Officials and Race Organisers Conference

Something for everyone at the Welsh Athletics Official’s and Race Organisers Conference 2017...

Welsh Athletics will be hosting the Officials and Race Organisers Conference on Saturday 7th January 2017 at the Park Inn Cardiff North Hotel (Llanederyn).

The conference will feature a range of education and training opportunities for both Track & Field and Endurance officials’ as well as the opportunity for some informal networking and learning opportunities. 

The race organisers’ element of the conference will feature some helpful tips, ideas and practical information with regard to staging and hosting events. This is designed for race organisers and key volunteers / officials within clubs.

 

Time

Session  / Course

Suitable for…

9.00am

Health and Safety Qualification and Introduction to Officiating

Introductory course suitable for those totally new to the sport / officiating. Also existing Level 1 and Level 2 Track & Field officials that have not yet completed the H&S element of the qualification.

10.00am

Risk Awareness Qualification – Chris Moss

Introductory course suitable for those totally new to Endurance officiating. Existing Endurance officials (any level) that have not yet completed the Risk Awareness element of the qualification.

11.00am

Level 1 Field Judge Qualification – Derek Crowder

Introductory course suitable for those totally new to the sport / officiating.

12 noon

Clerk of Course Duties  Workshop – Jane Dakin

Existing Track & Field officials (any level) that are looking to gain more information and experience of the duties carried out whilst operating as Clerk of Course at an event.

12 noon

"Stepping Up (Or Sitting Down)"  Workshop – Sue Maughan

Existing Track & Field officials (any level) that are looking to gain more information and experience of the duties and expectations of a Level 4 Official.

1.00pm

Lunch

All conference delegates.

2.10pm

Keynote Speech – Brian Davies OBE

All conference delegates.

2.30pm

Officials / Members Portal

All conference delegates and officials.

2.45pm

Help, Advice and Guidance for Race Organisers – Nigel Rowe and Steve Brace

All existing Endurance officials, existing race organisers or prospective race organisers from affiliated clubs that are looking for help and guidance with race organisation and logistics.

3.00pm

Netbook Training for Field Officials – Darran Williams

 - or -

Seiko Equipment for Track Officials – Phil James

All existing Track & Field officials (any level) that are looking to gain more information and experience of equipment used at events.

 

Earlier this week, The Glasgow 2014 Chef De Mission, Brian Davies OBE was named as the guest speaker for the conference. Davies is currently the Director of Elite Performance at Sport Wales and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience having been part of ‘Team Wales’ for three successive Commonwealth Games; Melbourne (2006) Delhi (2010) and finally as Chef de Mission for the 2014 games in Glasgow.

Also presenting on the day will be a number of other prominent and experienced officials which will help to add value to each of the sessions throughout the day.

A copy of the final timetable can be found here.

Places can be reserved / booked via the following link.

Alternatively places can be booked directly via email. Please contact: tom.marley@welshathletics.org

Note: FREE places will be issued on a first come, first served basis.

Welsh Athletics Ltd.
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

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