The Gear and Equipment Coordinator, if appointed, shall:

(a) Act under the supervision of the Referee.

(b) Be responsible for the correct assembly of gear and equipment for the competition.

(c) Supervise the Organising Committee workforce involved in assisting with gear and equipment.

(d) Adjust, replace and arrange for the repair and security/return of gear and equipment.

(e) Maintain a record of gear and equipment issued to Organising Committee and officials.

(f) Supervise the relocation of gear and equipment to alternative venues.

(g) Report to the Referee any loss or damage of gear and equipment during the competition.

(h) At the conclusion of the competition ensure all gear and equipment is accounted for, hosed down and properly stored.

(i) Provide a report and recommendations to the Referee or the relevant SLSA authority on the conduct of the gear and equipment section.

(j) 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 Referee or their delegate and/or the Safety and Emergency Management Coordinator. 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.