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All officials are to read the following important information and click on the appendix link(s) below for specific details on, and/or documents associated with, their role.

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  • Officials are to be fully conversant with the rules and procedures applied to the event or position they have been nominated for. Refer to the table below for information relevant to your position. Swimming Charter: Appendices O1 - O15 "Officials’ Appendices: Duties, Procedures & Documents”.    
  • All officials should download a copy of the program booklet for the carnivals they will be working at. Program Booklets can be downloaded on the web site or through the mobile app.
  • Officials are to report to the Official's Marshal at 9.15 am on the day of their carnival/s.
  • Officials must make adequate travel arrangements to arrive at the venue on time. Officials should not travel to the venue on the school buses as they will be late for their duty. Only student assistants may travel on the team/competitor bus (permitted).
  • When officials arrive they are to register and sign in at the officials sign in area with the ACC Official's Marshal (Staff member). Officials will then receive final instructions and briefing from the Carnival Manager after collecting specific equipment/clipboard/vest and dispersing to their duty location.
  • The ACC Official's Marshal is to advise the ACC Carnival Manager of any late arrivals or non-attendance of officials. The school concerned will then be contacted to provide a substitute.
  • Officials are to bring their own: pen, personal sun protection and drink bottle
  • Officials are reminded to be adequately protected from the elements (heat/cold/rain).
  • All Officials will be supplied, by the Official's Marshal, with an ‘ACC Official’ vest. All vests are to be returned to the officials sign in desk at the conclusion of the carnival.
  • The student assistants will be supplied with either an Official’s badge/sticker or a vest to be worn whilst completing their duties.
  • An instant tea & coffee station is avaialble for all carnival officials. No catering will be provided to officials in 2022 - Age Championship carnivals.   
  • Each official should be thoroughly briefed by their Sport Co-ordinator prior to the carnival. Refer to the table below for information relevant to each position.
  • Working with Children: All officials working at ACC carnivals are required to be checked under the Working with Children (WWC) legislation. Schools providing officials to carnivals are to ensure that officials are checked and have either a current WWC ID number, are covered by an exemption or are covered as a teacher under their TRBWA registration board. Schools need to keep records of their officials WWC status e.g. WWC ID Number, reason for exemption or TRB checks. Officials that are contracted by the ACC (i.e. WA Swimming Referees) provide their WWC number to the ACC.
  • An Official’s Parking Permit is available for officials to print and display on their car dash while parked at the venue. Download it here: O15

 

Official Role

Essential Charter Appendix/Appendices 

 Check Starter

 O8 and 2

 Clothing Baskets

 O14

 COVID / Seating Marshal

 O13 and O15

 Equipment Set-up and Recovery

 O3 and 3

 False Start Rope Attendant

 O8

 Finish Judge

 O9

 Marshals

 O7 and 10

 Results Manager Assistant

 O11

 Results Ratifier

 O12

 Starter's Assistant / Reserve Official

 O8

 Timekeepers 

 O10

 Warm Up Pool Supervisor

 O5