Gradings

These are the criteria to gain and /or retain the following grades:

Grade 1
An active scorer who has not passed the New Zealand Scorer’s Theory Examination.

Grade 2
Passed NZ Theory Examination within the last 5 years.

Grade 3
Passed NZ Theory & Qualifying Practical Examination within the last 5 years.

Grade 4
Passed NZ Badge Practical Examination.

Grade 5
Promotion and retainment to this level is based on assessment

Active scorers who hold a NZ Badge, regularly attend tournaments in an Official Scoring capacity or as a Team Scorer. They must maintain at least the standard for a Badge Pass.

Guidelines:
  • Scorers will be assessed to attain this grade based on reports from Tournament Chief Scorers and Local Association Activity Reports.
  • Generally have held NZ Badge for about 3 years.
  • Passed a Refresher Theory within the past 3 years.

Grade 6
Promotion and retainment to this level is based on assessment.

Active NZ Badge Holders who regularly attend tournaments in an Official Scoring Capacity or as a Team Scorer. They must maintain the standard of a Grade 5 plus.

Guidelines: Must have been a Tournament or Association Chief Scorer or Statistician and be capable of performing both roles effectively.
Passed a Refresher Theory within the past 3 years.

Grade 7
Promotion and attainment to this level is assessed on ability, involvement and personal attributes.

Active NZ Badge Holders who regularly attend tournaments in an Official Scoring Capacity or as a Team Scorer. They must maintain the standard of a Grade 6 plus.

Guidelines:
Be capable of performing full duties of the following:
  1. Team and Official Scorer
  2. Tournament Chief Scorer.
  3. Tournament Statistician.
  4. Examiner of scorers obtaining their badge.

Must be prepared to perform any of these roles if required.
Passed a Refresher Theory within the past 3 years.
Attain a pass in a NZ Umpires Theory Examination.
 
GENERAL NOTES:
  1. NZ Badge Scorers who are no longer active will be graded Level 4, however they can be reinstated to respective levels upon return, and successfully meeting the relevant criteria as stated. If a Badge Scorer has been inactive for more than 5 years and wishes to be graded above Level 4, they would be required to sit both Theory and Practical Examinations.
     
  2. The 3 year period allowed to sit the Refresher Exam within will be reviewed at a later date if required.
     
  3. Grade 7 Scorers who do not meet the new criteria and guidelines introduced, i.e. attained a pass in the NZ Umpires Theory, will need to meet these requirements within 3 years to retain this level.
Download for the Grading List for September 2016