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Snowboard Club UK (SCUK) FAQs (frequently-asked questions)
Category: Main -> Competitive Riding -> Job qualifications at events
What "Official" jobs are available at events
Chief of Race
What is a TD?
A Technical Delegate (TD) is an external body nominated by the International federation or the National Governing body to overlook a competition, ensuring competitors, organisers and spectators are all safe and the competition runs smoothly.
How do you qualify to be a TD?
You must contact your National Association (Snowsport GB); they will have trained courses starting at the end of the year to train persons as British TDís. It is recommended that you have experience at a few of the following; judging, race secretary, referee, course builder, course setter, organiser. Once you are an established British TD you can then apply to FIS to be an international TD. The course is free, however, you must pay for yourself to get to the TD course, which is usually held in Europe. The two day course involves a written exam and a thorough knowledge of the International Competition rules. Once you have passed this you must assist a qualified TD from another nation at every discipline in Snowboarding, Alpine and Freestyle.
What should I expect to get paid as TD
For British run events it is really up to the organisers. You must work with the organisers to ensure they donít go bankrupt! For National championships expect around £100- 150 per day.
Why be a TD
There are limited snowboarders in the UK that are qualified TDís and more and more competitions are becoming compulsory to have one.
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