,/tr>

S k a t e L o g
Inline Skating and Quad Roller Skating
Editor: Kathie Fry

Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Email    

SKATING AROUND THE WORLD: Africa - Asia - Europe - Oceania - Pan America
Home --> World Championships --> Downhill --> 2004 --> Requirements for Organizers


Roller Derby Books

Roller Derby Videos



SkateLog editor Kathie Fry
Kathie Fry, Editor

Venice Beach
What I Saw Skating in Venice Beach

Start Here
Beginners
Articles
Countries
Events
Skaters
Site Map
Skating Styles
Aggressive
Artistic
Fitness
Ice
Naked
Hockey
Recreation
Skateboard
Speed
- [View More]
Equipment
Skates
Wheels
Bearings
Protective Gear
Helmets
Maintenance
Accessories
- [ View More]
Community
Message Board
Chat Room
Newsletter
Regional
Countries
Local Clubs
Group Skates
Skate Tours
Media
Books
Magazines
Movies
Posters
Video Clips
Videos
Video Games
More Topics
Beginners
Deaths
Health Issues
History
How to Skate
Hydration
Injuries
Legal Issues
Lessons
Nutrition
Organizations
Police Skating
Safety
Sports Medicine
Travel
Web Sites
Where to Skate
- [View More]

Site Map
Quick Start
Search

2004 Inline Downhill World Championships
Requirements for Organizers

Rules, regulations, and safety procedures that must be observed and followed by the organizers of the 2004 Inline Downhill World Championships.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ORGANIZER OF THE
INLINE DOWNHILL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Race Track

The race-track shall consist of a road with asphalt surface. Possible dangerous spots will be detected by the Race Office and marked with a spray on the surface. These spots shall be pointed out to the skaters.

There is no definition of the necessary length of a race-track for World Championships but it should not fall below 1,5 kilometer. The difference in altitude results in the difference of sea levels measured at the starting and finishing spots of the downhill track. Average guiding principle: 80 - 120 meters difference in altitude per 1000 meters

The start has to be marked with a starting-box and/or with a ramp. The finish has to be marked with a banner and/or with a finishing-arch. The finishing-line consists of a white line on the surface of the race-track with no less than 20 centimeters width.

Safety at the Race Track

The organizer shall secure sufficient measures for making the track safe, especially at the outside of curves and the predetermined falling-spaces. Bales of straw, nets and tarpaulins can be used as safety-catch.

Sufficient separation of the race-track from the space for spectators has to be made as far as possible.

The organizer shall provide the necessary number of track guards to secure the safety of all competitors and spectators. The track guards should wear the same signs of identification. Radio telephony between start, finish, track guards and Race Organization has to be provided.

The organizer shall ensure that all relevant medical aid (including 2 ambulances with an emergency doctor) for possible injuries is kept in operational order throughout the Championships.

Safety of the Skaters

Integral- helmets and safety gear is being recommended to be used by the skaters. Following the rules of the hosting national federations. If a competitor falls at a blind stretch, the next athlete gets a warning (red flag).

Timekeeping

Electronic timekeeping is recommended in the format of mm: ss: cc: hh

The electronic display should include:
  • name of starter
  • starting number
  • time total
  • maximum speed possibly (measuring distance: 10 meters)
  • split time possibly

    1 Person responsible for the control of timekeeping

    Limitation of Liability

    All competitors act on their own responsibility. All competitors shall be aware of the dangers which might occur during the competition and shall participate in total awareness.

    No claims whatever can be made against the organizer / FIRS/ CIC. Each competitor shall sign an agreement of indemnity against any claims which has to be included with the registration forms. No participation is possible without a signed agreement of indemnity.



  • Related Links
    2004 Downhill Worlds - Main Menu
    Downhill Skating



    Skating in Africa | Skating in Asia | Skating in Europe | Skating in Oceania | Skating in The Americas


    SkateLog Forum

    Michael, Kathie, and Glenn in Venice Beach
    Join our friendly international skating community
    Inline Skate Shop

    Roller Skate Shop


    SkateLog Forum

    Michael, Kathie, and Glenn in Venice Beach
    Join our friendly international skating community


    Skating In: Albania | Andorra | Asia | Austria | Estonia | Europe | Norway | Liechtenstein | Portugal | United_Kingdom

    Skating Topics: Aggressive | Articles | Artistic | Bearings | Beginners | Books | Clubs | Countries | Countries | Events | Fitness | Forum | Group Skates | Health | Helmets | History | Hockey | Hydration | Ice | Injuries | Ice | Legal | Lessons | Magazines | Sports Medicine | Naked | Nutrition | Organizations | Police | Posters | Protective Gear | Safety | Skateboardingl | Skaters | Skates | Travel | Video Clips | Video Games | Videos | Web Sites | Wheels | Where to Skate


    Recreation
    SkateLog Forum
    SkateLog.com
    Scuba Doll
    Hawaiian Music
    Ask About Sports
    Web Site Editor
    Kathie Fry Dot Com
    Pictures of Kathie
    Venice Beach Skating
    U.S. States
    Arizona for Visitors
    California for Visitors
    Hawaii for Visitors
    Nevada for Visitors
    New Mexico for Visitors
    U.S. Cities
    Los Angeles for Visitors
    Miami for Visitors
    Do It In Long Beach
    Continental Travel
    Do It In Africa
    Do It In Asia
    Do It In Europe
    Do It In Oceania
    Do It In The Americas
    More World Travel
    Travel Guides International
    Vietnam for Visitors
    Do It In Thailand