Race Officials Courses 2016/17

 

 

Race Official Training Courses 2016/17

 

16th - 17th July

Jury State/National Course YV $170

3rd Sept

Club Race Officer Course Port Fairy YC $95

4th Sept

Club Race Officer Course Colac YC $95

10th Sept

Club Race Officer Course Boat Shed $95

18th Sept

Club Race Officer Course Indent Head YC $95

3rd Dec

Measurement Course RMYS $95

5th Dec

Race Official Seminar RMYS Free

 

Race officials are very important to the successful running of club, state, national and international level races. There are many benefits for those who become involved as a qualified Race Official including the camaraderie of others involved, the pride of running good racing and opportunity to travel within Australia and overseas to other regattas. There are a number of race officials course being held over the next few months.  If you would like to update your skills please make sure you book into one of the courses in the table below. 

Have a course at your club!

If there is not a course being held in your area and there are enough people interested in attending we are happy to work out a time that suits the group and come to you. Usually we require 10 students to conduct a course.

Club Race Officer – Course outline

The club race officer course provides a good overview of the methods of conducting club races and is suitable for anyone who is involved with helping to run races or responsible for running club level races.  The course can also be very insightful for sailors who can gain an understanding of what to expect from race management which will enable them to improve their racing.

1.    Resources and Equipment

2.    Safety and weather

3.    Setting up the course and the Start

4.    Starting Flags and procedures

5.    Race Control

6.    Finishing

7.    Post Race Tasks

8.    GPS-  theory and practical

9.    New Rules which effect Race Management for 2013 - 2016

The course is run over one day and costs $95.00.  To book click on the course location that suits you.

Note that the Club Race Officer Course can be conducted at your Club if you have 10 or more students and allow members from other clubs to attend.

State and National Race Officer – Course outline.

The State/National course is designed for those who want to run races at the State and National Level or for those who want a more detailed understanding of how race management operates at the higher level.  It is also important for those who wish to progress to running international level regattas.

1.    Roles and Responsibilities

2.    Safety

3.    Race Documentation

4.    Facilities and Equipment

5.    Courses and start Lines

6.    Race Management Procedures

7.    Match Racing and Teams Racing

8.    New Rules which effect Race Management for 2013 – 2016

9.    Questions, Review and Evaluation 

This course is run over 2 days and costs $170.00.  

Club Judge – Course outline

The club judge’s course is for those who are prepared to sit on club protest committees to hear and decide protests at a club level. This is the first step towards becoming a higher level judge and also gives participants an excellent understanding of protest procedures and requirements should they, themselves, ever be involved in a protest

 

1.    Types of protests

2.    Protest procedures

3.    Protest requirements

4.    Finding facts and rule applicable

5.    Protest decision making

6.    Redress

7.    Rule 69

 

The course is run over one day and costs $95.00. 

State and National Judge – Course outline

The state/National judge’s course is for those who wish to sit on protests at higher level events, such as state, national and even world championships, all of which require a higher level of expertise.  To book click on the course location that suits you.

 

1.    Who can sit on National and International juries

2.    Event preparation

3.    Rule 42 and on water matters

4.    Working with competitors and coaches

5.    Dealing with protests involving misconduct

6.    Measurement and protests involving damage

This course is run over 2 days and costs $170.00.

Club Umpire – Course outline

The club judge’s course is for good sailors with a solid rules knowlege This is the foundation for gaining experience to becoming a higher level umpire and gives participants an excellent understanding of team and match racing specific 

1.    Types of Umpiring
2.    Umpiring procedures
3.    Boat Positioning
4.    Appendix C Match Racing and the Call Book
5.    Appendix D Team Racing and the Call Book
6.    Addendum Q and other Fleet race umpiring
7.    Explaining decisions

The theory course is run over one evening and the practical completed on water in half a day at a team racing event and costs $95.00. 

State and National Umpire – Course outline

The State/National Umpire’s course is for those who wish to umpire at higher level events, such as state, national and even world championships, all of which require a higher level of expertise. This course is run over 2 evenings and 1 day and costs $195.00.  

  1. Competitor expectations and event resources
  2. Event preparation
  3. Boat and Zone Umpiring
  4. Advanced Boat positioning techniques
  5. Rule 42 / On water hearings
  6. Working with competitors and coaches
  7. Team and Match Racing calls
  8. Umpire Briefings and De-Briefings

Measurement

If you are interested in a measures course for youself.Please contact Lesley Fasala E: events@yachtingvictoria.com.au or 61 3 9597 0066.  



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