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THE INFORMATION PAGE FOR RACE OFFICIALS IN SCOTLAND

Communication for Scottish Commissaire Commission

Quick Guides to help Race Officials

Who is an active Race Official in Scotland

What do Officials do and why do I need them at my race ?


David Campbell Memorial 6 May 2012 courtesy of Ian Henderson


COMMUNICATION FROM SCOTTISH COMMISSAIRE COMMISSION


NEWSFLASH : DATES AVAILABLE NOW FOR ASSISTANT ROAD COMMISSAIRE COURSE - As we progress with the compilation of the 2014 Road and Track calendar it is becoming obvious that more commissaires will have to be trained to look after these races on the road - this is a fantastic opportunity for anyone to become involved in making racing happening in Scotland.  From retired racers to newcomers who want to help and learn a bit more of how a bike race works this is your chance to be part of the racing on the road - sitting in the convoy cars and seeing the racing unfold.

VOLUNTEERING_OPPORTUNITIES_-_Road_2014.doc


Interested in getting involved and becoming a race official (Commissaire) - details of an Assistant Track Commissaire course in December can be found here.    More courses planned soon; timekeeping, organising, road and MTB comms ......

*** THIS COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED ***

More dates available soon for Assistant Track Commissaire training

VOLUNTEERING_OPPORTUNITIES_-_December_2013.doc


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QUICK GUIDES TO HELP RACE OFFICIALS


 

Please take a look at the series of quick guides below. Additional topics will be covered in the coming months so please keep checking back for new quick guides. Please also note that British Cycling/Scottish Cycling cannot be held responsible for any inaccurate information. If you believe there is a quick guide missing that would help riders out there please contact commissairematters@britishcycling.org.uk.

 

Youth gear restrictions: A guide for commissaires

 

Youth gear restrictions - A guide for riders and parents

 

Anti-Doping: A guide for cyclists

 

Dispensation for road and track

 

Licence Age Categories

 

Press Motor Bikes

 

Radio communication equipment & technology

 

Radio communications race officials

 

What does a membership and/or racing license allow you to take part in ...

http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/zuvvi/media/bc_files/membership/eligibilities.pdf

 


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RACE OFFICIALS - Who are they how to I find out ?


LIST OF ACTIVE COMMISSAIRES IN SCOTLAND


The commissaire list is now live on the following link:

http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/contacts-list?discipline=Road&role=Road+Assistant+Commissaire&hc=2&distance=&postcode

Members will need to log in to find the list, when they log in they will be able to search either by region or by postcode from an  event, town. They can find a phone number if they click on the phone symbol or they can email a commissaire using the contact form which will link directly to the commissaires email address if they have one.

 The list is pulled live from the database so anyone on there is listed in the database with those roles.

 If a person does not want their phone number to show they need to log into their dashboard and under their account need to alter their marketing preferences to exclude from the website.

If any commissaire in Scotland wishes to be removed from this list or indeed added if they are a qualified commissaire can they please contact janette.hazlett@scottishcycling.org.uk.


LIST OF ACTIVE TIMEKEEPERS IN SCOTLAND

To follow


LIST OF ACTIVE EVENT SAFETY OFFICEERS IN SCOTLAND

To follow

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RACE OFFICIALS - What to they do and why do I need them at my race ?


COMMISSAIRES


 

ADMINISTRATION TASKS

The Chief Commissaire must:

 

  • Contact race organiser
  • Check race permit
  • Check entries are valid
  • Validate results
  • Calculate Levies – the event organiser must agree the amounts shown
  • Complete Race Report


 

TECHNICAL TASKS

The Chief Commissaire must ensure the competitors follow the technical rules that apply to their:

 

  • Bikes
  • Clothing
  • Physical Performance (eg.anti doping)


 

The Chief Commissaire must ensure the safety of the event and that the results have been decided fairly. They must:

 

  • Manage the other officials on the event
  • Set up the convoy
  • Demonstrate a duty of care to everyone present at the race
  • Ensure that the rules of competition are observed
  • Follow the Highways Act
  • Discipline competitors or their representatives who contravene the rules
  • Prevent individuals endangering themselves or other riders

 

TIMEKEEPERS to follow

EVENT SAFETY OFFICERS to follow

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