|MiniMUM teCHniCAL reQUireMents|
|Competition||as defined in rules and regulations|
|eUroPeAn AnD internAtionAL sPort FeDerAtion||Fisa (international rowing governing Body)|
|international laws of the game||as per Fisa, with the exceptions that: Females may compete incox male crews and vice versa, courses may be a Minimum of 1,000 m and 4 lanes (with 2,000 m & 8 lanes the preferred option) and at that eusa representatives will oversee arrangements for and conduct the race draw and shall liaise with the local Organising committee in relation to all aspects of event delivery, including site inspections as required.|
|european or international organizational requirements
(to follow, if not included in this document)
|With the exceptions noted with regard to coxes, courses and draw-provision, the event will run in line with guidelines, or interpretations thereof made by the eusa tD, of current regulations displayed at http://www.worldrowing.com/Fisa/ resources/rulebooks to ensure safe & fair competition.
With the agreement of the eusa tD the local Organising Committee shall appoint and invite Officials to assist at the eusa regatta. the head umpire shall be an experienced Fisa-qualified umpire and shall be supported by at least two other Fisa qualified umpires. all lead officials shall be proficient in english and shall adopt responsibilities for key event areas in liaison with the eusa tD.
Other Officials should be national Multi-lane qualified officials. With the support of the eusa tD the local Organisers may recommend and are encouraged to
invite judges from other countries. up to four trainee umpires may also be supported by qualified umpires in less strategic roles during the event, with preference to encourage recent athletes or university-based trainees to be invited. all key instructions to crews shall be issued in english.
|indoor and/or outdoor||Outdoor: albano-style bouyed rowing course in line with One (course) of Fisa regulations. http://www. worldrowing. com/Fisa/resources/rule-books||On Match course (circulation pattern may vary to race circulation so clear signage and instruction required)|
|type||Fisa-recognized course or similar developing facility||as Matches|
|PLAYinG GroUnD / CoUrse|
|number of Playing grounds for whole event (men and women together)||a recognized and secure Water sports area with;
Capacity to offer multi-lane rowing competition in line with Fisa regulations, offering a Minimum eusa specification of 4 straight lanes over a 1,000 m course. racking space or storage capacities for a Minimum of 150 boats and up to 30 boat trailers & towing vehicles.
separate Men’s & Women’s changing areas with a Minimum capacity for 90 people of each gender.
suitable access for athletes to drinking water
|safety||required- rescue launches to eusa agreed & Minimum local standard, to be afloat and staffed during all training and race periods
ambulance / identified Medical staff to be in attendance during race periods.
|technicians||Preferred- services of a local Boat Builder, Boat technician or similar experienced person to assist with equipment repairs and spare parts.|
|seats for spectators||Minimum 500 seats|
|Playing ground surface||standard albano-style course|
|Playing ground size + outside lines size||as per Fisa regulations|
|Warm up area size and place||as per Fisa regulations with agreed event circulation regulations. Preferred: separate return lane / lake.|
|number of dressing rooms for teams for Playing ground
number of dressing rooms for referees (more below)
Other requirements in dressing room for teams
|athletes – capacity for 90 per gender at any one time.
umpires/Volunteers. changing areas for water-borne / outdoor staff (e.g. umpires, start support-team)
access to Official scales two hours before and after all training and race times
(preferred – access at all times)
|WorkinG stAFF at the Playing ground||access-management staff (as appropriate to venue)
local technical Managers (pa, cameras, timing system, radios). usually Facility or contracted staff.
Water Borne support staff (safety, course & start / Finish technicians, usually Facility or contracted staff)
Preferred; Boat & equipment technician.
1 person in charge of eusa result
Management system + 3 volunteers
|eQUiPMent for one Playing ground||as per Fisa regulations.
start. identified start area. audible and
Finish. identified Finish. audible & camera replay system
|Medical service for one Playing ground||identified First aid & emergency aid provision
rescue launch and ambulance as above
|general technical Meeting requirements||