Gala Helpers

Gala Helpers
Promoter: Has overall responsibility for the running of the meet and ensuring that License conditions are complied with.
Door: Take entry fee from spectators. Potentially also sell meet programmes and/or raffle tickets.
Recorder: Record the places and times from each event, either manually or from the electronic timing system. Arrange the Finalists where required.
Announcer: Announce results after they have been recorded, provide safety announcements and any other relevant information. Can also provide running commentary during races.
Warm up Marshall: Supervise the pool and swimmers during warm up, principally to ensure correct lane rotation and continuity of swimming. Not responsible for coaching.
Competitor Steward/Marshall: Arranges the swimmers in each event into appropriate heats according to the start list and supervise the conduct of competitors.
Runner: Relay start lists to the officials, and results to the Announcer and Medal Table.
Medal Table: On confirmation of results hand out medals to swimmers. May also include signing for receipt of annual trophies.
Refreshments: Provide pre-meet and poolside drinks to officials and helpers.