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					COMPETITION
ORGANISING
 A POISON CHALICE
        OR
   A CHALLENGE
                  SCOPE
•   Introduction
•   The planning
•   Briefings
•   The competition day
•   Results
•   Debrief and Complaints
         INITIAL QUESTIONS
•   Why you?
•   Date
•   Type of competition
•   Club or inter Club
•   What competitors
         PLANNING ACTIONS
• Devise the tests – usually 3 or 4. Select tests from ATYC
  handbook or devise new tests.
• Notify the EA/RUG that the event will be taking place.
• Check the feasibility of conducting the tests in the
  selected area.
• Any new tests should be validated by an experienced
  boater.
• Advertise the event – internally/externally as required.
  Decide whether the tests should be seen or unseen.
• Determine what the Club’s complaints procedure is.
        TIMETABLE ACTIONS
•   Select judges.
•   Promulgate briefing times and locations.
•   Prepare venue.
•   Appoint a Safety Officer ( if required).
•   Prepare briefing packs for the competitors
    and judges.
                BRIEFINGS
•   Competition Rules.
•   Details of the tests and venues.
•   Safety procedures
•   Judges responsibilities.
•   Communication procedures.
•   Chain of Command
•   Admin and entry forms
               ON THE DAY
• Ensure that all of the competitors, judges and
  any assistants are in place and briefed.
• Ensure that the event starts on time.
• Monitor all of the activities and amend/rule on
  changes as required.
• View as many tests as possible to offset any
  complaints.
• Consider yourself as Chief Judge/Event
  Organiser.
               RESULTS
• Recover all of the judges marking sheets.
• Enter the marks into a matrix. Have the
  figures independently checked.
• Decide whether the winner will be
  established either by places and/or marks.
• Hold a formal results debrief to include a
  short debrief from a judge from each test.
• Announce the results as required.
• Publish the final marks matrix.
            AND FINALLY
• Proper pre-planning promotes
  professionalism.
• A well organised competition encourages
  future entries.
• If in doubt, ask – there is always someone
  around who has done it before - BUT!!
• Bask in the glory of a job well done
• And try to avoid getting caught next time!!
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