TDs are appointed for all Ski Jumping competitions on the FIS Calendar. The TD is responsible for ensuring that the competition
is carried out in accordance with ICR Rules and with the appropriate Cup Competition Regulations.
The Duties of the Technical Delegate
Before the competition
The inspection points to be covered by the TD include the following: − the organisation of the event, lodging conditions, meals, transportation, preparation for the media, and working conditions must be inspected. − the jumping hill(s). The preparation of the hill, the agreement between the hill's actual profile and that in certificates, jumpers' safety, and measuring devices must be reviewed. The control of the measurement of lengths, widths and inclinations as well as the control of the layout, operational elements and installations as defined in the TD report. − technical and organisational planning for the competition. The TD must assess working conditions for Judges, distance measurers, and calculation personnel; this official must also − evaluate the communication network (telephone and radio), the coaches stand, the scoreboard display, start lights, start control, first aid services, and spectator control. − control of all technical devices − the competition program. Inspection must cover training times; team captains meetings, the competition schedule, doping control, equipment control, and the awards ceremony. − Control of the passes for the Jumping Judges and the confirmation of their participation.
During the competition
It is the responsibility of the TD to ensure that the competition is carried out in accordance with ICR Rules. The TD must be present throughout the entire competition and must be located in the Judges tower. It is essential that the TD has a direct communication line with the Jury, thereby making possible quick and accurate decisions by the Jury. Whenever a problem arises that is not completely covered in ICR Rules or arises from a concern of Jury members, the TD must initiate both the discussion and the decision-making processes.
After the competition
Immediately after the competition ends, the TD must send the FIS Nordic Office a written report on all aspects of the event; the report shall consist of the designated report form and any additional comments deemed relevant. This report shall include but is not limited to a discussion of organisational preparation, preparation of the hill(s), an evaluation of the competitive event, a final results list and a complete set of minutes from all meetings and Jury decisions.
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