The Competition Liaison Personnel, if appointed, shall:
(a) Act under the supervision of the Area or Sectional Referee.
(b) Liaise with competitors, coaches, team managers and officials so as to provide assistance and communicate any rules and queries related to the conduct of the events.
© Be positioned so as to be accessible to competitors, coaches and team managers.
(d) Advise the Area Referee or Sectional Referee of any concerns raised by competitors, coaches and team managers relating to event conduct, courses or safety issues.
(e) Provide guidance for competitors, coaches and team managers on protest and appeal procedures and the best method of approach to the Referee involved.
Note: Liaison Officers are, at all times, to execute their duties without bias and to demonstrate the maintenance of an open, neutral position in all dealings with officials, competitors, coaches and team managers.
(f) Be aware at all times of the safety and welfare of competitors, officials and other personnel involved in the competition and immediately report any concerns to the Safety and Emergency Management Coordinator and Referee or their delegate. If the matter is a catastrophic event the official may order an immediate suspension of competition in their area and immediately escalate the matter to the Referee and/or their Area Referee and/or the SEMC.