education and practical experience are vital to support the Commissaire pathway and ensure that there are sufficiently knowledgeable and skilled officials.

The goal of AusCycling’s Commissaire education program is to ensure competencies for each level are progressed in an appropriate and robust format.

The AusCycling courses provide an opportunity to develop competencies through a mixture of practical and theory-based learning. 

The Commissaire and Officials courses outlined require participants to demonstrate required competencies for each level from gained theoretical knowledge and practical delivery.

Click Here to view the full Commissaire and Judge Education Framework

The AusCycling BMX Club Official course is specifically targeted at the official who desires to assist with roles at BMX Racing events such as club racing events, gate training nights or general training sessions.  The course is completed through an online e-learning course.

Pre-Requisites and General Information about the BMX Officials Course

Click to enrol in the BMX Officials Course

The AusCycling Regional Commissaire course is aimed at officials who assist at   sanctioned AusCycling club and state level calendar events. This course deals more with the technical aspects of each discipline. After completing this level you will be qualified to officiate at State events.

Regional Commissaire Coures Information 

A Regional Commissaire will be able to become accredited in one or more of the following disciplines: 

  • BMX
  • Cyclo-cross
  • Mountain Bike
  • Road
  • Track

This course has both theory and practical components associated with it.  The course is undertaken as a discipline specific course.

This course is the equivalent of the BMXA State Commissaire Course, CA Level 2 Course, MTBA Regional Commissaire Course.

Click to enrol in the Regional Cyclo-cross Commissaire Course

Click to enrol in the Regional Mountain Bike Commissaire Course

Register your interest in the Regional Commissaire Course

The AusCycling National Commissaire Course an advanced course is for officials who want to officiate at National events and championships. The course is conducted in conjunction with National Championships and provides training and information on the finer points of officiating at the elite level.

A National Commissaire will be able to become accredited in one or more of the following disciplines: 

  • BMX
  • Cyclo-cross
  • Mountain Bike
  • Road
  • Track

This course has both theory and practical components associated with it.  The course is undertaken as a discipline specific course. 

A minimum level of 2 years of experience as a Regional Commissaire including demonstrated experience acting as a Principal of the Commissaire Panel at State Level events and experience at National Level Events is required to apply to undertake this course.

This course is the equivalent of the BMXA National Commissaire Course, CA Level 3 Course, MTBA National Commissaire Course.

Register your interest in the AusCycling National Commissaire Course

The UCI Elite National Commissaire course is a specialist advanced course by the UCI for Commissaires seeking to undertake the UCI course or gain appointment to domestic UCI events.

Individuals undertaking this course must have a minimum of 2 years experience as a National Commissaire.  Those undertaking this course should have undertaken roles at National and International events.

A UCI Elite National Commissaire will be able to become accredited in one or more of the following disciplines: 

  • BMX 
  • Mountain Bike
  • Road
  • Track

Qualified Commissaires will be notified when courses are scheduled.

The UCI International Commissaire Course is the pinnacle international course for officials for those who want to officiate at UCI events internationally.

Participants must be between 25-50 years of age and must be endorsed by AusCycling to undertake the course.

The International Commissaire Course is offered in the following disciplines:

  • BMX
  • Cyclo-cross
  • Mountain Bike
  • Road (inc Para-Cycling)
  • Track (inc Para-Cycling)
  • BMX Freestyle Judging

To undertake this course you must be an UCI Elite National Commissaire in the discipline of the course and have significant experience in National and International events as a Commissaire.

This course is a four day course conducted by the UCI in Switzerland.  Eligible Commissaires will be able to nominate themselves for consideration when the UCI opens nominations.

The AusCycling BMX Freestyle Judging Course is an advanced course designed to undertake judging at all levels of the discipline.

The course is a one day of theoretical workshop followed by practical assessment at a State or National level event.

This course is the equivalent of the CA BMX Freestyle Judging Course.

Register your interest in the AusCycling BMX Freestyle Judging Course

The UCI Elite National Para-Cycling add-on course allows accredited officials to undertake specific accreditations in Para-cycling competition.  Any level of Commissaire is able to undertake this course.  Successful completion is achieved by scoring 80% in the course quiz.  Commissaires who complete the course will be acknowledged by receiving para-cycling accreditation equal to their highest level of accreditation.

Start Course

Morgan Blue
Principal Partners
Sport AusAIS
Major Partners
Santini SMSScience in Sport
Broadcast Partners
Fox SportsSBS
Sports Partners
UCIAustralian Olympic CommitteeCommonwealth GamesParalympics AustraliaWollongong 2022
Our Sponsors