An ISAF International Judges Seminar (IJ) and International Race Officers (IRO) Seminar will be held in Chennai, India from 1 - 3 Oct 2010 and 2 - 4 October 2010 respectively, as part of India International Regatta 2010 which is scheduled 3 -10 October 2010.
The ISAF Race Official Seminar programme aims to improve standards of officiating around the world by increasing the number of officials qualifying for ISAF International status.
The seminar will give attendees an opportunity to be trained in the most recent race management techniques and current issues. Topics will range from responsibilities, race documentation, course setting, starts and finishes, racing rules of sailing, procedures and judging issues and post regatta follow up.
The seminar presenters, Tomasz Chamera (POL), Marinus Blickman (NED), Bryan Willis (MAS) and Neven Baran (CRO) will be referring to advanced race management and judging issues as applicable to national and international events.
This will be an excellent opportunity for already experienced race officers and judges to learn about some of the best practices on the course.
"By holding the seminars with India International Regatta 2010, we hope many of the officials attending the event along with their teams will be able to upgrade their qualifications"
said Lt Gen (Retd) KS Rao, Chairman Events Committee of the Yachting Association of India.
He further, commented "The seminar is an extension of YAI's vision to increase participation in sailing in India and to deliver substantial training opportunities to volunteers".
There is no registration fee for attending the seminar and the organisers will assist overseas participants in arranging accommodation and meals at discounted rates. The organisers will also arrange free pickup and drop from/to the airport/accommodation.
To register for the seminars or for further information please contact:
Commander Ajay Narang
Joint Secretary General Yachting Association of India
Room No 403, IVth Floor
New Delhi 21
FAX +91 11 2688 4855
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