Competition Organisers’ Manual

The Competition Organisers’ Manual is a 18-page document designed to provide an outline guide to running a successful Regatta.


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The manual provides all the information you’ll need to set up your Regatta – from forming an efficient Organising Committee to notifying the authorities whose permission will be necessary to stage your event.

We’ve also provided information about how to effectively publicise your Regatta, as well as a number of real-life examples to illustrate best practice in setting up, running and wrapping up the event.

Supporting documents:

Clean Sport Toolkit for Competition Organisers 2021 v2

Event Organisation 2021

Event Poster

Event Risk Assessment 

Event Risk Management Plan

Safety Plan

Sample Welfare Statement and Policy
(Appendix 4 of Safeguarding Handbook 3 – Clubs, Training and Competition guidance)

Marshall’s Instructions

Information sheet for competitors

Information sheet for spectators

Volunteer Plan


Drone guidelines

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