The Finish Judges shall:

(a) Determine the order of finishing of competitors.

(b) Report any breach or infringement of rules to the Chief Judge or Referee.

(c) Be positioned on either side of the finish line away from the finishing poles to ensure the best-uninterrupted view of the finish of the event.

  • Refer to SLSA judging aids (e.g. video) if necessary, to determine a finish.
  • If there is a variance, a majority decision is taken under the supervision of the Referee or the Chief Judge.
  • Note the results and advise the Chief Judge or Referee.

(d) Where possible and when results have been determined, authorise the issue of placing indicators to competitors.

(e) Assist in the setting up of the courses for events.