The Marshall shall:

(a) Act under the supervision of the Referee.

(b) Be responsible for ensuring competitors’ entries are in order and competitors are marshalled correctly before proceeding to the start line.

(c) Liaise with the Referee regarding entry conditions, draws, order of events, timetables, sponsor uniforms, courses and other arrangements put in place by the Referee or Organising Committee.

(d) Ensure all competitors comply with Section 2 of this Manual.

(e) Liaise with Scrutineers on competitor compliance with gear and equipment specifications or SLSA standards or safety requirements.

(f) Advise the Referee on any infringements or irregularities.

(g) Organise draws to be displayed or available to competitors and maintain discipline of competitors in the marshalling area.

(h) Liaise with the Announcers, Recorders, Timekeepers and Stewards regarding entries and draws.

(i) Assemble the competitors in the order as drawn.

(j) Ensure competitor numbers in events comply with competitor limitations for the event.

(k) 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 Area Risk and Response Officer. 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.