For access to the Field of Play at the upcoming Cadet and Junior Ranking events, coaches and parents/carers wishing to provide piste-side support are required to apply for accreditation.
As previously announced, Field of Play accreditation will be in operation for the Cadet and Junior Ranking events in September 2021. This includes the Cadet and Junior Nationals (11th and 12th September) and the ‘A’ BRC events (4th/5th and 18th/19th September).
There will be no access to the Field of Play for coaches or parents/carers during the poules at the events mentioned above.
Please note that athletes are expected to be capable of participating in a poule without coaching support. If an athlete requires additional (non-coaching) Field of Play assistance during the poules, please contact [email protected] to discuss appropriate arrangements.
From the DE stages, the following process will be in place:
Individuals applying for accreditation are accepting that they are personally responsible for upholding the Field of Play rules and should not wait until an official reminds them they are required to leave the field of play.
The markings for the Field of Play will vary between each event and will be clearly displayed at the entrance of each venue.
BF are committed to improving the sustainability of our events, therefore all individuals are required to return their accreditation before leaving the venue. Each accreditation will be unique and assigned to a single individual/athlete.
All those due to attend the September ranking events are reminded that COVID-19 mitigation measures will be in place. Further details on the measures in place will be made available on our website and sent directly to entrants ahead of each competition.
If you have any questions regarding the accreditation process, please contact [email protected]
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