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Rules and Regulation

OWS 2 OFFICIALS

 

The following officials shall be appointed at Open Water Swimming competitions:
• A Chief Referee (one per race)
• Referees (2 minimum, additional Referees proportional to race entries)
• Chief Timekeeper plus 2 Timekeepers
• Chief Finish Judge plus 2 Finish Judges
• Safety Officer
• Medical Officer
• Course Officer
• Clerk of the Course
• Chief Race Judge & Race Judges (one per competitor) except for events with a course of 10 km or less
• Turn Judges (one per alteration of Course)
• Feeding Platform Judge (when feeding platforms are used)
• Starter
• Announcer
• Recorder

NOTE: No official can act in more than one role simultaneously. They may only undertake a new role after all of the obligations of their previous role have been fulfilled.